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Asian importers of Iranian oil put energy and strategic needs first

The US-EU sanctions on Iran's oil industry succeeded in decreasing its oil exports from 1.7million barrels a day in June to about one million barrels a day last month.

Tuesday, 28 August, 2012, 2:31am

HK stuck with outdated power deal, says energy adviser Raymond So

Hong Kong is stuck with outdated rules governing the amount of profit that can be made by power firms, the government's new energy adviser says.

27 Aug 2012 - 5:59am

China aims to slash energy consumption, reduce reliance on coal

China needs about 2.4 trillion yuan (US$373 billion) of green investment if it is to meet its energy conservation targets under a five-year plan ending 2015, the Chinese cabinet said.

22 Aug 2012 - 12:08pm

Low-carbon flat reveals life's green alternatives

Imagine appliances powered not by the electricity grid or even the sun or wind, but from used cooking oil. Or a bright, new, shiny kitchen with no trees harmed in the process of building it.

Welcome to the brave new world of eco-design. Such concepts are not the stuff of science fiction, or even futuristic. They already exist, should we choose to use them.

22 Aug 2012 - 2:22am

CNOOC interim profit slumps, slashes dividend ahead of Nexen purchase

China’s leading offshore oil producer CNOOC Ltd (0883.HK) said its first-half net profit fell by almost a fifth - twice as much as the market had expected - and it cut its dividend by 40 percent to make room for its US$15.1 bill

21 Aug 2012 - 9:19pm

Shell lifts stake in Australia's Browse LNG, while Chevron heads for the exit

Royal Dutch Shell Plc will increase its stake in Australia’s Browse LNG project by picking up Chevron’s equity in the US$30-billion venture in an asset-swap deal, opening up the possibility of new development options such as floating LNG.

21 Aug 2012 - 1:05pm

China, Singapore in US$1 billion investment in US LNG plant: source

21 Aug 2012 - 11:41am

Harbin Electric orders strong despite bleakness

Harbin Electric, one of the mainland's three largest makers of power generation equipment, says it aims to maintain a stable gross profit margin, and expects the second half to be better than the first six months.

"Judging from the orders on hand, we think the second half will be better," said Liu Zhiquan, deputy general manager of the company.

21 Aug 2012 - 3:56am

China, US and EU all launch action over pricing of solar panel raw materials

The Ministry of Commerce in Beijing has been asked to investigate European Union makers of solar panel raw materials for allegedly selling products at below-cost prices and benefiting from banned state subsidies.

18 Aug 2012 - 4:40am