Energy & Environment

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

China’s solar exports up 18% in 2014

China's solar technology exports increased 18% to US$7.42 billion in the first half from a year ear

Water shortage raises need for more food imports: Official

China should increase food imports to spare more of its scarce water supplies for energy production

Beijing sets new limits on industry to slash pollution

Beijing has imposed new limits on the expansion of polluting and resource-intensive industries,

Trade body paints bleak outlook for coal sector

Wang Xianzheng, chairman of the China Coal Industry Association, this week warned that over 70% of

State Grid close to Italian power deal: Sources

Chinese utility State Grid is close to securing a deal to by a 35% share in a vehicle controlling I

Advanced nuclear reactor start delayed on safety concerns

China will delay the start of its first advanced nuclear reactor by another year to at least until

Brazil-China sign major power deal

China and Brazil signed a major power agreement on Thursday during a Brics summit in the South Amer

China years behind on ambitious wind farm plan

China has achieved less than 10% of a goal set in 2011 to develop 5,000 megawatts of offshore wind

Oil majors attract China's wrath in South China Sea

Canadian-owned Talisman Energy (TLM.NYSE, TLM.TSE) will explore for oil off the Vietnamese coast de

CNPC-Kunlun Energy deal would create gas giant

Kunlun Energy (0135.HKG)., a unit of China National Petroleum Corp., is in talks to buy PetroChina

China moves rig from disputed South China Sea waters

A Chinese oil rig has concluded exploration near the Paracel islands in the South China Sea after d

China to enforce use of cleaner coal

Beijing will enforce the use of cleaner low-sulphur coal from August 1 to cope with soaring air pol

China mandates electric-car quotas for government fleets

China announced on Sunday that 30% of new government vehicles will be powered by new energy by 2016

New measures to promote judicial independence: Xinhua

State media announced on Wednesday that China will take measures to promote judicial independence o

US-China carbon pacts promising, but differences remain

The US and China have signed eight agreements to increase cooperation between the two nations in re

China to raise subsidies for rooftop solar installations

China will increase the subsidy on power sales by rooftop solar farm developers to state-owned powe

Sinovel Wind chairman resigns

The chairman of Sinovel Wind Group (601558.SHA), Wang Yuan, has resigned after a second straight an

Datang to sell-off coal conversion operations

Gazprom prices China gas near German levels

Russian energy giant OAO Gazprom (GAZP.MCX) will supply natural gas to China at a price close to Ge

SolarWorld seeks investigation into China hacking

A unit of SolarWorld (SWVK.ETR) asked the US Commerce Department to investigate a possible cyber-th

Sinopec will screen investors in retail assets

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp.

Top judge chosen for new environmental tribunal

The Supreme People's Court has appointed Deng Xuelin as the presiding judge of the Environmental an

China uses drones to catch industrial polluters

Aerial drones have uncovered “serious environmental problems” at sites run by Shanxi Hauze Aluminiu

China Gas sales to triple on Russia supply

China Gas Holdings (0384.HKG) plans to increase sales three-fold to 30 billion cubic meters by 2020

Kawasaki to build LNG carriers in China

Japanese shipbuilder Kawasaki Heavy Industries (7012.TYO) plans to build liquefied-natural-gas (LNG

China’s Iranian crude imports soar in May

China’s crude oil imports from Iran in May jumped 36% year-on-year to 3.22 million tones, the secon

PetroChina cuts Iraq staff, oil operations continue

PetroChina (PTR.NYSE, 0857.HKG, 601857.SHA) said plans are underway to evacuate some staff in a res

BP signs $20b LNG supply deal with China

BP (BP.NYSE, BP.LON) on Tuesday signed a US$20 billion deal with China to supply liquefied natural

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