◆200926 OilPrice.com https://bit.ly/30cjbwt
Russia Remains China's Top Oil Supplier
China, the world's largest economy based on purchasing power parity (PPP) is wedded to Russia, the world's superpower of energy under the Chinese-Russian strategic alliance. Therefore, Russia will continue to be the strategic oil and gas ...
◆200926 Arab News https://bit.ly/3mV1v1Z
China to see record LNG imports as industries recover, expand
SINGAPORE: China's imports of liquefied natural gas will likely grow 10 percent to new highs this year as companies ... “After taking a brief hit earlier this year due to the COVID-19 pandemic, China's gas demand recovered faster than ... In Guangdong, China's first region to import LNG, authorities are pushing ceramic and glass makers to burn gas instead of coal, which ... Guangdong, the top gas power generator by province and second-largest gas consumer after Jiangsu, added 3 ...
◆200926 PRNewswire https://prn.to/3kQkdpW
Vision China puts spotlight on Yellow River civilization and ...
The latest Vision China event, "Pearl of the Yellow River, Star of the Silk Road", was held in Lanzhou, capital of Northwest China's Gansu province, on Friday. It was part of the 10th Lanzhou Yellow River Cultural Tourism Festival which opened ...
◆200926 Vox https://bit.ly/331lJiN
China’s climate change commitment to become carbon neutral by 2060, explained
So, by 2060, China would theoretically only use clean energy sources and capture or offset any remaining emissions. ... to lose from unmitigated climate change, from catastrophic floods like those this summer in the central Yangtze River Basin to ... In 2019, almost 70 percent of China's electricity generation came from thermal sources (90 percent of which is coal power). In the RMI scenario, by 2050 that will drop to just 7 percent, which will be natural gas coupled with carbon capture ...
◆200926 BNamericas English https://bit.ly/3mWnYvA
How China's carbon neutral pledge could benefit energy ...
China's promise to be carbon neutral by 2060 could have a positive impact for energy metals producers and may also help miners ... Energy Agency shows that up until 2018, almost 60% of China's power requirements were covered by coal. ... for electric vehicles, telecommunications improvements, and climate change-related initiatives such as renewable energy. ... Electric Power · Financial Services · Mining & Metals · Oil & Gas · ICT · Infrastructure · Petrochemicals · Water & Waste ...
◆200926 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/2HrayaM
Tug of war: Stakeholders clash over nuclear, fossil fuel addition to green energy bill - The Jakarta Post
Nuclear energy, liquefied coal and coal gas – the latter product being pioneered by state-owned coal miner PT Bukit Asam ... “Add the new energy to their respective laws [not in the bill],” Surya Darma, chairman of the Indonesian Renewable Energy Society ... referred to the 2001 Oil and Gas law, 1997 Nuclear Energy Law and 2020 Mining Law, which covers coal. ... The business and watchdogs' pleas responded to the fact that nuclear power plants and new energy ...
◆200926 Jakarta Post https://bit.ly/3mNiZxv
French investors' appetite for Indonesia’s energy sector remains high amid pandemic - The Jakarta Post
The minister said the COVID-19 pandemic had caused a decline in global demand for oil and gas, which in turn made it harder for the country to achieve its target of a new and renewable energy mix. On the other hand, the ...
◆200926 ASEAN Briefing https://bit.ly/2G48LIl
Why Indonesia is an Exciting Investment Destination for US ...
Indonesia and the United States have enjoyed bilateral relations that stretch from 1949, with annual total trade ... Even before independence, US companies were heavily involved in Indonesia's extractive industries (oil and gas and ... Being the largest economy in ASEAN, Indonesia offers tremendous growth potential with an economy set to reach US$10 trillion by 2030, which would make it the world's fourth-largest economy in terms of purchasing power parity.
◆200926 The Mainichi https://bit.ly/3mQcKZD
Palm oil labor abuses linked to world's top brands, banks
In Malaysia and Indonesia, these workers tend the heavy reddish-orange palm oil fruit that makes its way into the supply chains of many iconic food and cosmetics companies like Unilever, L'Oreal, Nestle and Procter ...
