January 21, 2019

Iran Says Japan Restarts Oil Imports

Japan has resumed purchases of Iranian crude oil, the governor of the central bank of Iran told state news agency IRNA, Reuters reports. “After China, South […]
January 14, 2019

China Oil Imports Up 30% In December, Gas Imports Hit Record

China imported 30 percent more crude oil in December than a year earlier, Reuters reports, citing fresh customs data. The surge was the result of independent […]
January 12, 2019

India’s Oil Imports From Iran Still Low Due To U.S. Sanctions

Indian oil imports from Iran plunged by 41 percent on the year to just over 300,000 bpd in December, roughly around the level of Iranian oil […]
January 10, 2019

South Korea To Resume Iran Oil Imports Soon

South Korea will start buying Iranian crude this month or next, the parent company of the country’s largest refinery, SK Innovation, told Reuters. “As South Korea […]
January 4, 2019

California’s Oil-By-Rail Imports Climb Near Record In 2018

California imported an average 447,063 barrels of crude oil by rail over the first nine months of last year, the latest data available from the California […]
December 31, 2018

Shandong’s Crude Imports Hit New High In December

Shandong’s crude imports hit an all-time high in December, as some independent refiners tried to use up their quotas for 2018. About 12 million metric tonnes of […]
December 27, 2018

Cold Spell Boosts Asian LNG Imports

Cold weather and China’s consistent gasification efforts pushed liquefied natural gas imports into Northeastern Asia to a record-high, Reuters reports, citing data from its Refinitiv Eikon […]
December 26, 2018

China’s LNG Imports Jump To Record High In November

Chinese liquefied natural gas (LNG) imports soared by 48.5 percent in November 2018, compared to the same month last year, as China continues to have parts […]
December 8, 2018

Chinese Oil Imports Set To Bounce Back This Month

Chinese oil imports from Iran are on course to rebound this month from the lows of October and November as China’s state-held companies have already started […]