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21.07.2014 International pressure forces China to stop oil drilling in South China Sea

In the face of fierce criticism from the international community, China perhaps had no choice but to suspend its attempt to “change the status quo by force” when it ended its operations to drill for oil near the Paracel Islands in the South China Sea.

12.05.2014 Philippines offers oil, gas exploration area in disputed area

The Philippines on May 9 launched a tender for exploration rights in 11 oil and gas blocks, including one in a disputed area of the South China Sea that is likely to fuel further tension with China, Reuters has reported.

12.05.2014 China says Vietnam harasses oil rig

Beijing demanded on May 8 that Hanoi cease its harassing actions against a Chinese oil rig in waters off an island in the South China Sea and called for dialogue to end the conflict, China Daily reported on May 9.

02.04.2014 Husky upbeat on gas potential in South China Sea

The deepwater regions of the northern South China Sea have big gas exploration potential and are only in an early stage of development, a senior manager of Husky Energy, which discovered the mainland's first major deep-sea natural gas field, said on April 1, South China

20.03.2014 Chinese CNOOC makes gas discovery in South China Sea

CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883) on March 19 announced that the Company has recently made a new mid-sized gas discovery Lingshui17-2, which indicated the first breakthrough on the independent deepwater exploration in Qiongdongnan Basin of South China

15.01.2014 China’s CNOOC starts production at field in South China Sea

CNOOC Limited (the “Company”, NYSE: CEO, SEHK: 00883, TSX: CNU) announced on January 14 that Liuhua 19-5 gas field has recently commenced production.

02.08.2013 CNOOC Signs PSC With Shell

CNOOC Limited's parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed production sharing contract (PSC) with Shell China Exploration and Production Company Limited (Shell) for Block 35/10 in Yinggehai Basin in the South China Sea, the company reporte

18.07.2013 CNOOC Signs Production Sharing Contract With BP

CNOOC Limited's parent company, China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed production sharing contract (PSC) with BP  for deepwater Block 54/11 in Pearl River Mouth Basin in the South China Sea, the company reported in a news release.

01.07.2013 China Agrees South China Sea Talks Amid New Row With Manila

China agreed to hold formal talks with Southeast Asian nations on a plan to ease maritime tensions on Sunday as the Philippines accused it of causing "increasing militarization" of the South China Sea, according to a report from Reuters.

29.12.2012 CNOOC oil fields in operation in South China Sea

China National Offshore Oil Company Limited announced Friday that two of its oil fields in the South China Sea have started production.