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January 06, 2023
Xinjiang Central Asia Petroleum and Gas Co. will invest as much as $150 million in the first year and $540 million over the subsequent three years to explore five oil and gas blocks. The militant group will earn 15% royalty fees from the 25-year contract.
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January 05, 2023
The presidents of China and the Philippines agreed to resume talks on oil and gas exploration in the South China Sea. They will also discuss maritime differences amicably after meeting in Beijing on Jan 4., a move that potentially paves the way for easing recent tensions.
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December 30, 2022
A major breakthrough of Sinopec's "Project Deep Earth," the Yuanshen-1 well has reached the deepest oil and gas formation in burial depth in the Sichuan Basin and further shows the great potential of deep ancient carbonate rocks in the region.
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December 26, 2022
107 development wells are planned to be commissioned, including 67 production wells, 36 water injection wells and four water source wells. The project is expected to achieve its peak production of approximately 36,100 bopd in 2024.
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December 07, 2022
CNOOC Ltd. announces today that Enping 15-1/10-2/15-2/20-4 oilfields joint development project has commenced production.
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November 03, 2022
China looks set to receive an influx of seaborne crude oil in the coming weeks as higher volumes bought before its latest Covid shutdowns head for its ports.
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October 14, 2022
President Xi Jinping has promised a slow and steady end to the growth of planet-warming emissions in China, with energy security taking top priority as the country contends with a flagging economy and tumult on global fuel markets.
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June 2022
In December 2021, China and Indonesia had a standoff over E&P in the southern South China Sea that involved unequivocal politico-military intimidation. While China has done this to the Philippines, Vietnam, and Japan, this was a first for Indonesia.
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March 11, 2022
Saudi Arabia is strengthening energy ties with China, as the oil producer Aramco agreed to build a multi-billion dollar refining and chemicals project.
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March 08, 2022
The world and energy market are at a point in history, as important as the end of both world wars, and that was true before the Russian invasion of Ukraine, said Atlantic Council President and CEO Frederick Kempe.
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February 2022
The year 2021 witnessed unprecedented development in the energy markets. Such events were contrary to conventional wisdom and have ramifications for the oil markets, for years to come.
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February 2022
Every region will post an increase, led by the Middle East, the Americas, Africa and the FSU. Offshore activity will grow at about the same pace as onshore drilling.
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January 18, 2022
China’s overseas shipments of fuels fell for a second year as Beijing tightened export quotas, in part to ensure sufficient domestic supply.
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January 11, 2022
China doubled down on imports of Iranian and Venezuelan crude in 2021, taking the most from the U.S.-sanctioned regimes in three years, as refiners brushed off the risk of penalties to scoop up cheap oil.
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January 04, 2022
China slashed its fuel export quota by more than half in the first batch of allocations for 2022, highlighting the nation’s strategy of progressively limiting overseas sales.
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November 18, 2021
China is releasing some oil from its strategic reserves days after the U.S. invited it to participate in a joint sale, suggesting the world’s two biggest oil consumers are willing to work together to keep a lid on energy costs.
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November 17, 2021
Oil tumbled to the lowest in nearly six weeks as investors considered the prospect of a release of crude supplies from strategic reserves.
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November 17, 2021
President Joe Biden has been weighing the merits of releasing oil from the Strategic Petroleum Reserve to try to quell gasoline prices. A release by China was raised by the U.S. during this week’s virtual summit with President Xi Jinping, the South China Morning Post reported, citing an unidentified person.
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November 03, 2021
The UK, the U.S. and 18 other nations are signing a joint statement committing to end funding for foreign oil, gas and coal projects by the end of next year, while prioritizing support for clean energy, according to people familiar with the matter.
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November 01, 2021
China may be forced to start buying crude at elevated prices to replenish its thinning crude stockpiles, adding more pressure to a nation that’s facing energy shortages and seeking to avert a diesel crisis.
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October 25, 2021
A weather phenomenon that typically delivers harsher winters is on the way and expected to add to Asia’s energy crisis.
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