Archive | December, 2006

INDIA: President Bush signed US-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — US President Bush has signed the United States-India Peaceful Atomic Energy Cooperation Act aimed at strengthening the partnership between the world’s two largest democracies as well as help meet the energy and security challenges of the 21st century.   The US has described that act as an important step that will […]

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THAILAND: SUEZ signs power supply agreements with Siam Cement

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — SUEZ Energy International said its subsidiary, Glow Energy, a leading private power generator in Thailand, has signed two major power supply agreements for a period of 20 years with petrochemical companies affiliated to the Siam Cement Group, based in the Map Ta Phut industrial estate. The contracts represent an approximate value […]

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CHINA: Cooperation with the US on FutureGen, energy efficiency projects

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — China will join the government steering committee of the FutureGen project, making it the third country to join the US in the FutureGen International Partnership, said a joint statement from the two governments. They also signed an Energy Efficiency and Renewable Energy Protocol renewing cooperation in advancing clean technology including solar, wind, […]

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INDIA: Petroleum Minister calls for Asian cooperation on oil storage

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — India has called for Asia’s main oil consuming countries to cooperate on building up strategic storage stockpile to deal with potential supply disruptions. Speaking at the recent first meeting of Energy Ministers of India, China, the US, Japan and South Korea in Beijing, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said the countries should […]

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CHINA: US Department of Energy comments on Westinghouse’s sale of four nuclear reactors

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — The US Department of Energy (DOE) has welcomed the sale by Westinghouse Electric Company of four nuclear reactors to China.   Secretary Samuel W. Bodman and Chinese Chairman of National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) Ma Kai recently signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) that paved the way for Westinghouse to […]

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CHINA: ABB to automate Fujian LNG terminal

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — ABB said it has won a $4 million contract to supply an integrated central control system for a new liquefied natural gas (LNG) import terminal in Fujian province in China. The terminal and trunkline project will be owned and operated by CNOOC Fujian LNG Co Ltd, a company jointly owned by […]

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AUSTRALIA: Pipeline Trust completes ‘compulsory’ acquisition of Gasnet

(EnergyAsia, December 29) — Australian Pipeline Trust (APA) said it now fully owns the GasNet Australia Group following the completion of the ‘compulsory’ acquisition of GasNet units.   Last week, APA said it dispatched the direction notices to former GasNet unitholders whose units were compulsorily acquired.   The Australian Pipeline Trust is an ASX-listed energy […]

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