Asia Pacific

Investment , Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Emissions , Renewables , Digital Oilfield

2020 Outlook: Energy Transition To Take Center Stage For Oil Industry

New research shows a sharp increase in expected low-carbon investment this year by oil and gas companies, despite volatile market conditions.

January 22, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Imports , International

Chinese Demand For US LNG Unlikely To Surge

As long as tariffs on gas remain, traders will be reluctant to commit to deals.

January 17, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Crude Oil , Trade , International

Opinion: What Happens If China Does Buy $52 Billion Of US Crude, Coal, LNG?

The terms of the trade deal imply an absolutely massive increase in Chinese imports of U.S. energy, and if this actually comes to pass, it will have serious disruptive effects across global markets.

January 16, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Crude Oil , Trade , International

US Energy Exports To Climb As China Pledges Ramp-Up In Purchases

Quantities were not specified in the accord and analysts were unclear how quota sales will work.

January 16, 2020

Crude Oil

China’s 2019 Annual Crude Imports Set Record For 17th Year

Imports averaged 10.12 million bbl/d, an increase of 882,000 bbl/d.

January 14, 2020

Crude Oil

IEA: India’s Oil Demand Growth Expected To Overtake China

Refining sector is primed for investment, says agency, but the country will be more vulnerable to supply disruptions.

January 10, 2020

Exploration & Production

China Opens Oil, Gas Exploration, Production For Foreign, Domestic Firms

From May 1, foreign firms registered in China with net assets of 300 million yuan (US$43 million) will be allowed to take part in oil and gas exploration and production, the ministry of natural resources announced at a news conference.

January 9, 2020

Crude Oil , Trade , International

Oil Prices Jump Almost $3 After US Kills Iran’s Soleimani

Oil prices jumped nearly $3 on Jan. 3 after a U.S. air strike in Baghdad killed the head of Iran's elite Quds Force.

January 3, 2020

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) , Natural Gas , Tankers

US LNG Exports Soar But Supply Glut May Await In 2020

Over the past couple of months, Singaporean gas importer Pavilion Energy canceled the loading of a U.S. LNG cargo and some Chinese companies were offering to resell cargoes.

December 30, 2019

Crude Oil

Oil Hits Highest Since September On Trade Hopes, OPEC Cuts

Oil rose further above $67 a barrel to its highest in over three months on Dec. 26, buoyed by a report showing lower U.S. crude inventories, by hopes of an end to the China-U.S. trade dispute and OPEC-led efforts to constrain supply.

December 26, 2019