◆200827 OilPrice.com https://bit.ly/2QvbHzA
U.S. Oil Exports To China Soar 139% In July
1 day Iran Says It Will Cooperate With International Nuclear Watchdog ... U.S. Oil And Gas Lease Sales Resume Despite Weak Interest ... U.S. crude oil exports to China grew by 139 percent on the year in July thanks to bargain hunting among Chinese buyers, making the ... China committed to buying some $18.5 billion in additional energy supplies from the United States this year and another $33.9 billion next year. The supplies range from crude oil and LNG to coal and oil products.
◆200827 Nature.com https://go.nature.com/34B99rK
The engineer making energy storage more efficient
Yulong Ding, director of the University of Birmingham's Centre for Energy Storage, UK, explains how Chinese ... after finishing my undergraduate and master's degrees in thermal energy engineering at the University of Science and ... world in its capacity to produce solar and wind energy, roughly two-thirds of China's electricity is generated by coal. ... For example, we are developing materials for use in energy storage that change from solid to liquid, and back again, to release power.
◆200827 Middle East Monitor https://bit.ly/3lr0fTU
US oil exports to China surge in July
“China's oil imports from Iraq also dropped from 6.01 million tonnes to 5.79 million tonnes,” GACC added, noting that the country's oil imports from Saudi Arabia had declined from 8.88 million tonnes in June to 5.36 million tonnes the following ...
◆200827 Voice of America https://bit.ly/34OXTs7
Vietnam Weighs World Court Arbitration Against China if Maritime Diplomacy Fails
Vietnam Weighs World Court Arbitration Against China if Maritime Diplomacy Fails ... FILE - An oil rig (C) which China calls Haiyang Shiyou 981, and Vietnam refers to as Hai Duong 981, is seen in the South ... Over the past six years, Beijing has authorized the placement of an oil rig in contested South China Sea waters and Vietnam has begun exploring for undersea energy in spots ... Governments prize the waterway for natural gas, oil and fisheries as well as marine shipping lanes.
◆200825 Reuters https://reut.rs/31otT3W
China pledges Mekong River data-sharing, details unclear
BANGKOK (Reuters) - China's prime minister pledged on Monday to share more water management data from its portion of the Mekong River with its neighbours in Southeast Asia after U.S. criticism that it was “hoarding” water and hurting ...
◆200825 The Diplomat https://bit.ly/3hsHInJ
Struggling With Drought on the Mekong – The Diplomat
Drought, climate change, and the construction of dams – on a scale that beggars belief – are threatening a river system that ... The Mekong River Commission (MRC) forecasted that the “extreme drought” is now expanding across northern Cambodia, ... frequency will increase to once every 6.3 years over this century due to carbon emissions and excess energy in the atmosphere. ... In July, oil began bubbling to the surface of the Java Sea and washing ashore, slicking beaches black.
◆200825 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/34worxN
Mekong river steadily rising
NAKHON PHANOM: The water level in the Mekong river is rising steadily and people living along its banks at this northeastern border province have been advised to take precautions against possible overflowing. On Monday morning, water ...
◆200825 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/3hsQGBc
China promises Mekong neighbours access to Chinese Covid-19 vaccine
The Mekong River bordering Thailand and Laos is seen from the Thai side in Nong Khai. China says it will provide annual hydrological data to other Mekong nations to better combat climate change, as well as floods and drought.
◆200825 The Thaiger https://bit.ly/31qWvty
Floods wash up the North, Northeast prepares as Mekong rises
Flood victims are being rescued and brought to higher ground by the Department of Disaster Prevention and Mitigation, Royal Thai Army and other organisations in the area. In the Northeast, the Mekong River is steadily on the rise and those ...
◆200825 Nhan Dan Online https://bit.ly/3lhyGfl
Vietnam actively contributes to Mekong – Lancang ...
In an interview on the occasion of the virtual third Mekong-Lancang Cooperation Leaders' Meeting on August 24, Son said ... on Mekong River water resources and collaboration activities on climate change adaptation, hydropower dam safety, ...
◆200825 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/3gl67du
Flooding in Sukhothai as dyke bursts
Communities along the Yom River in Sukhothai were flooded with up to two metres of water on Monday after a dyke was ... poles along Pak Kwair-Wang Mai Khon Road in Muang district, forcing Sukhothai's Provincial Electricity Authority (PEA) to cut off power ... In another development, rising water levels along the Mekong River in Nakhon Phanom are threatening local farms and fisheries along the river.
