ChinaOil Top Story archive

19 April 2018, Week 15, Issue 689

China’s crude oil imports surged on a daily basis to their second highest level in March, government data showed on April 13. A renewed push to fill strategic petroleum reserves (SPRs) could drive...

12 April 2018, Week 14, Issue 688

China’s refining sector is set to lead the world with respect to the addition of new hydrocracking capacity within the next four years.

05 April 2018, Week 13, Issue 687

CNOOC Ltd, the listed subsidiary of China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), reported last week that its financial performance had improved significantly in 2017.

29 March 2018, Week 12, Issue 686

Hong-Kong registered Zhongyu Gas Holdings saw 2017 profits soar as China’s efforts to curb smog drove switching from coal to gas. The group is active in gas sale and distribution particularly in...

22 March 2018, Week 11, Issue 685

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) has agreed to pay state-owned Abu Dhabi National Oil Co. (ADNOC) US$1.17 billion for 10% stakes in two of the emirate’s offshore oil and gas concessions.

08 March 2018, Week 09, Issue 683

CNOOC Ltd has approved the overall development plan (ODP) for the Lingshui 17-2 deepwater natural gas field in the western part of the South China Sea.

01 March 2018, Week 08, Issue 682

As winter slowly draws to a close in China, green shoots of recovery have begun to appear across the country’s natural gas supply chain.

22 February 2018, Week 07, Issue 681

China is set to expand the use of ethanol for blending in gasoline this year, in line with plans announced by the government last autumn.

15 February 2018, Week 06, Issue 680

China established itself as the world’s largest importer of crude in January with shipments increasing by 19.4% year on year to a record high of 40.64 million tonnes (9.61 million bpd), according...

08 February 2018, Week 05, Issue 679

China’s exports of refined fuel are to continue growing in the medium to long term, state-run Sinopec has forecast.

01 February 2018, Week 04, Issue 678

China is expanding shale gas exploration and production into new regions this year as Beijing’s 2020 deadline for achieving 30 bcm per year of shale production approaches.

25 January 2018, Week 03, Issue 677

China’s booming petrochemicals industry saw its overall profits rise by 30% in 2017, the highest in six years, state media reports said.

18 January 2018, Week 02, Issue 676

Sinopec has committed to investing 6 billion rand (US$488.2 million) to upgrade and modernise Chevron South Africa’s (CSA) refinery in Cape Town if its bid to acquire control of the company...

11 January 2018, Week 01, Issue 675

China’s capacity for importing Russian crude from eastern Siberia has doubled to 30 million tpy (600,000 bpd) with the opening of a second pipeline, Xinhua state news agency reported last week....

21 December 2017, Week 50, Issue 674

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC) has rented a convoy of 100 trucks to transport LNG from its main receiving terminals in southern China to alleviate gas shortages in the north. Northern...