◆200926 EnerCom Inc. https://bit.ly/3cvxqS5
Shell looks to sell off stake in Philippines gas field
London, 24 September (Argus) — Shell is looking to sell its 45pc stake in the Philippines' Malampaya gas field, ... slow from 2022, the country's energy department said earlier this month, following resource depletion over recent years. ... third equity holder in Malampaya — state-owned Philippines National Oil — which now controls around 15pc in the project. ... Around 5mn t/yr would initially be required to meet power and other gas demand on Luzon Island, it added.
◆200926 Natural Gas World https://bit.ly/30bbAOF
Shell Plans to Sell Stake in Philippines Gas Field
Anglo-Dutch Shell is looking to sell its 45% stake in the Malampaya gas field offshore Philippines, it told NGW on September 25. ... Philippines energy secretary Alfonso Cusi earlier this year said that the government's plan to raise its stake in the project would ... State-run Philippine National Oil Company (PNOC) owns a 10% stake in the project. ... With no new local gas supplies expected, the southeast Asian country is looking to import LNG to fuel its power plants.
◆200926 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/2RXWAiz
Shell looking to sell stake in Philippines' Malampaya gas project
Oil & Gas · Coal · Power · Renewable · Environment · Economy · Oracle Helps Utilities · Companies · People ... MANILA: Royal Dutch Shell PLC is looking to sell its 45 per cent stake in the Malampaya gas-to-power project in the ... oil and gas in a major drive to save cash so it can overhaul its business and focus more on renewable energy ... Malampaya's natural gas, discovered in 1991 by Shell, fuels four power plants that deliver about a fifth of the country's electricity ...
◆200926 Mongabay.com https://bit.ly/343FKoj
Philippine community goes to court to stop coal plant in ...
Residents and civil society groups have launched a legal challenge to stop construction of a coal power plant in the ... has vast renewable energy potential that could meet its entire demand for electricity, mostly through small-scale hydro plants ... In 2019, the average electricity rate in the Philippines — “including all the guarantees, transmission and fees,” de ... demand and enable Palawan to slowly end its dependence on fossil fuels, whether oil or coal, groups say.
◆200926 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/3cvHKJI
Philippines' Duterte gets tough on China in shift back toward ...
After years of shifting the Philippines closer to China, President Rodrigo Duterte appears to be leaning back ... Duterte had resisted raising the tribunal ruling after he took power in 2016, embracing closer ties with China while ...
◆200926 Bloomberg https://bloom.bg/2S11vzu
San Miguel Interested in Shell’s Stake in Philippine Gas-to-Power Project
Royal Dutch Shell Plc plans to sell its stake in the Philippines' Malampaya gas-to-power project, which supplies at least one-fifth of the Southeast Asian nation's electricity requirement, Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said.
◆200926 INQUIRER.net https://bit.ly/366U2XI
The power of two: Renewable energy and natural gas are the cleaner, better combination
Turning to renewable energy sources, such as solar, geothermal, hydro, and wind energy is one of the main objectives. ... However, you can do more with the addition of natural gas, which is touted as the cleanest burning fossil fuel versus coal–emitting less carbon dioxide ... is committed to attaining a cleaner and decarbonized world, is pioneering the transformation in the Philippines.
◆200925 VnExpress International https://bit.ly/306S9qc
India to aid water management projects in Mekong Delta
A report by the Ministry of Natural Resources and the Environment at a meeting Wednesday said flood peaks in the upstream stretch of the Mekong River have been lower and later than usual, worsening saltwater intrusion in southern ...
◆200925 TTG Asia https://bit.ly/32XXUIO
First Eastin Hotel to land in Laos
Situated a short drive from the international airport, the hotel will be located on the banks of the Mekong river, with views across to Thailand. TAGS; Absolute Hotel Services · Eastin · Laos Hotels. Previous articleMalaysia earmarks US$576.7m ...
