BAFS plans foray into electric truck venture

SET-listed Bangkok Aviation Fuel Services Plc (BAFS) plans to venture into the production of electric trucks for jet refuelling service as part of attempts to depend less on its core business revenue.

Pertamina Discovers Gas Source in Balikpapan Offshore

TEMPO.CO, Jakarta – PT Pertamina Hulu Mahakam, a subsidiary of Pertamina Hulu Energi, discovered a new source of natural gas at the Manpatu-1x, an exploration well in the South Mahakam area in the waters off the coast of Balikpapan, East Kalimantan.

WP expects LPG sales to increase 9.2% this year

SET-listed WP Energy, Thailand’s second-largest liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) trader, expects its 2022 sales to grow by 9.2% to 765,000 tonnes, increasing from a low baseline as the country’s economy reopens, says deputy chief executive Noppavong Omathikul.

Power sector bounces back; energy demand recovery to continue

MANILA, Philippines — Despite the slowdown caused by COVID-19, the Philippine power sector bounced back and nearly returned to pre-pandemic levels in 2021.

Use of EVs in commercial setting vital

The government is being urged to promote commercial electric vehicles (EVs), especially in mass transit and the transport of goods, as part of its efforts to grow the EV ecosystem amid growing concerns over carbon dioxide emissions and PM2.5 ultra-fine dust.

Indonesia warns coal supply crunch not over as China prices rally

JAKARTA: Indonesia has warned that its coal supply situation remains critical, ahead of Wednesday’s (Jan 5) review of its export ban, unnerving global markets for the fuel used to generate most of the electricity that drives Asia’s biggest economies.

Odette damage to power co-ops hits P2.5 billion

MANILA, Philippines — The cost of damage on the facilities of electric cooperatives due to Typhoon Odette (international name: Rai) has reached P2.5 billion, the National Electrification Administration (NEA) reported on Monday.  

Government’s steps to halt exports paid off: Jokowi

Jakarta (ANTARA) – President Joko Widodo (Jokowi) highlighted that the government’s efforts to stop the exports of mining raw materials had positively impacted the trade balance while affirming that the policy would continue to be applied.

Philippines Approves Linseed’s LNG Project: Press

The Philippines department of energy has approved the application of Linseed Field Power Corp. to construct, expand, rehabilitate and modify its integrated LNG import terminal in Batangas City, Manila Standard reported on December 31.

Cambodia one of just 49 countries to submit climate strategy to UN

Cambodia on December 30 submitted its Carbon Long-Term Development Strategy (LTS4CN) to the Secretariat of the UN Framework Convention on Climate Change (UNFCCC) , according to the Ministry of Environment.