natural gas

Kunming PX Environmental Assessment Under Fire

Environmental groups have attacked the impact assessment report for a planned PX plant near Kunming, published late last month following major protests against the project. The report deemed risks from the plant...

Is Insourcing More Than Just Wishful Thinking?

In January, The New York Times published an investigation into how the U.S. had lost out on manufacturing work for products “Designed by Apple in California” but “Assembled in China”. The report cited the...

China Decries Tokyo Plan to Buy Disputed Isles

As the governor of Tokyo plans to buy islands in a disputed part of the East China Sea, Beijing has stated that the plan is illegal and is claiming sovereignty over the region. The East China Sea has been a source of tension...

China and Australia Sign Energy Deal

In an effort to smooth over recent tensions between the two countries, Chinese and Australian officials held a signing ceremony in Beijing for a major deal in which China will buy $41 billion worth of Australian natural gas....

Firms to Pipe Burma Gas to China

In cooperation with South Korean and Indian firms, Burma will supply China’s National United Oil Corporation with natural gas. From the BBC: … Burma’s state energy firm has signed a deal with South...

China to Deliver First Liquefied Natural Gas Ship in September – xinhua

From People’s Daily Online: China has made substantial breakthroughs in shipbuilding as the first liquefied natural gas (LNG) ship made in China, one of the most advanced in the world, will be delivered in September. Only the Republic of Korea, Japan and a few European countries have acquired the technologies to build such ocean liners. […]

Russia to sign gas export agreement with China – Xinhua

From Xinhua News Agency via (in Chinese), translated by CDT (link): An official with Russia’s Natural Gas Export Company said on April 4 in Moscow that his country will sign a governmental agreement late this year to kick off exports of natural gas to China, after a momerandum of understanding signed off by President […]

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