◆200925 Times Now https://bit.ly/3j0qpuQ
‘Beijing uses bullying tactics to advance its goals’: US slams China’s nefarious tactics to destabilise order
But in practice, Beijing uses bullying tactics to advance its goals, including illegal claims in the South China Sea, border disputes with India, and manipulating water flow in the Mekong River,” Ortagus said on social media platform Twitter.
◆200925 Voice of America https://bit.ly/3csoWLz
Thousands Protest in Thailand Over Delay of Constitutional Amendment
Thailand's King Maha Vajiralongkorn has not publicly commented on the protests that have demanded the monarchy's power be reduced — a movement that challenges a decadeslong taboo of not criticizing the monarchy. Prayuth has called for ...
◆200925 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/365kfpJ
BMA blames extensive flooding on power outage
Heavy downpours battered 11 areas in the city with Din Daeng, Phaya Thai and Huai Khwang districts recording the highest rainfall at 100 millimetres, 99mm and 83mm respectively, said Narong Ruengsri, director of the BMA's Department of ...
◆200925 Bangkok Post https://bit.ly/2RX5flr
“ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2020” gets underway
Deputy Prime Minister and Energy Minister Supattanapong Punmeechaow chaired the opening ceremony of ASEAN Sustainable Energy Week 2020 or ASE2020, the most comprehensive showcase of renewable energy innovation. He was ...
◆200925 Business Wire https://bwnews.pr/2RWEspp
Vietnam Electricity Standard Research Report 2020 ...
Specifically, the share of electricity from renewable sources tends to increase while the demand for electricity from other energy sources decreases. Demand for electricity tended to decrease in Q1/2020, due to measures to blockade and ...
◆200925 The Star Online https://bit.ly/33Yfprv
Conference explores Vietnam's potential to harness wind power
HANOI (Vietnam News/ANN): Around 10 gigawatts of offshore wind power could be in operation in Vietnam by 2030, according to ... their studies on aspects including the assessment of potential and grid transmission capacity, the current local supply chain capacity, ... and knowledge in renewable energy, ” said Hoàng Tiến Dũng, Director General of MoIT's Electricity and Renewable Energy Agency.
◆200925 Retail News Asia https://bit.ly/3cwpf7P
National power utility faces financial crunch
Vietnam Electricity (EVN) will face increasing financial difficulties in the coming years as its payment obligations to ... to new coal-fired independent power projects (IPPs), a recent report by the Institute for Energy Economics and Financial ...
◆200925 SteelGuru https://bit.ly/2RWh7nJ
Wartsila Solution for 200 MW Electricite du Cambodge C7 ...
The EDC C7 power plant is playing an important role in meeting Cambodia's electricity shortage. ... to deliver the needed grid stability as Cambodia continues to utilise an increasing share of renewable energy, in particular solar power.
◆200925 pv magazine International https://bit.ly/305AFdX
Myanmar's 1 GW solar tender concludes with lowest bid of ...
The country's Ministry of Electricity and Energy allocated all tendered solar capacity in its first procurement exercise for large-scale PV. ... Myanmar's Ministry of Electricity and Energy (MOEE) has concluded a 1 GW PV tender it launched in May by ... A consortium formed by China's State Power Investment Corporation Limited (SPIC) and local company Khaing Long ... According to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Myanmar had cumulatively ...
◆200925 All India Radio https://bit.ly/3mSZ4wX
Myanmar organisations blame Chinese projects for ...
In Myanmar, community based organisations have blamed the Chinese gas and oil pipeline project of environmental destruction and human rights violation in the execution of the Shwe Gas Project and Trans-Burma pipeline. The Rakhine ...
◆200925 Myanmar Times https://bit.ly/2GaHKCF
Dala bridge construction suspended during Yangon stay ...
The remaining US$30.3 million will be funded by the Myanmar government. Construction of the bridge, which will connect Dala township across the Yangon River to downtown Yangon, began in May 2019 and is slated to be complete in ...
