ChinaOil Top Story archive

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....

27 October 2016, Week 42 Issue 616

The Chinese government is understood to have withdrawn its offer to build and operate a proposed LNG terminal in the Pakistani port of Gwadar amid continuing friction over project delays.

20 October 2016, Week 41 Issue 615

China increased its crude oil and natural gas imports in September, as low oil prices stimulated buyer interest and anticipated stronger winter demand for gas drove suppliers to secure additional...

13 October 2016, Week 40 Issue 614

Auditors have completed an inspection of pipelines serving Sinopec’s planned 3 million tonne per year Tianjin LNG terminal, under laws designed to ensure citizens are protected from hazardous...

06 October 2016, Week 39 Issue 613

China will implement a coal exclusion policy in dozens of Hebei Province cities to reduce smog in one of the country’s most polluted areas and tackle problems in neighbouring Beijing municipality...

29 September 2016, Week 38 Issue 612

Beijing Gas Group (BGG), the Chinese capital’s main natural gas distributor, is taking steps to accommodate an expected surge in demand by investing in new infrastructure and storage facilities....

22 September 2016, Week 37 Issue 611

CBM producer AAG Energy and its PSC partner PetroChina are preparing to submit the overall development plan (ODP) for the Mabi CBM block in northern China’s Shanxi Province to the National...

15 September 2016, Week 36 Issue 610

South Korea’s SK Innovation has announced its intention to expand its collaboration with Sinopec into refining and lubricants in China.