Australia’s Origin Energy is progressing its export-scale liquid hydrogen project after signing a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Port of Townsville to collaborate on the potential expansion of the port, as well as the development of a liquefaction facility, new berth and associated infrastructure.
Japan and the UAE have signed a hydrogen cooperation deal aimed at accelerating bilateral support for an international hydrogen supply chain.
Japan’s Toho gas is the latest Japanese company to receive a liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo that has had its emissions offset by carbon dioxide (CO2) credits. Significantly, the Nagoya-based gas company has pledged to buy more carbon neutral LNG after receiving its first shipment on 8 April.
JERA, the largest power generation company in Japan, producing about 30% of the nation’s electricity, has opened an office in the city of Akita as a base for offshore wind projects off the coast of Akita Prefecture.
Japanese company Mitsui O.S.K. Lines (MOL) – one of the world’s largest shipping companies - is set to focus on developing ships that run on liquefied natural gas (LNG), ammonia and hydrogen in order to hit its 2050 net-zero goal.
Chevron will supply liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Japan’s Hokkaido Gas for five years starting April 2022 under a new deal.
Qatar Petroleum (QP) will become the sole owner of the Qatargas 1 joint venture, after opting not to renew the deal with Total, ExxonMobil, Marubeni and Mitsui.
Asia remains the world’s largest and fastest expanding energy demand centre. Significantly, regional investments in the transition towards a cleaner energy system have maintained pace during the coronavirus pandemic.
Japanese trading house Mitsubishi and state-owned energy agency Jogmec are exploring potential blue ammonia output with Indonesian producer Panca Amara Utama (PAU).
Japan’s Sumitomo has plans to develop a significant hydrogen hub near one of Australia’s major liquefied natural gas (LNG) export complexes. Sumitomo and its Australian partners ultimately aim to start hydrogen exports by 2030.
Japan's Ministry of Economy, Trade and Industry (METI) is considering proposals to lay subsea power cables to connect demand centres with offshore wind projects as part of a push to expand renewable energy projects in the country.
Sojitz, a major Japanese trading house, has announced it will accelerate its exit from thermal coal by halving its investments in projects by 2025 and eliminating them entirely by 2030.
The floating offshore wind power market in Asia Pacific could offer investment opportunities worth up to $58 billion as a significant market for the technology is emerging, latest research from Wood Mackenzie shows.
Malaysian national oil company (NOC) Petronas and JERA - a joint fuel-procurement venture between Japan's Tokyo Electric Power and Chubu Electric Power – have signed a memorandum of understanding that will see the pair collaborate on a wide range of low-carbon energy initiatives, covering liquefied natural gas (LNG), ammonia and hydrogen.
Australia, Japan and Vietnam are leading the shift to renewable energy in Asia Pacific, according to the latest research from IHS Markit. Significantly, coal and gas power plants are also being built at a brisk pace as part of the energy mix across the region.
Simec Atlantis Energy (SAE) has successfully installed its Scottish built tidal turbine and generation equipment in Japan.
Japan Petroleum Exploration Company (JAPEX) has suspended its Soma LNG import terminal operations after a magnitude 7.3 earthquake hit Fukushima prefecture late Saturday.
Japanese companies are increasingly focused on upstream portfolio rationalisation, with divestment of non-operated stakes in smaller oil, as well as other non-core assets, expected to accelerate, research from Wood Mackenzie shows.
Marubeni Corp. could all but exit the UK North Sea as it looks to sell its main oil and gas fields in the region, according to people with knowledge of the matter.
Wind engineering advisers Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) has appointed Tom Whittle to its newly created role of Asia Pacific regional director.
British challenger energy supplier Octopus has been valued at more than two billion dollars (£1.5 billion) in a new deal which launches its brand in Japan.
Scottish renewable energy firm Simec Atlantis said today the tidal generation system it designed and built has arrived in Nagasaki harbour, Japan.
Japan will aim to more than quadruple offshore wind generation capacity in the decade to 2040 under plans to meet its mid-century emissions reduction target.
The Santos-led Barossa LNG export project is on track for a final investment decision (FID) within six months after drastically cutting costs and securing a major Japanese buyer for some of Australia’s dirtiest LNG.
Russia’s gas independent Novatek is extending its move into the downstream, launching an LNG fuelling station in Germany and delivering ISO tanks to China.