EVN adds 495 MW to national power grid
16:39 | 16/06/2017 Energy
The Electricity of Vietnam (EVN) has put into operation four more turbines, including three of Trung Son hydropower plant and one at Thai Binh thermoelectric plant, in the first 5 months of 2017, adding 495 MW to the national capacity.
“Seeing is Believing”- Siemens Megaproject in Egypt
11:52 | 15/06/2017 Energy
In June 2015, Siemens was awarded its largest single order for the expansion of the Egyptian power supply. Only 18 months after the signing of the contract, Siemens has set a new worldwide benchmark for the execution of fast-track power projects. Thanks to an outstanding collaboration between the Government, the Ministry of Electricity, the Egyptian Electricity Holding Company and a dedicated and competent Siemens team, the first phase of Egypt Megaproject was successfully completed and inaugurated in March 2017 by German Chancellor Angela Merkel and Egyptian President Abdel Fatta El-Sisi thus connecting 4.8 GW to the national grid in a world-breaking period of 18 months.
PVN Trade Union cares for workers
11:24 | 15/06/2017 Energy
(VEN) - On May 28-29, the Trade Union of the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PVN) sent a delegation to Thanh Hoa Province to visit and encourage workers at the Nghi Son refinery and petrochemical complex and the Thanh Hoa PTSC Port.
EVN harnesses science and technology on all fronts
10:52 | 08/06/2017 Energy
(VEN) - Vietnam Electricity (EVn) has promoted scientific and technological applications in order to operate and manage the national power system in a safe manner, provide sufficient power for the country’s socioeconomic development and enhance business efficiency.
Vinacomin cooperates with Japan to improve production capacity
14:40 | 05/06/2017 Energy
On May 29, Vietnam National Coal – Mineral Industries Holding Corporation Limited (Vinacomin) and Japan Oil, Gas and Metals National Corporation (Jogmec) signed cooperation agreements to implement their collaboration program on training to improve coal production capacity and safe techniques.
BSR, an economic engine in Quang Ngai
09:35 | 05/06/2017 Energy
(VEN) - Since it began production and trading operations in June 2010, the Binh Son Refining and Petrochemical Company Limited (BSR) in Quang Ngai Province has contributed nearly US$7 billion to the state budget. Its Dung Quat Refinery - the first project of its kind in Vietnam - not only significantly promotes Quang Ngai’s economic development but also helps attract investors to the province. Vietnam Economic News’ Hong Ha spoke with BSR general director, Tran Ngoc Nguyen, to learn about the project.