Archive | July, 2011

JAPAN: Chevron to supply LNG from Australia’s Wheatstone project to TEPCO

(EneryAsia, July 29 2011, Friday) — A consortium led by US major Chevron Corporation have secured agreements to supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its Wheatstone natural gas project in Australia to Japan’s Tokyo Electric Power Company (TEPCO). Chevron said that its Australian subsidiaries, together with US-based Apache Energy and Kuwait’s Kufpec will deliver up […]

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SINGAPORE: “Energy Map of Singapore/Johor 2011” and “Energy Industry in Singapore 2011 with directory”

(EnergyAsia, July 29 2011, Friday) —  The 2011 edition of this map, measuring 120 cm by 90 cm, shows the latest oil, gas, petrochemical, chemical and power and marine installations and plants in Singapore and Johor. First produced in 1999, this unique map contains latest statistical information including oil and power consumption, refining capacities, power […]

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SINGAPORE: New operations centre to improve maritime safety and security, by SURESH NAIR

(EnergyAsia, July 29 2011, Friday) — Singapore, the world’s busiest port by vessel arrival tonnage, has launched a new operations centre to further raise the bar on navigational safety and security to support the region’s maritime trade. The official opening this week of the new Port Operations Control Centre (POCC) in Changi on the western […]

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INDONESIA: IMF predicts 6.5% economic growth and higher inflation on reduced energy subsidies

(EnergyAsia, July 28 2011, Thursday) — Indonesia’s economy will continue to experience strong growth the next two years but will face rising inflationary pressures caused partly by the removal of energy subsidies, said the International Monetary Fund (IMF). The fund gave its finding in a report submitted by its Asia Pacific division chief, Thomas Rumbaugh, […]

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SAUDI ARABIA: Aramco, Dow Chemical to jointly invest in US$20 billion chemicals complex in Jubail

(EnergyAsia, July 27 2011, Wednesday) — Saudi Aramco and The Dow Chemical Company said they have agreed to form an equal joint venture to build and operate a US$20-billion fully integrated chemicals complex in Jubail Industrial City in Saudi Arabia by 2016. The companies said their boards authorised the formation of the new joint venture, Sadara […]

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SINGAPORE: Gazprom unit’s fourth LNG supply contract into India is with Indian Oil Corp

(EnergyAsia, July 26 2011, Tuesday) — Gazprom Marketing and Trading Singapore Pte Limited said it has signed a Memorandum of Understanding with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) to supply up to 2.5 million tonnes per year of liquefied natural gas (LNG) for up to 25 years. This is Gazprom Singapore’s fourth LNG supply contract into India […]

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CHINA: China Natural Gas completed trial operation of Jingbian LNG plant

(EnergyAsia, July 25 2011, Monday) — China Natural Gas Inc (CNGI), a provider of compressed natural gas for vehicular fuel and pipeline natural gas for industrial, commercial and residential use in Xi’an city, said it has started operation at its liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Jingbian county in Shaanxi province. Qin’an Ji, CNGI’s chairman […]

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SINGAPORE: Offshore engineering support firm Dyna-Mac reports 29% increase in fourth quarter net profit

(EnergyAsia, July 25 2011, Monday) — Dyna-Mac Holdings Ltd, a Singapore-based provider of engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) services to the offshore oil and gas industries, has reported a 29% increase in net profit to S$7.6 million on revenue of S$44.8 million for its fourth quarter ended May 31 2011. (US$1=S$1.22). The company has proposed […]

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