Tagged With China
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
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-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
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 and Iran flesh out strategic partnership
3 September 2019
Staggered 25-year deal could mark seismic shift in the global hydrocarbons sector
China looks west to solve energy riddle
22 August 2019
Xinjiang has potentially huge untapped reserves, but exploration in the desert province presents complex geological and political challenges
Coal clinging on in South and East Asia
15 July 2019
Global demand for coal to power continues to be king, but the upside may be limited
The Chinese art of persuasion
27 June 2019
Recent Chinese NOC activity in the South China Sea underscores a growing interest in the disputed region, as Beijing seeks to bring regional states around to its way of thinking
Third time lucky for Trans-Caspian Gas Pipeline?
6 June 2019
Financial and institutional obstacles to the project appear at last to be clearing
LNG's brave new world
4 June 2019
LNG has been thrust into the spotlight by its starring role in China’s ‘Blue Sky’ revolution, but is the industry ready for rapid change?
Chinese LNG faces headwinds
30 May 2019
Huge expansion in imports masks challenges for the future
Novatek targets huge Arctic gas resources
7 May 2019
The firm intends to become one of the world's largest LNG producers by 2030 via projects in the inhospitable Arctic environment
Chinese government holds unconventionals key
3 May 2019
The only independent oil and gas operator in China stresses the importance of policy and partnership with Beijing