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Posts Tagged ‘China’
By Jamie McDuell | August 29, 2014 09:54 AM Comments (1)
By News Desk | August 27, 2014 09:49 AM Comments (0)
The global world oil market certainly isn’t getting any bullish boost from China. The Platts analysis for July showed the country’s apparent demand down from the corresponding month a year earlier. You can see our analysis here.
By James Bourne | August 18, 2014 12:01 AM Comments (1)
By Elizabeth Bassett | August 4, 2014 04:05 PM Comments (3)
It can often feel as though many of the big issues or trends in the oil industry are happening on a level unseen by the general public. July, though, brought some big news stories straight to the mainstream media and a wider audience, and these were developments our oil editors and analysts at Platts were watching closely.
Welcome to the latest iteration of The Oil Big Five, when we ask our Platts oil insiders what they believe are the biggest trends or issues in the global oil industry. These are topics we spent a lot of time researching, writing about and analyzing in July, as well as issues we’re keeping an eye on for August.
By Yen Ling Song | July 28, 2014 10:50 AM Comments (0)
China is shifting its focus on state-owned enterprise reform, but it still remains to be seen if the SOEs will make significant changes to the roles non-state entities can play. Song Yen Ling discusses China’s energy sector reform goals in this week’s At the Wellhead column from Oilgram News, and also takes a look at whether internal turmoil within China’s dominant upstream player is a hurdle to advancing projects.
By Christine Forster | July 25, 2014 10:15 AM Comments (0)
Mongolia might not be the first place that springs to mind as a potential investment destination for oil and gas players, but one small Australian company is hoping the recent passing of a new petroleum law will open up opportunities in the landlocked nation between Russia and China.
Wolf Petroleum is the only Australia-listed oil and gas company operating in Mongolia. But the industry minnow, capitalized at just A$5.5 million ($5.2 million), claims a position as Mongolia’s largest petroleum acreage holder, with one production block and two exploration areas covering more than 74,400 sq km (18,000 million acres).
By Elizabeth Bassett | June 17, 2014 08:21 AM Comments (2)
The second installation of The Oil Big Five hit a snag when we realized that comments weren’t coming through on our blog platform, so this follow-up is a week later than we wanted.
But regardless of timing, we wanted to feature the comments from our readers, both here on the blog as well as on social media. We know what our oil experts and editors think are the most important trends worldwide, but what about you? Do you agree with what others have said?
By News Desk | June 9, 2014 06:14 PM Comments (0)
By Elizabeth Bassett | June 3, 2014 12:01 AM Comments (1)
This is our second installment of The Oil Big Five, where we ask Platts oil experts around the globe to outline five big trends or factors affecting the oil industry. We were glad to hear from you, our readers, on our first post, and we featured your top responses in our follow-up post. Be sure to leave us a comment and tell us what you think about our picks as well as what you see as the biggest influences in your part of the industry.