Archive | October, 2010

INDONESIA: Greenpeace accuses Sinar Mas unit of attempting to cover up rainforest destruction

(EnergyAsia, October 29 2010, Friday) — Greenpeace International said it has exposed an attempt by the Sinar Mas Group to cover up the destruction of Indonesia’s rainforest by its paper subsidiary, Asia Pulp and Paper (APP). Greenpeace described as “flawed” an audit conducted by ITS GLOBAL’s Alan Oxley for APP that was aimed at discrediting […]

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CHINA: Gazprom unit makes groundbreaking carbon deal with windpower project

(EnergyAsia, October 27 2010, Wednesday) — Gazprom Marketing and Trading (GM&T), a subsidiary of the Russian gas major, said it has agreed to purchase all primary carbon emissions certificates (CERs) from a successfully registered CDM 26 MW wind power project in China’s Fujian province. The CER purchase from the project in Zhangpu County owned by […]

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SINGAPORE: Siemens hands over PowerSeraya’s combined cycle power cogeneration plant

(EnergyAsia, October 26 2010, Tuesday) — Germany’s Siemens Energy said it officially handed over units 30 and 40 of a combined cycle power cogeneration plant to Singapore’s PowerSeraya last week. The new units have a fuel efficiency rate 75% higher than the three oil-fired plants on Jurong Island that they replaced. Siemens built the turnkey, […]

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SINGAPORE: PowerSeraya inaugurates new 800MW co-generation combined cycle plant

(EnergyAsia, October 26 2010, Tuesday) — PowerSeraya Ltd, a wholly-owned subsidiary of Malaysia’s YTL Power International Bhd, has officially started up its new 800 megawatt (MW) combined-cycle power plant on Singapore’s Jurong Island. The natural gas-fired plant simultaneously generates electricity and steam to service growing demand from the over 95 petrochemical companies on the island. […]

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ASIA: Logistics specialist Agility targets oil and gas for growth

(EnergyAsia, October 25 2010, Monday) — Award winning integrated logistics specialist Agility is targeting the oil and gas industry and its operations in Asia to spur its growth. Early this month, the company walked away with the prestigious ‘Logistics Award’ for the third consecutive year at the Lloyd’s List Asia Awards ceremony. Attended by 300 […]

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SINGAPORE: Offshore oil and gas event, OSEA, to highlight health, safety and environmental issues

(EnergyAsia, October 21 2010, Thursday) — OSEA, one of Asia’s leading offshore oil and gas events, will focus on health, safety and environmental (HSE) issues this year. OSEA will launch its inaugural Leaders’ Summit to discuss the growing HSE threats resulting from oil and gas companies taking on risks as they push the boundaries of […]

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SINGAPORE: ProcessCEM Asia 2010 highlights process industry optimism

(EnergyAsia, October 19 2010, Tuesday) — The flagship event of Singapore’s process industry, ProcessCEM Asia 2010, was declared opened by the Minister of Trade and Industry, Lim Hng Kiang, amid growing optimism for its prospect in the coming years. Organised by the Association of Process Industry (ASPRI), this second edition of the event featured the […]

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SINGAPORE: Metso’s new intelligent valve technology in Shell’s petrochemicals complex

(EnergyAsia, October 18 2010, Monday) — Shell has installed Metso’s new intelligent valve technology at its largest petrochemicals project, the Houdini complex in Singapore, which officially started up in May 2010. Technology company Metso said it was awarded the contract to install the new parts in the complex’s pneumatically operated on-off valves. Metso said its […]

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SINGAPORE: Mapletree Business City wins Trane Energy Efficiency Leader Award

(EnergyAsia, October 11 2010, Monday) — Integrated business hub Mapletree Business City (MBC), a 1.7-million-square-foot mixed development of Singapore-based Mapletree Investments Pte Ltd, has received the Trane “Energy Efficiency Leader Award” for its use of innovative methods to monitor, control and reclaim waste energy. Mapletree said the complex features energy-efficient infrastructure systems which require 34% […]

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SINGAPORE: MHI to establish subsidiary to support global machinery and steel structures business

(EnergyAsia, October 8 2010, Friday) — Japan’s Mitsubishi Heavy Industries Ltd (MHI) said it has established MHI Industrial Engineering and Services Private Ltd (MIES) in Singapore to handle the company’s machinery and steel structures business. MHI said its subsidiary will function as a marketing and service base for environmental and chemical plant projects in the […]

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