◆200925 Foreign Policy https://bit.ly/3hXWanb
Trump's Refusal to Support a Peaceful Transfer of Power Is Shocking, but US Political Transitions Have Always Created Uncertainty
For as long as the United States has been a world power, other countries have watched one president pass the baton to ... whether he would commit to a peaceful transfer of power should he lose, incumbent President Donald Trump avoided ... a world power with vast alliances, widespread military and covert activities, and hair-trigger nuclear guarantees, even an ... Unsettled by a Soviet airlift of military supplies to communist insurgents in Laos that had started only weeks before and ...
◆200925 Western Producer https://bit.ly/2RUSGXJ
Middle powers urged to unite
If countries like China are going to bully one “middle power” after another, maybe the middle powers should work ... China has already strangled or harassed Australian exports of barley, beef, wine and coal to the country, as well as urging its ... which includes Indonesia, Thailand, Singapore, Malaysia, the Philippines, Cambodia, Vietnam, Laos and Brunei, makes a lot ... Oil downturn complicates taxation.
◆200926 The Express Tribune https://bit.ly/3kPHok5
Senate panel forms body to oversee Tarbela dam affectees
Senate panel forms body to oversee Tarbela dam affectees ... the Indus River System Authority (Irsa) chairman and Water and Power Development Authority (Wapda) officials. ... The committee was informed that 82,109 acres of land for Tarbela dam was acquired in Haripur, Mansehra and Swabi districts and the ... 9 PTI govt waives guarantee fee on Chinese loans taken to build nuclear plants in Karachi.
◆200926 Radio Pakistan https://bit.ly/2S2n5DL
Efforts being made to ensure judicious distribution of water ...
Chairman Indus River System Authority Zahid Abbas told the Committee that the telemetry system will be installed in next ... the PC-I for the project, being prepared by Water and Power Development would be completed within next 15 days.
◆200926 News Group https://bit.ly/3305qCW
China's crackdowns: From Tibet to Inner Mongolia - WORLD
Once in power, the CCP easily occupied Tibet in 1950 to create the Tibet Autonomous Region, promising to respect Tibetan culture, language, and the Buddhist religion. That quickly broke down as Mao began his disastrous reforms—the ...
◆200926 The Japan Times https://bit.ly/2RYEr4v
China is paying a high price for provoking India
India's message was clear: China's claims to Tibet, which separated India and China until Mao Zedong's regime annexed it in 1951, are not nearly as strong as it pretends they are. Tibetans view China as a brutally repressive occupying power ...
◆200926 Rising Kashmir https://bit.ly/304H0Gz
Before coming of the Communist rule in China, Nepal enjoyed good relations with both Tibet and China. ... In practice, Nepal has always supported and sided with strong and when China emerged as a power in regional and global politics, ...
◆200926 Associated Press https://bit.ly/33UX5zG
At UN, Pakistani leader says India sponsors anti-Muslim hate
Such exchanges between the two nuclear-armed neighbors have been common at recent U.N. General Assembly meetings. ... The larger Kashmir region is split between India and Pakistan, which have fought two wars over the territory.
◆200926 Greater Kashmir https://bit.ly/3mULCbR
Consumers complain of inflated power bills
Consumers from various parts of Kashmir complained they have received inaccurate and inflated power bills, while a large chunk of consumers are awaiting their bills for months. “The undesirable situation arising from inordinate delay in ...
◆200926 FOX13 Memphis https://bit.ly/33XyQ3X
The Latest: Ethiopia says dam not meant to harm Egypt, Sudan
... which are downstream from a hydroelectric dam Ethiopia is building on the Nile River and has led to talk of potential ... Egyptian President Abdel-Fattah el-Sissi also used his U.N. speech this week to describe the dam, Africa's largest, as an ... Imran Khan has assailed India's Hindu nationalist government and its moves to cement control of Muslim-majority Kashmir, ... of the nuclear deterrence doctrine, saying increased isolationist responses to the world's problems “must not prevail.”.
◆200926 Rigzone https://bit.ly/2G6caWS
India May Peg Local Gas Price to Asia LNG
(Bloomberg) -- India is considering a floor price for natural gas produced from local fields to shield explorers like ... Price of natural gas produced from domestic fields that were handed over to ONGC and Oil India Ltd. have fallen to ... the current regulated price of natural gas is $2.39 per million British thermal unit, which is estimated to further ... Prime Minister Narendra Modi aims to increase the share of natural gas in India's energy mix to 15% by 2030 from about 6%.
