Tagged With China
Asian buyers push for LNG trading hubs to curb import prices
19 April 2013
Asian buyers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) are calling for the creation of trading hubs in the region to lower their growing import bills
China-Russia energise relations, but gas deal still out of reach
25 March 2013
China and Russia signed a raft of new deals during president Xi Jinping’s state visit to Moscow. The agreements promise to deepen the countries’ energy ties, but the crucial element of a proposed gas-supply deal – the price – has not yet been finalised
Europe and China warned they must kick the coal habit
18 March 2013
Industry leaders warn over the impact on climate change
Global economic woes depress crude prices
18 March 2013
Persistent economic issues in Europe, China and the US contributed to falling oil prices
March may be a turning point as markets look fragile
5 March 2013
March has provided the turning point for market sentiment in the past. Do not be surprised if it does this year, too
Greening China’s pumps as cars expected to double in number
25 February 2013
Can efficient vehicles and a push for alternative fuels take the edge off the country’s thirst for oil?
China’s economic data supports crude prices
25 February 2013
Crude oil prices hit nine-month highs in early February as stronger economic data from China and seasonally cold weather boosted prices
New book reveals how China’s superbank takes on the world
20 February 2013
China Development Bank has emerged as one of the most important financial institutions in the world, bankrolling the country’s rise at home and abroad, but little is known about its operations. Justin Jacobs reviews a new book which helps shine a light on the secretive bank
China's ambitions waver after shale round disappoints
29 January 2013
China is far from realising its ambitious shale-gas production targets following a lacklustre licensing round
Clock ticking on China-Russia gas supply deal talks
16 January 2013
Russia still hopes to strike a gas supply deal with China – vital if the country’s strategic shift from Europe to Asia is to succeed. But, as Justin Jacobs argues, Russia needs to act quickly or miss out on the opportunity
Asia makes a splash with deep-water exploration potential
3 January 2013
While deep-water plays off Brazil, West Africa and the Gulf of Mexico have traditionally been at the top of explorers' wish lists, Asia is proving itself to have real potential
Economic data supports crude prices
10 December 2012
Crude prices found support at the end of November from a surprise draw in US crude stocks, an upward revision of US GDP growth and encouraging Chinese manufacturing data
Totting up Asia’s large strategic petroleum reserves
4 December 2012
Asian countries are some of the world's largest importers, with Japan holding the largest stockpile in the region
New measures for China’s energy efficiency drive
15 November 2012
China, the world’s largest energy consumer, wants to cut its fuel import bill and reduce its carbon footprint – and sees new efficiency measures as the way to do it
China tops up its tanks amid escalating import dependence
31 October 2012
China’s escalating dependence on oil imports has spurred the country to pursue an ambitious strategic stockpiling programme that is expected to be a feature of the global oil market throughout this decade
Chinese shale round may disappoint
31 October 2012
China’s second shale-gas licensing round has attracted 152 bids from 83 firms but experts warn the offering will not drastically transform the nascent sector
IEA puts weight behind Asian gas spot market
23 October 2012
Providing an alternative to traditional oil-linked pricing and cutting high cost paid for LNG is very important, says International Energy Agency's director
China’s slowing economy hangs over oil market
26 September 2012
Stimulus measures may yet help the country meet its high growth targets. In the meantime, the data remain distinctly bearish
Producers need to play the long game for the LNG race
25 September 2012
There are plenty of new developments on the table, but producers need to play a long game, says IEA senior gas analyst Anne-Sophie Corbeau
CNOOC seeks fortune in the west with Nexen takeover
25 September 2012
China’s bid to buy Canadian producer Nexen has met with a cautious reponse
Merger mania goes midstream in oil and gas sector
13 September 2012
After a flurry of major M&A deals in the upstream segment last year, cash-rich companies are making moves a little further up the value chain
China opens second shale-gas round
10 September 2012
China has launched its long-awaited second shale-gas licensing round, putting 20 blocks on the table
New pricing bodes well for China CBM
10 September 2012
The prospect of gas pricing reforms could help bolster production from China’s coal-bed methane (CBM) sector if Beijing makes good on its promises, say analysts
Fresh storms brew in South China Sea with first licensing round
30 August 2012
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is emerging as a key tool in China’s strategy to uphold its claims to a vast swathe of the South China Sea and its potentially resource-rich seabed
China calls for oil-shale plan
28 August 2012
The head of China’s National Energy Administration (NEA) is calling for major development of its oil-shale sector by 2015 in a bid to reduce the country’s reliance on imported crude
CNOOC pushes Chinese CBM forward with $1.5 bn deal
9 August 2012
China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) is taking a bold step into China’s emerging coalbed methane (CBM) sector after agreeing a $1.5 billion deal with China United Coalbed Methane Corporation (CUCBM) that analysts say will inject much-needed investment into the industry