$20b deals take clean energy cooperation to practical levels

2011-01-26 10:57:03

The recently announced $20 billion deals on clean energy between China and the United States have brought collaboration between the two countries to the next level, boosting closer ties on green technology.

China to boost nuclear power capacity

2011-01-26 10:52:59

The nation will approve another 10 nuclear power projects during the 12th Five-Year Plan (2011-2015), according to Zhang Guobao, former director of the National Energy Administration.

Oil reserve project picks up speed

2011-01-26 10:39:21

China will ratchet up its efforts to construct the second phase of the national crude oil reserve base project in 2011, as part of the country's endeavor to secure strategically important natural resources and stabilize the petroleum market.

Resource tax to be expanded nationwide

2011-01-26 09:42:55

China's Finance Minister Xie Xuren said the country will extend the resource tax - currently only in force in the Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region - to other areas in the coming five years while stepping up a revision of the country's fiscal and tax system.

Datang poised for solar

2011-01-25 16:26:53

China Datang Corp is poised to win China's first solar photo-thermal power plant project because the company offered a lower-than-expected price in its bid for the project, China Business News reported on Tuesday, citing an unnamed source.

Foreign markets boost CNEEC

2011-01-25 13:58:46

China National Electric Engineering Co Ltd (CNEEC) says it secured most of its 2010 revenue from overseas power station projects, representing the Chinese contractor's capacity in the international Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) market.

Sinopec net profits soar on oil price rises

2011-01-25 11:18:13

China Petrochemical Corp (Sinopec Group), Asia's largest oil refiner by capacity, is expected to report a more than 100 billion yuan ($15 billion) net profit in 2010, as surging oil prices pushed up its performance in the upstream sector.

PetroChina halts gas shipments to industry

2011-01-25 11:11:06

PetroChina has halted natural gas shipments to some downstream industrial users in North China this month to guarantee sufficient residential supplies, the National Business Daily reported Tuesday.

CNNC, Exelon agree on nuclear service cooperation

2011-01-24 15:28:32

Chinese nuclear power developer China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) and US-based Exelon Corp signed an MOU last week, marking the first step for the top US nuclear power operator to provide nuclear power service in China.

Overseas oil dependence ratio surpasses 55%

2011-01-24 13:41:02

China's overseas crude dependence ratio surpassed 55 percent, the Economic Information reported Monday, citing an industry report.

China Power New Energy sells $270m new shares

2011-01-24 11:15:24

China Power New Energy Development Co Ltd said it planned to sell 2.8 billion new shares to China Yangtze Power Co, raising HK$2.1 billion ($270 million) to fund its investment in power generating projects.

Sinopec refines 13% more crude oil in 2010

2011-01-22 10:38:53

China Petroleum and Chemical Corp (Sinopec), the nation's largest oil refiner, said on Friday that it processed 211 million tons of crude oil in 2010, up 13.2 percent year-on-year.