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23.06.2014 China Purchasing Small Canadian Oil Assets

China Oil and Gas Group Ltd. is buying a private Canadian energy company for $236-million in what has become a trend in Asian buyers launching takeovers for small firms since the Harper government imposed tougher rules on deals in late 2012.

19.06.2014 Gazprom plans to resume talks with China on gas, LNG supplies

Russian energy giant Gazprom is due to resume negotiations with China on gas supplies via western route and also deliveries of liquefied natural gas (LNG), Gazprom Vice Chairman Alexander Medvedev told journalists Wednesday.

18.06.2014 BP Says to Sign $20Bn Gas Supply Contract With China

British energy giant BP will sign a long-term deal with Chinese state-owned peer CNOOC in London on Tuesday to supply China with liquefied natural gas, BP chief executive Bob Dudley said.

17.06.2014 U.K. to Discuss North Sea Oil Investment with China

Chinese investment in nuclear energy, high-speed rail and North Sea oil will be high on the diplomatic agenda when Chinese Premier Li Keqiang visits the U.K.

16.06.2014 China's shale gas ramp-up may surprise skeptics

China's shale gas ramp-up may surprise the skeptics, Reuters reports. According to the agency, Beijing wants drillers to grow output from a standing start to a third of current U.S. levels – around 270 billion cubic meters (bcm) annually – by 2020. That’s a stretch.

16.06.2014 China, Central Asian countries open 3rd gas line

The third line of the China-Central Asia Natural Gas Pipeline started to transport natural gas to China, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) announced late Sunday.

05.06.2014 Russia, China may agree on new gas pipeline

Just weeks after a historic $400-billion deal, Russia and China are now inching towards a second major gas project to build a pipeline to export natural gas from Russia's western Siberia to north-western China, Kremlin Chief of Staff Sergei Ivanov said on June 4, RIA Nov

05.06.2014 China edges toward ending state monopoly on oil

China is inching closer to ending the State monopoly in the oil sector after it allowed a Xinjiang-based private energy firm to import crude oil, industry sources said on June 4, China Daily said on June 5.

05.06.2014 Vietnam says China attacking ships near oil rig

Vietnam says Chinese ships protecting a controversial oil rig in the South China Sea continue to attack Vietnamese ships on a daily basis, the Voice of America reported on June 4.

04.06.2014 China, Kuwait sign energy agreements

China and Kuwait inked energy deals on June 3 ahead of an annual forum of China and Arabian countries in Beijing this week, China Daily said on June 4.