2018, December, 21, 13:50:00RUSSIA - S.KOREA NUCLEAR COOPERATION
WNN - Russia's National Operator for Radioactive Waste Management (NO RWM), Russian state nuclear corporation Rosatom and the Korea Radioactive Waste Agency (KORAD) today signed an agreement to cooperate in radioactive waste management. The agreement was signed by Igor Igin, NO RWM's director genera, Oleg Kryukov, Rosatom's director of state policy on radioactive waste, used nuclear fuel and decommissioning, and Cha Sung-soo, chairman of KORAD.
2018, December, 17, 10:20:00IRAN'S OIL FOR S.KOREA: ZERO
PLATTS - South Korea imported no Iranian crude in November for a third straight month due to the re-imposition of US sanctions on Tehran, according to preliminary data released by the Korea Customs Service on Monday.
2018, December, 14, 08:45:00MALAYSIA'S GDP UP BY 4.7%
IMF - The Malaysian economy has shown resilience. Real GDP growth is projected at 4.7 percent for 2018, underpinned by domestic demand.
2018, December, 5, 09:30:00JAPAN WILL UP BY 0.9%
IMF - The Japanese economy is growing above its estimated potential. After a temporary soft patch early in the year, domestic demand recovered in the second quarter. With external demand expected to remain supportive, and despite recent natural disasters, real GDP growth is projected to remain above trend in 2018 at 1.1 percent.
2018, November, 28, 12:35:00CHINA, PHILIPPINES AGREEMENT
OGJ - The governments of China and the Philippines have signed a memorandum of understanding for cooperation in oil and gas exploration and development, easing a territorial dispute in the South China Sea.
2018, November, 28, 12:30:00INDIA BUILDS NUCLEAR
WNN - Holtec International subsidiary Holtec Asia has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the government of Maharashtra to establish a heavy manufacturing facility to support India's planned nuclear generation expansion.
2018, November, 28, 12:20:00VIETNAM NEEDS $150 BLN
REUTERS - “Since 2010, the sector invested about 80 billion dollars in generation, transmission and distribution and between now to 2030 another 150 billion dollars needs to be raised,” said Dione, who added that electricity demand in Vietnam will grow by about 8 percent a year for the next decade.
2018, November, 28, 12:05:00PETRONAS PROFIT UP BY 67%
PETRONAS - PETRONAS Group's revenue for the third quarter of 2018 increased by 19% as compared to the third quarter of 2017 mainly due to the impact of higher average realised prices recorded for key products partially offset by the effect of strengthening of Ringgit against US Dollar exchange rate and the impact of lower sales volume mainly for LNG.
2018, November, 22, 11:15:00U.S. - CHINA OIL
PLATTS - Recent activity in the US Gulf Coast shipping market signals that Chinese buyers have returned to buying US crudes oil after halting all imports of US grades in August and September.
2018, November, 22, 11:00:00INDONESIA'S GASOLINE IMPORTS 11 MBD
PLATTS - Indonesia's state-owned Pertamina is estimated to import around 10-11 million barrels of gasoline in December, steady from November.
2018, November, 19, 11:40:00RUSSIAN GAS FOR EVERYONE
BLOOMBERG - The $11 billion pipeline is one of three giant projects helping the world’s biggest gas producer strengthen its grip on Europe and Asia. Thousands of miles to the east, the Power of Siberia pipeline will connect with China, and a project under the Black Sea will deliver fuel to Turkey and southeast Europe.
2018, November, 16, 09:35:00RUSSIAN ENERGY FOR ASIA
PLATTS - Asia is a growing market for Russian energy, including LNG, and a potential source of investment for the world's largest producer of resources and minerals. The Kremlin has increasingly looked to build its presence in the Asian region following the imposition of tough sanctions by the US on Russia.
2018, November, 16, 09:05:00JAPAN, U.S. NUCLEAR COOPERATION
WNN - The countries intend to cooperate in areas including nuclear research and development, including innovative reactors. They plan to discuss mid- to long-term planning to create private sector-led innovation, as well as encourage the private sector and university researchers to develop advanced reactors.
2018, November, 14, 12:05:00CHINA: THE WORLD'S TOP
REUTERS - China has overtaken Japan to become the world’s top importer of natural gas, as Beijing’s crackdown on pollution boosts its demand for the more environmentally friendly fuel, while the restart of nuclear reactors in Japan reduces its LNG imports.
2018, November, 12, 11:55:00CHINA, WESTINGHOUSE NUCLEAR
WNN - China's State Power Investment Corporation (SPIC) says it has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) for "global cooperation" in nuclear energy with Westinghouse Electric Company of the USA.