The People’s Bank of China has issued an urgent notice on continuing provision of credit to competitive coal and steel companies, according to Southern Metropolis Daily. The note is in sharp contrast to notices in recent years restricting credit to these sectors, KallanishSteel, sister publication to Kallanish Energy, notes. […]
The last large coal-fired power plant in China’s capital of Beijing has suspended operations, with the city's electricity now generated by natural gas, the state news agency reported last weekend.
A Japanese court for the first time ruled last Friday the Japanese government bears responsibility for the 2011 Fukushima nuclear disaster and ordered it and the plant operator to pay damages, officials and news reports said.
China’s sovereign wealth fund, CIC, and the state-oil firm CNPC are reportedly in talks with Saudi Arabia over a stake in the planned flotation by Saudi Aramco, expected to be the largest in the industry.
French tube maker Vallourec has been awarded a contract for 4,700 tonnes of steam tubes and pipes for the latest ultra-supercritical coal-fired power plant currently under construction in Malaysia, Kallanish Energy's sister publication Kallanish Steel learns.