Archive for the ‘China National Petroleum Corporation’ Category

Face It, Putin: China Is Just Not That Into Your Gas Pipeline

Courtesy of Bloomberg, commentary on China’s waning interest in the proposed Russian-Chinese gas pipeline, dubbed Power of Siberia 2: Underneath all the bombast and saber rattling that plays out whenever President Xi Jinping and his Russian counterpart Vladimir Putin meet up, there’s always an undertone that sounds more like a plot line from a high […]

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Niger, Benin: Oil Pipeline Begins Operations

Via Stratfor’s Rane Worldview, a report on Niger, Benin’s operationalization of a new pipeline: What Happened: Nigerien oil arrived at the Beninese oil terminal of Seme using the Niger-Benin pipeline on April 21, Africanews reported on April 24.  Why It Matters: The Niger-Benin pipeline’s entry into service will enable Niger to begin exporting up to 90,000 barrels […]

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Chinese and Russian Firms Discuss Joint Energy Project Development

Via Reuters, a report that Chinese and Russian energy firms are discussing jointly developing oil and gas fields: China is in talks with Russia’s Rosneft (ROSN.MM), Gazprom (GAZP.MM) and Novatek (NVTK.MM) about the joint development of oil and gas fields and hydrocarbon trade, state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) said on Wednesday. Russia is counting […]

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Niger Tensions Threaten Chinese Pipeline and Dam Projects

Courtesy of Nikkei Asia, a report on how current turmoil in Niger has impacted Chinese investment projects: Rising tensions in Niger are casting a shadow over Chinese interests there, following reports that the construction of a dam has been suspended, adding to worries that a PetroChina-backed export pipeline set to be completed at the end […]

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Qatar Strikes Second Big LNG Supply Deal With China

Via Reuters, a report on Qatar second big LNG supply deal with China: Qatar on Tuesday secured its second large gas supply deal with a Chinese state-controlled company in less than a year, putting Asia clearly ahead in the race to secure gas supplies from Doha’s massive production expansion project. China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) […]

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China-Kazakh Energy Deal

Via KazInform, a report on a deal between the China National Petroleum Corp. and Kazakhstan’s Samruk-Kazyna Group for the joint development of the oil and gas industry in Kazakhstan. CNPC will help expand the throughput capacity of two Kazakh oil pipelines and participate in the construction of the second strings of a natural gas pipeline […]

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