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China sets rare earth export quota for second half

03-Jul-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

China has announced its closely watched export quota for rare earth minerals in the second half of this year, bringing the full-year total to 31,001 tonnes. China produces [...]
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Brent drops below $102 on weak Chinese factory data

02-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Brent crude slipped below $102 a barrel on Monday as weak data from China reinforced concerns of slower growth in the world’s second-largest economy, dampening the [...]
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Oil prices down in Asia on weak China data

02-Jul-2013 Intellasia | Inquirer.net | 6:00 AM

Oil prices were down in Asia on Monday as weak Chinese manufacturing activity fuelled concerns over energy demand in the world’s second biggest economy, analysts said. [...]
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India to Eclipse China as World’s Coal Power, Buoying BHP

29-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Bloomberg | 6:00 AM

India is burning coal in power plants at the fastest pace in 31 years. At the same time, domestic supplies of natural gas that are the main alternative are falling at the [...]
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World Bank officials: Malaysia needs to manage resources sustainably

26-Jun-2013 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysia needs to manage its natural resources sustainably and also ensure that the transformation of its economy continues apace via deep-seated reforms under the strategic [...]
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Asia-Pacific Crude-Malaysia, Vietnam grades firm

26-Jun-2013 Intellasia | The Star | 6:00 AM

Malaysian and Vietnamese crude for August were sold at steady to slightly higher premiums than the previous month, supported by limited supply and improved refining margins. [...]
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Local dealers ask DOJ to probe Caltex subsidiary for putting on the squeeze

25-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Malaya | 6:00 AM

AN oil dealer has asked Department of Justice to hold officers and directors of Chevron, a subsidiary of Caltex Philippines Inc., criminally liable for conspiring to [...]
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Russia, China reach $60 bn oil supply deal

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Moscow and Beijing have reached agreement on a $60 billion contract to ramp up Russian oil supplies to China, part of the two countries’ strategy to tighten their [...]
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Mongolia tells Rio Tinto to delay Oyu Tolgoi copper exports

22-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

Rio Tinto said its plan to start exporting copper from the $6.2 billion Oyu Tolgoi mine on Friday has been delayed at the request of the Mongolian government, heightening [...]
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China miners’ African gold rush tarnished by terror

15-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Thousands of men travelled vast distances from a poor part of rural China to seek their fortunes mining gold in west Africa – but now their dreams are in tatters with a [...]
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Radioactive Mountain is Key in US Rare-Earth Woes

15-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

Red state or blue state, liberal or libertarian, Americans share an addiction to rare-earth elements imported from China. Green technologies such as electric cars, wind [...]
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Oil Spill Response Limited Opens Singapore Base

15-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Rigzone | 6:00 AM

Oil Spill Response Limited (OSRL), a global oil spill response cooperative funded by more than 160 environmentally responsible oil and energy companies, announced the opening [...]
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Anti-tank mine explodes, kills Cambodian deminer

15-Jun-2013 Intellasia | NST | 6:00 AM

A Cambodian mine clearance worker was killed and two other deminers were critically injured when an anti-tank mine exploded in the country’s southwest, police said [...]
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Burma finally takes a seat at its own oil & gas feast

Burma finally takes a seat at its own oil & gas feast

13-Jun-2013 Intellasia | AFP | 6:00 AM

In a few months, impoverished Myanmar plans to start pumping roughly $45 million worth of oil and gas a day from the Bay of Bengal to China by pipeline. The vital fuel for [...]
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China, Indian suitors said to eye bids for Rio Australia coal mines

12-Jun-2013 Intellasia | Reuters | 6:00 AM

China’s state-owned Shenhua Group Corp Ltd and India’s Aditya Birla Group are among the companies considering bids for Rio Tinto’s Australian coal assets, [...]
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