The Chinese government is considering stricter approval rules for wind power projects to cool heady growth in the sector, Reuters reported Friday, citing a Chinese newspaper.
China on Thursday increased retail gasoline and diesel prices for the second time this year, as the ongoing conflict in Libya curtailed supplies and post-quake reconstruction in Japan may push up demand.
Asia Green Energy Public Co Ltd (AGE), a leader in the business of importing and distributing coal in Thailand, has announced an ambitious goal: providing China with 1 million tons of steam coals this year, with the idea of increasing revenues to $70 million.
PetroChina Co, the nation's largest oil company, will increase oil processing and shorten maintenance of its plants to ease a fuel shortage in some regions, the Bloomberg News reported.
PetroChina Co is planning to build underground natural-gas storage tanks in Hutubi county in western Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region to guard against supply disruptions.
China will encourage foreign investment in oil and gas exploration and development and ethylene projects with capacity of no less than 1.0 million tons per year.
Sinovel Wind (Group) Co Ltd has replaced General Electric Co (GE) as the world's second largest such company behind Danish manufacturer Vestas.
China has suspended new approvals for the use of marine space in nuclear projects. That's after the State Council ordered a halt to the construction of new nuclear power stations, according to a statement on the website of the State Oceanic Administration (SOA).
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China will raise the domestic price of gasoline and diesel as of Thursday.
China and India, Asia's two fastest-growing economies, are seeking to invest in coal assets in South Africa.
As a new carbon tax sets China's aviation industry fidgeting over projected losses, Fu Pengcheng, a Chinese biofuel expert, is feeling the pressure.
China Shenhua Energy Co Ltd, the country's largest coal producer, has planned a huge investment to build a coal processing project on China-Mongolia border to better use coal imports from the Republic of Mongolia.