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Cheniere and China’s ENN sign LNG deal
11 October 2021
The Chinese independent has secured more long-term LNG with a 13-year deal for 900,000t/yr
Petrochina squeezed between markets and regulated prices
11 October 2021
China’s energy supply crunch is contributing to mounting losses at the state-controlled firm
Qatar and China ink another LNG supply deal
29 September 2021
State-owned Qatar Petroleum has signed another long-term LNG supply deal, this time with Chinese NOC Cnooc
Letter from China: Beijing’s stability focus threatens climate goals
22 September 2021
The Chinese government’s renewed focus on centralised control and economic pressure may undermine decarbonisation efforts
Rallying LNG prices put pressure on buyers
22 September 2021
High prices are already having an impact on consumption in emerging markets and might soon affect demand from key importers
China flexes SPR in oil market show of force
20 September 2021
China’s upcoming release of crude from its strategic petroleum reserve may signal more measured buying ahead for the world’s top importer
Chinese gas demand growth to slow
14 September 2021
Consumption will continue to rise over winter, but a stalling post-Covid recovery will put a brake on the market’s expansion
Book review: A brave new energy world ahead, but few answers
6 September 2021
Daniel Yergin’s new book offers a short but insightful history of key developments in the world of energy, but is less illuminating on the sector’s future prospects
Petrochina targets two LNG terminal startups in H2
27 August 2021
The state-controlled Chinese firm is boosting import capacity as domestic demand continues to rise
Cnooc expands production
24 August 2021
Chinese state-controlled firm continues to bring new fields online to lift output
Geopolitics aid Pakistan energy investments
17 August 2021
Various nations are seeking to secure regional influence by backing major projects in Pakistan that might otherwise struggle for finance
Letter from China: Covid resurgence compounds economic concerns
3 August 2021
China’s economy faces headwinds that go beyond than the arrival of the Delta variant
China’s NOCs take varying decarbonisation routes
2 August 2021
The three biggest state-controlled firms are pursuing divergent strategies towards a lower carbon future
China starts Huizhou LNG terminal construction
30 July 2021
Asian LNG importer continues to expand its import infrastructure for the fuel
Iraq’s China embrace not without risks
20 July 2021
The Middle Eastern state’s welcome of Chinese investment is understandable, but not unproblematic
China’s independent refiners reel from tax blow
16 July 2021
Preferred feedstocks are now subject to levies, as establishment refiners use political clout to bite back
Asian LNG market embraces short-term contracts
13 July 2021
Buyers are becoming less keen on being locked in for the long term amid a rapidly evolving market and rising demand
Letter from China: Gas boom comes with an expiry date
12 July 2021
China’s gas market is poised for rapid expansion, but decarbonisation efforts may end the party sooner than previously expected
China’s LNG imports set for summer spike
1 June 2021
Volumes will rise along with temperatures amid rising demand and storage requirements
Letter from China: Beijing targets Australian spot LNG
18 May 2021
LNG is the latest Australian export targeted by China in its trade spat with Canberra. Even limited moves represent an escalation in the standoff
China poised for rapid LNG expansion
17 May 2021
New and existing domestic players are investing in regasification infrastructure to help meet surging demand
Iraq renews gas drive
8 May 2021
Baghdad turns again to China to develop its second largest gasfield
Letter from China: Coal phase-out raises energy security risk
28 April 2021
Coal’s long goodbye means Beijing will need to brace for reduced energy security
China’s carbon trading offers little gas-to-power help
26 April 2021
Generation from the cleanest fossil fuel looks set to struggle to expand in China despite the start of carbon trading
New LNG markets prove tough nuts to crack
8 April 2021
Floating storage and regasification has reduced entry barriers for aspiring LNG importers. But opening up a new market remains a tricky business
Decarbonising LNG: the heat is on
31 March 2021
When the largest buyer in the largest consuming country commits to net-zero emissions by 2050, suppliers must start to respond. And they are