Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery

After years of delays and setbacks, the Cambodian firm set to operate the Kingdom’s landmark oil refinery finally broke ground yesterday on a $1.62 billion project with an updated completion date set for the middle of 2019. The oil refinery, which will be built on 365 hectares across Kampot and Sihanoukville provinces, was first expected … Continue reading Energy News – Cambodia – Ground broken for oil refinery

Energy News – Indonesia

A quiet dispute between Jakarta, Japan's Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell over the massive Masela gas project threatens to crimp new investment in the sector By John McBeth Joint venture energy giants Inpex Corp and Royal Dutch Shell plc have remained quiet on whether they will continue to pursue the development of the massive … Continue reading Energy News – Indonesia

Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion

Recently, officials from over a dozen countries gathered in Arkhangelsk, Russia for the international forum 'The Arctic: Territory of Dialogue'. Among the forum's senior participants was Russian nuclear energy giant Rosatom. Officials from the company and from the government previewed Rosatom's role in the new wave of intensive Arctic development Speaking at the forum, Rosatom CEO … Continue reading Russian Nuclear Giant Rosatom on the Front Lines of Moscow’s Arctic Expansion

“Turkish Stream” and Moscow-Ankara Relations

The Turkish Stream pipeline project enables Ankara to secure its energy supply and demonstrate a strong hand to its Western partners, Hasan Ozertem, Head of the Center for Energy Security Studies at Turkey's International Strategic Research Organization (USAK) told Radio Sputnik. On Friday the Turkish parliament ratified an agreement with Russia for the construction of … Continue reading “Turkish Stream” and Moscow-Ankara Relations

Energy News – China to Build Wind Farm in Russian Karelia

The government of the Russian Republic of Karelia and China State Energy Engineering (Sinomec), a Chinese company, agreed to build an electric wind generating plant in the region, the press office of the head of the Republic announced The agreement on cooperation in the field of power system development involving the construction of the station … Continue reading Energy News – China to Build Wind Farm in Russian Karelia