Archive | November, 2005

PAKISTAN: UK’s Premier Oil to proceed with Phase-2 of Zamzama gas field development

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — UK’s Premier Oil has announced the approval of the phase-2 development of the Zamzama gas field in Pakistan. This follows the signing of separate agreements between the Zamzama Joint Venture partnership, the government of Pakistan and the Sui Southern Gas Company Limited.             The Zamzama Phase-2 development, operated by BHP Billiton, is […]

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AUSTRALIA: Clough And Aker Kvaerner win engineering contract to build Woodside’s topside floatover p

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — Australian engineering firm Clough Limited said it and Norway’s Aker Kvaerner have signed a Notice of Award with Australian upstream company Woodside Energy Ltd, operator of the North West Shelf (NWS) Venture, to install the platform topside module for the proposed Angel gas field development off Karratha in Western Australia. The […]

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BIOMASS: Nigeria to expand its renewable energy sources

(EnergyAsia, November 29) — Nigeria is planning to produce more than 15,900MW of electricity from renewable energy sources by 2015, according to the Energy Commission of Nigeria (ECN).             Speaking at a recent renewable energy workshop jointly organised by ECN and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) in Abuja, ECN’s director general Abubakar Sambo, said […]

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RENEWABLES: Jamaica to issue licences for renewable fired-utilities

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — Jamaica’s utilities regulator, OUR, will issue licences for investors to build 100MW power capacity that will be fired by renewable energy. It aims to raise the proportion of electricity supply from renewable sources from 5% now to 15% by 2010.             At the launch of the 40-million-gallon ethanol plant at Petrojam […]

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MALAYSIA: Tanker and shipping group MISC reports 19.4% rise in July-September quarter profit

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — State-owned tanker group Malaysia International Shipping Corporation Berhad (MISC) said its July-to-September quarter profit before tax rose 19.4% from year-ago levels to RM599.6 million. (US$1=RM3.75). Its revenue rose 39.6% to RM2,556.4 million for the quarter.             MISC said: “The significant improvement was the result of better performance in the main shipping […]

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SINGAPORE: Pearl provides update on acquisition of Indonesia’s Sebana Limited

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — Singapore-listed upstream company PEARL Energy Limited said it has signed a sale and purchase agreement to acquire 100% of issued share capital of Sebana Ltd from PT Petroland Energi.             Sebana is a company incorporated in the British Virgin Islands and is wholly owned by Petroland. Sebana’s primary asset is a […]

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VIETNAM: Singapore’s Waste To Energy Pte Ltd sign MOU with the Municipal Public Works Company of Can

(EnergyAsia, November 30) — Singapore-based Waste to Energy Pte Ltd said it, Vietnam’s HD&L Ltd and The Municipal Public Works Company of Vietnamese city of Can Tho have signed an MOU to build and operate a power plant that use municipal waste as its energy source. The MOU outlines the sorting and mining of solid […]

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