Tang Tian

Shanghai

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

LNG sales at Tianjin terminal hit record high

The CNOOC terminal sent out an average of 513 truckloads of LNG per day last week, marking a record high.

17 January 2019

Chinese wholesale LNG price hits 11-month high

Wholesalers raised their prices by 2.93% last week compared with the previous week, to an average of $15.95/MMBtu.

16 January 2019

Asian spot LNG prices fall for third week in a row

Prices dropped by 2.68% last week compared with the previous week, ending the period at an average of $8.42/MMBtu.

15 January 2019

CNOOC Tianjin terminal sells 390 LNG tankers per day in December

The terminal sold the most truckloads of LNG of all China's terminals again in December, with Ningbo and Beihai coming in second and third.

10 January 2019

Chinese ex-works LNG prices up 20% in December

The average ex-plant price for Chinese LNG hit RMB 5,404/t last month, its highest level since January 2018.

9 January 2019
A Chinese CBM well.

Size matters for Shanxi in China’s second CBM auction

More stringent qualification requirements for the latest licensing round suggest Chinese officials want to attract bigger companies with more financial clout.

8 January 2019

High inventories push down Asian LNG prices

High inventories at terminals last month limited the ability of Asian LNG buyers to absorb more imports

8 January 2019

LNG plants in southwest China set to resume production

China's LNG output is forecast to average 28,253 tons per day this week as several plants are set to restart.

4 January 2019

Chinese wholesale LNG prices rise by 1.4%

The average ex-works price of LNG from Chinese wholesalers edged up to RMB 5,275/t last week.

3 January 2019
An LNG tanker at the Dapeng terminal in China

Heating and transport boost China’s LNG demand

China consumed more LNG in 2018 than it did in 2017, helped by stronger demand from households and the transport sector.

2 January 2019

Asian spot LNG prices climb by 1.84%

Prices averaged $9.02/MMBtu at the end of last week compared with $10.86/MMBtu a year ago.

2 January 2019

Trucked LNG sales from Tianjin top 400 per day

CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal sold an average of 407 truckloads of LNG per day last week.

20 December 2018

Asian spot LNG prices fall for sixth week running

Asian spot LNG prices fell by 5.81% last week – the sixth consecutive week of declines.

18 December 2018
PetroChina pipeline work

PetroChina streamlines gas sales amid competition

PetroChina is streamlining its gas sales businesses as last year’s shortages have seen third parties gaining market share in northern China.

17 December 2018

CNOOC’s Tianjin terminal sells most trucked LNG

Tianjin overtook the Ningbo facility last month to become China's top seller of trucked LNG, sending out an average of 322 tankers per day.

13 December 2018

SHPGX hits new LNG sales record in November

While pipeline transactions on the Shanghai Petroleum and Gas Exchange were down from October's record, LNG sales hit a new high of nearly 519,000 tons.

12 December 2018

Terminal stockpiles cut Asian LNG demand

Large stockpiles led to a fall in demand for LNG in Northeast Asia last month, with spot prices dropping by 4.3%

11 December 2018
A Chinese gas-fired power plant.

Pressures mount for China’s top gas power markets

China’s biggest markets for gas-fired power are coming under increasing pressure from higher fuel prices and lower rates for electricity output.

10 December 2018

Chinese LNG output to decline as feedstock is cut

PetroChina has cut feedstock gas supplies to liquefaction plants in southwest China, leading to a fall in the country's daily LNG output.

6 December 2018

Chinese LNG plants cut prices to challenge imports

Seventeen Chinese LNG plants cut their prices last week to make their supplies more competitive against imported cargoes from terminals.

5 December 2018

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