◆200926 EnerCom Inc. https://bit.ly/3mMwVaS
India LNG Market Forecast 2020-2030: India Recognizing the Versatility of Natural Gas - Accessible, Reliable, Affordable and Clean
... Nuclear · OPEC · Offshore · People · Pipeline News · Renewable Energy · Water · 360 Energy Expert » · The Oil & Gas Conference 2020 – Rewind · 360 Energy Expert Network · 360 Industry Leadership Insights · 360 News ...
◆200926 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3kIbJ3Y
Renewable sector in India attracts $10-20bn of investment: IEEFA
New Delhi: While the pace of renewable energy growth has slowed in India, positive outcomes in recent auctions suggest ... and they are already locked into high capacity charges on legacy coal power supply agreements," says Shah. ... "The biggest loser from the collapse in electricity demand will be the thermal power sector, with its high marginal ... project, (ii) delay in commissioning of transmission system, (iii) delay in adoption of tariff on the part of SECI, and (iv) ...
◆200926 Livemint https://bit.ly/341b32R
Coal continues to be a key in India's growth says, Coal India Limited
Coal-based electricity will continue to do so till affordable storage of power comes in a major scale, he said. "The effective cost of renewable energy is still high due to the intermittency versus variable cost of thermal power. As ...
◆200926 The News International https://bit.ly/3kTabo1
World Bank nods $450mln loan for renewable energy projects in Pakistan
World Bank nods $450mln loan for renewable energy projects in Pakistan ... ISLAMABAD: The World Bank approved $450 million in financing for Pakistan to invest in renewable energy projects and reduce greenhouse gas emissions. ... to renewable energy resources that reduce its reliance on fossil fuel imports and lower costs of electricity production. “The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa hydropower and renewable energy development project will help shift the national ...
◆200926 EurAsian Times https://bit.ly/3i4zmSH
Why Pakistan's Nuclear Weapons Are A Bigger Threat To ...
At a time when Pakistan's arch-rival – India is deeply engaged with China in the eastern Ladakh region, Islamabad knows it has got a clear window of opportunity to edge ahead of India, with the help of its nuclear program.
◆200926 Daily Express https://bit.ly/341uyZm
World War 3 warning: Why nuclear-armed Pakistan 'poses bigger threat to India than China'
World War 3 warning: Why nuclear-armed Pakistan 'poses bigger threat to India than China'. DEFENCE analysts have suggested Pakistan could pose more of a threat to India than China amid growing fears of an all-out war.
◆200926 Times of India https://bit.ly/3cvuchr
Ready to undertake operations on both China, Pakistan fronts: IAF
Team ANI reached the strategically located airbase moving through the Khardungla pass along the Shyok river to witness the operations of fighter aircraft including the Su-30MKI and the transport planes including the C-130J ...
◆200926 Anadolu Agency https://bit.ly/3mW8QhM
Pakistan lawmaker warns of nuclear war over Kashmir
KARACHI, Pakistan. A Pakistani lawmaker on Monday urged the international community, including the UN, to swiftly act to sop “genocide” of Kashmiris by Indian security forces, warning the world against a “brewing” nuclear ...
◆200926 The Kathmandu Post https://bit.ly/3cwo6NL
Micro hydro plants destined for oblivion in rural Nepal
The micro hydro plants that typically produce 5 kW to 100 kW of electricity do not require a dam and reservoir like large ... Locals had built a 12 kW plant on the Rumdi River in Manebhanjyang Rural Municipality-5 a decade ago which is still in operation. ... to the Nepal Electricity Authority, which will use the electricity poles and transmission lines, but not the power ... The Nepal Electricity Authority did not allow us to use the plant as an alternative source of energy.
◆200926 Himalayan Times https://bit.ly/3i4XTa7
Bangladesh-Nepal energy cooperation; the horizon of new ...
