Tagged With China
China’s refining recovery looks set to stall
19 November 2020
Crude oil throughput at refineries broke records in October, but the market will not fully get back on track until next year
Cheniere HoA may signal US-China LNG trade revival
11 November 2020
Guangdong utility Foran has agreed to non-binding deal to delivery of cargoes, to add to the annual volumes it agreed to purchase from BP in July
Political will threatens to overtake IEA’s forecast
6 November 2020
Commitments by the world’s largest economies may be already moving us onto a new pathway
Cleantech to play limited role in determining Asian demand
5 November 2020
Oil and gas requirements in the region are unlikely to hinge on wind and solar build-out or a move to electric vehicles, at least in the near-term
Letter from China: The carbon-neutral battle
30 October 2020
It is not as simple as Beijing setting course and all other actors falling into line
Coal and renewables gear up for China demand fight
28 October 2020
The engine of global gas demand growth may be at risk of a fuel problem
Gulf Coast LNG suppliers unlikely to win Asian demand race
27 October 2020
In a buyer’s market, other producers may be better placed to win Asian LNG contracts
Asian LNG demand set to rebound rapidly
27 October 2020
Both the data and personal experience point to a very quick resumption of the region’s demand growth
Chinese independents set to take major role in gas
21 October 2020
Liberalisation of energy supply infrastructure is accelerating and attracting investment beyond the state giants
PetroChina predicts massive Chinese gas demand growth
20 October 2020
The country’s consumption of the fuel will double over the next 15 years, the company says
Cautious optimism for winter gas demand
13 October 2020
Two forecasters predict that requirements for the fuel could be higher going forward, albeit with caveats
Letter from China: PetroChina’s green pivot underwhelms
1 October 2020
The Chinese NOC has made deeper commitments to clean energy. But no-one should get too carried away
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