The deal sealed at the recent Durban climate change talks to develop a legally binding climate agreement holds much promise, but more immediate policy action and collaboration is crucial to ensure the sustainable growth of the energy sector.
By EMA staff | 15 May 2013
The LNG carrier sector will still be controlled by the Middle East, Europe and Japan, but their dominance will be challenged by countries like China.
By Jack Barnes and Suman Bery, Shell | 14 March 2013
As Asia's energy demand rises, there is a need to come together in cooperation to manage both the region's climate footprint and the security of energy supply.
Global market trends point to coal consumption continuing to rise, with the exception of the US. Driven by low prices, the new IEA report predicts that coal will come close to surpassing oil as the world's top energy source--much of it driven by growing demand in China and India.
Singapore is best tipped to be the regional LNG hub for Asia, says the International Energy Agency's (IEA) Laszlo Varro, IEA's Head of Gas, Coal and Power Division. He spoke on "Developing a Natural Gas Trading Hub in Asia" recently at the launch hosted by EMA.
By IEEJ Chairman & CEO Masakazu Toyoda | 8 February 2013
With 2012 behind us, IEEJ Chairman Masakazu Toyoda gives his prediction of what 2013 holds in store for the energy landscape.
By IHS | 14 February 2013
In its recent report released at the World Economic Forum in Davos, IHS looks at the unique preconditions that have allowed the US to gain an early start in unconventional energy, even as governments from other regions are discovering resources and opportunities to do the same with technology and favourable policies.
An independent think-tank in the US, Milken Institute, is calling on players in the US renewables sector to close ranks and regain the competitive edge it once possessed.
By EMA staff | 15 January 2013
Even as major gas producing countries from China to South Africa are seeking to develop their shale gas reserves, regulations and water management remain challenging. This article looks to the US for lessons learned.