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.


New JV plans to build LNG terminal in Jiangsu

Huagang Gas Group, a unit of China National Petroleum Corp., will form a joint venture to build an RMB 8.0 billion ($1.3 billion) LNG terminal and storage facility at the port of Dafeng in eastern Jiangsu province, JV partner Huifeng Petrochemical said in a stock exchange filing.

China LNG 2018-03-14

South Africa watchdog approves $900 million Sinopec, Chevron deal

China’s Sinopec Corp got a major boost in its pursuit of Chevron’s South Africa and Botswana assets after South Africa’s Competition Tribunal approved, with conditions, the $900 million transaction on Friday.

Sinopec 2018-03-12

Tankers: WAF-China VLCC freight rate falls close to 15-year low

Freight rates for VLCCs traveling from West Africa to China have fallen close to a 15-year low amid rapid fleet growth and reduced crude oil output in West Africa and the Persian Gulf, shipping sources said.

China Oil Import 2018-03-08

Jiangsu Sailboat accepts new methanol to olefins unit from Honeywell UOP

Honeywell has announced that Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Co. Ltd has accepted a new methanol to olefins (MTO) unit provided by Honeywell UOP, and that the plant is operating and has met all guarantees. With a production capacity of 833 000 tpy, the unit is the largest single-train MTO unit in the

China Petrochemical 2018-03-06

Jiangsu Petrochemical Company’s plant becomes operational in China

China-based Jiangsu Sailboat Petrochemical Company has announced that methanol-to-olefins (MTO) plant installed by Honeywell has become fully operational.

Renewable energy grows globally, especially in China: BP

A senior economist at BP said on Friday that rapid growth of renewables is leading to a fuel mix that could be the most diversified ever, with the largest increase in China.

Wind Power Solar 2018-03-05

China’s longest oil pipeline completed in South China Sea

China's largest offshore oil producer has completed construction of the country's longest pipeline yet in the South China Sea, which has a length of 195 kilometers.

China: Coal machinery to see robust growth

China’s coal machinery manufacturers are expected to continue their strong run till 2020, buoyed by a recovering coal mining sector, analysts said.

China Coal 2018-02-28

TMC to equip newbuild FPSO for Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding

International compressor supplier TMC Compressors (TMC) has won a contract from Shanghai Waigaoqiao Shipbuilding Co., Ltd (SWS) to supply the marine compressed air system to a newbuild FPSO the yard is currently constructing for SBM Offshore.TMC’s scope of work is to provide a compressed air system consisting of 4 x 400 kW service air compressors with associated air dryers and filters. TMC will supply the equipment to SWS’s yard in Shanghai.TMC’s contract value is undisclosed.“There seems to be a recovery under way in floating production market. Encouragingly, TMC’s marine compressors are incr

CNPC announces prequalification process for Turkmen gas fields

China National Petroleum Corp. has announced a prequalification process for the tender of onshore facilities for the Khojagurluk, East Khojagurluk and Joramergen gas fields in Turkmenistan, Trend news agency reported on Wednesday.The tender is for design, procurement, construction and commissioning services for the first phase of the facilities. Bids will be accepted until 19 February.The State Concern “Turkmengas” has announced the tendering from 16.02.18 to 09.04.18.Ladies and Gentlemen!The State Concern “Turkmengas” has announced the openTender № T/GAZ-019For purchasing of material and tech

Repsol Sinopec chooses Sparrows Group for crane management on North Sea assets

The award, which was won by competitive tender, will see Sparrows deliver crane operations and maintenance services across 10 of the operator’s assets in the region.International specialist equipment and integrated engineering services company, Sparrows Group, has secured a three-year contract with Repsol Sinopec Resources UK Limited to provide crane management services across its operating assets in the North Sea.Transfer of the contract to Sparrows will take place in March when the company will commence the delivery of operation, maintenance, engineering and inspection services to ensure the

MOL delivers LNG carrier CESI Wenzhou for SINOPEC LNG transport project

Mitsui OSK Lines, Ltd. announced that the LNG carrier CESI Wenzhou, which was ordered by the joint venture of China COSCO Shipping Corporation Limited (CCSC) and China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation (SINOPEC), was delivered at Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding (Group) Co., Ltd.

China LNG Sinopec 2018-02-06

China's independent refineries rush to buy spot crude ahead of new tax reporting rules

China's independent refiners are stepping up efforts to secure spot crude oil cargoes to ensure that they arrive ahead of the implementation of stricter tax reporting rules in March, a move that could boost imports in the near term.

China Refining 2018-01-31

New Edition of SZ China Natural Gas Monthly Report 2018 Released

According to SZ Energy's market data, gas consumption of China reached 235.2bcm in 2017, up by 17% YOY. China’s souring gas demand in the past year was driven by warm economy, supporting policy of environment protection......Free trial: .

Sinopec's shale gas-fed LNG plant nears start-up

China's state-controlled Sinopec has started commissioning tests at its Fuling shale gas-fed LNG plant in southwest Sichuan province.

Speedy tankers signal LNG market tightening on rise in China demand

Shipping prices for liquefied natural gas tankers have risen to a three-year high, spurring vessel operators to speed up tankers so they can reach customers more quickly.

China LNG 2018-01-17

China Names 2nd Carrier for Queensland LNG Project

China’s Hudong-Zhonghua Shipbuilding has held a naming ceremony for the second liquefied natural gas (LNG) carrier being built for the Queensland Curtis LNG Project.

China Yuchai launches 14 new diesel and natural gas engines to meet upcoming National VI emission standards

China Yuchai International Limited launched 14 new engines compliant with China’s more stringent National VI emission

China’s met coke makers riding on LNG price boom with coke oven gas ramp-up

Chinese merchant metallurgical coke makers and integrated steel producers with coke plants are riding high on a spike in domestic LNG prices by boosting output of coke oven gas, a byproduct when making coke, sources told S&P Global Platts.

China Gas China Coal 2018-01-12

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