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  • BEIJING, Aug 29- Beijing announced its latest arranged marriage by matching the country's top coal miner with one of its biggest utilities to create a global powerhouse worth $280 billion on China's Valentine's Day. After a months-long courtship, China's State-owned Assets Supervision and Administration Commission announced the deal to combine the...

  • ASTANA, Aug 29- The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. global nuclear watchdog, opened a uranium bank in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a $150- million facility designed to discourage new nations from enriching the nuclear fuel. The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in the city of Oskemen, in eastern Kazakhstan, will store up to 90 tonnes of the fuel, enough to power a large...

  • ASTANA, Aug 29- The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. global nuclear watchdog, opened a uranium bank in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a $150- million facility designed to discourage new nations from enriching the nuclear fuel. The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in the city of Oskemen, in eastern Kazakhstan, will store up to 90 tonnes of the fuel, enough to power a large...

  • ASTANA, Aug 29- The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. global nuclear watchdog, opened a uranium bank in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a $150- million facility designed to discourage new nations from enriching the nuclear fuel. The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in the city of Oskemen, in eastern Kazakhstan, will store up to 90 tonnes of the fuel, enough to power a large...

  • ASTANA, Aug 29- The International Atomic Energy Agency, the U.N. global nuclear watchdog, opened a uranium bank in Kazakhstan on Tuesday, a $150- million facility designed to discourage new nations from enriching the nuclear fuel. The Low Enriched Uranium Bank in the city of Oskemen, in eastern Kazakhstan, will store up to 90 tonnes of the fuel, enough to power a large...

  • *Deputy PM says hopes China will invest in new sea route. MOSCOW, Aug 29- Russia's state-controlled power company Rushydro may join a new aluminium smelter project which Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminium producer, plans to build in Siberia, the board chairman of Rushydro told Reuters. Rusal, ranked the world's No.2 producer after China's Hongqiao, is...

  • *Deputy PM says hopes China will invest in new sea route. MOSCOW, Aug 29- Russia's state-controlled power company Rushydro may join a new aluminum smelter project which Rusal, the world's second-largest aluminum producer, plans to build in Siberia, the board chairman of Rushydro told Reuters. Rusal, ranked the world's No.2 producer after China's Hongqiao, is...

  • PARIS, Aug 29- European spot electricity prices for next-day delivery fell on Tuesday, impacted by a projected increased in supply from renewable wind generation despite a forecast increase in consumption during the same period. The French spot power price for Wednesday delivery was down 3.6 percent or 1.5 euros at 40 euros a megawatt-hour in early trade.

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Australian asset manager Qado and commodity merchant RCMA plan to jointly develop and market natural gas assets in the state of Queensland to sell the fuel in the country's struggling power market. "RCMA will support approved Eastern Australia Qado operated upstream projects with gas trading and marketing services, and direct investment...

  • SINGAPORE, Aug 29- Australian asset manager Qado and commodity merchant RCMA plan to jointly develop and market natural gas assets in the state of Queensland to sell the fuel in the country's struggling power market. "RCMA will support approved Eastern Australia Qado operated upstream projects with gas trading and marketing services, and direct investment...

  • SAO PAULO, Aug 28- China's State Power Investment Corp plans to participate in the auction of four hydroelectric dams whose licensing was seized from Cia Energética de Minas Gerais SA in recent months, a person with direct knowledge of the situation said on Monday. Pacific Hydro Brasil, SPIC's Brazilian subsidiary, and Brazil's electricity industry watchdog...

  • BUENOS AIRES, Aug 28- Argentina's government approved the construction of two hydroelectric dams in the southern Patagonia region after holding public hearings as required by the Supreme Court, according to a notice in the Official Gazette on Monday. The dams in Santa Cruz province will be constructed by China Gezhouba Group Co Ltd, which holds a majority...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers...

  • Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. Harvey has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain and affecting heavily...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey slammed into Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. It has since weakened to a tropical storm, but is expected to lash Texas for days as it lumbers inland,...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late Friday as a Category 4 hurricane with winds of 130 miles per hour, making it the strongest storm to strike the state since 1961.. One person died in a house fire in the town of Rockport, 30 miles north of the city of Corpus Christi, as Harvey...

  • *Harvey weakens to tropical storm, threatens widespread floods. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years has killed at least one person and is now threatening catastrophic flooding as it lumbers inland and dumps torrential rains, authorities said on Saturday. Harvey hit Texas, the heart of the U.S. oil and gas industry, late...

  • ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful storm to hit Texas in more than 50 years dumped torrential rain as it moved inland on Saturday, threatening widespread floods across the U.S. state and possibly in the city of Houston. Tropical Storm Harvey is expected to lash Texas for days, bringing as much as 40 inches of rain after battering the coast when it came ashore on...

  • *Harvey hit Texas as Category 4 hurricane late Friday. ROCKPORT, Texas, Aug 26- The most powerful hurricane to hit the U.S. state of Texas in more than 50 years moved slowly inland on Saturday, dumping torrential rain expected to cause catastrophic flooding after battering the coast with 130 miles per hour winds. Texas utility companies said just under a quarter of a...

  • Lonnie Carter will step down from his post as CEO and president of utility Santee Cooper, ending more than 13 years in the position and more than three decades with the utility, Carter and Santee Cooper's board of directors said at a specially convened meeting. The Santee Cooper board of directors voted on July 31 to halt construction on the project, once...