◆200825 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2Ev4I6P
Has Thailand's monarchy got what it takes to endure?
At the same time Vajiralongkorn has moved to concentrate power in his own hand. He has taken direct control of the royal family's vast assets and strengthened his grip on key military commands. He has presided over the removal of monuments ...
◆200825 Vera Files https://bit.ly/2YyMIQ9
Is Vietnam now ready to do “a Philippines” against China?
One such sign is Vietnam's recent nomination of four arbitrators – including that of Professor Robert C. Beckman, a noted Law of the Sea ... lead to bring China to arbitral court over repeated Chinese intrusions in Vietnam's Vanguard Bank, an oil-rich section of its EEZ. ... invoking the Philippine precedent as for Vietnam's oil- and gas-drilling operations in the Bank, according to a March 18 article this year ...
◆200825 just-style.com https://bit.ly/3gtxEcJ
Cambodia shift to coal power putting brands off sourcing
"Electricity decisions made today will lock Cambodia into a future that appears to be the opposite of global and regional trends and less attractive to our industry," the letter read. "Countries that today prioritise [renewable energy] and a green ...
◆200825 Kyodo News Plus https://bit.ly/32ikMRE
Japan, Myanmar agree to reopen borders for long-term ...
The tour also included Papua New Guinea, Laos and Cambodia. The visits to the countries came as Tokyo, which currently bans in principle entries by foreign nationals from 146 countries and regions, launched talks with 16 economies ...
◆200825 Jagran Josh https://bit.ly/2EyPlds
What is 'One Sun, One World, One Grid' (OSOWOG) policy announced by Prime Minister Modi?
This project is a trans-national electricity grid supplying solar power across the globe. ... In June 2020, the Ministry of New and Renewable Energy came out with a Request for Proposal (RFP) to hire consultants for converting this idea into policy. ... which would include countries like Myanmar, Vietnam, Thailand, Lao, Cambodia etc, and far West, which would cover the Middle East and the Africa Region.' ...
◆200825 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/32od8VL
Oilman calls on Myanmar govt to be more transparent, flexible
But we do not have to save oil and gas for future generations, U Kyaw Kyaw Hlaing said. ... Previously bids were handled by the Myanma Oil and Gas Enterprise under the Ministry of Electricity and Energy. ... They planned to sell the gas to Thailand, but Thailand planned to reduce its gas purchases from Myanmar, so if Thailand doesn't buy the gas, the Myanmar government will have to build power ...
◆200823 Pakistan Observer https://bit.ly/32fD1Hr
IRSA releases 323300 cusecs water
Islamabad. Indus River System Authority on Saturday released 323,300 cusecs water from various rim stations with inflow of 391,800 cusecs. According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1540.93 ...
◆200823 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3aQL413
Medium to high flood likely in River Chenab: FFD
Meanwhile the Federal Flood Commission (FFC) said that normalcy has returned to Indus River and all main rivers are flowing with "Normal Flow Condition". According to daily FFC report on Saturday, there is no riverine flood situation in the ...
◆200823 India Today https://bit.ly/3laooxF
Connecting Ladakh: India's growing road network to link borders with the mainland
The road starts at Nimo, which is about 35 km before Leh on the Leh-Srinagar road. The confluence of Zanskar and Indus rivers is located close to Nimo. From Nimo, the proposed road follows the course of Zanskar river to enter Zanskar Valley ...
◆200823 The News International https://bit.ly/3hn71Y7
Water situation in dams, rivers
The position of the river inflows and outflows at Tarbela,. Mangla and Chashma along with the reservoirs levels and the barrages on Saturday is as under: Rivers: Indus at Tarbela: Inflows 222,600 cusecs and Outflows 165,800 cusecs, Kabul ...
◆200823 The Nation https://bit.ly/31mwf3a
India releases three lac cusec water in Chenab River
According to details, India opened all spillways of the Salal Dam on the Chenab River in the Reasi district of the Indian Illegally Jammu and Kashmir after water touched danger level. Authorities of the Head Marala and irrigation department ...
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3j7iDza
Saudi Aramco continues to explore its India investment plan
New Delhi: World's largest oil company Aramco remains committed on its investment plan in India, including a $15 billion deal with Reliance Industries, even though Covid-19 pandemic has made life difficult for oil companies with suppressed ...
