Oil refinery fire in NE China under control, 30 injured

2011-01-19 16:56:02

An explosion at a northeast China oil refinery Wednesday injured at least 30 workers, officials have confirmed.

China shuts down 284 illegal mines

2011-01-19 15:57:14

China's Ministry of Land and Resources announced Tuesday that authorities in the country have found and ordered the clean-up of more than 280 illegal mines in an effort to regulate the exploration of valuable minerals, such as rare earths.

CNPC, Saskatchewan in pact for oil exploration technology

2011-01-19 15:03:02

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) and the Ministry of Energy and Resources in Saskatchewan of Canada will soon sign a memorandum of understanding (MOU) on energy exploration technology, sources said on Tuesday.

Coal price might surge 12% this year

2011-01-19 14:03:51

The coal price may continue to rise, and it might surge more than 12 percent this year, 21st Century Business Herald reported.

Explosion occurs at PetroChina refinery

2011-01-19 13:55:34

Firefighters are battling a blaze at a northeast China oil refinery after an explosion at the complex at around 9 am Wednesday.

China, US energy firms' co-op mutually beneficial

2011-01-19 13:47:44

Constructive cooperation between Chinese and US companies will boost bilateral economic partnership and create more common interests, Chinese and US energy entrepreneurs told Xinhua Tuesday.

China-US clean energy cooperation forum kicks off

2011-01-19 10:40:12

The Second US-China Strategic Forum On Clean Energy Cooperation started in Washington on Tuesday, bringing together government leaders, business executives and experts from both countries to discuss an array of energy collaboration topics.

Oil reserve to reach 85m tons by 2020

2011-01-18 16:47:06

China's strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) capacity is expected to reach 85 million tons, equaling 90 days of net imports by 2020, the China Economic Weekly reported Monday.

No timetable for new oil pricing mechanism

2011-01-18 13:26:11

China's plan to adjust the oil pricing system in 2010 fell through after country's top economic planner said there is no timetable for the introduction of the new system, The Beijing News reported on Friday, citing an unnamed official from the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC).

CNOOC taking giant steps

2011-01-18 11:19:26

For Fu Chengyu, the helmsman of China's largest offshore oil conglomerate, it's never been an easy job to steer the vessel in rough seas.

Uranium shortage likely to end in 10 years: CNNC

2011-01-18 11:17:13

It will take at least a decade for China to start the large-scale industrial application of spent fuel reprocessing technology, which may be the solution to the supply shortage, the China National Nuclear Corp (CNNC) said on Monday.

China's installed wind power capacity tops world

2011-01-17 16:37:10

China became the country with the world's largest installed wind power capacity at the end of 2010, Guangzhou Daily reported Monday, citing information from the China Association of Resource Comprehensive Utilization.