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Urgent energy meeting called after oil price spike

Energy Minister Sontirat Sontijirawong has called an urgent meeting of the Energy Policy Administration Committee on Tuesday to evaluate the oil situation after the global price surge. The minister said on Monday the meeting will assess the impact of the price increase on people and measures to help them to cope with it. Global oil […]

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 […]

US Cleaning Supplies Firm To Open Blockchain Rewards-Based Recycling Centers in Indonesia

U.S. manufacturer of household cleaning supplies SC Johnson and environmental organization Plastic Bank will open several plastic recycling centers in Indonesia, offering locals tokens for waste collection, according to a press release published Sunday, Oct. 28. SC Johnson, which owns such brands as Glade, Ziploc and Mr. Muscle, has revealed recent scientific data on the […]

US climate envoy Kerry pledges to assist Vietnam with energy transition, climate change

Prime Minister Phạm Minh Chính met with US Special Presidential Envoy for Climate John Kerry in Boston on May 14 (local time) as part of his working trip to the US.

US Delegation Looks to Boost Investment in Myanmar

YANGON — After a two-day visit to Myanmar, a delegation led by a US development agency says it hopes to boost post-coronavirus investment in the country and increase reengagement given its strategic location.

US firm to seek permit to build offshore Batangas LNG terminal ‘soon’

EXCELERATE ENERGY LP said Wednesday its preparations to build an offshore liquified natural gas (LNG) terminal project in Batangas are nearly complete and that it will seek a permit to start construction “soon” from the government.

US firms offering LNG supply to PH

Several American gas-producing companies are offering liquefied natural gas (LNG) supply to the Philippines as the country contemplates a technology reset process for its gas market. The LNG supply offer was channeled through Energy Secretary Alfonso G. Cusi during his bilateral meeting with the US Business Council on the sidelines of last week’s ASEAN Ministers […]

US firms plan to build pioneering nuclear power plants in Indonesia

United States-based NuScale Power and ThorCon Power are planning to construct new nuclear power plants (PLTNs) in Indonesia despite the current lack of approval from the Indonesian government.

US funds advanced energy storage project in central Vietnam

The U.S. Consulate General in HCMC has granted $2.96 million to a local firm for implementing a battery energy storage pilot project in central Vietnam.

US invests in Thai solar energy project

The United States has funded a Thai energy developer for its feasibility study of a solar power project in Thailand as part of its Indo-Pacific commitment. Thomas Hardy, director of the US Trade and Development Agency (USTDA), said yesterday’s grant signing ceremony marked an important milestone in the USTDA’s role in Thailand. “It is a […]