Energy ministers, businesses gather in Tokyo to discuss LNG market

Sep 16, 2015

Energy ministers, businesses gather in Tokyo to discuss LNG market

Ministers and business delegates from around 50 countries and regions gathered in Tokyo on Wednesday to discuss further development of the liquefied natural gas market and the latest market trends and challenges. The LNG Producer-Consumer Conference has been hosted annually by the Japanese Ministry ...

Sep 11, 2015

Kyushu Electric begins fueling second Sendai reactor

Kyushu Electric Power Co. said Friday it was loading fuel into the second reactor at its Sendai nuclear power plant, bringing it a step closer to a planned mid-October restart. The No. 2 reactor at the two-unit plant will be the second nationwide to ...

Aug 31, 2015

'Largest ever' Mediterranean gas field found off Egypt

Italian energy giant Eni on Sunday announced the discovery of the “largest ever” offshore natural gas field in the Mediterranean, in Egypt’s territorial waters. The discovery, confirmed by Egypt’s oil ministry, could hold a potential 850 billion cubic meters (30 trillion cubic feet) of ...

Obama makes case for renewable energy

Aug 25, 2015

Obama makes case for renewable energy

U.S. President Barack Obama made a full-throated defense of renewable energy Monday, accusing coal-championing critics of being free market hypocrites. With one eye on a looming battle over power plant emissions limits, Obama took on fossil fuel supporters during a speech in the parched ...

Aug 22, 2015

LDP calls for maximum use of renewable energy

A panel of the ruling Liberal Democratic Party released a report Friday calling on the government to aim to introduce the maximum possible amount of renewable energy sources, including solar and wind power. They are “important low-carbon domestically made energy sources,” the panel said. ...