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Business 20 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Academic: Oil price may hit US$50

FACTORS that have led to soaring crude oil prices could push the price per barrel of oil well past US$50, said an academic.

Lifestyle 03 Aug 2004 | 12:00 AM

Green transportation

The release of heat-trapping gases will surge as Malaysia continues to burn fossil fuels to power vehicles, homes and industries.

Business 09 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Shell to boost consultancy team

ROYAL Dutch-Shell plans to double the size of its technical consultancy team in Malaysia by year-end and make the unit its flagship oil and gas consultancy operation in the region that will eventually contribute up to a third of its total global income from this niche business.

Business 09 Jul 2004 | 12:00 AM

Third major power plant in Sabah proposed

THE Energy, Water and Communications Ministry will submit a proposal to the Cabinet for a third major power plant in Sabah costing over RM1bil.

Business 16 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

TNB not affected by high oil prices

TENAGA Nasional Bhd does not expect high oil prices to have much impact on its operations as it is more dependent on gas and coal as fuel for power generation, said its president and chief executive officer Datuk Pian Sukro.

Lifestyle 01 Jun 2004 | 12:00 AM

Earth-friendly shopping

More than a quarter of humanity now lives a lifestyle once limited to rich nations. This unprecedented consumer appetite is putting pressure on the Earth's resources and diminishing the quality of life for many. In conjunction with World Environment Day on June 5, TAN CHENG LI looks at the challenge of treading on more sustainable paths.

Business 25 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

MISC sees profit jump 78% to RM2.33bil

MALAYSIA International Shipping Corp Bhd (MISC) recorded a 78% jump in pre-tax profit to RM2.33bil for the year to March 31, 2004, up from RM1.31bil in the previous year.

Business 11 May 2004 | 12:00 AM

Report: Singapore to build new LNG terminal

The Singapore government plans to set up a liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Singapore in a project that could cost about S$1bil and take up to five years to complete, a I>Straits Times/Ireport said.

Business 22 Apr 2004 | 12:00 AM

Asia energy firms rushing to sell debt

Big spending Asian utilities and oil companies are rushing to sell bonds on expectations that interest rates will rise later this year.

Nation 27 Nov 2003 | 12:00 AM

More coal fire plants to meet energy demand

Malaysia is planning to build more coal fire plants to increase its electricity sources and reduce dependency on natural gas, Energy Commission chairman Datuk Mohd Annas Mohd Nor said.