Archive | September, 2010

ASIA: Singapore aims for role as comprehensive regional LNG hub, says energy official

(EnergyAsia, September 30 2010, Thursday) — The following is an edited version of the speech delivered by Lawrence Wong, chief executive of Singapore’s Energy Market Authority (EMA), at the World LNG Series (Asia-Pacific Summit) in Singapore on September 21. As countries worldwide strive to decarbonise their energy mix, natural gas will be an important part […]

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KAZAKHSTAN: Engineering management firm Mott MacDonald holds one-day oil and gas seminar

(EnergyAsia, September 29 2010, Wednesday) — Mott MacDonald, a UK-based global management, engineering and development consultancy, hosted a one-day seminar at the Grand Park Esil Hotel in Astana, Kazakhstan on September 21. More than 40 representatives from oil and gas, government and investment organisations attended the seminar, which helped raised Mott MacDonald’s profile in the […]

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SINGAPORE: TUV SUD PSB promotes environmental sustainability at recent green building conference

(EnergyAsia, September 24 2010, Friday) — Singapore-based TUV SUD PSB, a leading service provider for a comprehensive and integrated suite of product testing, inspection and certification services, was a gold sponsor at the SGBC Green Building Conference held earlier this month at the Sands Expo and Convention Centre, Marina Bay Sands. With its theme of […]

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ASIA: Consultant predicts “huge sales opportunities” for electric vehicles and their components

(EnergyAsia, September 22 2010, Wednesday) — By Peter Harrop, chairman of IDTechEx. Those seeking to create multibillion dollar businesses in electric vehicles, their components, intellectual property and services should look at the world’s largest market – Asia. This region of the world purchases about 56% of the global market value of electric vehicles for land, […]

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SINGAPORE: Hanlong Group sets up international office, $100 million solar R&D and assembly facility

(EnergyAsia, September 21 2010, Tuesday) — The Hanlong Group, a Sichuan, China-based industrial conglomerate involved in solar power generation, wastewater treatment, infrastructure development and mining, last week announced plans for its wholly-owned subsidiary, Sichuan Zhonghan Solar Power Co Ltd, to set up its international headquarters in Singapore. Along with the new regional office, Zhonghan Solar […]

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AUSTRALIA: Pipeline industry continues expansion on growth of resources sector

(EnergyAsia, September 21 2010, Tuesday) — Australia is now well and truly on the world pipelines map, with an increasing amount of attention from other countries on the development of our major coal seam gas-to LNG projects, said Peter Cox, President of the Australian Pipeline Industry Association (APIA), last week. “It really is an unprecedented […]

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SINGAPORE: Trane opens first Asia Pacific centre of excellence for energy efficiency

(EnergyAsia, September 17 2010, Friday) — Global climate solutions specialist Trane has opened its first Asia Pacific centre of excellence for energy efficiency as part of its effort to lead in green energy concepts and reducing carbon emissions. The company said the centre will support the development of energy-smart solutions for urban structures, offer guidelines […]

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INDONESIA: 9TH Asia Pacific Mining Conference and Exhibition in Jakarta in October

(EnergyAsia, September 17 2010, Friday) — The 9th Asia Pacific Mining Conference and Exhibition (APMCE), organised by the ASEAN Federation of Mining Association (AFMA), will be held at the Shangri-La Hotel in Jakarta on October 13 and 14. APMCE, the association of mining groups in Southeast Asia, expects more than 550 executives representing a range […]

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SINGAPORE: Leading global surface and subsea technologies and services at OSEA2010

(EnergyAsia, September 16 2010, Thursday) — OSEA 2010 International Conference will be held at Suntec Convention and Exhibition centre in Singapore from November 30 to December 3.  The conference will feature an array of topics and panel discussions from the areas of exploration to production, and gas technology and recovery. The OSEA Leaders’ Summit will […]

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SINGAPORE: Hitachi event stressed public and private partnerships for biodiversity conservation

(EnergyAsia, September 14 2010, Tuesday) — Global electronics giant Hitachi Limited, held its environmental sustainability event, the Hitachi Eco Conference 2010, in Singapore early this month through its Singapore-based subsidiary, Hitachi Asia Limited. Entitled “Conserving Biodiversity through Effort by Public and Private Partnerships”, the conference aimed to raise awareness of Hitachi’s contribution to the biodiversity […]

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