ChinaOil Top Story archive

20 July, Week 28, Issue 652

The National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and National Energy Administration (NEA) unveiled ambitious plans last week to expand and upgrade China’s oil and gas pipeline network over...

13 July, Week 27, Issue 651

Sinopec’s Fuling shale concession now holds proven gas reserves of more than 600 bcm after the NOC uncovered more than 220 bcm during the last month, China Daily reported on July 11.

06 July, Week 26, Issue 650

China’s long-standing drive to increase consumption of natural gas received a shot in the arm this week after Qatar announced plans to expand its LNG exports by 30%.

29 June, Week 25, Issue 649

Investors and credit rating agencies were united this week in their belief that a new pricing mechanism for urban gas distribution would be good news for Chinese city gas distributors – or at...

22 June, Week 24, Issue 648

China’s coal-to-liquids (CTL) and coal-to-gas (CTG) programmes have made progress with the opening of a US$4.2 billion plant in Inner Mongolia, built by a private power company.

15 June 2017, Week 23 Issue 647

Hong Kong-listed MIE Holdings has said it will buy CQ Energy Canada Partnership’s assets for C$722 million (US$544.1 million) as Chinese capital continues to flood into the North American country...

08 June 2017, Week 22 Issue 646

China’s Zhejiang Hengyi Group aims to finish building a US$3.4 billion refinery in Brunei in October 2018, with start-up slated for 2019.

01 June 2017, Week 21 Issue 645

Chinese equity fund Fosun International has reportedly emerged as one of the frontrunners to buy Australasian upstream assets offered for sale by Sydney-listed Origin Energy, Reuters reported on...

25 May 2017, Week 20 Issue 644

Shale gas development in China is expected to benefit from an overall boost in capital expenditure by state-run PetroChina and Sinopec this year.

18 May 2017, Week 19 Issue 643

China expects to complete the domestic section of an oil pipeline that will carry crude from Russia by the end of 2018, the vice governor of China’s northeastern Heilongjiang province, Li Haitao,...

11 May 2017, Week 18 Issue 642

China CEFC Energy is understood to have approached oil trading house China Arts Huahai Import & Export with an acquisition offer after the latter started liquidating its assets.

04 May 2017, Week 17 Issue 641

China-focused CBM developer Green Dragon Gas reported a net loss of US$12.1 million for 2016, on the back of a decline in its downstream business and a drop in the exchange rate. This was despite...

27 April 2017, Week 16 Issue 640

Zhejiang Jinzhou Pipeline Technology has secured a 278 million yuan (US$40.4 million) contract to provide steel pipes for CNOOC Ltd’s Dongfang 13-2 high-pressure high-temperature (HPHT) gas field...

20 April 2017, Week 15 Issue 639

Water treatment provider OriginClear has partnered with a local organisation in China’s Shandong Province in order to improve water usage at China’s largest commercial shale gas project.

13 April 2017, Week 14 Issue 638

Philippine Energy Secretary Alfonso Cusi said last week that several Japanese and Chinese companies had expressed interest in plans for a new LNG import terminal.