Sino Gas And Energy Holdings Limited (ASX:SEH) has signed a Modification Agreement to extend the exploration period on the Linxing Production Sharing Contract (PSC) for a further two years through to August 2013.
Asian Activities Report for August 22, 2011 includes: Metminco Limited (ASX:MNC) said today that drilling at its 100% owned Los Calatos copper/molybdenum project in Peru has indicated the existence of significant mineralization close to surface; Exoma Energy Limited (ASX:EXE) announced that Katherine-1 well, the fifth well of its 2011 exploration campaign in Queensland, has spudded; Aura Energy Limited (ASX:AEE) announced a significantly upgraded resource for its Häggån Project in Sweden; Alchemy Resources Limited (ASX:ALY) has identified new gold mineralisation at the Hermes Gold Deposit, part of its Gascoyne Gold Project in Western Australia.
Asian Activities Report for April 1, 2011 includes: Renaissance Uranium Limited (ASX:RNU) has commenced drilling on its Pirie Basin Project in South Australia; CNOOC Gas & Power Group will farm-in for a 50% interest in Exoma Energy Limited's (ASX:EXE) five Galilee Basin unconventional gas permits; NewSat Limited (ASX:NWT) has won a new contract to provide satellite communications services to US Military troops in Afghanistan; Orocobre Limited (ASX:ORE) (TSE:ORL) reported an increased resource estimate at its Salar de Olaroz Lithium-Potash project in Argentina.
Australian Market Report of February 15, 2011 includes: Petsec Energy Limited (ASX:PSA) announced final investment approval for oil field project in China; Hazelwood Resources Limited (ASX:HAZ) said that the largest ferrotungsten plant outside of China is nearing completion; TNG Limited (ASX:TNG) will evaluate the potential for producing ferro-vanadium at its Mount Peake Iron-Vanadium Project in the Northern Territory; Catalpa Resources Limited (ASX:CAH) extended high grade gold zones in Western Australia.
Australian Market Report of February 1, 2011 includes: Exoma Energy (ASX:EXE) signed farm-in agreement with CNOOC (HKG:0883); Moly Mines Limited (ASX:MOL) (TSE:MOL) has received loan commitment from China Development Bank for up to US$250 million; Asciano Group (ASX:AIO) secures another 3.5 million tonnes contract with Anglo American; Kidman Resources Limited (ASX:KDR) reported encouraging near-surface copper results in New South Wales.
Australian Market Report of January 31, 2011 includes: China National Offshore Oil Company Limited (HKG:0883) (NYSE:CEO) has approved the Project Investment and the Overall Development Plan for the development of the three oil fields in China; Copper Strike Limited (ASX:CSE) signed agreements with China to fund multi-deposit project in North Queensland; Jupiter raises A$150 million to advance mining projects in South Africa and Australia; Viralytics Limited (ASX:VLA) (PINK:VRACY) has received Chinese notice for the grant of a patent involving of the use of CAVATAKTM RNA as an anti-cancer agent in human melanoma.
Australian Market Report of December 9, 2010 includes: Indochine Mining Limited (ASX:IDC) began trading on Australian Stock Exchange today; CNOOC is to invest A$50m in Exoma Energy Limited's (ASX:EXE) Queensland Coal Seam Gas and Shale Gas Projects; Cockatoo Coal Limited (ASX:COK) today updated the current JORC Resources for Bowen projects; Quest Petroleum NL (ASX:QPN) has began drilling on the Marian Baker #1 well.
After the success last year of SIPPE 2009, Shanghai Aiexpo Exhibition Service Co., Ltd are pleased to announce the SIPPE 2010 Shanghai 5th International Petroleum Petrochemical Natural Gas Technology Equipment Exhibition.
Wall Street's rallies overnight provided a positive lead to Asian markets on Wednesday. Dow and S&P 500 Tuesday surged to 18-month highs led by blue-chip industrial stocks. Nasdaq was also buoyed by signs of improved semiconductor market. Asian markets closed mixed on Tuesday. Energy shares in the region rose after the price of crude oil rebounded above US$81 a barrel on the New York Mercantile Exchange. Japan's Nikkei 225 fell nearly 0.5 per cent due to stronger yen against euro. China's Shanghai Composite lost 0.7 per cent. But South Korea's Kospi gained 0.6 per cent. Hong Kong's Hang Seng Index advanced 0.3 per cent.
Asian shares received mixed lead from Wall Street. Friday the US market closed flat after better-than-expected US retail sales and slightly lower consumer sentiment data. Meanwhile, financial shares erased some of their gains after rallies last week. Asian markets also closed mixed Friday. Japan's Nikkei was 0.8 per cent higher, led by Japanese exporters. But Shanghai and Hong Kong markets dropped as banks and mainland based real estate shares were hit by concerns over policy tightening amid rising inflation. Shanghai Composite fell to nearly a three week low.