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

China's small oil refineries drive up crude imports

Two months ago, 16 so-called teapot refineries formed the China Petroleum Purchase Federation of In

PetroChina has first ever quarterly loss; Sinopec profits up

The ongoing oil price slump has hit PetroChina, the nation’s largest oil and gas producer, much har

China to perform nationwide soil pollution survey

China is to unroll a national survey to identify hotspots for heavy metal, chemicals and other toxi

Coal power could be headed for losses

China’s coal-fired power plants – many of them state-owned – may start losing money from next year

Development banks to boost China green bonds

The boom in mainland China’s nascent green bond market is set to continue this year after deal volu

China wants ships to use new arctic route

China will encourage ships flying its flag to take the Northwest Passage via the Arctic Ocean, a ro

Ministry of Water Resources: 80% of groundwater unsafe


Germany targeted for Chinese energy exports

China’s proposed investments in long-distance, ultra-high voltage power transmission lines will pav

China pushes for mandatory integration of renewable power

China has ordered power transmission companies to provide grid connectivity for all renewable power

ENN to purchase $750mn stake in Australian gas supplier Santos

Private Chinese natural gas distributor ENN will become the largest shareholder in Australian gas p

China announces first-ever energy consumption cap

China has released its first energy consumption cap, targeting 5 billion tons of standard coal equi

China's coal-fired capacity rises as more power plants idle

China had 210 coal power projects set for environmental assessment at the end of 2015, 95 of which

HR ministry forecasts 1.8mn workers to be cut from coal, steel industries

China's human resources and social security ministry announced on Monday that the country's coal an

Despite foul air and economic slowdown, China’s capital is still in business

Beijing blues?

Beijing, neighboring provinces backtrack on stricter air pollution controls

The city of Beijing will raise the threshold for issuing pollution red alerts that can force the cl

Draft wildlife law frames China's endangered species as "natural resources"

A new draft of China's Wildlife Protection Law is drawing criticism for classifying endangered spec

Construction halted on two nuclear plants in Guangdong on safety concerns

A white paper issued by the central government acknowledged that China's nuclear emergency response

Sinopec oil and gas production fell nearly 2% in 2015

Oil and gas production at state-owned energy conglomerate China Petroleum & Chemical Corp (Sino

Delegation of veto power to localities backfires on environmental ministry

Local governments are approving more highly polluting power plants after reforms meant to delegate

Hanergy executive director and financial controller resigns

The financial controller and executive director of troubled solar-power equipment maker Hanergy Thi

Huadian subsidiary moves to buy gas from Chevron's Australia projects

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Prosecutors in Shandong first to sue environmental protection ministry

Prosecutors in Shandong have filed a lawsuit against a county department of China's environmental p

Authorities detain 10 company officials for faking pollution data

Police have detained 10 company officials at eight firms throughout China, including a Coca-Cola jo

Chinese jade miners double down in Myanmar after elections

Chinese mining firms have redoubled work in Myanmar's jade-rich northern hills following the electi

China's commerce ministry approves Shell takeover of BG

Royal Dutch Shell said its acquisition of BG Group has been approved by China's Ministry of Commerc

UAE and China agree to establish US$10bn investment fund

The United Arab Emirates and China have agreed to create a US$10 billion co-investment fund,


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