Oil Depot

Go upstream with Brightoil

To keep up with the rapid development of its expanding business, Brightoil Petroleum is looking for candidates interested in building a career in the energy sector.

Friday, 18 March, 2011, 12:00am

Strong Petrochemical eyes storage projects

Strong Petrochemical Holdings plans to spend 355 million yuan (HK$402.68 million) on two mainland oil and petrochemical storage projects by mid-2011 so that it can enter the country's fuel wholesaling market.

14 Jul 2009 - 12:00am

Eight held over illicit diesel fuel

Customs officers arrested eight men, seized 5,300 litres of illicit diesel fuel worth HK$28,000 and impounded three oil tankers yesterday. Officers said two of the tankers had been converted into fuel manufacturing workshops and used as mobile filling stations.

8 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

Oil depot faces closure - again

Pending a last-minute legal reprieve, the Pandacan oil depot in Manila - which supplies almost half the country's fuel needs - will be shut down today over concerns it could be a prime target for a terrorist attack.

30 Apr 2003 - 12:00am

20,000 evacuated as oil blast rocks city

A huge explosion at an oil pier rocked Maoming in Guangdong yesterday, forcing the temporary evacuation of more than 20,000 residents, the China News Service reported.

7 Sep 2001 - 12:00am

Tighter rules set for mainland oil transport trade

Mainland authorities are to tighten the rules on the management of oil transportation and anti-pollution supervision from July 1.

The authorities have issued a regulation - Management Regulations of China on Oil Transport Safety and Anti-Pollution.

The regulation aims to protect the safety of tankers and oil terminals, and prevent water pollution.

21 May 1999 - 12:00am

Suspect in oil tanker accident surrenders

A man surrendered to police last night, 11 hours after a tanker suspected of carrying smuggled diesel oil overturned on Tuen Mun Road after a collision with a taxi. Its driver fled.

The truck, carrying more than 5,000 litres of oil, blocked the road opposite Belvedere Garden, Tsuen Wan, bringing Kowloon-bound traffic to a tail-back of 4.5km during the morning rush-hour.

7 May 1999 - 12:00am

$51m depot for Fortune Oil

London-listed Fortune Oil is to invest $51 million in new oil depot facilities in Guangdong province.

The deal will allow the company to supply its petrol stations and other industrial users directly.

4 Mar 1997 - 12:00am

Bonded oil depot on Hainan

China has set up a 30 million yuan (about HK$27.93 million) bonded oil depot on Hainan, Xinhua (the New China News Agency) says.

The depot was set up by the Hainan Ruiyin Fuel and Chemicals Co to provide oil for international cargo ships and fishing vessels.

16 Oct 1996 - 12:00am

Beijing move for Shell HK headquarters

ROYAL Dutch Shell, the giant Anglo-Dutch oil and gas trading company, is to move its corporate headquarters for Hong Kong, China and Macau out of the territory by 1997.

26 Jul 1995 - 12:00am

UDHK angered by temporary fuel depot

THE United Democrats said they were shocked to hear the Provisional Airport Authority (PAA) had opted for a temporary fuel supply depot for the new airport instead of a permanent one.

They were critical of locating the depot in Sha Chau - an island near Chek Lap Kok - saying this would pose a threat to rare white dolphins whose habitat was nearby.

12 Aug 1994 - 12:00am