◆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.
◆200827 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3jjytGV
8 Indonesians involved in Turkey's Black Sea gas find
Oil and gas expert Ibrahim Hasyim said expats working abroad are usually retirees or former employees of the state-owned energy company Pertamina and students who graduated from overseas university. Fahmy Radhi, another expert, said ...
◆200827 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3jfVcna
Indonesia targets 609 mln T coal output in 2021 -official
1 in Home Energy Management · Oil & Gas · Coal · Power · Renewable · Environment · Economy · Companies · People Movement · Financial Results · The Energy Switch; More. x. Trends; Dharmendra Pradhan · CNG Updates · KPMG News ...
◆200827 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2YG1epc
Medco gets green light for $80m Paus Biru gas project, reports Q1 loss - The Jakarta Post
Oil and gas producer PT Medco Energi Internasional has secured government approval for the development of the gassy Paus Biru Field in the Madura Strait ... cubic feet per day (mmscfd) of gas, which is slated for the Grati gas-fired power plant (PLTGU) of state-owned company PT Indonesia Power. ... The publicly-listed company took over the block from Ophir Energy after acquiring the latter in 2019.
◆200827 OE Digital https://bit.ly/2Etntry
Indonesian Regulators Approve Paus Biru Gas Field Plan
Indonesian oil and gas regulators have approved the plan of development of the Paus Biru offshore gas field in the East ... Cue Energy, a partner in the project has said that SKK Migas, the Indonesian upstream regulator, has now given its ...
◆200827 ThinkGeoEnergy https://bit.ly/3gty0jr
Foreign investment into renewables in the Philippines ...
Efforts are under way in the Philippines to loosen limitations to foreign direct investments into renewable energy, including geothermal energy development in the country. An article from the Philippines indicates concrete discussions on the ...
◆200827 Asahi Shimbun https://bit.ly/2YG4otb
US military presence needed in Asia, Philippines' foreign minister says : The Asahi Shimbun
“We have a balance of power situation,” Foreign Minister Teodoro Locsin said in an interview with ANC News Channel. “We need the U.S. presence in Asia.” The United States has long opposed China's territorial claims on the South China ...
◆200827 Asahi Shimbun https://bit.ly/31x9ytm
US targets Chinese individuals, companies amid South China Sea dispute : The Asahi Shimbun
The United States accuses China of militarizing the South China Sea and trying to intimidate Asian neighbors who might want to exploit its extensive oil and gas reserves. U.S. warships have gone through the area to assert the freedom of ...
◆200827 Free Malaysia Today https://bit.ly/3aZJSZv
US military presence needed in Asia, says Philippines' foreign ...
“We have a balance of power situation,” Foreign Minister Teodoro Locsin said in an interview with ANC News Channel. “We need the US presence in Asia”. The US has long opposed China's territorial claims on the South China Sea, regularly ...
◆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 ...
◆200827 Observer Research Foundation https://bit.ly/3gvGx5G
The elusive watersheds of Ladakh: Explaining India and China’s missing border
The Indus River watershed would become, by the end of the century, the stated northern limit of India, despite the British failure to survey and demarcated much of it. The “water-parting principle” was by then being applied to boundary ...
◆200827 Dunya News https://bit.ly/3jkgujG
Flood alert issued for River Chenab after India releases water without pre-schedule
Indus River System Authority (IRSA) officials feared a massive flood of 600,000 cusecs at the Mangla Dam by Thursday evening. Punjab Chief Minister Usman Buzdar has alerted the concerned departments to deal with the emergency situation ...
◆200827 UrduPoint News https://bit.ly/3gBgfyK
IRSA releases 283,000 cusecs water
According to the data released by IRSA, water level in the Indus River at Tarbela Dam was 1548.00 feet, which was 152.00 feet higher than its dead level 1386 feet. Water inflow in the dam was recorded as 183,200 cusecs and outflow as ...
◆200827 Power Technology https://bit.ly/3jmFpmL
Actis to acquire green energy projects from ReNew Power in ...
Actis established Ostro Energy in 2014. It has projects across India, including in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka, Telangana, Rajasthan, Madhya Pradesh and Gujarat. After holding its initial ...
◆200827 Economic Times https://bit.ly/2QtK4GV
State Bank of India plans coal-loan policy before key auctions
State Bank of India is creating a policy to lend to coal miners before landmark auctions that would end decades of state ... demand for coal, which is seen globally as a dirty fuel but is still the biggest source for electricity generation in India. ... India's coal-fired power plants, the biggest users of the fuel, operated at an average 46.2% of their capacity during the three months ... Palm oil priceVodafone Idea share priceEicher Motors share priceGold rate todayIndusInd Bank share priceBank ...
