Archive | June, 2010

SINGAPORE: Keppel subsidiary opens waste-to-energy plant

(EnergyAsia, July 1 2010, Thursday) — Keppel Integrated Engineering Ltd (KIE), the environmental technology and engineering arm of Singapore’s Keppel Corporation Limited, has officially opened the country’s newest waste-to-energy (WTE) plant, the first to be built under the National Environment Agency (NEA)’s Public-Private Partnership (PPP) initiative. The plant has the capacity to treat 800 tonnes […]

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MARKETS: Industry calls for government to increase subsea focus in UK’s energy policy

(EnergyAsia, July 1 2010, Thursday) — Alistair Birnie, chief executive of Subsea UK, has called for the British government to show greater support for the sector that contributes £5 billion to the economy and supports 40,000 jobs. (US$1=£0.67) Leading a delegation of subsea businesses from across the country, he reminded the House of Commons yesterday […]

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COMPANY: A bankrupt BP – worse for the financial world than Lehman Brothers?

(EnergyAsia, July 1 2010, Thursday) — By Jim Sinclair at JSMineset via The BP crisis in the Gulf of Mexico has rightfully been analysed (mostly) from the ecological perspective. People’s lives and livelihoods are in grave danger. But that focus has equally masked something very serious from a financial perspective, in my opinion, that […]

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CHINA: Continuing support for Iran, Venezuela

(EnergyAsia, July 1 2010, Thursday) — China is continuing to supply fuel to Iran and providing hard currency loan to Venezuela. Traders said state-owned Sinopec has been exporting small parcels of gasoline to Iran, which is under increasing pressure from a trade embargo imposed by the West. The move reflects China’s interest in keeping political […]

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