Archive for the ‘Sinopec’ Category

Qatar Gives China Share of Landmark Natural Gas Field

Via Oil and Gas Daily, a report on a recent Qatari decision to give China a share of landmark natural gas field: Chinese oil giant Sinopec on Wednesday became the first Asian firm to get a stake in Qatar’s expansion of North Field East, the Gulf country’s energy company announced. North Field contains the world’s […]

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China Seals One of the Biggest LNG Deals Ever With Qatar

Via Bloomberg, an article on a recent LNG agreement between China and Qatar: China signed a landmark $60 billion agreement for purchases of liquefied natural gas from Qatar, as the world’s second-largest economy looks to bolster its energy security for decades. Qatar Energy will send Sinopec 4 million tons of LNG a year starting in 2026, the state-controlled […]

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The World’s Largest State-Owned Oil Companies

Via Visual Capitalist, a look at the world’s largest state-owned oil companies: Oil is one of the world’s most important natural resources, playing a critical role in everything from transportation fuels to cosmetics. For this reason, many governments choose to nationalize their supply of oil. This gives them a greater degree of control over their oil […]

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Sinopec’s Quest For Deals

Courtesy of The Wall Street Journal, a report on Sinopec’s quest for deals: Sinopec has kicked off 2012 with a bang. Stay tuned for more. State-owned China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., better known as Sinopec, has been on a tear in acquisitions in the past year, the most recent deal being Tuesday’s multi-billion U.S. shale […]

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At The Pump, Ready To Gas Up: China’s Oil Groups Ready For More Deals

Courtesy of The Financial Times, an interesting look at how China’s oil groups are ready for more deals:   Sinopec reported a 12 per cent rise in net profit, to Rmb41bn, in the first half of the year, beating analysts’ expectations Solid first-half profits at China’s state-owned oil companies have paved the way for further […]

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China, Inc.: The Newest Big Oil Company

Via Fortune, a report on increasing size and impact of China’s NOCs: “…You know the major players in big oil — Shell (RDSA), Exxon Mobil (XOM, Fortune 500), BP (BP), Chevron (CVX, Fortune 500) and a handful of other fuel goliaths. Soon though, it might be time to add China to that list. The country’s […]

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