EI Hong Kong branch

EI Hong Kong works constructively with Government, institutions and other professional bodies to organise events that include technical talks, site visits and international conferences. Get more active with your local branch of the Energy Institute today. Your support of EI branch activities is invaluable.

Branch events are organised for your benefit by volunteer members.  Engaging with your local branch supports your continuing professional development by keeping up to date on the latest developments, as well as helping to expand your network of contacts.

For a full list of forthcoming events and activities in Hong Kong, please visit: www.energyinst.org.hk

Recent event: EI Hong Kong Hydrogen Technical Seminar - watch the seminar on the EI's YouTube channel here. Read an overview here.

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US and China pause trade war

After more than a year of trade tensions, the US and China signed a ‘phase one’ trade deal on 16 January 2020. As part of the deal, China has agreed to increase the value of energy imports by $52.4bn above 2017 levels over the next two years. What could this mean for the oil market?Ann-Louise Hittle...

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Middle East uncertainties

The US and Iran seem to be have stepped back from the brink of armed conflict, after Iran fired more than a dozen missiles at two airbases housing US and coalition troops at Irbil and Al Asad, west of Baghdad, Iraq, on 8 January 2020, according to media reports. Oil prices rose above $70/b, the...

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Start of downcycle for China’s petrochemical industry?

A downcycle in China’s petrochemical industry could start in 2020 according to a recently published report from Wood Mackenzie. A supply overhang has already hit the country’s paraxylene (PX) market, with olefins and polyolefins markets almost certain to face the same, notes the consultancy.China is...

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Asia to account for half global petrochemical capacity additions by 2030

Asia is to account for half of global petrochemical capacity additions by 2030, according to the latest analysis from GlobalData.Total petrochemical capacity additions  in Asia are expected to reach 311.4mn t/y by 2030, of which 292.3mn t/y will come from newbuild projects and the remaining 19....

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Surge in newbuild coal in China – despite climate warnings

China added 42.9 GW of net new coal generating capacity between the start of 2018 and June 2019, while the rest of the world decreased its coal power capacity by 8.1 GW, according to figures from Global Energy Monitor (GEM), an NGO that tracks fossil fuel infrastructure. Researchers warn that t...

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