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Swiss Firm To Enter LNG Market In Japan - Nikkei
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Swiss resources trader Glencore Xstrata Plc plans to start supplying liquefied natural gas to Japanese utilities this year, the Nikkei reported in its Friday morning edition.
China Vows Fresh Measures to Fight Air Pollution
(Friday, June 14, 2013) Beijing reportedly will also try to boost the supply of clean energy, such as natural gas.
Sinopec's Trading and Logistics Arm Aims to Own Assets in Global Push
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Sinopec Kantons, a crude oil trading and logistics arm of China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec), says it will selectively acquire and build its own fuel storage facilities internationally.
Official: Study for Tianjin Refinery Might Be Ready by Early 2014
(Tuesday, June 11, 2013) Russia and China plan to prepare the feasibility study for the construction of an oil refinery in Tianjin by the beginning of 2014, Russia's ambassador to China, Andrei Denisov said.
Report: SUV Mania to Prolong Chinese Gasoline Demand Growth
(Wednesday, June 05, 2013) Transportation rather than industrialization is now in the front seat when it comes to driving China's oil demand growth, according to an industry analyst.
Report Predicts Increase in China's Fuel Oil Consumption
(Tuesday, June 04, 2013) After seeing average 4.41 percent annual decline in the past six years, China's apparent consumption of fuel oil is estimated to pick up this year, albeit by a small margin, driven by strong demand from vessels, according to a recent report.
Japan's Energy Needs Loom Large at Africa Meeting
(Thursday, May 30, 2013) Japan is set to announce a series of agreements with African countries to facilitate better access to their fuel and minerals amid intensifying competition with China to tap into the continent's natural resources.
Japan, EU Jointly Lower LNG Procurement Price
(Wednesday, May 29, 2013) Japan and the European Union (EU) will work together to boost their bargaining power and bring down liquefied natural gas (LNG) procurement prices, major Japanese business daily reported Tuesday.
Protest Plan Puts Police in Kunming on High Alert
(Tuesday, May 28, 2013) Kunming authorities have been put on high alert to thwart a third demonstration against a petrol refinery and maintain social stability in the run-up to the China-South Asia Expo.
Sinopec Engineering Vows to Maintain High Margins
(Friday, May 24, 2013) Despite rising cost pressures, Sinopec Engineering, the oil refining and chemical plants engineering subsidiary of China Petrochemical Corp, will strive to maintain a gross profit margin higher than the industry average, its chief said yesterday.
An Asia Perspective on US Shale Gas and Petrochemicals
(Friday, May 24, 2013) Industry leaders at the recent Asia Petrochemical Conference (APIC) offered a broader-than-usual perspective on U.S. shale gas and its global impact. Some even downplayed its significance.
US Approval of LNG Exports Paves Way for Asian Spot Market
(Monday, May 20, 2013) Japanese LNG buyers see U.S. government approval for a Texas LNG facility to export gas to countries with which it doesn't have free-trade agreements as a step forward.
Behind Chinese Protests, Growing Dismay at Pollution
(Monday, May 20, 2013) As news spread earlier this year that China's government had approved a refinery and petrochemicals base near Kunming to process crude piped in from Myanmar, a local environmental activist named Zheng Xiejian started disseminating leaflets.
Kunming Residents Protest PetroChina Paraxylene Project
(Thursday, May 16, 2013) Residents of the southwestern Chinese city of Kunming took to the streets Thursday for a protest against the construction of a state-run chemical and petroleum refinery.