Archive | June, 2008

AUSTRALIA: SEAOOC 2008 in Darwin

(EnergyAsia, June 27, Friday) — Australia has entered its biggest ever era of petroleum exploration as energy prices and demands for liquid natural gas escalate. “We are in a unique position to reap enormous rewards from our resources,” says APPEA CEO Belinda Robinson, who will chair the first day of SEAAOC, northern Australia’s largest and […]

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SINGAPORE: ‘Fuel Oil and Bunker Trading’ from July 24 to 25

(EnergyAsia, June 27, Friday) — ‘Fuel Oil and Bunker Trading’, an international oil supply and trading seminar, will be held in Singapore from July 24 to 25. The course aims to provide a clear understanding of the oil markets including oil refining economics and product quality, price structure, supply, trading and transportation fundamentals. Issues related […]

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BOOK: ‘Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language’, 3rd edition

(EnergyAsia, June 26, Thursday) — ‘Petrochemicals in Nontechnical Language’ is an authoritative book that has been re-written and expanded to include extra chapters on methyl tertiary butyl ether and higher alcohols. Packed with diagrams and tables, the third edition of this book will provide a clear and comprehensive primer for anyone seeking to understand the […]

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BOOK: Wiley publishes practical guide on oil refineries

(EnergyAsia, June 26, Thursday) — ‘Oil Refineries in the 21st Century: Energy Efficient, Cost Effective, Environmentally Benign’ is a practical guide for engineers, managers and consultants involved in the refining industry. The book provides a detailed approach to the methodology, information and criteria necessary for analysing energy use, economics and the environmental impact of refineries […]

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BOOK: ‘Renewables-Based Technology: Sustainability Assessment’ first in ‘Wiley Renewable Resources’

(EnergyAsia, June 26, Thursday) — ‘Renewables-Based Technology: Sustainability Assessment’, the first book in the ‘Wiley Renewable Resources’ series, covers a range of sustainability assessment methods and their uses. Sustainability is a key driving force for industries in the energy, chemical, food, packaging, agricultural and pharmaceutical sectors. These days, company reports incorporate quantitative sustainability indicators. This […]

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MALAYSIA: ‘National Photovoltaic Conference 2008’ to be held at Putrajaya on August 14

(EnergyAsia, June 25, Wednesday) — The ‘National Photovoltaic Conference 2008 (NPVC 2008)’ will be held at the Putrajaya Marriott Hotel south of Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia on August 14. The conference, in line with the national objective of promoting the use of solar energy as an alternative to fossil fuels, will provide a platform for policy […]

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SOUTH AFRICA: ‘15th Africa Upstream’ to be held in Cape Town from October 8 to 10

(EnergyAsia, June 24, Tuesday) — The ‘15th Africa Upstream’ will be held at the Imax Theatre in Cape Town, South Africa from October 8 to 10. More than 70 officials and executives from government agencies, state oil companies and private companies will be speaking at the region’s largest exploration and production event. ‘15th Africa Upstream’ […]

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BOOK: Wiley’s ‘Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development’

(EnergyAsia, June 24, Tuesday) — ‘Design and Manufacture for Sustainable Development’ is a collection of papers from a conference held at the University of Liverpool in June 2002. Wiley has published them as a book to reflect the interchange of ideas on the theory, technology, tools and methodology on what constitutes sustainable development. It discussed […]

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