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Vietnamese drilling firm sees profits sink to record low in 2016

The company's oil rigs have been sitting idle as demand dries up.

Vietnam revives biofuel plan, sets national switch in 2018

After years failing to promote ethanol blended fuel, the government makes a big move.

Korean contractor takes responsibility for power plant explosion in southern Vietnam

Vietnam's state-owned power provider, EVN said chimney welders caused the explosion that severely injured them both.
March 09, 2017 | 12:12 pm GMT+7

Vietnam, Brunei plan energy work, aim for five-fold trade value jump by 2025

Bilateral trade is projected to reach $500 million a year by 2025.
February 28, 2017 | 09:29 am GMT+7

PetroVietnam, Exxon Mobil sign deal on Vietnam's biggest gas project

Blue Whale will be the country's biggest gas project for power generation.
January 14, 2017 | 09:54 am GMT+7

Vietnam's 4th wind power plant starts generation

The country plans to have 800 megawatts of wind power by 2020, but pricing remains an issue.
November 26, 2016 | 01:30 pm GMT+7

Indian investor eyes Vietnam's energy efficiency potential

EESL has expressed strong interest in LED street lights and solar projects for the Vietnamese market.
November 18, 2016 | 10:57 am GMT+7

After long delay, Vietnam may finally back out on nuclear power project

Legislators will review the government's proposed cancelation soon.
November 09, 2016 | 04:01 pm GMT+7

Vietnam's ancient town to light up main attractions with solar power

The $147,000 project uses funding from the German government.
October 22, 2016 | 02:35 pm GMT+7

Japan election key to world's biggest nuclear plant and Abe's energy policy

A prefectural election result will decide the fate of Kashiwazaki-Kariwa Nuclear Power Station - the biggest nuclear plant in the world.
October 14, 2016 | 08:34 pm GMT+7

Vietnam urges China to share information on its nuclear power plants

Energy experts have warned over 'possible disasters'.
October 14, 2016 | 02:00 am GMT+7

Vietnam wary as China commissions nuclear power plants near border

Energy experts urge Vietnam to keep an eye on what's going on the other side.
October 10, 2016 | 12:39 pm GMT+7

Vietnam province scraps coal plant over environmental concerns

The Mekong province wants to harness its wind potential, despite a lack of pricing support.
September 29, 2016 | 02:20 pm GMT+7

Vietnam fuel giant asks for tax support to keep unpopular biofuel in business

The government continues to miss its targets for the cleaner, cassava-based fuel.
September 21, 2016 | 10:48 am GMT+7

Green-powered boat readies for round-the-world voyage

It's the first boat with an autonomous means of producing hydrogen.
September 12, 2016 | 11:02 am GMT+7