Holiday Notice - Jan 24 - Jan 30, 2020

Holiday Notice - Jan 24 - Jan 30, 2020

ECFShale 2020-01-23

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 19, 2020

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 19, 2020


USITC INSTITUTES SECTION 337 INVESTIGATION OF CERTAIN SHAKER SCREENS FOR DRILLING FLUIDS, COMPONENTS THEREOF, AND RELATED MARKETING MATERIALSThe U.S. International Trade Commission (USITC) has voted to institute an investigation of certain shaker screens for drilling fluids, components thereof, and related marketing materials. The products at issue in the investigation are described in the Commission’s notice of investigation.The investigation is based on an amended complaint filed by M-I L.L.C. of Houston, TX, on November 7, 2019. The amended complaint alleges violations of section 337 of t

China Petrochemical 2020-01-15

China Opens Up to Oil Majors at the Wrong Time

Broad new horizons in key markets are opening for the world’s energy companies. Don’t expect to see a land rush any time soon. China will allow all large domestic and foreign companies to apply for oil and gas exploration licenses that were previously only open to state-owned enterprises, the country’s resources ministry said at a briefing Thursday. In India, regulators will also let private and international companies bid for a group of coal blocks it’s putting up for auction starting this month, the country’s coal and mines minister Pralhad Joshi said this week, chipping away at a near-monop

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 12, 2020

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 12, 2020

Energy China Forum 2020 Recruitment Notification - International Project Officer

Energy China Forum 2020 Recruitment Notification - International Project Officer, Shanghai ChinaEnergy China ForumDowntown, Huangpu District, Shanghai, ChinaFull-timeResponsibility:1. Responsible for international project promotion, including planning, publicity and copywriting;2. Organize or provide assistance to international industry summit, global conferences and other events;3. Responsible for daily communication, marketing, maintenance and following up with global energy institute, governments, associations and energy companies;4. Responsible for market research, including industry dynam

China opens up oil and gas exploration, production to foreign firms

China will for the first time allow foreign companies to explore for and produce oil and gas in the country, opening up the industry to firms other than state-run energy giants as Beijing looks to boost domestic energy supplies.The long-awaited opening comes alongside Beijing’s reshuffle in the so-called “midstream” pipeline business, but experts say the policy relaxation may not draw immediate interest from international drillers due to overall poor asset quality of China’s hydrocarbon resources.From May 1, 2020, foreign firms registered in China with net assets no lower than 300 million yuan

China Policy 2020-01-09

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 5, 2020

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - January 5, 2020

【ECF News】China's oil and gas industry policy will enter a implemention stage in 2020

In 2019, the policies and regulations related to the reform of the oil and gas industry promulgated at the national level mainly involve the open of market access, market supervision, system reform, and price reform, and rarely involved industrial development and planning. The policies and regulations related to the oil and gas industry introduced in 2019 are basically based on the "big reform of the entire industrial chain".The year of 2020 is the ending year of the 13th five year plan period. After the first two years of top-level design, this year can be said to have truly entered the "comp

China Policy 2020-01-03

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - December 29, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - December 29, 2019


China launches long-awaited National Pipeline Company Dec 9

China launched its long-awaited national pipeline company Monday, state-owned Xinhua news agency reported, a move that is set to expand infrastructure access to energy industry stakeholders.The new company is expected to break up long-existing monopolies in China's oil and gas sectors, with the ultimate goal of enhancing supply security and lowering the cost of the country's energy consumption, market sources said."[This is] a key step towards deepening China's oil and gas reforms by increasing suppliers and supply channels of upstream resources and building a more efficient and competitive pi

China Gas Pipeline 2019-12-10

China and Russia to turn on gas pipeline tap as neighbours forge stronger energy ties

Natural gas is set to begin flowing from Siberia into northeastern China early next month, opening up a new supply route between Russia and its energy-hungry neighbour.The project, a joint agreement between state energy giants China National Petroleum Corporation and Russia’s Gazprom, is part of efforts to bolster economic and diplomatic ties between the two countries, relations that have strengthened over the five years since the project was launched.In Moscow on Monday, Chinese vice foreign minister Le Yucheng called the project a “major achievement”, marking both the 70th anniversary of dip

China Natural Gas 2019-11-27

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 24, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 24, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 17, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 17, 2019


Putin & Xi to launch strategic natural gas pipeline from Russia to China in December

Russian President Vladimir Putin and his Chinese counterpart Xi Jinping will take part in the launching ceremony of the Power of Siberia gas pipeline, set to be held next month.While the leaders will not be physically present at the event, they will join via a teleconference, Russian presidential aide Yury Ushakov told media on Monday. The Chinese Foreign Ministry confirmed the official ceremony will happen when the pipeline becomes operational in December.“The Sino-Russian eastern route was agreed by the leaders of the two states. This is an important strategic project in the field of energy


【ECF News】China's definition for shale gas, tight oil and shale oil

I. Shale GasStandard: National Standard GB/T31483-2015 "Shale gas geological evaluation method", issued by the General Administration for Market Regulation and the Standardization Committee of China in May 2015.Definition: The shale gas is mainly composed of free or adsorption state natural gas in the organic-rich shale interval. The main body is self-generated and self-storing, large-area continuous natural gas accumulation. Under overburden conditions, the shale matrix permeability is generally less than or equal to 0.001 mD. Single well generally has no natural production capacity, requirin


ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 10, 2019

ECF China Shale Weekly Review - November 10, 2019

【ECF News】China encourages new oil & gas industrial structures to shale oil and tight oil

China's National Development and Reform Commission released "Industrial Structure Adjustment Guidance Catalogue (2019)" on October 30, adding shale oil, tight oil, hydrogen energy, LNG refilling infrastractures to its “encouraging” industry catalogue.The 2019 edition will be implemented on Jan 1, 2020. In 2005, with the approval of the State Council, the National Development and Reform Commission issued the Catalogue (2005). The Catalogue was revised in 2011 and 2013. The implementation of the Catalogue played an important role in strengthening and improving macroeconomic regulation and contro

Import expo shows China is open for business

The United States-China trade war, now in its 16th month, has seen commerce between the world’s two biggest economies nosedive, leading many experts to speculate that economic decoupling is inevitable. Logical though that prediction may seem, it has been confounded from an unexpected quarter – corporate America. There will be more American companies at the second annual China International Import Expo, from tomorrow until the weekend, than there were at last year’s inaugural event, according to the Ministry for Commerce. Talk of decoupling therefore seems a bit premature.Commerce officials hav

China Economy 2019-11-05

China's energy supply maintains steady growth in first nine months

China has posted stronger capability of securing energy supply in the first three quarters of this year, according to the National Energy Administration (NEA) Tuesday.The output of crude oil stood at 143 million tonnes in the Jan.-Sept. period, up 1.2 percent year on year and ending a falling streak for three years in a row, while the natural gas production grew at a faster pace, increasing by 9.5 percent to 127.7 billion cubic meters, said Song Wen, deputy director of the development and planning office of the NEA.In the same period, China added 64.55 million kilowatts of power generation cap


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