The Future of Biofuels Lies in China

Here in the United States, biofuels have developed a bad name. A 2007 law mandates the blending of annually increasing amounts of ethanol produced from biomass into our country’s gasoline, and at the time it was hailed as a way for the United States to shore up its energy security while “greening” o

China Energy 2017-09-21

Agenda Update on Sept 20 - ECF2017 7th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas Summit

​ECF2017 7th Asia-Pacific Shale Gas Summit – Conference Agenda

ECF China Shale Gas 2017-09-20

Coal hits a plateau

The revolutions in shale oil and gas and in renewable power over the past decade have been vivid demonstrations of the uncertainties inherent to markets and technological progress.

Sinochem sees innovation as key to reform

Sinochem Group, a key State-owned conglomerate involved in energy, agriculture, chemicals, real estate and financial services, will engage in innovation-driven reform to meet the needs of China's supply-side structural reform, said its senior executives.

China Petrochemical 2017-09-15

China Might Ban the Gas-Powered Car

The country is taking steps to set a deadline to end the sale of fossil fuel powered cars, according to a Chinese government official on Saturday.

China Refining 2017-09-12

Production targets: mergers, asset management and oil output

China’s big three oil companies have already responded to the reforms, led by Sinopec Group, which recently agreed to a pair of private companies, Chentong Holdings Group and China Reform Holdings, taking a 70% stake in SIPC, Sinopec’s overseas exploration and production company.

Private matter: the rise of China’s independent refiners

Meidan also points out that China’s domestic gas output is rebounding as firms respond to pressure to boost production to satisfy escalating demand and hit the government’s environmental targets.

Monopoly money: how will reforms impact China’s big three?

National oil companies (NOCs) CNOOC, Sinopec and CNPC booked $600bn in revenue in 2016 and contributed nearly 9% of all the profits from China’s state-owned enterprises. Beijing has no interest in breaking up that monopoly.

China changes track: analysing the Asian giant’s oil and gas reforms

China is overhauling its oil and gas sector to boost efficiency, with the market being given a more decisive role and more varied ownership of state-owned enterprises. Michal Meidan, lead analyst for Asian energy policies and geopolitics at Energy Aspects discusses the reforms.

China to push for reform on oil and gas pipeline operations

China will take measures to encourage fair and open access to the country's oil and gas pipelines as part reform to increase efficiency in the sector, according to a media report.

Crude oil drops in Asia despite upbeat China manufacturing PMIs

Oil prices have been under pressure this week as Tropical Storm Harvey battered the U.S. Gulf Coast, ripping through Texas and Louisiana at the heart of the U.S. petroleum industry.

China cuts non-residential natural gas price

China's top economic planner will cut the price of natural gas for non-residential users to ease the burden on downstream industry players.

China sees new world order with oil benchmark backed by gold

China is expected shortly to launch a crude oil futures contract priced in yuan and convertible into gold in what analysts say could be a game-changer for the industry.

Vision and Actions on Energy Cooperation in Jointly Building Silk Road Economic Belt and 21st-Century Maritime Silk Road

China welcomes all countries and international or regional organizations to join the initiative, which is internationally recognized and has received positive responses.


Coal mines in Shanxi city ordered shut for safety checks -official

Authorities in the city of Jinzhong in Shanxi province, one of China's top coal producing regions, have ordered coal mines to shut for safety checks following a fatal landslide a week ago, a city official told Reuters on Friday.

China suspends oil price adjustment after two hikes

China's top economic planner announced Friday that it will keep domestic retail oil prices unchanged as global oil prices have not fluctuated greatly in the past two weeks.

China auctions exploration rights for shale gas

China auctioned the exploration rights for a shale gas mine Friday, the first such auction in the country.

Six More Domestic Firms Qualify for Oil Projects

The Oil Ministry has endorsed six domestic companies to develop oil and gas fields, adding them to the list of 11 enterprises already approved to operate in Iran's upstream petroleum sector.


SORAZ Refinery from Nigeria Connects with Lanzhou Petrochemical

Lanzhou Petrochemical indicated that it is dedicated to assist Nigeria’s refinery complexes in terms of personnel rotation, optimizing logistics services and perform the 2018 overall maintenance & repairing projects to the highest standards.


“Belt-and-road” Initiative Established the Foundation for International Energy Cooperation

The traditional energy structure for China assembles “rich coal, poor oil, limited gas”. The demand of energy is increasingly relied upon international suppliers.


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