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

Coal mines in Shanxi city ordered shut for safety checks -official

Authorities in the city of Jinzhong in Shanxi province, one of China's top coal producing regions, have ordered coal mines to shut for safety checks following a fatal landslide a week ago, a city official told Reuters on Friday.

Liaohe Oilfield Jin91 Sector Has Successfully Initiated Fire Flooding

As per published data, the heavy oil reserve, with edge or bottom water, suitable for fire flooding operations was estimated to be roughly 110 million tons.


What Mark Zuckerberg was doing in the middle of North Dakota

His top talking point was the state’s energy production. North Dakota sits on the Bakken oil field and can produce more than a million barrels of oil a day.


China's clean energy generation accelerates in first half

​More electricity has been generated from clean energy sources in China in the first half of this year, a senior official said Tuesday.


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.

China leads global efforts in clean energy expansion

​As the development of clean energy hit new records, China, the world's largest energy investor and innovation center, has made stronger-than-expected efforts to accelerate the process.

China tops in renewable energy production: BP Statistical Review of World Energy

China surpassed the US as the top producer of renewable energy in 2016, according to the latest BP Statistical Review of World Energy released on Monday.

China cuts use of dirty coal by 40 percent, consultancy Wood Mackenzie says

The Chinese government’s efforts to clean up air quality are bearing fruit as use of dirty coal has likely dropped 40 percent over the last five years, said Wood Mackenzie.

China's SPIC plans to raise clean energy power capacity to 50 per cent by 2020

​China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) said on Thursday it aims to generate half of its power from clean energy by 2020, up from 43 percent currently, as part of the country's plans to reduce its carbon emissions.

China's thermal coal futures rally to record on hydropower cuts

China’s thermal coal futures jumped 4 percent on Wednesday to a record high, as outages at the nation’s top hydropower plants renewed concerns about supplies as a heatwave scorches the north.

China Coal 2017-07-06

China Exclusive: Qinghai runs seven days straight on renewable energy alone

Northwest China's Qinghai Province has started a seven-day program to run solely on renewable energy. From June 17 to 23, Qinghai will use renewable energy alone, supplied by wind, solar and hydro power stations, according to Han Ti, vice manager of the provincial grid company.

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.

China, ADB launch green financing platform to fight pollution

China and the Asia Development Bank (ADB) have launched a green financing platform to support efforts by small- and medium-sized enterprises to cut pollution in the smog-hit Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, ADB said on Friday.

How China, Not Obama, Waged The War On Coal

Global coal production is down record amounts thanks largely to China, BP's chief economist said Thursday, and coal's probably not coming back.

China issues first green trading certificates to 20 renewable projects - media

​China issued the first batch of green power trading certificates to 20 renewable generation projects on Monday, the country's Securities Times newspaper reported on Tuesday, before the start of a programme to reduce government subsidies for renewables.

COLUMN - Is coal too relaxed as renewables gear up for Asia fight?

​When it comes to electrifying Asia, the conventional wisdom has been that cheap beats green, meaning coal will continue to dominate the region's new power generation as renewables such as solar and wind can't compete.

Opinion 2017-06-14

BP calls China leader in renewable energy production

Last year, China has become the largest producer of electricity based on renewable energy sources, as it follows from the 66th issue of the world energy statistical review prepared by BP.

Coal trucks to ports will be banned

Authorities have put the brakes on diesel trucks transporting coal to and from seaports in northern China. It's one of a series of new measures to cut vehicle exhaust emissions, a senior environmental official said on Tuesday.

China Coal 2017-06-14

Authorities promote mandatory environmental disclosure as listed companies fail test

China is introducing mandatory environmental disclosure by listed companies, as many listed companies recently failed an environmental disclosure test of their 2015 annual reports.


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