‘Covid-19 could generate an extra 1,000 tonnes of medical waste in Asian cities every day’

Manila is expected to produce the most Covid 19-related medical waste, followed by Jakarta and Kuala Lumpur, among the five cities surveyed by the Asian Development Bank

UK condemns shipments of illegal plastic waste to Malaysia

Individuals found to be exporting incorrectly described waste could face two years in jail or an unlimited fine in the UK

Malaysia goes for green transport

The Government of Kuala Lumpur is working towards expanding the use of hybrid and electric cars in Malaysia. It has landed an Electric Vehicle Infrastructure roadmap, which incorporates a vehicle-testing programme. Datuk Noriah Kasnon, Deputy Energy and Green Technology Minister said: “The government has taken various measures towards a more conducive environment for the use […]

SSE buys North Sea assets for £200m

Scottish and Southern Energy has spent almost £200m to buy North Sea natural gas and infrastructure assets from global exploration and production firm Hess. Natural gas reserves totalling around 300bn cubic feet have been acquired and additional, less certain resources of gas may also be identified through further exploration. Gas production from these assets is […]

UK oil and gas training firm takes skills to Iraq

UK oil and gas training organisation Opito is to work in Iraq to develop the skills needed by the country’s energy industry. Opito this week signed a memorandum of understanding with the Iraq Ministry for Oil, Training and Development Directorate. With Iraq gearing up to produce 12m barrels of oil per day, Opito estimates the […]