ChinaOil Top Story archive

08 September 2016, Week 35 Issue 609

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) and Gazprom have signed an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) contract for the underwater portion of the Power of Siberia pipeline, the Russian...

01 September 2016, Week 34 Issue 608

PetroChina wants natural gas to account for around half its output by the end of the decade, up from 37% currently, and to expand its overall output by 30%, it said last week.

25 August 2016, Week 33 Issue 607

The Vietnamese government has reportedly extended the exploration period for ONGC Videsh Ltd’s (OVL) wholly owned Block 128, which lies in contested waters of the South China Sea.

18 August 2016, Week 32 Issue 606

HNA Logistics has bought an 80% stake in fuel trader Tianjin Northern Petroleum for 910 million yuan (US$137.3 million), it emerged last week.

11 August 2016, Week 31 Issue 605

The Sichuan Provincial government has said it will liberalise oil product prices in 2017 in line with the central government’s strategy.

04 August 2016, Week 30 Issue 604

China’s northeastern provinces have seen a decline in oil production offset by crude processing growth as the local economy shifts towards refining and petrochemicals in response to upstream...

28 July 2016, Week 29 Issue 603

Chevron has agreed to a five-year LNG supply deal with China’s JOVO, the super-major said last week, adding that the first shipment would be delivered in 2018.

21 July 2016, Week 28 Issue 602

China witnessed a 4.6% slide in crude output in the first six months of the year, following steps taken by producers to shut down fields with “no hope” of making profits at current prices.

14 July 2016, Week 27 Issue 601

Another coal-bed methane (CBM) developer operating in China has reported growth in output.

30 June 2016, Week 25 Issue 599

An unnamed Chinese company is expected to start laying one of the final sections in the Iran-Pakistan (IP) gas pipeline within the next couple of months, a senior Pakistani government official...

23 June 2016, Week 24 Issue 598

Hilong Petroleum Offshore Engineering has won its first offshore services contract outside Chinese waters, sealing a deal to install jackets at a gas development in Indonesia.

16 June 2016, Week 23 Issue 597

Greece’s Dynagas signed a shipbuilding contract last week with Hudong-Zhonghua, a Shanghai-based shipbuilder that is the largest shipbuilding group in China, on the construction of two...

09 June 2016, Week 22 Issue 596

Japan has lodged a protest with the Chinese Embassy over China’s gas field development in the East China Sea, it said late last week.

02 June 2016, Week 21 Issue 595

Malaysia’s state-owned Petronas has won an extension to its LNG supply contract with China’s JOVO and has pledged to expand its presence in the Chinese market further.

19 May 2016, Week 19 Issue 593

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) is to finance the entire Gwadar LNG terminal and pipeline project in Pakistan after the Islamabad government failed to deliver its agreed financial share, a...

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