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SK Energy Set to Complete Desulfurization Facility in S. Korea

SK Energy Set to Complete Desulfurization Facility in S. Korea

SEOUL, Dec. 1 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Energy Co., South Korea’s leading oil refinery and gas station operator, said Sunday its desulfurization facility in the country will be completed by January, with its commercial operation likely to start in March. Since 2017, SK Energy has spent 1 trillion won (US$846 million) on building the vacuum [...]

S. Korea Builds New LNG Storage Facility on Jeju

S. Korea Builds New LNG Storage Facility on Jeju

SEOUL, Nov. 28 (Korea Bizwire) — South Korea has completed the construction of a liquefied natural gas (LNG) storage and distribution facility on Jeju, the country’s southern resort island, the country’s industry ministry said Thursday. The project to build the LNG factory on Jeju began in 2007, with 543 billion won (US$460 million) spent on [...]

Court Puts Brakes on New Solar Energy Facilities over Environmental Damage Concerns

Court Puts Brakes on New Solar Energy Facilities over Environmental Damage Concerns

SEOUL, Nov. 27 (Korea Bizwire) – A South Korean court has put the brakes on the controversial development of solar energy facilities in mountainous areas, over concerns about environmental damage. On Tuesday, the Cheongju District Court ruled against the plaintiffs in a lawsuit filed by two solar power companies against Eumseong County, North Chungcheong Province, [...]

SK Energy to Produce Solar Power at Truck Service Stations

SK Energy to Produce Solar Power at Truck Service Stations

SEOUL, Nov. 20 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Energy Co., South Korea’s leading refiner under SK Innovation Co., said Wednesday its solar power facilities will begin commercial operation in the upcoming months as the company further expands its presence in environment-friendly energy market. SK Energy said its truck service station in Changwon, 400 kilometers southeast of [...]

SK Innovation, Doosan Heavy Take Part in Vietnamese Carbon-free Project

SK Innovation, Doosan Heavy Take Part in Vietnamese Carbon-free Project

SEOUL, Nov. 14 (Korea Bizwire) — SK Innovation Co. and Doosan Heavy Industries & Construction Co. said Thursday they will take part in a Vietnamese environmental project as a part of their corporate social responsibility efforts. The two companies signed a multiparty memorandum of understanding (MOU) with the Quang Ngai provincial government in Vietnam for [...]