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
ENN city gas storage cylinders

China price reforms march on with residential overhaul

China’s economic planner will harmonise wholesale gas prices next month in a move that should boost supply and consumption.

25 May 2018

Chinese LNG plants restart after maintenance

Restarts at plants in the north and southwest of China will lift the country's LNG output this week.

24 May 2018
CNOOC’s LNG terminal in Dapeng

New Shenzhen terminal to allow more gas diversions

A small-scale LNG terminal preparing to start up in Shenzhen will enable the southern Chinese city to weather supply diversions in peak demand seasons.

23 May 2018

Chinese ex-works LNG price rises for third week

Cuts to feed gas supplies by PetroChina limited output last week, pushing ex-works LNG prices up by 10.1%.

23 May 2018

Asian spot LNG prices rise for seventh week in a row

Asian spot prices increased for the seventh consecutive week last week, rising by 2.34% from the previous week to average $8.29/MMBtu.

22 May 2018
China's Ningbo LNg terminal

China LNG prices spiralling again amid tight supply

LNG prices in China have jumped since April in the first sign of emerging tightness in the market since a severe crunch last winter.

21 May 2018

Chinese LNG output to fall as plants halt production

China is forecast to produce 28,352 tons per day of LNG this week as plants in the provinces of Shanxi and Hubei have suspended production.

17 May 2018

Chinese ex-works LNG prices up by 13%

Prices jumped by 13.2% last week amid reduced gas supplies as PetroChina started storage injections

16 May 2018
A GE 6FA gas-fired turbine

Huadian JV to break turbine maintenance oligopoly

Huarui Gas Turbine Services is chipping away at the dominance of foreign multinationals in the Chinese market for servicing gas turbines.

15 May 2018

Asian spot LNG prices continue to climb

Asian spot LNG prices edged up over the past week to close at $8.13/MMBtu on Friday

15 May 2018

Chinese LNG production to rise as plants boost output

China is forecast to produce 30,873 tons of LNG per day this week as plants in Inner Mongolia and southwestern and central China are set to boost output.

10 May 2018
The Changqing oilfield in the Ordos Basin

Inner Mongolia shines light on CNPC supply spat

CNPC wants to cut gas supply to Inner Mongolia and hike prices paid by the region’s main distributors in a move prompted by a pricing dispute dating back to 2015.

9 May 2018

Tighter market pushes up Chinese LNG prices

Ex-works LNG prices at Chinese liquefaction plants were up by 3.39% last week from the previous week.

9 May 2018

Asian LNG prices climb to highest level since February

Asian spot LNG prices increased by 4.38% last week from the previous week, with prices averaging $8.16/MMBtu on 4 May.

8 May 2018

CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal boosts LNG sales in April

Tianjin remained China’s top-selling LNG terminal in April, sending out an average of 328 truckloads per day – an increase of 53% from March.

3 May 2018

CNOOC spike boosts SHPGX LNG sales in April

LNG transactions on the SHPGX hit 103,340 tons during the month after CNOOC sold 90,000 tons of imported LNG on 18 April.

2 May 2018

Japan leads decline in April spot LNG prices

Spot LNG prices in Asia’s four major importers fell by an average of 10% month on month in April.

1 May 2018
Siemens’s ‘H-Class’ gas turbine factory in Berlin

China chases ‘crown jewel’ of domestic gas turbine

China has spent more than a decade trying to develop its own heavy-duty gas turbine, putting gas-fired power at a disadvantage in the country.

30 April 2018

LNG price cuts forecast in southwest and central China

Plants in Inner Mongolia, as well as southwest and central China, are predicted to cut their ex-works prices by an average of 2.77% week on week.

26 April 2018

SHPGX LNG sales hit record high

LNG sales on the Shanghai Petroleum and Gas Exchange hit 92,940 tons last week after CNOOC sold 90,000 tons on 18 April.

25 April 2018

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