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Frigid winter forecast for Asia threatens to worsen energy crisis

A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to Asia’s energy crisis.

Mongolia’s Petro Matad moves forward with Block XX Exploitation License

The Mineral Resources Professional Council (MRPC) concluded that it supports and will approve Petro Matad’s Plan of Development for the Block XX Exploitation License once certain technical clarifications have been provided.

DNV GL and Nanyang Technological University, Singapore support 3D printing through a four-year research agreement

Two new doctoral student (PhD) positions are being created through the Industrial Postgraduate Programme, supported by the Singapore Economic Development Board (EDB) and DNV GL. A further full time Research Fellow post is also being created at NTU’s Singapore Centre for 3D Printing.

Japan's Tokyo Gas pushes to revise LNG supply contracts

Japan's Tokyo Gas, the biggest city-gas supplier in the world's largest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG), is in talks to renew supply contracts and will push to revise terms to get more flexibility and cut prices, a senior official said on Thursday.