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  • China's natural gas market has great potential: Chinese executive

    The demand for natural gas in China is ramping up due to energy structure adjustment and environment protection policy, a senior executive of a leading Chinese energy company has said.


  • Chinese engagement driving robust Ethiopia-Djibouti socioeconomic linkages

    In recent years, Chinese-constructed mega infrastructures connecting landlocked Ethiopia to Djibouti have become a driving force behind growing socioeconomic linkages between the two Horn of Africa countries.


  • China's imports of crude oil, natural gas surge in 2018

    China's imports of crude oil and natural gas jumped in 2018, official data showed Monday.


  • China's natural gas imports hit record high

    China's imports of natural gas climbed to a new high last year in part due to government support for clean energy.


  • Natural gas traded through SHPGX exceeds 60 bln cubic meters in 2018

    The total volume of natural gas traded through Shanghai Petroleum and Gas Exchange (SHPGX) amounted to 60.455 billion cubic meters as of the closing on Friday, reported the Xinhua-run Shanghai Securities News.


  • Zhejiang signs agreement on promoting natural gas connectivity with Shanghai

    Zhejiang Provincial Development and Reform Commission on Tuesday had signed an energy (natural gas) cooperation agreement with Shanghai Municipal Development and Reform Commission, aiming to promote energy connectivity and cooperation development.


  • China guarantees natural gas supply to avoid winter shortages

    China has ensured abundant natural gas supply and vowed to stabilize prices this winter, as demand usually spikes in the winter heating season, the country's top economic planner said.


  • China's oil giants expected to increase natural gas supply by about 20 pct in winter

    Three Chinese oil and natural gas giants including CNPC, Sinopec and CNOOC will likely increase the natural gas supply by about 20 percent in this winter, according to the Xinhua-run Economic Information Daily.


  • 84 new wells in Tarim oilfield provide energy support for natural gas projects

    84 new wells put into operation this year in Tarim oilfield of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) have provided energy support for the west-east natural gas transmission project.


  • China develops first deepwater self-operated gas field

    China's first deepwater self-operated gas field, Lingshui 17-2 gas field, has officially entered the stage of development and construction, according to the China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) on Monday.


  • China Q1-Q3 natual gas imports up 34 pct on yr to 64.78 mln tonnes

    China imported 64.78 million tonnes of natural gas in the first nine months of 2018, up 34 percent year on year, Li Kuiwen, spokesman with the country’s customs authority said on Friday.


  • China imports 4.71 mln tonnes of liquefied natural gas in August

    China imported 4.71 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) in August, up 51.5 percent year on year, the country's customs authority said Sunday.


  • Russia to double natural gas supply to China, report

    Russia's Energy Minister Novak lately announced that Russia and China had basically agreed on all technical conditions of gas transmission via the Russia-China west-route natural gas pipeline, according to a report sourced from RIA Novostion on yidaiyilu.


  • China issues guideline for steady development of natural gas sector

    The State Council, China's cabinet, on Wednesday issued a guideline promoting the coordinated and steady development of the natural gas sector.


  • China’s CNPC pumps oil in Abu Dhabi for first time in 2018

    China's state-run national petroleum company, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), has recently announced that its Umm Shaif and Nasr oilfield development project and Lower Zakum oilfield project in Abu Dhabi have pumped oil for the first time.


  • Algeria renews natural gas contracts with Spain

    Algeria's national oil company Sonatrach on Thursday renewed agreements with Spain's Fenosa for natural gas sales until 2030.


  • China introduces reform on residential natural gas pricing

    China's National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said Friday that it will reform the wholesale pricing mechanism of natural gas for residential users.


  • Alaska state poised to sell natural gas to China

    The Alaska Gas Development Corp. (AGDC), a major energy developer in the U.S. northwestern state of Alaska, is moving steadily toward a December deadline for agreements to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to Chinese buyers, an Alaska news outlet reported


  • Natural gas chemical industry calls for cooperation between U.S., China

    With the growing production and relatively low cost of natural gas in the United States, there is much room for the U.S. and China to cooperate in the natural gas chemical industry, Mark Eramo, vice president of global business development in IHS Markit,


  • Natural gas consumption in China to continue to rise: US EIA

    Natural gas consumption in China will continue to increase, driven by government policies designed to reduce air pollution, the US Energy Information Administration (EIA) said Friday.


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