October 26, 2018

Beijing Warns State Companies To Avoid Gas Price Hikes

The Chinese government has warned state energy companies CNPC, CNOOC, and Sinopec to be careful with price-setting for gas ahead of the winter season when demand […]
October 1, 2018

China’s Local Governments At Odds With Beijing Over Coal Plants

Despite a major push by Beijing to reduce the number of coal power plans across China, local authorities are doing their own thing—a wave of new […]
August 10, 2018

Chinese Refiners Relieved As Beijing Backpedals Tariffs On U.S. Crude

Beijing’s decision to not impose tariffs on U.S. crude oil imports has relieved local state refiners, who have been expanding their purchases from U.S. suppliers, sources […]
August 7, 2018

China Threatens 25% Import Tariff On U.S. LNG

As tensions between the United States and China escalate, Beijing has now threatened a 25 percent import tariff on U.S. liquified natural gas
August 6, 2018

Russia Accused Of Illegally Selling Oil To North Korea

While most of the sanction-bypassing oil trade with North Korea is thought to be originating from China, oil sales from Russia to Kim Jong-un’s regime may […]
August 4, 2018

China Won’t Stop Buying Iranian Crude Oil Despite US Request

Beijing has declined a request by U.S. envoys to stop importing crude oil from Iran, Bloomberg reports