Tagged With China
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
Russian gas pivots east
26 November 2019
The newly completed Power of Siberia pipeline may boost Moscow's options, but it is hardly a geopolitical big win
The US-China trade war may escalate to energy
26 November 2019
A trade reconciliation between Washington and Beijing may come too late for the US oil and gas industry
Data revolution before shale revolution
18 November 2019
China needs to replicate the US approach of making more data available before it can hope for game-changing shale production growth
Plastic recycling threatens oil demand growth
15 November 2019
Technology developments could take a chunk out of demand forecasts, but the impact may be just to moderate growth rather than shrink overall demand
US-China tariff war to persist: Condoleezza Rice
14 November 2019
Former US secretary of state says a bipartisan consensus against its increasingly assertive rival will be lasting impediment to global trade and keep downward pressure on oil prices
China spurns Venezuelan exports
18 October 2019
US sanctions are forcing Asian refiners to abandon the Latin American nation
Global oil demand to disappoint
7 October 2019
Peak requirements may be here much quicker than in some forecasts
Cost could curb China’s gas appetite
30 September 2019
The post-Tiananmen Square compact of rising living standards in return for political obedience may prioritise affordable residential energy over blue skies
The great game for Greater Sunrise
24 September 2019
Timor-Leste is caught between the competing interests of two major Asia-Pacific powers
M&A and NOCs to change LNG world
20 September 2019
Portfolio players and vertically integrated firms are transforming the way the industry operates
China spearheading EV adoption
5 September 2019
The country leads the world in embracing electric vehicles, but this does not necessarily mean domestic demand for oil will decline anytime soon
China and Iran flesh out strategic partnership
3 September 2019
Staggered 25-year deal could mark seismic shift in the global hydrocarbons sector