Chinese firm awards offshore US LNG design contract

Chinese drilling rig manufacturer Honghua Group has awarded Scottish engineering firm Wood Group a $12mn contract for detailed design of a planned LNG export platform in the US Gulf of Mexico and associated facilities.


Agenda Update on Sept 20 - ECF2017 7th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas Summit

​ECF2017 7th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas Summit – Conference Agenda

ECF China Shale Gas 2017-09-20

China's solar power panels shine spotlight on North Korea trade

Traders from North Korea visit Yuan Huan's shop in the Chinese border city of Dandong several times a month to place orders, bringing their own translators and wads of cash.

Solar 2017-08-21

Chinese electric company plans big for Africa

Dongfang Electric Corporation (DEC) is poised to extend its services to countries like Sierra Leone, which is currently making efforts to solve its electricity woes.

China is world’s largest renewable energy producer, consumer

China has become the world’s largest producer and consumer of renewable energy, with its carbon dioxide emissions reduced for two consecutive years, according to Spencer Dale, chief economist of the world oil and gas giant, BP, reported on July 12.

Chinese-built dam in Cambodia to start testing operation

The Lower Sesan II Hydropower Plant, which is Cambodia's biggest hydropower dam, will begin testing its first-phase operation on July 15 after more than three years of construction, the Electricity Authority of Cambodia (EAC) said on Wednesday.

Service 2017-07-17

China becomes one of the biggest oil drilling contractors in Kuwait: report

The huge amount of Chinese-made oil equipment imported by Kuwait shows the country’s support for Chinese manufacturers in the field and breaks the monopoly of US and Europe in the Middle East oil sector, the People’s Daily reported on Sunday.

First Chinese-operated gas regulator station in Egypt to be operational in September

The first gas regulator station operated by a Chinese company in Egypt will be operational in September, a company representative said Tuesday.

COSCO Shipping to buy OOIL for $6.3 billion

COSCO Shipping Holding Co Ltd, a subsidiary of China COSCO Shipping Corp Ltd, will purchase a majority stake in Orient Overseas International Ltd(OOIL) for $6.3 billion, creating a global shipping giant, Reuters reports Monday.

China Investment 2017-07-12

Engineering group ABB wants in on B&R projects

Swiss engineering group company ABB Group said it wants to get involved in Chinese EPC projects-or engineering, procurement and construction contracts-connected with the Belt and Road Initiative, to secure long-term returns.

Belt and Road 2017-07-12

Chinese-built hydropower plant delivers genuine benefits to Cote d'Ivoire

​A magnificent building has emerged at the Sassandra River of western Cote d'Ivoire in Africa, about 400 kilometers from its economic capital of Abidjan.

World's first panda-shaped solar energy farm built in China

In a world-first, China has built a large solar farm shaped like the iconic black and white giant panda.


CGN: 'Too early' to judge Hinkley costs

China General Nuclear Power Corp, French energy group EDF's partner in Britain's Hinkley Point nuclear power project, said it is too early to jump to conclusions about any possible delays or cost overruns.

CEPC's major power plant inaugurated

The Sahiwal Coal Power Plant, the first major power plant under the China-Pakistan Economic Corridor (CPEC), was inaugurated on July 3 in Sahiwal District of Punjab Province, Pakistan.

China to Invest $7b in Floating LNG

In a strategic push to become the world’s lowest-cost seller of floating LNG (FLNG) plants, China is planning on a $7 billion investment spree in this type of projects offshore Africa, Oil Price reported, citing bankers, industry sources, and energy consultants.


China unveils first nuclear emergency response robots

China has unveiled and deployed its first batch of nuclear emergency response robots, which are designed to guarantee the safety of nuclear power plants.

Honghua Entered into Strategic Cooperation Agreement with Volant Industry

Honghua Group Limited, a leading global land drilling rig manufacturer and the largest land drilling equipment exporter in PRC, announced that Honghua has entered into a Strategic Cooperation Agreement with China Volant Industry Co., Ltd.

China Begins First Of Eight Large-Scale Carbon Capture Projects

China's first CCS project was started by state-owned Yanchang Petroleum, reports AFR Weekend. The facility will capture CO2 emissions from a coal-to-gas petrochemical plant near the western Chinese city of Xi'an.

GTI and Yangquan to Build Gasification Demonstration Plant in China

On June 13, Gas Technology Institute (GTI) and Yangquan Coal Industry Group signed an agreement to jointly develop an Industrial Demonstration Project for the R-GAS™ gasification process in China. The installation will be located at the largest coal-to-chemicals plant in Shanxi Province.

Tech China Coal 2017-06-20

Russia’s UEC to develop industrial gas turbine units with China’s HTC

Russia’s United Engine Corp. (UEC) signed a “strategic partnership agreement” with China’s state-owned Harbin Turbine Co. (HTC) “on the development, manufacturing and delivery of small and medium-sized industrial gas turbine units.” The document was signed at the Fourth China-Russia Expo June 16.


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