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  • Aug 30, 2014
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Liquefied Petroleum Gas

China Gas, Sinopec near venture deals

The two firms were in advanced talks on setting up a venture to distribute liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced by Sinopec's oil refineries and sell compressed natural gas (CNG) at its petrol stations, China Gas chief financial officer Eric Leung Wing-cheong said.

Thursday, 21 February, 2013, 6:07am

Liu's return sees China Gas soar

Liu Minghui has not disappointed the market since he was reinstated as managing director of China Gas in August.

But after soaring 35 per cent in the past month, the company's shares had become unattractive, analysts said.

19 Dec 2012 - 2:37am

Assurance over supply to households

The government says Chevron, a liquefied petroleum gas supplier that will end service to households in August, will ensure a smooth transition to another company to maintain supply. More than 32,000 households, including 5,500 in Park Island at Ma Wan and 5,000 from Fairview Park in Yuen Long, will be affected by Chevron's decision to drop out of the market.

29 Apr 2010 - 12:00am

Remote device may detect polluting cars

The government plans to launch a public consultation this month on detecting vehicle pollution using a remote sensing device, the environment chief has said.

The device, which emits an infrared beam to measure pollutant levels, is a mobile unit and can be deployed like a speed-detection camera. Vehicles found exceeding emission standards may have to be inspected.

1 Feb 2008 - 12:00am

Taxis may clog Central over delay in fuel charge

Taxi drivers have threatened protests that could clog the traffic in Central during rush hour if the government fails to approve their application for a HK$1 fuel charge per trip by the end of this month.

3 Jan 2008 - 12:00am

Firemen injured fighting blaze

Two fireman suffered slight burns to their faces in a fire that triggered gas explosions at a 25-year-old Kwun Yam temple in Wong Tai Sin yesterday. A government spokesman said visitors to the temple at Jat's Incline accidentally started a fire when burning offerings at about 12.40pm. The fire, which took an hour to put out, triggered explosions of liquefied petroleum gas.

31 Dec 2007 - 12:00am