Asia Must Seize the Chance for a Low-Carbon Future

The writer is the CEO of Sustainable Energy for All (SEforALL) and special representative of the UN Secretary-General. She will co-deliver the keynote address at Singapore International Energy Week 2016 (Oct 24-28). PHOTO: Mitsui Operational On Nov 4, the historic Paris Agreement on climate change entered into force. There are both challenges and opportunities for Asia in adopting the ambition of the Paris Agreement to build stronger and more inclusive, cleaner economies – and in doing so, transform lives, livelihoods and businesses across the region. This transformation depends on a ...

Tunde Ajala, Founding Executive Director, Dovewell Oilfield Services Limited

Dovewell is a purely Nigerian oil service company that is comfortable working with IOCs and local producers alike. In a short time Dovewell Oilfield Services Limited has grown to become a well-known name in Port Harcourt. How did the company get started and how has it grown over time? Dovewell was registered in 2009, but operations really got going in 2010. Since that time we have faced enormous challenges but have achieved many milestones. The decision to start the company was based on the realization that there was a gap in the market within the local oil and gas sector. The IOCs historica...

    Raimund Klein, Executive Vice President, Siemens ASEAN

    Siemens in Singapore has shifted focus to concentrate on providing high-quality, reliable and flexible automation and drive solutions to chemical businesses in Asia Pacific. Siemens has been in Singapore for over one hundred years, with involvement in the chemical sector dating back to 1993. Please tell our readers about the evolution of your activities within this sector. Since our establishment here in Singapore, we have grown with the country along their development into a global energy and chemicals hub. The chemical industry has long played a seminal role among Singapore’s key industr...

    Juan Carlos Castañeda Energy Service Country Lead, Siemens

    Siemens in Peru are now offering smaller power solutions as well as large turbines. What is Siemens involvement in Peru’s energy industry? In Peru, Siemens installed its very first turbo-generators (2 x 100MWs) in 1993 in the district of Ventanilla; another power generation plant followed in 1996 in the district of Barrios Altos. However it was not until 2004, when Lima received the gas from Camisea, that the development of thermal plants took a sharp turn towards growing lane, as if the gas coming from the jungle of Peru injected the city and the energy sector with some kind of mirac...

      Kazakhstan Mining, Power & Chemicals 2016

      Country: Kazakhstan • Industry: Mining, Power & Chemicals • Publication: Global Business Reports • Release Date: February 2016 • Authors: Katya Koryakovtseva, Lubo Novak, and Neha Ghanshamdas Executive Summary: Kazakhstan, the largest land-locked country in the world, is sparsely populated and mostly covered by flat steppe. Yet in the last two decades, the country has come to play an outsized role in the global economy due to its abundant reserves of oil and gas. Unsatisfied to languish as a petrol-state, Kazakhstan is now looking to grow and diversify its economy and escape...

      Kurmangazy Ibragimov, Chairman of the Board, JSC, Batys Transit

      THE COMPANY IS GROWING AND REVAMPING ITS POWER GRID TO INCREASE ITS TRANSMISSION CAPACITY. Could you tell about the development of the company since its inception? Kurmangazy Ibragimov (KI): The majority of generation capacity of Kazakhstan’s unified power grid (SDPP-1, SDPP-2, Aksu SDPP) is located in north Kazakhstan and covers power deficit in south and western Kazakhstan almost entirely. The core business of our company is located in western Kazakhstan in the Aktobe region. Historically, after the breakdown of the Soviet Union, Kazakhstan was cut off from the power systems of neig...

      Turkey Power 2015 – Industry Explorations

      Currently standing as Europe’s sixth largest economy, Turkey and its demand for electricity have expanded rapidly in tandem with the country’s growth. Nearly doubling in the past 12 years, Turkish energy consumption increased from 132.6 terawatt-hours (TWh) in 2002 to 255.5 TWh in 2014. Since 1990, consumption has grown by 4.6% per annum, a path that the industry looks set to continue on until 2023 through which point in time annualized growth of 5% to 6% is expected. In 2023, Turkey’s Ministry of Energy and Natural Resources predicts that total energy consumption could reach as high as ...

      Daniella Rough, Specialist, Renewable Energy Services, Golder Associates

      Golder is a key player in the Peruvian and South American energy markets. Could you give us some background information about Golder Associates? Daniella Rough (DR): Golder Associates is a multinational engineering consultancy that was founded in 1960 in Canada. We operate from 160 offices worldwide that are focused on delivering high-level technical and cross-disciplinary services to a number of client sectors such as the energy, mining, transport, waste, oil and gas, and fabrication industries, among others. We started in Peru in 1997 and have (more…) ...

      Technology, Services and Financing in Peru’s Power Industry

      At current internal growth rates, exporting to countries like Chile is a future possibility. Alfonso Tejerina The growth of Peru’s energy sector has been a magnet for international technology providers. Energy represents 60% of total turnover for Siemens in Peru, with an important presence in gas and wind power generation; Vestas supplied the turbines for ContourGlobal’s two wind farms; Voith is expanding its Lima office to serve Peru’s expanding hydro sector and Alstom, whose energy business was recently acquired by GE, is also present in the country, with the Chaglla 456-megawatts (MW...

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