Ana Shell and Mr. Nursatyo Argo, Corporate Secretary of PT Pertamina

21st World Petroleum Congress

2014.06.23 Between the 15th and 19th June 2014 Moscow played host to the 21st World Petroleum Congress. Energy entrepreneur Ana Shell and representative of NRGLab Pte Ltd were in the city for a business trip at the time, and took the chance to visit this slick and well-organized event. The theme of this year’s event…

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Economic slavery, as pushed by the west

2014.06.20 A new report from the International Labor Organization has found that the proceeds from ‘forced labor’ amount to as much as $150 billion dollars per year worldwide. To give you an idea of just how much money that is, if the people benefiting from this forced labor were to form their own country, they…

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World Cities Summit and Singapore International Water Week 2014: Common challenges, shared solutions

2014.06.14 Since 2010, the World Cities Summit (WCS) has brought together political and industry leaders in Singapore to discuss the challenges of urbanization, to learn from each other’s expertise and experiences in developing solutions that affect millions of lives, and to foster relationships across the sectors, with eyes always towards the future. This year’s WCS…

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The end of the road for Yasuni National Park

2014.06.10 In the last week the news has finally come out that Ecuador has signed official agreements with regards to drilling for oil in the Yasuni National Park. We all knew this was coming after recent leaks telling us that the government was in negotiations, but this is still an extremely sad day for those of…

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Singapore climbs to third in PwC’s Cities of Opportunity Study of global centres of business, finance and culture

2014.06.06 Singapore advances to number three among the 30 cities studied by PwC in the sixth edition of its Cities of Opportunity report, released officially today in Singapore. Singapore ranked highest among Asian cities, and is one of only four cities, along with London, Stockholm and Sydney, to finish first in more than one indicator,…

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The life and death of language

2014.06.05 Of all the things that matter to humans, language might be the most important – considerably more so that politics, race, or even money. Language is probably the most inherent part of human culture: it separates us from the animals but it also distinguishes us from each other and helps us form particular communities…

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Ana Shell Media Press presents: 2014 Global Conference on Resource Conservation and Sustainability

2014.06.03 Ana Shell Media Press is pleased to be a media partner of Asia Pacific International Academy and support 2014 Global Conference on  Resource Conservation and Sustainability. The world population is expected to expand from the current 7.1 billion to 9.7 billion by 2050. The acceleration of the world economy’s integration, resulting in the increasing…

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In the US, class privilege is in the air

2014.05.21 Recent research in the US has shown that, in simple terms, white people breathe better quality air than black people. When written as bluntly as that it sounds like a joke, almost like the kind of headline you would read in The Onion. But it’s actually a perfectly serious phenomena – areas of the…

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Thomas Chhoa (General Manager Global Transport, Shell), John Sattar (Senior Consultant – LNG & Natural Gas, Poten & Partners), Derek Novak (Vice President of Operations, ABS Pacific Division), Stephane Maillard (Business Development Manager, GTT) and René Van Vliet  (Chief Project and Technology Officer, NextDecade) moderating the session

The challenges of the LNG industry

2014.05.20 With the call towards more sustainable energy sources by activists and environmental watchdogs getting increasingly urgent, there has been a lot of attention given to alternative forms of energy. Liquefied Natural Gas, or LNG, is one example of a more sustainable form of energy due to its lower carbon emissions. This is natural gas…

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Sinking without a trace

2014.05.20 Last week a court in New Zealand passed a potentially landmark ruling over what initially seems like rather a minor issue – the immigration of a single family from the Pacific island of Kiribati (pronounced kirr-e-bas, despite those final two letters). The family was returned to the island nation, but it is the reason…

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