◆200827 Profit by Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/3aZGNsp
Pakistan, Russia likely to decide fate of 1,100km North South Gas Pipeline next month
ISLAMABAD: Pakistan and Russia may take important decisions during the next month for the transportation of Regasified ... Natural Gas (RLNG) from Karachi to Lahore by setting up a 1,100 kilometer (km) North South Gas Pipeline (NSGP). ... Pakistan's proposal to reduce the cost of the project and awards the project to Gazprom, a Russian energy company, ... and Russia was signed on October 16, 2015 for the development of the NSGP having a transmission capacity of 1.2 Billion ...
◆200827 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/2YEvGjx
After a Slowdown, the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor Is ...
And as CPEC regains momentum, it has a new steward: the Pakistan Army, which has gone from a behind-the-scenes role in ... electricity and unsustainable debt, cannibalize its federal budget, entangle Pakistan in broader U.S.-Chinese tensions, and ... But the gambit was fiscally unsustainable, relying on comparatively expensive electric power projects and putting off ... portfolio at odds with its own developmental priorities, which leaned toward renewable energy and social welfare.
◆200827 Daily Times https://bit.ly/31v8ypy
Egypt expresses interest to develop G2G cooperation in energy sector of Pakistan
The Egyptian company expressed interest in to invest in the energy sector including areas of power generation, transmission and distribution, projects related to renewable energy as well as in LNG, CNG and Gas Distribution sector of the ...
◆200827 https://www.nepal24hours.com https://bit.ly/3lqa6cj
Nepal: River erosion troubles waste management – Nepal24Hours.com – Integration Through Media ….!
“The flood-fed Madi river eroded the landfill site and also took away the piled-up wastes”, Dhungana said adding, “The municipality has not been able to lift the waste from different areas due to lack of space”. Representative Image PIcture- my ...
◆200827 Telegraphnepal.com https://bit.ly/3lmBVCi
Nepal: Kashmir as seen by British Historian Victoria Schofield
N. P. Upadhyaya, Kathmandu: Hate crimes against Muslims in India have exploded since PM Modi's party, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) came to power in 2014, with religious based hate crimes surging nearly 30% in the year 2014 to 2017 ...
◆200827 Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper https://bit.ly/3b85aUY
Hydropower generation increases by 14 percent ...
The overall generation of the DGPC power plants—Tala, Chhukha, Basochhu and Kurichhu—has increased to 3,724 million units (MU) from January to July ... Bhutan exports about 70 percent of the energy generated to India. ... “Export of electricity to India has not been affected despite the Covid-19 pandemic,” said Dasho.
◆200827 Pakistan Today https://bit.ly/31uOfss
China’s string of pearls
Change in the river course was cited as a reason for the loss of 500-1,500 meters of land annually. ... at China's unflinching support to Pakistan and Belt-Road Initiative assistance and construction of the Diamer-Bhasha Dam. ... the sea lanes from the Middle East to the South China Sea, with the dual objectives of protecting energy and strategic interests. Doubtless the USA is the dominant super-power in the Indo-Pacific region. ... Much trade and crude oil goes to China through it.
◆200827 Natural Gas World https://bit.ly/2YBiqw0
Sri Lanka to Develop LNG Hub at Hambantota
The Board of Investment (BOI) of Sri Lanka has signed an agreement with Pearl Energy to develop an LNG hub at the Port ... the company expects Sri Lanka to switch to gas-based power generation and increase efficiency of its national grid.
◆200827 Colombo Page https://bit.ly/3lxkGyu
Sri Lanka : The island wide power outage was due to the ...
The island wide power outage was due to the negligence of an electrical superintendent - report. Wed, Aug 26, 2020, 11:25 pm SL Time, ColomboPage News Desk, Sri Lanka. ... substation all three generators at the Norochcholai power plant were inactivated leaving the entire country without electricity for six hours and 16 minutes. ... The report of the nine-member committee appointed by the Ministry of Power and Energy to look into the power outage that occurred islandwide on the ...
◆200827 Jagran English https://bit.ly/3lmljL5
Sri Lanka calls China-port deal a mistake, to pursue ‘India first’ policy
Speaking to a Sri Lankan TV channel, Colombage said country's decision to give Hambantota port on a 99- lease to China was a “mistake”. Along with pursuing a neutral foreign policy, Sri Lanka will protect India's stretegic interest. “That means ... in Sri Lanka. Located on the southwestern shores on the Kelani River, it serves as an important terminal in Asia due to its strategic location in the Indian Ocean.