Archive | June, 2009

MARKETS: World’s largest oil companies to invest over US$375 billion despite weak demand concerns

(EnergyAsia, July 1, Wednesday) — The world’s largest national oil companies (NOCs) and super majors are planning to invest more than US$375 billion despite concerns over weak oil demand, said consultant Ernst & Young. In a report, Investing for the upturn, Ernst & Young found that the largest NOCs will invest over US$275 billion to […]

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SINGAPORE: Oxford Princeton to hold shipping course on July 16 and 17

(EnergyAsia, June 26, Friday) — The Oxford Princeton Programme will be holding a shipping course, ‘A practical understanding of commercial risks in laytimeand demurrage’, in Singapore on July 16 and 17. The course aims to provide delegates with an understanding of the commercial risks associated with laytime and demurrage in shipping charter parties and oil […]

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MALAYSIA: FPSO Summit 2009 to be held in Kuala Lumpur from August 17 to 19

(EnergyAsia, June 26, Friday) – The second annual FPSO summit will be held in Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia from August 17 to 19. More than 30 FPSO owners and operators will be sharing strategies in dealing with newbuilds and projects in conversion. The event will feature a multi-disciplinary coverage of the world’s first floating, drilling, production, […]

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SINGAPORE: ‘Economic Assessment Techniques Used in Oil and Gas Industry’ to be held from July 7 to 1

(EnergyAsia, June 25, Thursday) — The ‘Economic Assessment Techniques Used in Oil and Gas Industry’ course, organised by NeoEdge Pte Ltd, will be held in Singapore from July 7 to 10. The course will discuss the fundamental risks, uncertainties and issues associated with new investment and management of existing assets within the upstream oil and […]

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CHINA: Dow Chemical sets up global business and innovation hub in Shanghai

(EnergyAsia, June 25, Thursday) – US specialty chemicals company Dow Chemical Company said it has launched a new business and innovation hub in Shanghai, China to serve the Asia Pacific region. Occupying more than 100,000 square meters, Dow said the Shanghai Dow Centre houses a state-of-the-art research and development facility and the company’s headquarters for […]

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CHINA: First international solar energy fair in Chengdu, Sichuan from September 4 to 6

(EnergyAsia, June 24, Wednesday) — French group Strategeco Solar Eneovia will organise the ‘Solar Energy Fair’ in Chengdu city, the capital of China’s Sichuan province, from September 4 to 6 and the ‘New Energy International Forum’ on September 4 and 5. The French company said it was commissioned by the government of Chengdu municipality to […]

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AUSTRALIA: World’s first course on adapting to climate change for electricity companies

(EnergyAsia, June 23, Tuesday) — Australia claims it has developed the world’s first commercial business-centric course on adapting to climate change for electricity companies. The course entitled, “Climate Change Adaptation for Transmission and Distribution Organisations – Understanding the impact of climate change and developing an adaptation strategy for your organisation”, will be held at the […]

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