Tang Tian


Tang Tian joined Interfax in June 2011 as a China gas reporter. She holds a Masters degree in English Literature from Shanghai International Studies University.

Email: tang.tian@interfax.cnPhone: +86 (21) 6215 3766
Work at a gas power plant in Henan

Coal-to-gas campaign drives demand boom in Henan

Henan’s gas demand picked up strongly last year, supported by the province’s inclusion in an aggressive coal-to-gas switching campaign.

22 March 2018
Chart showing the LNG delivery schedule for China.

Chinese LNG output to rise as production resumes

The resumption of production at plants in Inner Mongolia and Hubei will lift China's LNG output this week.

22 March 2018

Chinese industrial LNG use up as heating season ends

Industrial LNG demand recovered as the four-month heating season ended on 15 March, freeing up gas supplies.

21 March 2018
Map infographic showing Chinese LNG output by province

Asian spot LNG prices break three-week decline

The average price of spot LNG in Asia increased by 3.03% last week after having declined for three consecutive weeks.

20 March 2018
CNOOC Gas & Power’s LNG-fired power plant in Guangdong.

Guangdong to press CNPC for cheaper gas

Located far from China’s onshore gas production hubs, the southern province of Guangdong is keen to cut gas prices to spur demand for the fuel.

19 March 2018
LNG delivery schedule

China LNG output rises as PetroChina resumes supplies

Production is forecast to reach 31,282 tons per day this week as PetroChina resumes gas supplies to more LNG plants in Shaanxi and Hubei

15 March 2018

Chinese ex-works LNG prices drop by 13.4%

Prices for ex-works LNG from Chinese liquefaction plants averaged $11.4/MMBtu last week as a result of softer demand.

14 March 2018
Map showing Chinese LNG output by province

Asian spot LNG prices fall by 15%

The average price of spot LNG in Asia fell by 15% last week, to $8.37/MMBtu, the biggest drop since the final week of January.

13 March 2018
A gas boosting station on China's WEP network.

China to tread more softly on coal-to-gas campaign

China remains committed to switching industrial and residential coal users in the north of the country to cleaner-burning gas as it continues to wage war on smog.

12 March 2018
LNG deliveries to Chinese terminals

Ningbo takes top spot for Chinese trucked LNG sales

Ningbo sold the most trucked LNG of all China’s terminals in February, the first time this has happened since October.

8 March 2018
CNOOC's Ningbo LNG terminal.

LNG imports to help Zhejiang meet growing gas use

East China’s Zhejiang province has mapped out its gas development until the end of the decade and sees imported LNG playing a vital role in meeting demand.

7 March 2018

Chinese ex-plant LNG prices down 38% in February

Average prices slumped by 37.7% in February compared with January, to their lowest level since October 2017.

7 March 2018

Chinese LNG prices fall as imports hit record high

Asian spot LNG prices fell in February from the previous month, the first such drop since August 2017.

6 March 2018
An LNG tanker at China's Qidong LNG terminal.

China’s Guanghui advances terminal link with WEP

Guanghui Energy is working on a pipeline that could let it sell regasified LNG into PetroChina’s WEP network, a move hailed as a milestone for third-party access.

5 March 2018
Graph showing Chinese LNG delivery schedule

Chinese LNG sales to climb again after public holiday

China is forecast to produce 17,322 tons per day of LNG as more plants resume production and demand grows after the Lunar New Year public holiday

1 March 2018

Chinese LNG demand soft over new year holiday

Downstream LNG demand remained soft in China last week as most factories stayed shut for the Lunar New Year holiday.

28 February 2018
Chart showing LNG deliveries to China over January

Tianjin increases its trucked LNG sales in January

Sales from the terminal inched up to an average of 338 tankers per day in January, up by nine from December

22 February 2018

Big drop in SHPGX pipeline trades in January

Piped gas deals on the Shanghai Petroleum and Gas Exchange were low in January as sellers allocated nearly all their supply to meet demand.

21 February 2018

Asian LNG prices show large growth in January

Asian buyers paid an average of $11.06/MMBtu for spot LNG cargoes for January, up by 29.6% year on year and 8.84% from December.

20 February 2018
LNG delivery schedule

Ningbo increases sales of trucked LNG

Ningbo sold the most truckloads of LNG among Chinese provinces last week, increasing its hold on the top spot by boosting sales to 2,310 trucks.

15 February 2018

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