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Sinopec to review potential $16 billion U.S. gas deal with Cheniere - sources

17 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE China's Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential $16 billion (£12.2 billion) supply deal with Cheniere Energy Inc after a sharp drop in LNG prices, industry officials said.

EXCLUSIVE-Sinopec to review potential $16 bln U.S. gas deal with Cheniere - sources

17 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE, Jan 17 China's Sinopec, expected to be the next major Chinese buyer of U.S. liquefied natural gas (LNG), is planning to review terms of a potential $16 billion supply deal with Cheniere Energy after a sharp drop in LNG prices, industry officials said.

China's 2019 annual crude imports set record for 17th year

14 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE China's crude oil imports in 2019 surged 9.5% from a year earlier, setting a record for a 17th straight year, as demand growth from new refineries built last year propelled purchases by the world's biggest importer, data showed on Tuesday.

UPDATE 2-China's 2019 annual crude imports set record for 17th year

14 Jan 2020

* Dec crude imports 10.71 mln bpd, vs Nov record of 11.13 mln bpd

Chinese oil major CNOOC to lift investment to highest since 2014

13 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE Chinese offshore oil and gas major CNOOC plans to lift capital spending to the highest level since 2014, it said on Monday, as it sharpens its focus on domestic drilling.

China approves tax waiver for cleaner ship fuel exports, but may limit shipments: sources

10 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China has approved a long-awaited tax waiver on exports of cleaner ship fuel, paving the way for refiners to boost output, though Beijing may initially limit shipments to focus on growing its coastal marine fuel market, state refiner officials say.

China opens up oil and gas exploration, production for foreign, domestic firms

09 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE/BEIJING For the first time, China will this year allow foreign companies to explore for and produce oil and gas in the country, opening up the industry to firms other than state-run energy giants, as Beijing looks to boost domestic energy supplies.

China's CNPC pulls staff from Iraq oilfield as tensions rise

08 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC), a top investor in Iraqi oil, has withdrawn about 20 employees from the West Qurna-1 field operated by U.S. major Exxon Mobil because of tensions in the region, a company source familiar with the matter said.

China Sinochem to start $4.6 billion Quanzhou petchem complex mid-2020 - sources

02 Jan 2020

SINGAPORE China Sinochem Group is expected to start up a new crude processing unit and a petrochemical complex in southeastern China around mid-2020, marking the state firm's first foray into making petrochemicals, three company sources said.

MOVES-Head of PetroChina's Singapore trading office set to leave

31 Dec 2019

SINGAPORE, Dec 31 The head of PetroChina's oil trading unit in Singapore will leave the company after serving nearly 26 years, two company officials told Reuters on Tuesday.

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