Tagged With China
JKM globalises the gas market
21 September 2020
In Asia, an increasingly liberalised LNG market has enabled the region to mitigate a lack of interconnected pipeline infrastructure
Government policy key to investors’ gas concerns
18 September 2020
Slumping prices and imminent capacity expansion have dented investor confidence despite bullish long-term demand forecasts
Middle East expansion further clouds global refining picture
27 August 2020
Challenges to refiners are myriad. Another boost in Mid-East Gulf capacity brings more complexity
Chinese pipeline reform set to spur E&P
25 August 2020
The transfer of major infrastructure assets away from the country’s NOCs to the newly created PipeChina should reinvigorate the upstream sector
Vietnam battles for IOCs as China turns up the heat
18 August 2020
China is intensifying its pressure on Hanoi to halt IOCs’ offshore drilling activities. Some have already withdrawn and others may follow
Letter from China: US-China trade deal in the last chance saloon
14 August 2020
Presidents Trump and Xi’s compact on rebalancing may be the next domino to fall
China holds the cards in US-EU poker
15 July 2020
As the US shale industry struggles, energy sanctions targeting China are unlikely
China’s domestic gas steps up
13 July 2020
Shale gas helps keep—albeit revised—targets well in sight
Battlefield China in Russo-Saudi tussle
10 July 2020
Russia and Saudi Arabia have largely buried, rather than settled, their issues. China is a microcosm of the ongoing tension
Myanmar LNG projects overcome pandemic and sceptics
3 July 2020
China and Hong Kong-led consortium has started operating first of three planned facilities as Yangon targets nationwide electrification
Letter from China: Pipeline reform heats up
2 July 2020
The signs are positive that Beijing is getting serious about opening up its gas network
China faces refinery consolidation challenge
30 June 2020
A new mega-refinery is meant to concentrate rather than expand capacity. But it may not work out that way, and may have other knock-on effects
Solar supply chains need to be localised
30 June 2020
The pandemic has demonstrated the downside of relying on one global centre of production and long-distance supply chains
Nuclear faces its own energy transition
18 June 2020
The fuel may appear to be in terminal decline, but it remains the focus of Great Power competition, suggesting it is not dead yet
China’s challenge: securing sufficient gas
1 June 2020
The pandemic appears to have barely dented China’s hunger for gas. The difficulty remains building sufficient production, import, storage and transport capacity to satisfy demand
IEA warns of investment chasm
29 May 2020
Energy funding poised to plunge as renewables fare better than fossil fuels
Chinese energy demand makes tentative recovery
29 May 2020
A rebound in oil demand and gas consumption remaining largely unscathed are encouraging signs, but a global economic slump and trade tensions could undermine further progress
China turns the taps off
1 May 2020
Economic growth may be rebounding, but demand for Latin American crude remains minimal
Gas and LNG brace for tougher times
1 May 2020
The global gas market faces choppier waters on demand uncertainty, overbuoyant supply and lower-for-longer oil
China’s crude appetite: here today, gone tomorrow
1 May 2020
Oil demand is poised to improve as the economy gradually reopens. But full recovery is being constrained by the global effects of Covid-19
Shell looks to access Chinese LNG growth
27 April 2020
Several provinces around the Yangtze River Delta are developing importation and distribution facilities
Oil sector faces unprecedented challenge
3 April 2020
Billions of people under quarantine and a global shutdown of business operations is devastating company finances
Approaching tank tops to further pressure oil
26 March 2020
Two analysts agree that crude oversupply will exhaust storage space in a matter of weeks
Beijing maintains expansionist tendencies
13 March 2020
China has not lost its interest in oil and gas assets around the South China Sea
Saudi production hike heading for Asia
9 March 2020
Riyadh’s plan to boost market share by unleashing a tidal wave of crude onto the Asian market would be a boon for local refiners as the region recovers from Covid-19
Oil and Covid-19 part one: The route back
5 March 2020
While the potential for a global pandemic that cripples the world economy and the oil price remains, thoughts are beginning to turn to what happens post-coronavirus