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Iraq agrees with China's CPECC to process gas from giant oilfield

2019-04-25 11:36:02 Environmental Protection

China Petroleum Engineering & Construction Corporation (CPECC) will build and operate facilities to process natural gas extracted...

Britain must commit to carbon capture to meet climate goals

2019-04-25 10:10:21 Environmental Protection,  International

Britain must commit to projects to capture, store and use carbon dioxide emissions to meet its climate targets, a report from a cross...

Australia's pro-coal lobby should heed South Korea warning

2019-04-24 15:35:43 Viewpoint,  Import & Export,  Environmental Protection

A change in South Korea's energy policy should have absolutely no bearing on the current Australian election campaign, but it should,...

SEPRI close to deal with Saudi power company

2019-04-23 10:45:32 Company,  Environmental Protection

China Southern Grid Electric Power Research Institute (SEPRI), the think tank under China Southern Power Grid, and the Saudi Electric...

CNOOC project powers revival of renewable energy

2019-04-22 11:30:57 Company,  Environmental Protection,  Wind

China National Offshore Oil Corp (CNOOC), China's largest producer of offshore oil and gas, is back in the country's offshore wind po...

China city relocates 13 steel mills to cut pollution

2019-04-22 08:41:46 Environmental Protection

The major steel city of Tangshan in north China's Hebei Province has kicked off a campaign to relocate and upgrade 13 steel and iron ...

Apple expects greater cooperation with China on clean energy

2019-04-19 15:55:40 Company,  Environmental Protection

Apple is expecting more cooperation with China on clean energy as it released its 2019 Environment Report on April 18 that outlines i...

Energy storage sector showing momentum in China

2019-04-19 14:41:15 Environmental Protection

China is expected to become the largest energy storage market on a cumulative basis by 2023, surpassing the United States and leading...

BRI an opportunity for global energy transition

2019-04-19 08:48:27 Environmental Protection

The Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) has provided an opportunity for the world to transition into a sustainable energy future, experts ...

S China power grid ramps up new energy promotion

2019-04-18 13:38:44 Company,  Environmental Protection

State-owned China Southern Power Grid is stepping up efforts in promoting new energy development in a bid to reduce coal consumption ...

China's Hebei province to ban expansions of 11 heavy industries

2019-04-17 08:31:34 Policy,  Environmental Protection

China's Hebei province on April 16 announced a ban on capacity expansions in 11 industries, including steel, coking and petrochemical...

Natural gas may overtake coal as world's 2nd largest energy in 2030, expert

2019-04-16 16:50:01 Company,  Environmental Protection

Natural gas is likely to overtake coal as the world's second largest consumable energy by 2030, an expert noted recently. ...

Japan's 2017-18 carbon emissions drop to 8-year low

2019-04-16 15:55:06 Environmental Protection,  International

Japan's greenhouse gas emissions dropped 1.2% to an eight-year low in the financial year ended March 31, 2018, government figures sho...

Tangshan eyes high-quality development

2019-04-16 15:53:37 Environmental Protection

Tangshan in Hebei province, an old industrial city in North China, is taking a new path of industrialization to achieve high-quality ...

China coal hub Linfen to extend anti-pollution curbs to third quarter

2019-04-16 08:52:16 Environmental Protection

Linfen city in northern China's Shanxi province, one of the most polluted cities in the nation, plans to extend its winter restrictio...

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1 China import thermal coal further rises as buying spree may emerge 2019-04-25

Overseas thermal coal prices further gained upward momentum after the first rebound a day earlier in Chinese import market, as participants generally foresaw a buying spree from domestic utilities to

2 Coal traders suspend trades amid high cost and weak demand 2019-04-25

Some traders held up on thermal coal sales at northern ports as the cost of shipments have beaten the current sales prices, and utilities have low buying appetites. One Qinhuangdao-based

3 It's necessary for coal mines to eliminate "night shifts" 2019-04-25

In a working conference earlier this month, the leader of China's National Coal Mine Safety Administration Huang Yuzhi called for coal companies to cancel "night shifts" to ensure miners' safety and h

4 Chinese spot thermal coal may regain strength in May, traders 2019-04-25

Chinese spot thermal coal market is expected to regain strength in May, said some traders, in the light of firm prices at production bases, a structural supply shortage and utilities' potential in-adv

5 Chinese coal mines' cost curve and profitability analysis in Mar 2019-04-24

Profitability of Chinese coal mines strengthened in March, showed monitoring data from industry portal on major thermal coal and coking coal mining areas in northern production provinces.

