Energy & Environment

The biggest impact of Beijing’s resource quest has been on global trading prices

Q&A: Global energy prices

The changing nature of China's global oil and gas deals

OP-ED: Energy quest

Pipelines not so profitable for PetroChina

Market roundup: May 16

Back to the farm

Chandra Nair calls for unilateral, drastic revision of environmental policy in Asia

Hanergy chair more than doubled short position in half-year before share price plunge

Hanergy Thin Film Power Chairman Li Hejun more than doubled his short position on his own company's

Solar firm Yingli assures investors it can pay on time after stock prices tumble

Solar-panel producer Yingli Green Energy Holding (YGE.NYSE) attempted to reassure investors on Wedn

Hanergy share prices plummet by 47%, suspended from trading

Solar firm Hanergy Thin Film Power Group (0566.HKG) announced its shares had been suspended from tr

China lends $7bn to Brazil's embattled state-run oil firm Petroleo Brasileiro

The China Development Bank and China's export credit financing agency have agreed to lend US$7 bill

Indian, Chinese firms set to make business deals worth $22bn

Indian and Chinese firms agreed to memorandums of understanding on 26 deals in the finance, telecom

One fifth of China's wind-generated power being wasted by state grid operators

State grid operators are wasting enough electricity to run Beijing for 40 days by intentionally del

US Department of Energy advises against China investment in American LNG projects

The US Department of Energy (DOE) is advising American firms not to allow Chinese firms to invest i

China coal exporter becomes third firm to default on offshore bond this year

Coal exporter Winsway Enterprises (1733.HKG) has become the third Chinese company to default on an

China's top three oil firms see leadership reshuffle

New chairmen were announced for China's top three oil companies on Monday,

Promising protection plan comes late in the game for China's drying, degraded waters

Thirsty work

Shale gas developer subsidies to be halved by 2020

Beijing will cut government subsidies to shale gas developers from RMB0.4 (US$0.06) per square mete

Finance ministry pressures automakers with quicker cuts to e-car subsidies

Beijing plans to roll back subsidies for electric vehicles and plug-in hybrid cars faster than expe

Sinopec president detained by party's anti-graft arm

The Communist party's Central Commission for Discipline Inspection has detained Wang Tianpu, presid

Coal firms diversify with an eye toward entertainment

Many of China's struggling coal mining firms are branching out into sectors as diverse as film prod

Further cuts ahead as oil price slump hampers Cnooc profits

Partial results for Cnooc (0883.HKG), listed unit of state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp.,

Sinopec raises $6.4bn in bond sale

State-owned China Petrochemical Corp., aka Sinopec Group, has raised US$6.4 billion through a bond

Chinese oil rig builders see delivery delays for over $2bn in orders

Six drilling rig orders at state-owned Chinese shipyards worth over US$2 billion are facing deliver

New environmental law may herald dawn for corporate social responsibility in China

Sustainable finance

Pakistan, China to agree on $28 billion in projects during visit by Xi

China and Pakistan will sign infrastructure and energy project agreements worth US$28 billion durin

Coal tariff cut could force mining firms to slash prices up to RMB60 per ton

Chinese authorities' decision to cut power tariffs by RMB0.02 ($0.003) per kilowatt hour to r

Small, severe polluters targeted in new water quality plan

Beijing ordered small plants in 10 industries notorious for polluting -- including fertilizer plant

Beijing on another oil-buying binge

Chinaoil, the trading unit of China National Petroleum Corp., has bought 9.5 million barrels of oil

China's cumulative CO2 emissions soon to pass those of US

China's cumulative greenhouse gas emissions since 1990 are set to outstrip those of the United Stat

Northeast China eyes oceans as a new source of freshwater

China is looking seaward for more potable water under the central government's Special Plan for Sea

Antibiotics abuse makes China's pork industry a hotbed for drug-resistant bugs

Growth addiction

State Council cuts prices for power from coal-fired plants

The State Council has announced it will cut wholesale charges for electricity from coal-fired plant

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