India To Outpace China In Increasing Oil Demand, Report Says

India To Outpace China In Increasing Oil Demand, Report Says

India’s demand for crude oil is rising at a pace that will outstrip China’s volume of growth and put the country right behind the U.S. in this measure, a position that will allow the South Asian country to expand its influence in the market for the essential commodity.

Rewiring Indian electricity

Rewiring Indian electricity

India’s electricity industry is in a financial and political tangle. Power producers sit on thousands of megawatts of underutilized plant, while consumers face frequent power cuts, both planned and unplanned.

In ironic twist, drive for clean energy creates Asian coal boom

In ironic twist, drive for clean energy creates Asian coal boom

Coal, one of the world’s most polarizing commodities, has now become an Asian irony. Efforts to curb use of the so-called black diamond in the West have been a boon for coal companies in the East, more so now that the benchmark price for thermal coal exceeded $120 per ton in July, the highest since 2012.

Asian Governments Must Respond To Energy Revolution

Asian Governments Must Respond To Energy Revolution

China is making a monumental change in how it governs its energy sector: by giving itself an energy ministry. Beijing announced earlier this month that the country’s vast oil, gas, coal and power sectors will be overseen by an energy ministry, which would replace an existing regulator.