Tagged With China
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
Asia resists calls for net-zero emissions
27 February 2020
Emissions targets have taken centre stage at oil and gas conferences. But Asia has different short-term priorities despite the potential damage climate change may cause in the developing world
Covid-19 to slash China’s 2020 gas demand
25 February 2020
LNG will bear the brunt of the impact of the coronavirus outbreak on China’s demand for natural gas in 2020. But the effects are likely to be short-lived unless there is a major escalation of mainland infections
In search of LNG demand and how to pay for it
27 January 2020
Demand is striving to catch up with supply but the short-term future looks challenging
Nigeria secures $2.5bn gas pipeline finance
24 January 2020
Stakeholders will sign an agreement with Chinese lenders by Q2 2020 to fund the country’s biggest pipeline project
US-China deal to drive HK bunkering role
21 January 2020
The phase one trade agreement signed between the US and China can revive Hong Kong’s standing as an international trading port, and points to its potential re-emergence as a supplier of bunker fuel
China targets Singapore bunkering
14 January 2020
Chinese tax reform will trigger a gradual shift in the bunker fuel market away from Asia’s dominant hub
Chinese LNG demand growth tapers off
2 January 2020
A rise in imports fuelled by Beijing’s clean air initiative is threatened by the aftermath of trade tensions with Washington
A clearer China picture set to emerge
13 December 2019
New technologies will allow the oil market to understand what is going on in China quicker and in greater depth than before
Chinese-US trade war threatens globalisation
1 December 2019
Economic tensions may ease over the short term. But critical differences will only continue to divide rival global superpowers