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

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

Chevron Corp.

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,

ADB approves $300mn loan to help reduce Hebei coal consumption

The Asian Development Bank has approved a loan for US$300 million to help reduce coal use in Beijin

Beijing declares first air-pollution red alert as smog settles over capital

City officials in Beijing declared an air-pollution red alert for the first time on Monday in the f

China Energy Engineering Corp. shares priced low in Hong Kong debut

State-controlled China Energy Engineering Corp.

Iran extends China oil contracts ahead of eased sanctions

Iran has extended contracts with its top two Chinese buyers into 2016 in anticipation of an end to

People's Daily claims major pollution cuts in store as haze plague lifts

Party mouthpiece People's Daily claimed China would reduce emissions of major pollutants i

China to lend $1.2bn to restore coal-fired power plant in Zimbabwe

China will lend US$1.2 billion to help rehabilitate Zimbabwe's aging coal-fired Hwange power plant,

Q&A: Jost Wübbeke on the economic challenges to China's hazy climate change goals

Seeing past the smog

Jack Ma among billionaires funding new clean energy push

Jack Ma was among a host of billionaires including Mukesh Ambani, Bill Gates and Jeff

New reforms could spur local competition for power grid companies

New reforms planned for China's state-run electricity grid could shake up the energy industry by in

Xi calls for more funding from developed nations to fight climate change

Chinese President Xi Jinping called on developed countries to pitch in more money to help developin

Environment minister says pollution targets reached as smog blankets northeast

Environment minister Chen Jining said China had achieved pollution reduction targets set five years

Nicaraguan canal plans delayed as magnate backer's fortunes decimated

HK Nicaragua Canal Development Investment Group, the firm slated to build a controversial US$50 bil

PetroChina to sell off natural gas pipeline assets worth up to $2.4bn

State-run PetroChina has announced plans to sell its 50% stake in subsidiary Trans-Asia Gas Pipelin

State Grid makes bid for major Australian electricity network

A consortium led by China's State Grid is among four in a pitched battle over Australian transmissi

NDRC cuts natural gas prices, alters price-setting scheme

The National Development and Reform Commission cut city-gate natural gas prices by RMB0.7 (US$0.11)

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