Tag Archives: Asia

Asia Needs $3 Trillion of Energy Investment

Asia remains a leading energy demand centre and will increasingly drive global energy trends. Energy demand in Southeast Asia has grown by 80% since 2000, at a rate far exceeding the global average. This rapid expansion has maintained pace during the pandemic and is poised to accelerate in 2021, according …

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Rising Covid-19 Cases in Asia Push Oil Prices Down

Oil prices slipped on Monday after hitting more than two-and-a-half-year highs earlier in the session, as a spike in Covid-19 cases in Asia put a brake on rally before this week’s OPEC+ meeting. Brent dipped 10c, or 0.1%, to $76.08 a barrel at 9.11am GMT, after climbing to $76.60 its …

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Switch to LNG Threatens Renewable Energy Development in Asia

A concerted effort by the US gas industry to push LNG on to developing Asian nations is jeopardizing renewable-energy investment across the continent. General Electric (GE) has been working to persuade Bangladesh to buy its LNG power technology. And Vietnam’s new draft long-term energy plan’s increased focus on liquefied natural …

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