Singapore’s Solar Energy Push: Land-strapped Singapore turns to sea-based floating solar farms

A lack of land in Singapore is hurting its efforts to become more energy-independent. Sources like wind and hydropower have been largely ruled out. And the city-state is running out of room to install solar panels, so it’s now turning to floating solar farms as a solution. CGTN’s Miro Lu has more.

Total starts solar energy supply to the Singapore LNG terminal

Total, through its wholly-owned affiliate Total Solar Distributed Generation (DG), is now operating the solar power system to supply clean energy to the Singapore LNG Terminal, operated by Singapore LNG Corporation (SLNG).

Total’s profits surge past pre-pandemic levels as oil rebounds

PARIS: French energy giant Total posted a sharp increase in quarterly profits on Thursday, outstripping pre-pandemic levels as oil prices rebounded from the doldrums of the coronavirus crisis.

After a year of losses, Shell swings back to profit on oil price recovery

LONDON: Royal Dutch Shell swung back into profit in the first quarter as oil prices recovered strongly from a year earlier, the company said Thursday. The Anglo-Dutch group posted a net profit of US$5.7 billion in the first three months of the year, Shell said in a statement.

PETRONAS adds new vessels to LNG fleet

PETRONAS LNG Ltd (PLL) has signed a Time Charter Party (TCP) for three newbuild 174 000 m3 LNG vessels with shipowner, Hyundai LNG Shipping (HLS). The deal with HLS was awarded via an international tender exercise to support PETRONAS’ growing global LNG business portfolio.

Malaysia launches 10-year blueprint for oil, gas sector

Malaysia is seeking to steer its oil and gas sector away from uncertainty created by the Covid-19 pandemic, unveiling a 10-year industry plan aimed at thriving in a lower oil price environment and capitalising on the global energy transition.

US and UK Stand Ready to Partner with Thailand to Achieve its Climate Objectives

Today (29 April 2021), UK Ambassador Brian Davidson and U.S. Charge d’Affaires Michael Heath reaffirmed climate commitments each country made at the US-hosted Leaders Climate Summit last week. The Chiefs of Mission welcomed Thailand’s announcements, praised Thailand for its regional leadership on climate change issues, encouraged all countries – including Thailand – to set ambitious […]

Thailand to go full EV by 2035, but what does it mean for us?

Thailand, one of the major automotive hubs in Southeast Asia, made a huge announcement. It seems the Detroit of Asia will stop selling gas- and diesel-powered cars in the not-so-distant future. By 2035, Thailand aims to sell only zero-emissions vehicles, seeking to transform itself as a hub for making electric cars.

Thailand’s PTTEP drives up 2021 sales targets after first-quarter profit

Thailand’s national upstream company PTTEP has again revised upwards its 2021 targeted sales volumes after reaching first gas from the Block H project offshore Sabah, East Malaysia and completion of its stake acquisition in BP’s Block 61 project in Oman.

Mid-term Review of ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 announced

Jakarta (VNA) – The ASEAN Secretariat and the European Union Delegation in ASEAN announced the Mid-term Review (MTR) of the ASEAN Economic Community Blueprint 2025 on April 28.