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China's oil majors feel the pinch of low prices
27 January 2015
After years of rapid growth, China's oil majors are feeling the pain from low oil prices as they are being forced to slash spending and delay unprofitable new projects at home.
More price drops predicted as the market is yet to recover
19 January 2015
Oil prices could take some time to bounce back - and the rout is not over yet
Oil rout will drive deals for oil companies
16 January 2015
Hugh Ebbutt, Richard Forrest, Vance Scott and Alvin See, of consultancy AT Kearney, weigh up where the action will be as the price plunge shakes up the sector
Low oil prices create opportunity for China's dealmakers
6 January 2015
Despite slowing down M&A activity last year, Chinese oil companies may see new opportunities arising
Second export deal in the pipeline for China and Russia
15 December 2014
A deal is in the works. But it would be a geopolitical coup for the Kremlin and a commercial one for Beijing
China’s appetite for LNG under threat without price reform
7 November 2014
The country's gas supply capacity is rising, but prices are going with it making it more difficult for consumers to afford
Non-OECD Asia to drive global oil demand growth to 2040
6 November 2014
Opec World Oil Outlook 2014 forecasts total global oil demand will reach 111.1m b/d in 2040
Legal risks for foreign investors in China shale opening
23 October 2014
The government is keen to lure foreign investors into the country’s unconventional gas sector. Hopeful developers must be clear about the rules, write Fung Lin Leung, senior associate, and Ben Smith, foreign legal consultant, Norton Rose Fulbright Hong Kong
LNG set to fuel transport says report
16 October 2014
Demand for liquefied natural gas (LNG) in the transport sector will soar over the next 20 years, taking a 30% share of total demand for the fuel by 2035, a new report forecasts
Sanctions on Russian energy open the door for China
10 October 2014
Western sanctions have tipped the balance of Russia's energy relations with China in Beijing's favour, an advantage that the Chinese side is pressing to win trade deals on its terms and gain direct access to some of Russia's largest oil and gasfields.
China to unveil national carbon market in 2016
29 September 2014
China is poised to launch a national carbon trading market – potentially the largest one in the world - but if its seven regional pilot projects are anything to go by, there is still much to be done
Sinopec's $17.4bn retail stake sale disappoints
15 September 2014
The sale was long-awaited, but in the end the move failed to attract investors
Asian promise, but full of risk
10 September 2014
There is huge potential for investors, but it remains hard to say if and where the shale plays will work
Renewable power generating capacity growing fast
2 September 2014
Over the next six years renewables are expected to account for 80% of the total new power generation
Growing pains for China’s onshore LNG producers
26 August 2014
With lower than expected demand, overcapacity and squeezed margins, the producers are having to scale back ambitions
China puts brakes on some coal-to-gas projects
23 July 2014
Dozens of new coal-to-gas projects have been proposed across the country, but the government wants to prevent inefficiencies and overcapacity
China looks abroad to FTSI for shale technology
12 June 2014
Texas based shale specialists FTS International have formed a 15 year joint venture with Sinopec
Russia pushes to revive western China gas route
5 June 2014
With the ink still drying on a landmark gas trade contract, Russia is already pushing a second deal with China that would revive a proposal to build a pipeline from Russia's West Siberia gasfields into northwestern China, according to president Vladimir Putin's chief of staff Sergei Ivanov
Russia and China agree $400bn gas deal
29 May 2014
Russia’s $400bn gas deal with China will have ramifications across the world
Discoveries point to progress in China’s gas search
13 February 2014
PetroChina and Sinopec have reported a pair of major natural gas discoveries within days of each other in a sign that Beijing’s efforts to boost domestic production are paying off
Crude price falls on China’s economic data
21 January 2014
Crude prices eased in January as weaker economic data from China indicated slowing crude demand and soaring US oil output added pressure
M&A transaction value falls by half
17 January 2014
The level reached the lowest since the 2008 recession, marking a shift in focus
Global coal demand growth will slow over five years
19 December 2013
Growth in global coal demand will slow over the next five years as consumption in China, the US and Europe are expected to ease, according to the International Energy Agency (IEA)
Sinopec doubles shale production target for 2015
2 December 2013
China’s Sinopec has more than doubled it shale-gas production target for 2015 following exploration success at the Fuling Block in Chongqing
Gas shortages force Chinese long term shale action
25 November 2013
Residential gas demand could rise up to tenfold in some cities this winter, but results from shale aren't expected until 2020
Rising demand growth means China will rely on spot LNG imports
25 November 2013
With the gas winter shortage, China will need to rely on imports. However, the country could snatch a low-price