Chinese gas output up 4.6% in H1

China’s gas production increased by 4.6% year on year in H1 2018, to 77.5 billion cubic metres, the National Bureau of Statistics said on Monday.

China Natural Gas 2018-07-17

Yamal LNG Is Conquering China

Russia’s energy ties to China have been discussed at length throughout our website – the construction of the 38 BCm per year Power of Siberia gas pipeline, seaborne sales of ESPO (of which China is the dominant buyer), recent cross-investment deals including Rosneft and many more. With the two as cl

China LNG 2018-07-17

China's crude oil output falls 2.3 pct in June

China's crude oil output fell 2.3 percent year on year in June, data from the National Bureau of Statistics (NBS) showed Monday.

China Crude Oil 2018-07-17

China's June Crude Imports at 6-mth Low as 'Teapot' Buying Slows

China's crude oil imports fell for a second month in a row in June to the lowest since December, as shrinking margins and volatile oil prices led some independent refiners, known as "teapots", to scale back purchases.

China Oil Import 2018-07-16

Chinese pipeline gas and LNG imports hit 42 mt in H1

China imported a combined 42.08 mt of LNG and pipeline gas in H1 2018, according to preliminary figures published by the General Administration of Customs (GAC) on Friday.

China’s new air quality plan could increase LNG imports

Early this month, China’s State Council released a three-year “blue sky” action plan to curb air pollution by 2020—a plan that could have implications for the U.S. oil and gas industry.The latest plan extends to cities in the Fenwei plain in Shanxi, Shaanxi and Henan provinces, where air pollution i

Highlight - ECF China Shale Gas Weekly Review - Jul 13, 2018

Highlight - ECF China Shale Gas Weekly Review - Jul 13, 2018

Chinese Emphasis on Cleaner Air Driving More LNG Ton Mile Demand

There has been a structural increase in LNG import demand into China. There was a gradual increase in demand from the start of 2016 through the middle of 2017. From 2017 through to the present the contribution of global ton mile demand coming from Chinese imports has outweighed that created by South

China LNG 2018-07-13

China's demand for LNG systems will continue to grow

China's demand for LNG Systems has grown at a fast pace in the past decade. In the next decade, both production and demand will continue to grow.

China LNG 2018-07-13

Alaska still bullish on China gas partnership

Alaska officials said they remain confident that China will help the state achieve its decades-old dream of building a pipeline to carry now-stranded natural gas from the North Slope to markets, despite growing US-China trade tensions.

China Natural Gas 2018-07-13

China’s LNG terminals hike prices to cover import costs

China’s LNG importers have hiked prices for the fuel at southern and eastern terminals – by double digits in some cases – as they look to pass on increases in import costs caused by recent large global supply outages and storage-related demand from Asian buyers.

China LNG 2018-07-12

China’s upstream industry shifts focus to domestic natural gas

Chinese national oil companies (NOC), CNPC, Sinopec and CNOOC, operate more than 90% of China’s producing oil fields. In recent years, natural declines, mature conventional reserves as well as capital spending cuts have directly impacted China’s oil production.

China Natural Gas 2018-07-12

Chinese Refiner Stops U.S. Oil Imports, Turns To Iranian Crude

An independent Chinese refiner has suspended crude oil purchases from the United States and has now turned to Iran as one of its sources of crude, media reports, citing an official from the refiner, Dongming Petrochemical Group.

China Oil Import 2018-07-10

Chinese LNG prices unlikely to snowball this winter

A consensus is forming that China’s domestic LNG prices are unlikely to set record highs this winter thanks to improved flexibility in the supply network and more measured coal-to-gas (CTG) switching. The view will go some way to assuaging gas users, who feared they could be priced out of the market

China LNG CNOOC 2018-07-10

China: A Natural Gas Giant Awakens

“When China awakes, she’ll shake the world.” Those words have been attributed to Napoleon Bonaparte, although some historians are skeptical. Whoever said them first, the words have proved prophetic in describing much of the global energy sector in recent years, from coal (China leads the world in pr

Two tankers independently crossing NSR from Yamal LNG to China

Two tankers loaded with LNG from the Yamal plant are independently travelling through the Northern Sea Route for the first time on their way to China’s east coast, Novatek said on Friday.

China LNG 2018-07-09

Opinion: FLNGs signal new era in LNG supply

The LNG industry’s second and third floating LNG production vessels, Hilli Episeyo and Prelude reinforce the emergence of a major new LNG supply option

Opinion Global Market 2018-07-04

ExxonMobil hires crude trader in Singapore for China oil sales -sources

Crude oil trader Michael Huang is expected to join Exxon Mobil Corp in Singapore soon as the U.S. major expands its trading team to sell its oil into China, the world’s top importer of the commodity, three industry sources said.

Global Market 2018-07-03

Gazprom considering opportunity to increase gas supplies to China over Power of Siberia

Gazprom does not rule out an increase in natural gas supplies to China over the Power of Siberia gas pipeline in future and such an option is considered, Chief Executive Officer of the Russian gas holding Alexei Miller said on Friday.

China Gas Pipeline 2018-07-02

BP Holds Millions Of Barrels Of Oil Off China As Demand Falters

Four supertankers chartered by energy major BP have been held up or delayed off China's east coast over the last two months, unable to fully discharge oil as slowing demand from the country's private refiners starts to impact global markets.

China Oil Import 2018-07-02

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