Archive | February, 2009

PACIFIC: Digicel to use wind and solar power to support telecommunication services in Vanuatu

(EnergyAsia, February 23, Monday) — Mobile telecommunications operator Digicel, supported by the GSMA Development Fund, said it has completed the second phase of its green power network implementation and is using wind and solar energy to power up 25 base stations on the Pacific archipelago of Vanuatu. Digicel, the leading mobile operator in Vanuatu, now […]

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SOUTH KOREA: Eletson Corp enters gas market with the delivery of its first LPG carrier

(EnergyAsia, February 23, Monday) — Greece’s Eletson Corp said it is venturing into a new market with the delivery of its first liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) carrier. Built at Hyundai Mipo Dockyards (HMD) in Korea, the ship marks a milestone for the respected Greek operator, long recognised by the shipping industry for the ownership and […]

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SINGAPORE: Region’s largest mining investment event to be held on March 23 to 27

(EnergyAsia, February 20, Friday) — The region’s largest mining investment event, the ‘5th Annual Asia Mining Congress 2009’, will be held at the Raffles City Convention Centre in Singapore from March 23 to 27. The conference will discuss global industry issues, opportunities in international partnerships, Asian mining projects and opportunities in junior mining sector. Regulatory […]

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SINGAPORE: KTL records solid 37.4% net profit growth to S$3m for 1H FY09

(EnergyAsia, February 20, Friday) — KTL Global Limited, a Singapore-based supplier of rigging equipment to the offshore oil and gas sector, has reported a 37.4% year-on-year increase in net profit after tax to S$3 million for the half-year ended December 31 2008. (US$1=S$1.5). Group revenue increased 37.7% to S$37.4 million, boosted by strong demand for […]

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SINGAPORE: ABF’s ‘Health, Safety & Environment for Oil and Gas’ on March 24 and 25

(EnergyAsia, February 19, Thursday) — The Asia Business Forum will be hosting the ‘Health, Safety & Environment for Oil and Gas’ conference at the Novotel Clarke Quay hotel in Singapore from March 24 and 25. The conference will be discussing cutting-edge techniques and best practices for the oil and gas industry and will be featuring […]

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CHINA: ‘Solar Innovation and Investment Asia’ in Shanghai from March 31 to April 1

(EnergyAsia, February 18, Wednesday) — Green Power Conferences will be holding the ‘Solar Innovation and Investment Asia’ event in Shanghai, China on March 31 and April 1. The conference, which will run alongside the 4th Annual Asia Solar Expo – an event focused on photovoltaics, solar system projects and solar architecture – will provide a […]

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CHINA: Petrochemical Summit in Beijing on March 12 and 13

(EnergyAsia, February 18, Wednesday) — The ‘2nd Annual Petrochemical summit’ will be held in Beijing, China on March 12 and 13. The global financial crisis has greatly affected the petrochemical industry. Despite the economic downturn and falling demand, China recorded a GDP growth of nine percent in the first three quarters of 2008.  The conference […]

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THAILAND: PennWell to hold event for Asia’s offshore industries in Bangkok from March 31 to April 2

(EnergyAsia, February 17, Tuesday) — PennWell Corporation will be holding the ‘Offshore Asia’ conference at the IMPACT Convention and Exhibition Centre in Bangkok, Thailand from March 31 to April 2. The event aims to provide key information on Asia’s expanding offshore industry as well as opportunities for industry professionals to network. PennWell Corporation said the […]

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PEOPLE: Andrew Cheah joins Global Energy International, John Phillips is Chemoil’s credit manager

(EnergyAsia, February 17, Tuesday) — Two leading Singapore-based marine fuel companies have announced the appointment of senior executives. Global Energy International said it has appointed Andrew Cheah as general manager for business development and marketing from February 1, 2009. The company said: “His extensive knowledge in products trading and global marine fuels supply over the […]

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