Archive for April, 2010

Japan’s Idemitsu Kosan to reduce refining capacity

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Oil and Gas Journal | 8:50 PM

Japanese refiner Idemitsu Kosan Co., eyeing reduced demand for refined products, plans to cut 100,000 b/d of crude refining capacity by the fiscal year ending in March 2014. [...]
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Otto Energy Limited (ASX:OEL)service contract 55, Philippines revisions granted

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | ABN Newswire | 8:48 PM

Otto Energy Limited (ASX:OEL) (PINK:OTTEF) through its wholly owned subsidiary NorAsian Energy Limited is pleased to advise that the Philippine Department of Energy (DOE) [...]
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ConocoPhillips to start Singapore naphtha trade desk

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:39 PM

ConocoPhillips (COP.N) is starting a naphtha trading desk in its Singapore office for the first time, joining the likes of Mercuria and Noble (NOBG.SI) which have set up the [...]
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Malaysia power report Q2 2010 – New Market Report Published

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Official Wire | 8:35 PM

The new Malaysia Power Report forecasts that the country will account for 1.34 percent of Asia Pacific regional power generation by 2014, with a broadly balanced domestic [...]
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Kangaroo signs initial offtake deal for Indonesia coal

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Mining Weekly | 8:31 PM

Australian coal company Kangaroo Resources has secured an initial exports sale contract with Chinese energy company Guandong Yudean Farnon Investment, from its East [...]
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Indonesia’s PGN Q1 net profit soars 45pct

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Reuters | 8:25 PM

Indonesia’s state gas operator PT Perusahaan Gas Negara (PGAS.JK: Quote, Profile, Research) said on Thursday that its first quarter net profit jumped 45 percent to 1.77 [...]
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Flex LNG plans FLNG terminal for Thailand’s PTTEP

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Oil and Gas Journal | 8:23 PM

Japanese shipping line Kawasaki Kisen Kaisha Ltd. (K-Line), on behalf of Flex LNG Ltd., plans to launch the world’s first floating LNG (FLNG) production platform in [...]
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Finders Resources copper production up in Q1, Wetar demo plant exceeds nameplate capacity

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Proactive Investors | 8:20 PM

Finders Resources (AIM, ASX: FND) called its performance during the first quarter “exceptional”, with the Wetar copper project in Indonesia benefiting from strong [...]
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Zijin’s stake in target Indophil falls from March

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Business Week | Bloomberg | 8:16 PM

Zijin Mining Group Co., China’s largest gold producer, said its effective stake in takeover target Indophil Resources NL declined to 38.9 percent. Zijin, which agreed [...]
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Mine siege lifted after payoff

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | AFP | Straits Times | 8:07 PM

A GROUP of armed men lifted a siege of a gold mine in Indonesia after receiving a payoff of a kilogram of gold and 11,000 dollars, police said on Thursday. About 30 [...]
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Shanghai ready to welcome world to Expo

Shanghai ready to welcome world to Expo

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | AFP | 8:05 PM

Shanghai is set to open the World Expo Friday by setting the skies along its riverfront ablaze with fireworks, welcoming the huge showcase of culture and technology with a [...]
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China’s alarming spate of school knifing

China’s alarming spate of school knifing

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Time | 7:54 PM

China is reeling from the fourth attack on schoolchildren in just over a month. The series of stabbings, which have left 10 dead and dozens injured, has prompted questions [...]
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Repression continues, humanitarian space narrowing in Burma – report

Repression continues, humanitarian space narrowing in Burma – report

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | AlertNet | 7:48 PM

Almost two years after Cyclone Nargis killed nearly 140,000 people in Myanmar, the repression of rights in areas hit by the cyclone continues and the humanitarian space in [...]
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Tobacco firms take aim at Bangladeshi, Asian women

Tobacco firms take aim at Bangladeshi, Asian women

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Dawn | 7:31 PM

Bangladeshi chest doctor Kazi Saifuddin Bennoor has seen many misleading cigarette advertisements, but the one that suggested smoking could make childbirth easier plumbed new [...]
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URA survey shows Singaporeans satisfied with life in Singapore

30-Apr-2010 Intellasia | Channel NewsAsia | 7:12 PM

More Singaporeans are satisfied with the living, working and leisure environment, according to an Urban Redevelopment Authority Survey. Data collected from the Lifestyle [...]
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