Bangladesh-Nepal bilateral relationship found new pace in August 2018 with the signing of an energy cooperation agreement to ... The second is to diversify the power-mix so that over-reliance on natural gas is minimised. Studies have shown that Bangladesh has ample reserves of high-quality coal. ... While the eroding stock of natural gas, which is mostly used for electricity generation in Bangladesh, puts pressure on the price of electricity due to the variable input ...
◆200926 MyRepublica https://bit.ly/2G4Mudb
Energy minister directs NEA to address power outage problem
KATHMANDU, Sept 25: Minister for Energy, Water Resources and Irrigation, Barshaman Pun has directed Nepal Electricity Authority (NEA) to immediately address the problem in power supply. Of late, frequent power outages ...
◆200926 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/331aKG2
Nepal exports electricity worth a billion Nepali rupees to India in last fiscal
Kathmandu [Nepal]: Nepal has exported electricity worth one billion Nepali rupees to India in the last fiscal year, ... Nepal was able to export electricity worth 95 crores 70 lakhs Nepali rupees to India as per a power deal signed by the two countries. ... as Butwal-Gorakhpur Mainhiya-Sampatiya, Inaruwa-Purniya, Lamki-Bareli and Kohalpur-Nanpara transmission lines. ... We are also making sure that our resolve towards clean and renewable energy is taken care of in every aspect of life.
◆200926 TankTerminals.com https://bit.ly/30aRlki
Nepal, India in Talks to Build Oil Pipelines, Gas Plant and ...
August 31, 2020 [The Kathmandu Post] – Nepal and India are planning to launch several multimillion-dollar petroleum projects as they explore potential areas of cooperation in the oil sector. At least three new petroleum and ...
◆200926 ETEnergyworld.com https://bit.ly/3cvF9iW
Cross-border petroleum pipeline helps Nepal save freight charges
Oil and coal remain the largest primary sources of energy, ahead of gas, hydro, renewables and nuclear power, according to estimates prepared by BP. But oil's share of the global energy mix has been falling since the 1970s and coal's share ...
◆200926 pv magazine International https://bit.ly/344eia5
Bhutan launches ground-mounted PV tender – pv magazine ...
According to the latest statistics from the International Renewable Energy Agency (IRENA), Bhutan had not ... IRENA is pushing the government to update its energy policies to take advantage of falling solar and wind power costs. The nation already has achieved almost universal access to electricity, but it often has to import electricity from neighboring countries, especially in the winter.
◆200926 Kuensel, Buhutan's National Newspaper https://bit.ly/334vyMR
Energy diversification for a energy secure Bhutan ...
During the nationwide lockdown last month, a power outage in central and western parts of the country lasted for about an hour. ... Unlike hydropower systems, other forms of renewable energy like solar, wind, bio-energy, and small hydro have decentralised ... consumption today is met through electricity, mainly hydropower plants, the current plants are run-of-river, with no water storage, ...
◆200926 Modern Diplomacy https://bit.ly/36adbs2
Is Bhutan slowly turning tides against India because of India ...
Bhutanese citizens are blaming IMTRAT (Indian Military Training Team), responsible for training the Bhutanese Army, “Royal Army of Bhutan”. The citizens of Bhutan believe that COVID transmission is happening via IMTRAT ...
◆200926 The New Indian Express https://bit.ly/3mQbyW9
Oil tanker that caught fire off Sri Lankan coast to pay USD 1.8 million
They agreed to pay the amount a week after Sri Lanka's Attorney General Dappula de Livera staked a claim of USD 1.8 million for the costs incurred on dousing the fire on board the Panama-registered tanker MT New Diamond ...
◆200926 Business Standard https://bit.ly/3mSrEPc
India offers $100 mn line of credit to Sri Lanka for solar projects
India has offered a Line of Credit worth USD 100 million to Sri Lanka for three solar projects in the country, according to an official statement here. ... a strong and multi-faceted bilateral partnership including in the power sector, the Indian mission said in a statement. ... of India and Sri Lanka to enhance the share of solar and renewable energy in overall energy generation, the statement added. ... Solar funding sees a 25% drop but oil and gas firms among top acquirers ...