Latest Asia Pacific News

  • Taylor nominates gas lobbyists to climate change body

    Australian federal energy minister Angus Taylor came under fire again today for installing well-known gas proponents to the board of the Climate Change Authority, replacing outgoing members

  • Excelerate appoints director for APAC

    US-based LNG company Excelerate Energy has expanded its operations in the Asia Pacific region by appointing Damien Tay as the director of downstream business development Asia Pacific

  • Vietnam approves LNG terminal for Ca Na LNG-to-power

    Vietnam's Prime Minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc on Tuesday approved the proposal to develop an LNG terminal for the Ca Na LNG-to-power project in Ninh Thuan province, Vietnam

  • Pure Hydrogen and Synergen join forces on Oz hydrogen

    Australian renewables developer Pure Hydrogen and Synergen have this week formed a 50/50 joint venture to manufacture hydrogen gas and carbon products with a pilot plant set to be installed in Queensland

  • GFG tries to save Oz assets amid Greensill chaos

    GFG Alliance has reportedly begun the process of securing financing to save its Whyalla steel mill in South Australia and Tahmoor Coal mine in New South Wales from liquidation because of debts held with failed German financier Greensill Capital

  • Prominent hires made on Oz megaproject

    InterContinental Energy, one of the developers behind the A$36 billion Asian Renewable Energy Hub in Western Australia, has announced 4 prominent hires who will work exclusively on the megaproject

  • ROC ups bid again, MIRA on notice

    Private equity firm ROC upped its bid to acquire agricultural land holder Vitalharvest for the second time last night just hours after Macquarie Infrastructure and Real Assets matched its previous bid.

  • Jadestone appoints Jefferies as corporate broker

    Singapore-headquartered oil and gas company Jadestone Energy today appointed US-based Jefferies Group as the company's corporate broker

  • EVN approved to exceed loan ceiling for coal-fired

    Vietnam's prime minister Nguyen Xuan Phuc has allowed state-owned Electricity Vietnam to exceed its loan ceiling for the 1.2GW Quang Trach 1 coal-fired power plant in Quang Trach province, Vietnam

  • Cube Highways to acquire India tollway

    The I Squared Capital portfolio company signed agreements to acquire the entire equity interest in an operational toll road in northern India

  • NHAI awards road projects worth $429 million

    National Highways Authority of India this month issued letters of award for build-operate-transfer-toll and hybrid annuity mode road projects worth a combined $429 million

  • PingAn-backed fund invests in China expressway

    A joint venture fund between China Merchants and PingAn closed its investment in a project company in western China with a Mumbai-based infrastructure financier

  • Tata Power closes privatisation of discom

    Tata Power completed the acquisition of a 51% equity interest in the new special purpose vehicle to provide distribution and retail supply of electricity in north-eastern Odisha

  • Jonathan Howie snares VGI Partners CEO role

    Former BlackRock managing director Jonathan Howie has on Wednesday been announced as the chief executive of Australia based fund manager VGI Partners following a comprehensive selection process

  • Walcha to build private transmission link in NSW

    The developers of the 4GW-plus Walcha Energy Project renewables hub in New South Wales have today unveiled plans to build a private transmission line connecting Liddell to Uralla