6 China Coal Q1 net profit up 10.7% YoY 2019-04-24

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd, listed arm of China National Coal Group, reaped a net profit of 1.54 billion yuan ($229 million) in the first quarter ended March 31, increasing 10.7% from the previous yea

7 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 24) 2019-04-24

Thermal coal Production area Running low of "sales tickets", or production/sales quotas, a number of coal miners in Shaanxi and Inner Mongolia stopped sales or production, leading to a tigh

8 Coal trading remains dull at N China ports despite price fall 2019-04-24

Thermal coal trading remained sluggish at northern China ports even after traders lowered offer prices. Unlike low-sulfur coal, of which a few deals were concluded, high-sulfur cargoes were hard to fi

9 China coal importers optimistic on expectation of new tenders 2019-04-24

Traders' mood improved for Chinese import thermal coal market amid expectation of a new round of tender invitations by several large coastal utilities in late April. Prices of some therma

10 China churns out 1,266 TWh of thermal power in Q1, Shandong tops 2019-04-24

China churned out 1,265.8 TWh of thermal power in the first quarter this year, rising 2% from the preceding year, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) lately. The Marc

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1 Mongolia coal exports surge 15 pct in Q1 after China Australia ban 2019-04-15

Mongolia's coal exports rose 15% on the year to 7.8 million tonnes in the first quarter, according to official data published on April 15, with the country benefiting from customs delays impeding impo

2 S. Korea Mar thermal coal imports hit at least 7-yr low 2019-04-15

South Korea's thermal coal imports (including bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped to at least a seven-year low, at 6.05 million tonnes in March, plunging 32.09% from a year ago and 26.68% from

3 Weekly global coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

Attractive prices bolster Australian coal buying in China Chines buyers increased purchases of Australian thermal coal due to its "super cheap" prices as compared to Chinese domestic coal, e

4 Weekly China coal market news summary (Apr 15 – Apr 19) 2019-04-19

China lowers rail coal freight rates for some routes to boost shipments China Railway Corporation, the rail regulator in China, has informed some local bureaus to reduce freight rates for coal a

5 China Mar raw coal output up 2.7% YoY, NBS 2019-04-17

China's raw coal output rose 2.7% year on year to 298.35 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily raw coal output in March stoo

6 China's Mar crude steel output up 10% YoY 2019-04-17

China's crude steel production rose 10% on the year to 80.33 million tonnes in March, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. Daily crude steel production av

7 China's Mar power generation up 5.4% on yr 2019-04-17

China generated 569.8 TWh of electricity in March, up 5.4% from a year earlier, showed data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) on April 17. The growth rate was 2.5 percen

8 Coal India to ask power plants to cut coal imports 2019-04-19

Surge in coal imports has now forced Coal India Ltd (CIL) to start meeting power producers individually from today and find ways to help them reduce their dependence on imports. "ln order

9 China Mar thermal coal imports halve YoY 2019-04-23

China's imports of thermal coal (bituminous and sub-bituminous coal) slumped 45.77% year on year to 6.79 million tonnes in March, showed data from the General Administration of Customs on April 23.

10 China Coal Mar commercial coal production & sales surge YoY 2019-04-16

China Coal Energy Co., Ltd., listed arm of China National Coal Group, announced late April 15 that both production and sales of commercial coal shot up in March. The company's coal produc

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1 China's coking coal prices to remain high in 2019, Fenwei 2019-04-12

Prices of coking coal, especially premium hard coking coal, are likely to remain at high levels in China this year, predicted Sarah Liu, vice president of Fenwei Energy Information Services, at the 9t

2 China's spot thermal coal outlook dims on weak demand 2019-04-15

Participants were broadly pessimistic for China's spot thermal coal prices in the coming weeks. Some believed there lacks a firm strength for further pickups while some others anticipated a fallback.

3 Australian thermal coal ticks up on increased buying from Chinese traders 2019-04-11

Chinese traders' buying sentiment heated up for Australian thermal coal, as they eye a supply gap of premium quality coal – mainly grades with high calorific value and low sulfur content – in domestic

4 Australian thermal coal firms up; Indonesian coal stable 2019-04-12

Australian premium thermal coal has regained popularity in Chinese seaborne import market since it hit a two-year-plus low on March 25, despite that buying demand was mainly from traders for speculati

5 Demand for premium coke expected to rise in China, CISA official 2019-04-11

Chinese steel makers will have increasing appetite for premium quality coke in the future, as the country further tightens environmental measures to improve air quality, said an official with the Chin

6 China Coal Daily Track (Apr 11) 2019-04-11

Thermal coal Production area Seven state-owned coal mines lowered prices by 10-20 yuan/t in Shaanxi's Yulin to boost sales, but at least three other mines adjusted up prices by 5-10 yuan/t due

7 China thermal coal market range-bound; wait-and-see sentiment lingers 2019-04-17

Thermal coal market held range-bound at northern China ports, with provisional declines occurring in the past couple of days following over one week's uptick. On April 16, the Fenwei CCI

8 Australian coal clearance delays may drag on amid China's stricter policy, sources 2019-04-10

It was presumed that Australian coal would take the hardest hit in the rest months of this year after some reliable sources revealed China looks to cap 2019 total coal imports at the 2018-level in an

9 Chinese traders hold up thermal coal offers for clearer sign 2019-04-16

Lots of Chinese traders stopped giving offers for thermal coal at northern ports at the start of this week, awaiting some clearer signs of the future direction. These suppliers that have

10 China Mar power coal price index down 8.47% YoY 2019-04-17

China's monthly-issued price index of power coal registered a year-on-year decline of 8.47% in March, which was also 2.16% lower compared with the month-ago level, showed data from the state planner o

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