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.

tang.tian@interfax.cn +86 (21) 6215 3766

Northern China’s LNG plants expected to up output

China is forecast to produce 37,262 tons per day of LNG this week as plants in the north of the country look set to lift their output.

15 November 2018

Chinese LNG plants cut prices to beat imports

The average price of Chinese ex-works LNG was down by 1.09% last week, with 43 plants cutting asking prices to compete with imports.

14 November 2018

Asian spot LNG prices rise for third week running

Spot LNG prices continued to climb in Asia last week, reaching an average of $10.41/MMBtu on 9 November.

13 November 2018

Ningbo sells most LNG truckloads again in October

The terminal sent out an average of 296 tanker trucks of LNG per day last month.

8 November 2018

SHPGX pipeline gas sales set another 2018 record

Pipeline gas sales on the exchange hit a new high for 2018 in October, the fourth month running in which a record has been set.

7 November 2018

Asian spot LNG prices fall in October

Asian spot LNG prices fell in October, led by declines in China and South Korea.

6 November 2018
The Ningbo LNG terminal

CNOOC working with PetroChina on winter gas sales

In a first for China’s gas industry, CNOOC will utilise PetroChina’s pipeline network to deliver regasified LNG to buyers in northern China this winter.

5 November 2018

Ningbo terminal in first place for trucked LNG sales

The CNOOC facility sent out an average of 296 tanker trucks of LNG per day last week, making it China's top-selling terminal.

1 November 2018

Boost for piped gas trading on SHPGX as LNG slumps

The SHPGX saw a large increase in piped gas trading last week as the volume of LNG traded fell sharply.

31 October 2018

Asian spot LNG prices up 5.15% week on week

Prices for spot cargoes in Asia rose to an average of $10.21/MMBtu last week compared with $7.76/MMBtu from the same week last year.

30 October 2018
A flare from a well in the Fuling field.

Challenging Fuling geology forces Sinopec to adapt

Sinopec needs to adapt existing technologies for lower-quality shale gas deposits if it wants to continue developing its flagship Fuling field

25 October 2018

Asian spot LNG prices slip below $10/MMBtu

Asian spot LNG prices fell for the second consecutive week last week, dipping below $10/MMBtu for the first time since July.

23 October 2018

Tianjin terminal reclaims LNG sales top spot

CNOOC's Tianjin facility was China's top-selling LNG terminal last week, sending out an average of 300 tanker trucks per day.

18 October 2018
The Shandong LNG terminal

Shandong storage plan hints at wider LNG ambitions

Elements of Shandong’s recently released gas storage plan suggest the province may be plotting a big role in China’s LNG import industry.

17 October 2018

Chinese ex-works LNG prices up 5%

The average ex-works price for LNG in China increased last week as 50 plants boosted their asking prices.

17 October 2018

Asian spot LNG prices fall after three-week rise

The price of spot of LNG in Asia fell by 5.45% last week, breaking a three-week run of gains

16 October 2018
CNOOC will offer a slot at its Ningbo terminal this month.

CNOOC makes first play to provide import services

CNOOC sold its first regasification slot last month, marking an initial step by the state-owned explorer towards eventually providing import services at its LNG terminals.

15 October 2018

Ningbo overtakes Tianjin on trucked LNG sales

Ningbo sold an average of 242 tankers per day in September compared with Tianjin's 238.

11 October 2018

Chinese ex-works LNG price rises 7% in September

The average ex-plant price for Chinese LNG rose in September as storage builds began ahead of winter.

10 October 2018

LNG prices increase as China prepares for winter

Strong buying for the winter heating season pushed up LNG prices by 8.13% last month

9 October 2018

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