Sep 27, 2015

Misplaced emphasis on coal

The government and the power industry should rethink their emphasis on coal as a cheap alternative to nuclear energy in view of the impact on the nation's efforts against climate change.

Sep 26, 2015

EU, Russia, Ukraine agree on winter gas supply

Russia agreed to resume gas supplies to Ukraine over the winter under a deal clinched late Friday with the European Union, capping months of difficult talks overshadowed by the Ukrainian conflict. European Commission vice president for energy, Maros Sefcovic, told a news conference the ...

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 ...

Jul 6, 2015

Japan protests Chinese gas development in East China Sea

Chief Cabinet Secretary Yoshihide Suga said Monday that Japan has been protesting China’s construction of new gas field development facilities in the East China Sea since June 2013. “We have repeatedly protested against China’s unilateral gas development and have urged China to stop it,” ...