ChinaOil Top Story archive

02 August 2018, Week 30, Issue 704

A well test for commercial shale gas in the Huangguashan field in the Sichuan Basin produced “good prospects for exploration and development”, state-owned China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has...

26 July 2018, Week 29, Issue 703

Russia and China have put a six-month hold on a US request to the UN Security Council (UNSC) for a halt on all oil product deliveries to North Korea.

19 July 2018, Week 28, Issue 702

CNOOC Ltd is willing to invest an additional US$3 billion in its existing stakes in offshore oil and gas operations in Nigeria, the Nigerian National Petroleum Corp. (NNPC) said on July 15.

12 July 2018, Week 27, Issue 701

Petrobras and China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) are in talks on forming a strategic partnership that could see the Chinese company invest in the stalled Comperj refinery and Marlim cluster of...

05 July 2018, Week 26, Issue 700

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) intends to open three of its LNG terminals for third-party access (TPA), which represents a major step forward for independent players in China’s natural...

28 June 2018, Week 25, Issue 699

Chinaoil has shifted around 500,000 barrels of Oman crude into storage in China’s northeastern port of Dalian for likely use as physical settlement for crude oil futures on the new Shanghai...

21 June 2018, Week 24, Issue 698

China’s top economic planner, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC), is believed to be on the verge of endorsing China National Offshore Oil Corp.’s (CNOOC) plans to build an LNG...

14 June 2018, Week 23, Issue 697

China-focused coal-bed methane (CBM) developer G3 Exploration posted a net loss of US$24.6 million in 2017, but also increased production at one of its two operational blocks, according to a...

07 June 2018, Week 22, Issue 696

China focused Sino Gas & Energy Holdings’ board last week backed a A$530 million (US$401 million) takeover from US private equity firm Lone Star Funds. The Australian independent’s...

31 May 2018, Week 21, Issue 695

China has reportedly ordered at least five independent refineries in Shandong to cut run rates ahead of the Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) summit to be held the port city of Qingdao on...

24 May 2018, Week 20, Issue 694

Russia’s Gazprom has completed construction of more than 83% of the Power of Siberia pipeline that will allow it to expand sales of natural gas to China, the company said on May 17.

17 May 2018, Week 19, Issue 693

As China’s government pushes for a ramp-up in natural gas storage construction to help meet high winter demand, state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has opened the country’s first...

10 May 2018, Week 18, Issue 692

The Chinese Ministry of Commerce (MOFCOM) has reportedly issued this year’s second batch of oil product export quotas.

03 May 2018, Week 17, Issue 691

Canada’s Husky Energy has expanded its holding in the Liuhua 29-1 field offshore China to 75%, giving it a majority interest in the deepwater asset, it said last week in its first-quarter earnings...

26 April 2018, Week 16, Issue 690

Hengli Petrochemical has won the biggest crude oil import quota ever granted to a privately held Chinese refiner, it said in a stock exchange filing on April 19.

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