Tagged With China
China-US trade war heats up
5 April 2018
Energy isn't at the core of current trade tensions, but US exports could emerge as a bargaining tool as the spat moves toward negotiations
Back to the futures for Chinese crude
4 April 2018
The successful opening of a long-awaited yuan-denominated oil futures contract bodes well for the country’s aim to create a regional benchmark
China advances in the South China Sea
27 March 2018
Beijing has seized the initiative in the contested area. But Australia and Timor-Leste are nearing agreement in their zone of dispute
Venezuelan oil's volatile year
27 March 2018
A steep production decline from the country is already priced in, but things could get even worse
LNG hubs—more global, more liquid
22 March 2018
Demand is keeping up with supply. But new flexibility and hubs are changing the trading environment
The volatile 10
21 March 2018
As the oil market regains balance, risk will affect the price. Here's where to watch
Hurdles face putative Asia-Pacific LNG hubs
14 March 2018
Singapore, Shanghai and Japan all wish to become trading hubs and price-reporting agencies are trying to establish benchmarks
China bets on a yuan-oil bonanza
13 March 2018
The country's long-delayed crude oil futures contract promises much, but doubts persist
Chasing Chinese gas dreams
26 February 2018
Both the country's unconventional production and reserves are set to soar
China's teapot growth
22 February 2018
The expansion has been boosted by bigger import quotas and a buying alliance
Russia's turf wars
14 February 2018
Even as the country's gas sector thrives, its major companies face political battles at home and abroad
Chinese bear trap
12 February 2018
Oil demand is in for another good year, but gas will be the standout. And the country's oil majors are coming back to the market
Venezuela—the sick man of Opec
9 February 2018
Production will continue to collapse, while the spectre of default looms large in 2018
Oil's electric shock
2 February 2018
More EVs will push their way onto the road as new affordable models are rolled out
The sluggish EV revolution
2 February 2018
The switch to EVs will be slower than widely predicted—unless China takes the plunge
Greens take root
2 February 2018
The momentum towards climate-change action is building, in defiance of White House policies
Lunar lunacy and bot battles
31 January 2018
An exclusive preview of our glorious leader's preface to the 2043 edition of Outlook
Fuels at sea
30 January 2018
Ships must pollute less. Their owners can't ignore the impending regulatory changes
Green growth
25 January 2018
Wind and solar continued their march in 2017, while battery technology and electric vehicles came of age
Saudi Arabia—on with the lid
23 January 2018
The kingdom will experience austerity and social reform, and clamp down on corruption and dissent
Watershed year in Asia
22 January 2018
Nuclear sabre-rattling shook Asia's security foundations, but 2017 heralded breakthroughs for EVs and LNG
Venezuela going for broke
16 January 2018
The Maduro government wants a new deal on its debt. Things are going to get messy
The end is nigh for oil
12 January 2018
Fossil fuel merchants including oil companies are living on borrowed time, argues a new book
China can't get enough
3 January 2018
The East Asian country is hungry for LNG and is on course to become one of the world's top importers
Hitting China's great wall
3 January 2018
Sri Lanka has presented some unlikely roadblocks to China's Silk Road project
Is it all about the gas?
24 November 2017
CEFC’s investment in Rosneft should bring badly needed financing to Russia’s largest oil company