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China's Iran oil imports to rebound in December as buyers use U.S. waivers

07 Dec 2018

BEIJING/SINGAPORE China's Iranian oil imports are set to rebound in December after two state-owned refiners in the world's largest oil importer began using the nation's waiver from U.S. sanctions on Iran, according to industry sources and data on Refinitiv Eikon.

China imports first U.S. crude in two months, traders still wary

03 Dec 2018

SINGAPORE/BEIJING China imported its first U.S. crude oil cargo in around two months last week, according to industry sources and Refinitiv Eikon data - a deal made by an independent "teapot" refiner as larger players held off amid trade tensions.

UPDATE 2-China imports first U.S. crude in two months, traders still wary

03 Dec 2018

* Teapot refiner Yuhuang receives first U.S. crude cargo in Nov

RPT-ANALYSIS-Contender: Saudi Arabia nabs new China oil demand, challenges Russia's top spot

28 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE/BEIJING/DUBAI, Nov 28 Saudi Arabia is set to expand its market share in China this year for the first time since 2012, with demand stirred up by new Chinese refiners pushing the kingdom back into contention with Russia as top supplier to the world's largest oil buyer.

Contender: Saudi Arabia nabs new China oil demand, challenges Russia's top spot

28 Nov 2018

SINGAPORE/BEIJING/DUBAI Saudi Arabia is set to expand its market share in China this year for the first time since 2012, with demand stirred up by new Chinese refiners pushing the kingdom back into contention with Russia as top supplier to the world's largest oil buyer.

RPT-PetroChina's gas marketing consolidation worries independent sellers - sources

15 Nov 2018

BEIJING, Nov 15 PetroChina will merge its wholesale natural gas sales unit with retail provider Kunlun Energy to shore up profits though the move worries independent gas sellers that fear the combination will create a monopoly.

PetroChina's gas marketing consolidation worries independent sellers - sources

15 Nov 2018

BEIJING, Nov 15 PetroChina will merge its wholesale natural gas sales unit with retail provider Kunlun Energy to shore up profits though the move worries independent gas sellers that fear the combination will create a monopoly.

China's October refinery output second highest on record, gas output at seven-month high

14 Nov 2018

BEIJING China's October refinery runs rose to the second highest on record for any month on a daily basis, official data showed on Wednesday, as refiners ramped up production amid strong margins for gasoline and diesel.

China launches aviation fuel index amid slowest demand growth in four years

10 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI China National Aviation Fuel Group on Saturday launched the country's first aviation fuel consumption index aimed at providing a fresh gauge for the regional and national economic health of the world's second-largest economy.

UPDATE 1-Saudi Aramco, China's Hengli Petchem agree 130,000 bpd crude supply deal for 2019

10 Nov 2018

SHANGHAI, Nov 10 China's private chemical group Hengli Petrochemical said it has entered an annual crude purchase deal with Saudi Aramco for 2019 supplies of 130,000 barrels per day, which marks the top OPEC producer's second major marketing alliance with a private Chinese refiner.

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