China's Jan-Feb raw coal output up 5.7% on year at 520 million mt

China mined 520 million mt of raw coal in January and February, up 5.7% year on year, National Bureau of Statistics data released Wednesday showed.

China Coal 2018-03-16

China's CNPC crude production fell 1.6 pct y/y in Jan-Feb

Data from the National Bureau of Statistics showed that industrial output climbed 7.2% year-on-year in January to February period, while growth was seen at 6.2%, the same as in December.

China Oil Output CNPC 2018-03-15

Chinese Oil Production Hits Record Low

Ageing fields and high production costs dragged down China’s domestic crude oil production in January and February, on par with the lowest level on record according to Chinese government data.

China Oil Output 2018-03-15

China's Xinjiang Beiken starts drilling first well for Ukrgazvydobuvannia

China's Xinjiang Beiken Energy Engineering has started drilling a first well for public joint-stock company Ukrgazvydobuvannia under a contract to drill 24 wells signed last autumn, the press service of the Ukrainian company has reported.


China Now Produces More Oil Abroad Than At Home

China is among the most import-dependent large oil consumers, but imports, it seems, are not its only problem when it comes to oil.

China Oil Output 2018-03-14

Shanxi to open resources to coalbed gas exploration, development -Xinhua

China's coal producing hub of Shanxi province will open its hydrocarbon resources to coalbed gas exploration and development.

Coal miner in China's Shanxi aims to boost 2018 coalbed gas output by 25 pct

Shanxi province’s state-run coal mining business plans to increase coalbed methane (CBM) output by a quarter this year, an official told Reuters on Friday, as China’s second-largest coal-producing region looks to boost clean fuel output.

China Gas China Coal 2018-03-12

CNOOC approves Lingshui development plan

CNOOC Ltd has approved the overall development plan (ODP) for the Lingshui 17-2 deepwater natural gas field in the western part of the South China Sea.

China And The Philippines Will Work Together To Tap The South China Sea’s Vast Oil Deposits

China and the Philippines dispute parts of a sea, but both need fuel. Now both are sure they’ll find some.

China speeds up research on combustible ice in S.China Sea

China has launched all-out research efforts into industrial production of combustible ice, a potential game-changer in the fossil fuel industry already identified as occurring naturally in the East and South China seas.

Tech Gas Hydrates 2018-03-08

China Plans Record Natural Gas, Coal Production In 2018

China expects to set new records for coal and natural gas production this year, but will be cutting the share of coal consumption in the total primary energy mix while raising the natural gas share, the Chinese National Energy Administration (NEA) said on Wednesday.

CERAWEEK-Mexico's Pemex eyeing partners for heavy oil projects -CEO

Mexico’s state-run Pemex might bring partners into two heavy crude oilfields in the Gulf’s shallow waters, the company’s chief said on Tuesday, a move that could help ease a lack of heavy barrels in the Atlantic basin.After nine bidding rounds in just three years and with a presidential election scheduled in July, Mexico’s oil regulator has started a campaign to convince Pemex and foreign investors that this is the moment to develop much needed extra-heavy oil reserves.“We are looking to increase production, including heavy crude, so we might put on the table some farmouts mainly for those fie


CERAWeek: Total Plays To Strengths To Create Value Without Permian

HOUSTON—The Permian Basin may be the crown jewel of soaring U.S. oil production as the industry closely watches the moves of shale players in the basin, but France-based Total is taking a pass for now unlike some of its larger peers like ExxonMobil and Chevron.

Global Market Opinion 2018-03-07

Greater output and more long-term deals to boost China’s gas supply

China will boost its gas supply by increasing domestic conventional output, tapping shale and tight gas resources, and signing more long-term supply agreements with Russia and countries in Central Asia and the Pacific Rim

China Natural Gas 2018-03-07

China National Petroleum Corporation drives China gas production to 2021

Over $16.3bn in capital expenditure (capex) will be spent by China-focused operators on gas projects over the next four years to ensure that the country’s production will remain around 16.7 billion cubic feet per day (bcfd) in 2021

Sinopec 2018-03-06

Manila, State Chinese Oil Company to Explore Disputed Sea Together

The Philippines’ government is in talks with an unnamed state Chinese oil company to discuss the opportunities for joint oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea.

PetroChina Signs Libya’s Third New Oil Supply Contract This Year

PetroChina Co. is now a regular buyer of Libyan oil, according to a new contract signed by the Chinese state-run company and the Libyan National Oil Company (NOC).

China Oil Import CNPC 2018-03-02

SK innovation announces oil discovery in the South China Sea

SK innovation announced that it made oil discovery in the PRMB block 17/03 in the South China Sea.


G3 Exploration reports progress at GGZ Block in southwest China

G3 Exploration Ltd. is pleased to provide a progress update of the exploration and development activities for its Baotian-Qingshan (GGZ)2 Block, situated in the Guizhou Province, China.

Chasing Chinese gas dreams

Both the country's unconventional production and reserves are set to soar

China Shale Gas 2018-02-27

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