Jan 11, 2017

NRG, JX Nippon open $1 billion clean coal power project in Texas

U.S. power generator NRG Energy Inc. and Japanese energy producer JX Nippon Oil & Gas Exploration Corp. have finished the world’s largest system to capture carbon dioxide produced from burning coal at a power plant. The $1 billion Petra Nova project, which collects carbon ...

Dec 10, 2016

China halts North Korean coal imports

China announced Saturday that it was suspending coal imports from North Korea for three weeks, in line with the latest United Nations sanctions against the hermit state. “After the adoption of U.N. Security Council resolution 2321 … China is suspending North Korean coal imports,” ...

Dec 4, 2016

Chinese coal mine blasts kill 59

At least 59 people have been killed in two separate Chinese coal mine blasts, according to death tolls reported by state media. An explosion Saturday at a colliery in the northern Inner Mongolia region killed 32, Xinhua news agency said. A total of 181 ...