◆200823 Nikkei Asian Review https://s.nikkei.com/2QjxLwJ
India should ignore Putin's offer to broker accord with China
Automobiles · Consumer Industries · Energy · Finance · Health Care & Pharma · Industrials · Property & Services ... And other than oil, the only things the Kremlin exports these days are, war crimes, cybercrime, election interference, and ... a hundred Chinese electronic apps, has stoked fears of further escalatory action between the two nuclear-armed nations. Sensing an opportunity to prove itself as an important global power, Moscow has attempted to act as a mediator in the conflict.
◆200823 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3j4JvQ1
Pakistan congratulates Turkey over gas discovery
In a Twitter post, Khattak said: "Congratulations to Turkish people on the discovery of a large natural gas reserves off the Black Sea coast. It's a good news that would usher in a 'new era' for the energy dependent country." Senator Siraj-ul-Haq, ...
◆200823 South China Morning Post https://bit.ly/31q7hjP
China, Pakistan agree to push on with rail and power projects
Beijing made the announcement on Friday following a meeting between Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi and his Pakistani counterpart, Shah Mahmood Qureshi, in the south China island province of Hainan. “The foreign ministers of China ...
◆200823 The News International https://bit.ly/2YqPJSJ
No compromise on Kashmir, nuclear programme: Shehryar Afridi
Islamabad : Urging Kahmiris not to succumb to India's hybrid and fifth generation war, Chairman Parliamentary Committee on Kashmir, Shehryar Khan Afridi Saturday reiterated that Pakistan would never compromise on Kashmir and its ...
◆200823 Defence Aviation Post https://bit.ly/2Egnqze
Now, Pakistan's railway minister threatens 'nuclear war ...
As Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan's government completes its first two years in office this week, his country seems to be having the worst week it's history. On Monday, the ”all-weather” friendship between China-Pakistan failed the test of ...
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3jbHNwB
India, Nepal hold JWG meeting, discuss new pipelines for petroleum products
The second meeting of India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG) on oil and gas cooperation was held through video ... energy sector, including possibilities of new pipelines for supply of petroleum products to Nepal," the release stated.
◆200823 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3j6IEhO
Turkey expects big drop in natural gas imports after Black Sea find
India, Nepal hold JWG meeting, discuss new pipelines for petroleum products. The second meeting of India-Nepal Joint Working Group (JWG) on oil and gas cooperation was held through video conferencing on August 13, the ...
◆200823 Khabarhub https://bit.ly/3aNgh5o
Power outage in these places of Kathmandu Valley today
KATHMANDU: The Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) has decided to cut off the power supply in some places of Kathmandu Valley from 11 am to 3 pm today due to the need to lay new feeder lines. There will be a power outage in Bagdol area, ...
◆200823 NDTV https://bit.ly/2EvHHko
China Occupying Land In 7 Border Districts, Says Nepal Survey Department
The first three pillars were located in Gorkha''s Rui village and areas of Tom River. Though Nepal''s official map shows the village as a part of Nepali territory and citizens of the village have been paying taxes to Nepal government, China had ...
◆200823 IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters https://bit.ly/3hhbyLL
South-South Cooperation and TARA InfraPower's 600 MW ...
Nuclear Weapons · Other WMDs · Conventional & Autonomous Weapons · Arms Trade · Disarmament ... South-South Cooperation and TARA InfraPower's 600 MW Power-Project in Sri Lanka ... "Super Critical Environment Friendly Thermal Coal Based Power Plant" in Foul Point, Trincomalee, Sri Lanka as its maiden overseas enterprise. ... Along with the Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) under the Ministry of Power and Energy of the Government of Sri Lanka and Harcan Engineering ...
◆200823 Sunday Observer https://bit.ly/3aMI8CG
Sudden power outage swallowed almost Rs. 1 billion
Last Monday, Sri Lanka also faced a sudden blackout at 12.45 p.m. which prevailed for several hours till late evening the same ... However, this sudden blackout had cost nearly Rs 1 billion to the Sri Lankan coffers, according to Ceylon Electricity Board (CEB) calculations. ... Kotugoda, Veyangoda, Chilaw and Noochcholai where any fault in the transmission can be detected and stopped automatically.