Several concerned Filipino citizens, including those living abroad, are opposed to a proposed deal that will transfer the ownership of the Malampaya gas field to a company whose owner is a known supporter of the new Philippine president, Ferdinand R. Marcos Jr.
U.S.-based LNG specialist Excelerate Energy and Philippines company Topline Energy are collaborating on the Luzon LNG Terminal project that will bring an LNG hub to Cebu.
The Malaysian government will stop building coal power plants starting in 2040, and shift its focus toward clean and renewable energy, according to Minister in the Prime Minister’s department in charge of economy Mustapa Mohamed.
Thai oil and gas conglomerate, PTT Group’s board of directors gave the go-ahead for PTT Mining of Hong Kong (PTTML), a coal mining business, to be transferred to Indonesia-based PT Astrindo Nusantara Infrastruktur Tbk (Astrindo).
The LNG producing unit of QatarEnergy, Qatargas, has supplied the first LNG cargo to Thailand’s Map Ta Phut LMPT2 LNG terminal.
Malaysia’s largest electricity provider Tenaga Nasional Berhad has announced plans to fast track the closure of its coal-fired power plants to hasten the transition of its generation fleet from fossil fuels to renewable sources including large-scale solar PV and green hydrogen.
The diplomats also said they were in favour of the ratification of the climate agreement at the United Nations Conference on Climate Change COP-26 in Glasgow.
As the first design-led consultancy to connect strategy and design to action, Arup has launched its new Centre for Climate Action in Cities (CCAC). Grace Fu, Minister for Sustainability and the Environment, was the Guest-of-Honour for the launch together with Jacqueline Poh, Managing Director of the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB).
Samsung Engineering and five other Korean companies signed a memorandum of understanding with Malaysia’s state energy company to establish a carbon value chain between the two countries, the companies said Wednesday.
Kanni Wignaraja, UN Assistant Secretary-General and UNDP Regional Director for Asia and the Pacific, said she expected Vietnam can show that there’s a different way to do development and that amidst the uncertain global economic outlook, Vietnam can prove itself as an attractive place for investment by doing a greener, more inclusive development.