China introduces pubic tenders for shale gas exploration

2011-06-30 14:36:02

China's Ministry of Land and Resources will open a second public tender for the sale of shale gas prospecting rights later this year after its first tender sale held on Monday, the Shanghai Securities News said in a Thursday report.

World's longest natural gas pipeline in operation

2011-06-30 13:25:55

China's second east-west natural gas pipeline went into operation on Thursday.

Tender issued on 4 shale gas blocks

2011-06-29 09:42:26

China issued its first shale gas exploration tender with an offer of four blocks to a group of Chinese energy companies, state media reported, as the country kicks off its search for potentially vast reserves of the resource.

China to build energy industry 'golden triangle'

2011-06-28 14:18:21

A plan to build an energy industry "golden triangle" in northwest China has been submitted for approval and may be implemented soon, the China Securities Journal quoted an unnamed source as saying Tuesday.

China benchmark steam coal price keeps rising

2011-06-28 14:08:34

China's benchmark steam coal prices hit 843 yuan ($130.29) per ton last week, up 2 yuan per metric ton week-on-week.

Sino-Russian deal possible

2011-06-28 13:42:12

The State Grid is considering investing in power stations in border areas to facilitate power transmission from Russia to China, in collaboration with Russian companies, an industry insider said.

CNPC opens Iraqi oilfield

2011-06-28 09:41:54

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), the nation's biggest oil company by output, said that the first phase of the Al-Ahdab oilfield in Iraq with an annual capacity of 3 million tons started operations on June 21.

China to continue nuke safety checks

2011-06-27 13:40:05

The National Bureau of Energy (NBE) finished safety checks of existing nuclear plants in May and will carry out similar inspections for plants under construction, the China Securities Journal reported June 26, citing a senior official.

Hydropower increase won't end electricity shortage

2011-06-27 10:42:01

Hydropower generation has increased as water levels of the country's hydro lakes continue to rise, but sluggish thermal power supply means electricity shortages are set to continue through summer.

China supports IEA's release of oil reserves

2011-06-25 09:54:38

China's National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Friday that China appreciates and supports the International Energy Agency's (IEA) decision to release strategic oil reserves to ease supply disruptions in Libya.

Commerce chief to make clean energy a priority

2011-06-25 09:53:41

US President's selection of John Bryson, a former utility executive from southern California, as commerce secretary, highlights the White House's desire to develop clean and renewable energy industries in the United States and foster a stronger partnership with China in the energy sector.

Nuke approvals may resume

2011-06-25 09:12:24

China could resume the approval process for new nuclear power projects by mid-2012, a senior nuclear expert said on Thursday.