Archive | September, 2009

PHILIPPINES: Manila oil depot temporarily halts operations after fire

(EnergyAsia, October 1, Thursday) — Officials in the Philippines’ capital of Manila city briefly halted operations at a major oil depot after fire broke out in a nearby location last month. Citing safety, environmental and health concerns, officials shut down the Pandacan oil depot, which controls more than half the country’s fuel distribution, for more […]

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JAPAN: Mitsubishi Electric develops high-output solar panels for overseas markets

(EnergyAsia, October 1, Thursday) —Japan’s Mitsubishi Electric Corp said it has launched 10 new models of photovoltaic (PV) modules targeted for export to Europe, North America and Asia. The modules with outputs of 210, 220, 225, 230 and 235 watts will be available from January 15. The company said the new high-output modules use lead-free […]

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SINGAPORE: Hin Leong to boost storage capacity by 30% to three million cubic metres

(EnergyAsia, October 1, Thursday) — Singapore’s oil trader Hin Leong plans to expand the storage capacity at its 65%-owned Universal oil terminal by 30%. The S$650 million terminal started up last year with a capacity of 2.3 million cubic metres, and will be expanded to three million cubic metres. Financial terms and timelines for the […]

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SINGAPORE: Siemens opens centre to help building owners reduce energy cost, CO2 emissions

(EnergyAsia, October 1, Thursday) — German engineering giant Siemens has opened its new Asia Pacific Center of Competence (CoC) for building life cycle management in Singapore last month. Siemens established its first Global CoC for city management in Singapore last year. The new centre is tasked to monitor and navigate through the entire life cycle […]

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MARKET: Study shows rising cost of new oil find and declining reserves despite increased spending

(EnergyAsia, September 30, Wednesday) — Fears of an oil supply crunch next decade are being fanned anew by a new study showing the rising cost of finding and developing new oil just as upstream companies are reporting a drop in their crude reserves despite an increase in exploration spending. The study by US research firm […]

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SINGAPORE: India’s GMR negotiating gas supply deal for long-stalled power project

(EnergyAsia, September 30, Wednesday) — There’s a glimmer of hope that India’s GMR group may be able to proceed with a much delayed proposal to build a 800-MW power plant on Singapore’s Jurong Island. The breakthrough came recently when the Energy Market Authority (EMA) said it will support the power project once GMR concludes talks […]

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