ChinaOil Top Story archive

23 March 2017, Week 11 Issue 635

A subsidiary of state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has said it plans to begin developing a trio of gas fields in Uzbekistan in the second half of this year.

16 March 2017, Week 10 Issue 634

Chinese Foreign Minister Wang Yi said last week that Beijing and all 10 members of the Association of Southeast Asian Nations (ASEAN) had finalised the first draft of a code of conduct covering...

09 March 2017, Week 09 Issue 633

Sinopec Group will upgrade refineries in Shanghai, Nanjing and Zhenhai on the east coast and Maoming-Zhanjiang in Guangdong Province at a cost of 200 billion yuan (US$29.05 billion). The project...

02 March 2017, Week 08 Issue 632

China Aviation Oil (Singapore), also known as CAO, reported a 30.2% rise in revenues in its 2016 results released last week.

23 February 2017, Week 07 Issue 631

Sinopec has made significant shale gas discoveries in the Nanchuan Block in Chongqing Municipality, part of southwestern China’s Sichuan Basin.

16 January 2017, Week 06 Issue 630

Taiwan’s state-run CPC is planning to invest US$6.44 billion in its natural gas business over the next six years, the Taipei Times reported. Company chairman Chen Chin-te said the majority of the...

09 February 2017, Week 05 Issue 629

China-focused CBM producer Green Dragon Gas has said it is considering a dual listing in China as part of its growth strategy for this year.

02 January 2017, Week 04 Issue 628

As a major multi-billion dollar coal-to-liquids (CTL) plant begins commercial operation, China has set big new national targets for converting coal into oil products and gas.

12 January 2017, Week 01 Issue 625

Anhui Province Natural Gas Development debuted on the Shanghai Stock Exchange on January 10 after an oversubscribed online offering aimed at raising funds for greater infrastructure investment....

15 December 2016, Week 49 Issue 623

As it is hobbled by the lack of a deepwater port, Bangladesh has awarded a US$694 million contract to a Chinese state enterprise to build a ship-to-shore crude oil pipeline.

01 December 2016, Week 47 Issue 621

Chinese motorists faced higher fuel prices from November 30 as the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) moved to pre-empt the fallout from a deal by OPEC to curb crude oil production...

24 November 2016, Week 46 Issue 620

The Big Three NOCs have published a list of 14,475 km of crude oil pipelines, 7,812 km of oil product pipelines and several gas pipelines they have pledged to make available for third-party use...

17 November 2016, Week 45 Issue 619

China’s National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) reported last week that oil production levels had dropped significantly in October.

10 November 2016, Week 44 Issue 618

Russian oil giant Rosneft has clinched a binding deal to sell 20% of the second biggest field in Eastern Siberia to Beijing Gas Group (BGG).

03 November 2016, Week 43 Issue 617

PetroChina bore the brunt of continued weakness in global crude prices in the third quarter, unveiling last week figures that were far worse than those of state-run rivals Sinopec and CNOOC Ltd...

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