China

LNG

CPIC advances gas-fired co-generation projects in Guangdong Province

China Power Investment Corp. (CPIC) will deploy RMB 10 billion ($1.57 billion) to build a gas-fired co-generation project in central Guangdong Province’s Sihui City, state media reported on Sunday.

17 October 2011
Exploration & Production

To give with one hand and take with the other

Are recent developments in China’s energy sector evidence the government is attempting to shift activity from the conventional to unconventional sector?

14 October 2011
Exploration & Production

China outlines shale gas development targets over five-year period

Struggling to successfully develop its unconventional reserves, China considers further market intervention.

14 October 2011
Supply & Demand

CNPC gas supply to Jiangsu and Zhejiang up 34% in three-month period

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) supplied 1.17 billion cubic metres of gas to the coastal provinces of Jiangsu and Zhejiang during this year's peak summer consumption season, up 34.7% year-on-year, CNPC announced on Friday.

14 October 2011
LNG

CNPC and China Huadian to strengthen cooperation in gas-fuelled power production

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) and China Huadian, two of China's largest energy firms, signed a memorandum of strategic co-operation in Beijing on 13 October, strengthening collaboration between the two companies in the gas-fuelled power production sector, the State Asset Supervision and Administration Commission (SASAC), China's state-owned

14 October 2011
LNG

China plans small-scale LNG terminals along Yangtze River

China plans to build eight small-scale LNG receiving terminals along the Yangtze River, industry experts told Interfax on Thursday at the fourth China LNG Technology and Development Summit in Shanghai.

14 October 2011
Exploration & Production

CNPC's Sulige gasfield produces 10 bcm of gas this year

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC)'s Sulige gasfield has produced 10 billion cubic metres (353 billion cubic feet) of gas this year as of 7 October, the company announced on Tuesday.

13 October 2011
Policy & Regulation

Reform of China's gas pricing policy pending

China is considering modifying its gas pricing policy due to rapidly growing demand, with changes potentially taking effect as early as the end of the year, a gas industry analyst told Interfax on Thursday.

13 October 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Shenyang to receive 1.3 bcm of gas from Fuxin CTG project

Liaoning Province's Shenyang City has finalised a supply deal for 1.3 billion cubic metres (45.9 billion cubic feet) of natural gas from China Datang's Fuxin coal-to-gas (CTG) project, China Datang said on Thursday.

13 October 2011
Policy & Regulation

Xinjiang set for $785 mln resource tax revenue windfall this year

Revenue from an oil and gas resource tax levied by the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region is expected to total RMB 5 billion ($785 million) this year, the Urumqi Evening Post reported on 12 October.

12 October 2011
Exploration & Production

CNPC's Changqing oilfield to produce 25 bcm of gas this year

Gas output at China National Petroleum Corp.'s (CNPC) Changqing Oilfield in the Ordos Basin is expected to reach 25 billion cubic metres this year, a CNPC engineer told Interfax at an industry forum in Beijing on 12 October.

12 October 2011
LNG

CNOOC unit signs agreement to supply LNG to China's fishing fleet

China National Offshore Oil Corp. Gas & Power Group (CNOOC Gas), a unit of the country’s third-largest oil producer CNOOC, has signed a co-operation framework agreement with the Fishing Vessel Administration under China’s Ministry of Agriculture to promote LNG fishing vessels, CNOOC Gas announced on Wednesday.

12 October 2011
Exploration & Production

CNOOC’s Liwan output may test investors’ patience

China’s largest offshore gas discovery – the Liwan field which holds an estimated 5 trillion cubic feet (141.6 billion cubic metres) of gas – may test the patience of investors following predictions that its production schedule could slip by two years.

12 October 2011
Exploration & Production

Sinopec launches new Chuanxi gas field exploration

Sinopec Group mounted a natural gas exploration project in Chuanxi gas field in western Sichuan Province earlier this month, marking the company's 10th foray into the gas field since 1981, local media reported on Tuesday.

11 October 2011
Exploration & Production

China aims to triple CBM output over five-year period

China plans to triple its annual coal-bed methane (CBM) output over the 12th Five-Year Plan period (2011-2015), one of the authors of the National Energy Administration's (NEA) blueprint for CBM development in China said on Monday at an industry conference in Beijing.

11 October 2011
Companies & Finance

CNOOC eyes corporate spending of $31.5 billion in five-year period

China National Offshore Oil Corp. (CNOOC), the country’s third-largest oil producer, plans to invest an average of RMB 200 billion ($31.5 billion) per year in business operations between now and 2015, a CNOOC official said at an industry forum in Beijing on Monday.

11 October 2011
Policy & Regulation

China to implement oil and gas tax

The Chinese government has increased oil and gas taxation throughout the country. So what does it mean for the hard pressed state-owned producers?

11 October 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Guangdong's Jiangmen City primed to receive CNOOC gas via pipeline

Jiangmen City in southern Guangdong Province will begin receiving natural gas from China National Offshore Corp.'s (CNOOC) gas fields in the South China Sea once the Zhongshan-Jiangmen Gas Pipeline goes online at the end of November, the Jiangmen municipal government announced on Sunday.

10 October 2011
Pipelines, Storage & Power

Jingxi III gas pipeline to go online in Shaanxi by year-end

The third Jingxi Natural Gas Pipeline (Jingxi III) in central China's Shaanxi Province is slated to go online by the end of this year, a representative of the pipeline's operator Shaanxi Provincial Natural Gas (SPNGC) told Interfax on Monday.

10 October 2011
Exploration & Production

CNPC Qinshui CBM plant feeds 800 mcm of gas to WEP since 2009

China National Petroleum Corp.’s (CNPC) Qinshui coal-bed methane (CBM) plant has supplied 800 million cubic metres (28.2 billion cubic feet) of gas to the West-East Natural Gas Pipeline (WEP) since going online in 2009, CNPC announced Friday.

30 September 2011

Viewing 3,521-3,540 of 3,767 articles