The board of Indian Oil (IndianOil) has given green light to build an integrated para-xylene (PX) and purified terephthalic acid (PTA) complex project at Paradip, Odisha, with an investment of INR138.05bn ($1.8bn).
SUEZ NWS, together with its partner Huaibei City Construction Investment, has signed a contract to build and operate a hazardous waste management facility in Huaibei City, northern Anhui Province, China.
North Caspian Operating Company (NCOC) has awarded a contract, worth $135m, to Petrofac’s Engineering & Production Services (EPS) division in a joint venture with a Kazakhstan company Isker for new water treating facilities in Kazakhstan.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Nepal for improving the power supply and distribution networks in the country.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $126m financing to the Filipino water regulator Metropolitan Waterworks and Sewerage System (MWSS) to improve the water supply network in the country.
China's energy and chemical company China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec) has announced the completion of what it claims to be the world's first and largest slurry-bed residue hydrogenation reactor in Zhoushan.
The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has agreed to provide a $300m loan to Indonesian state-owned company PT Geo Dipa Energi (GDE) to expand the geothermal power generation capacity in the country.
Industrial gases company Air Products has agreed to invest $2bn in the construction of a coal-to-methanol production facility in Indonesia.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to support Bangladesh by providing a $170m loan to improve the sanitation infrastructure for 1.5 million residents in the capital city of Dhaka.
China’s Shanghai Electric Group has completed construction of its first combined cycle power plant (CCCP) in Sylhet, Bangladesh.
The World Bank has approved $700m in financing to Pakistan to fund the construction of the 4.32GW Dasu hydropower project.
Toshiba Energy Systems & Solutions (Toshiba ESS) has been awarded EPC services contract for the construction of 147MW Onikoube Solar Power Plant in Japan.
Private technology firm Tongwei Group has broken ground on the 30GW Tongwei Solar Photovoltaic Industrial Base Project in Chengdu, China.
Mitsubishi Hitachi Power Systems (MHPS) has secured a contract from JERA Power Anegasaki, a part of JERA, to build three new gas turbine combined cycle (GTCC) generation units at the Anegasaki Thermal Power Station in Japan.
The Ministry of Energy of Uzbekistan has signed three new agreements, worth over $2bn, with the Saudi Arabian utility developer ACWA Power to strengthen the country’s energy industry.
The Asian Infrastructure Investment Bank (AIIB) has agreed to provide a $200m loan to Bangladesh to upgrade the power supply network in its capital Dhaka and the country’s western zone.
Singapore-based Atlantic Gulf & Pacific (AG&P) has broken ground on LNG import facility at Karaikal Port, Puducherry in India.
Singapore-based ChemOne Group has announced plans to build a $3.38bn aromatics plant, named Pengerang Energy Complex (PEC), in Johor, Malaysia.
Marubeni has decided to construct two offshore projects with a combined capacity of 140MW, at Akita Port and Noshiro Port in Akita Prefecture, Japan.
UAE-based renewable energy company Masdar has signed an agreement with Azerbaijan’s Ministry of Energy to build a 200MW solar photovoltaic (PV) project in Azerbaijan.