Archive | May, 2010

MARKETS: Worldwide organisations unite with anti-piracy e-petition

(EnergyAsia, May 27 2010, Thursday) — “Enough is enough!”, says a petition launched on cyberspace last week demanding governments around the world take concrete action to end the increasing problem of Somali-based piracy threatening lives and global trade. The e-petition www.endpiracypetition.org is backed by an unprecedented coalition of organisations including BIMCO, ICS, IFSMA, IMEC, IPTA, […]

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MARKETS: Crude oil prices remain under pressure after dipping below $70 a barrel in week ending May

(EnergyAsia, May 24 2010, Monday) — By Darrell Delamaide for Oilprice.com. Crude oil prices ended just above $70 a barrel on Friday May 21 after dipping below that threshold earlier in the week ending May 21. The benchmark June contract for West Texas Intermediate settled at $68.01 before it expired on Thursday, after falling below […]

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SINGAPORE: Taylor Francis’s IES journal examines nuclear power potential

(EnergyAsia, May 21 2010, Friday) — Publisher Taylor & Francis together with the Institution of Engineers Singapore (IES) recently discussed the potential of nuclear power in Singapore in their latest issue of The ‘IES Journal Part A: Civil & Structural Engineering’  (Volume 3, Number 1, 2010). Written by Andrew Palmer, Seeram Ramakrishna and Hassan Muzaffar […]

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CHINA: Leaders discussed pipeline safety and operations at major conference in Beijing

(EnergyAsia, May 17 2010, Monday) — The 2010 China Pipeline Summit, supported by the International Pipeline and Offshore Contractors Association (IPLOCA), and International Gas Union and Pigging Products and Services Association, last month brought together leaders from around the world to explore methods to optimise pipeline safety, said conference organiser Noppen Shanghai Co Ltd. Held […]

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NEW ZEALAND: Leadership highlighted at World Geothermal Congress 2010

(EnergyAsia, May 13 2010, Thursday) — New Zealand showcased its geothermal leadership at the World Geothermal Congress (WGC) 2010 held in Bali, Indonesia last month. The New Zealand Geothermal Association (NZGA) and a large delegation of scientists, engineers, consultants and investors, and major companies demonstrated a full spectrum of professional services and expertise in geothermal […]

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SINGAPORE: Physical oil trade reached record 4.22 million b/d for 2009 on decade of high growth

(EnergyAsia, May 5 2010, Wednesday) — Singapore’s trade in physical crude and major oil products reached a record high of 4.22 million b/d last year, breaching the four-million-b/d level for the first time. All the growth came from the products trade which expanded more than 11.9% year-on-year to 3.336 million b/d and helped offset the […]

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