Fuel Gas

ENN targets 20 per cent growth in net profit

Piped-gas distributor ENN Energy aims to grow net profit by 20 per cent this year, mostly by raising gas sales volume. Photo: Reuters

Piped-gas distributor ENN Energy aims to grow net profit by a fifth this year, mostly by raising gas sales volume.

Thursday, 28 March, 2013, 6:31am

CRG set to spend HK$5b to buy rival gas supply firms

CRG set to spend HK$5b to buy rival gas supply firms

China Resources Gas Group plans to spend HK$4 billion to HK$5 billion this year to acquire city-gas projects, and aims to double gas sales in five years.

14 Mar 2013 - 7:47am

GE and Shenhua in gasification joint venture

General Electric has set up a 50-50 gasification joint venture with Shenhua Group, the country's largest coal producer, as the US conglomerate further consolidates its foothold in China.

11 May 2012 - 12:00am

LPG samples taken at Sinopec stations as taxi breakdowns drop

The government has started collecting liquefied petroleum gas samples from Sinopec service stations and terminals as taxi driver groups report fewer complaints about breakdowns after cleaning their vehicle engines and switching to other suppliers.

8 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

LPG causes taxi breakdowns


City taxi drivers are furious because their vehicles have been breaking down after refuelling at Sinopec's petrol stations. One taxi driver said his car started giving him trouble shortly after he refilled the gas tank at a Sinopec petrol station in Tuen Mun.


7 Jan 2010 - 12:00am

Job opportunities in the pipeline

As Hong Kong grapples with severe air pollution, gas is becoming an important cleaner source of energy.

It is playing a crucial role in Hong Kong's ever-growing economy and people's lives. As a result, there is now a demand for gas engineers who can work with the latest technology.

24 Nov 2007 - 12:00am

Massive gas leak blamed for record drought in Chongqing

Chongqing's worst drought on record may have been intensified by a massive methane leak from a natural gas field outside the city owned by China National Petroleum Corp, an atmospheric scientist claimed yesterday.

23 Aug 2006 - 12:00am

LPG prices set to rise

Updated at 6.35pm: The Electrical and Mechanical Services Department on Friday said that the fuel price ceiling at dedicated liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) filling stations would rise an average 14 cents per litre next month.

A department spokesman said LPG at 12 dedicated filling stations would cost between $2.89 and $3.26 per litre.

28 Jul 2006 - 12:00am

Rising fuel prices help campaign for clean air

This week's rise in fuel prices is a blessing in disguise for Guangzhou's efforts to clean up its air - it is hastening the conversion of bus and taxi fleets to run on liquefied petroleum gas.

The target for full fleet conversion is the end of the year, but drivers have noticed a rise in LPG users since petrol prices were raised for the first time this year in March.

26 May 2006 - 12:00am

Taxi and minibus drivers protest LPG price rise

Updated at 5.43pm: As many as 200 taxi and minibus drivers staged a slow-drive in Central on Monday, protesting a rise in liquefied petroleum gas prices which will take effect later this week.

27 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

Cheap-fuel stations can't keep up

Companies to allot more nozzles to cut-price LPG

Fuel companies have promised to make more nozzles available for cheap liquefied petroleum gas after a new pricing mechanism comes into force on Wednesday.

25 Feb 2006 - 12:00am

City Briefs

Deadline nears for taxi lpg switch

Taxis owners who want to apply for the $40,000 grant available under the Liquified Petroleum Gas Taxi Grant Scheme must submit their application to the Public Vehicles Unit of the Transport Department by next Wednesday. The scheme provides a one-off grant to diesel-taxi owners who switch to LPG. Owners must switch by the end of the month.

24 Dec 2003 - 12:00am

Lawmakers back $261m LPG incentive scheme

Legislators have endorsed a $261 million incentive scheme designed to encourage minibus operators to replace their vehicles with ones run on liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) or electricity.

Under a move aimed at improving air quality in Hong Kong, the government has agreed to provide a one-off grant of $60,000 to $80,000 to operators for each diesel-run bus they replace.

16 Jul 2002 - 12:00am

Expansion of LPG scheme ruled out

The Government will not extend the liquefied petroleum gas conversion scheme to diesel-powered light goods vehicles because of the time it would take to expand the gas supply infrastructure.

The news comes after the Government decided to implement the voluntary LPG minibus scheme in August, which seeks to convert 4,350 minibuses by 2005.

13 Jun 2002 - 12:00am

Fuel company cuts LPG price

Liquefied petroleum gas company China Resources announced a price cut of 55 cents to $9.03 for each litre of LPG from today.

29 Jul 2001 - 12:00am