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China's CNOOC Reports Record Profit, Output for 2021

Mar 30, 2022

China's CNOOC Ltd posted record annual net profit for 2021, with earnings nearly tripled from 2020, supported by rapidly rebounding oil and gas prices as global energy demand recovered from the pandemic.The state-controlled offshore oil and gas specialist posted a net profit of 70…

Inside Trade: From Energy to Food, China-Russia Trade has Surged in Recent Years

Mar 01, 2022

China and Russia have grown increasingly close in recent years, including as trading partners, a relationship that brings both opportunities and risks as Russia reels from tough new sanctions led by the West in response to its invasion of Ukraine…

China Oil Demand to Peak by 2030

Dec 27, 2021

China's oil consumption is expected to keep growing for a decade on robust chemical demand, reaching a peak of about 780 million tonnes per year by 2030, a research institute affiliated with China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) said on Sunday…

HMH to Deliver Pressure Control System for GMGS Drillship

Dec 14, 2021

Offshore drilling solutions provider HMH has been awarded the contract to deliver a pressure control system to Guangzhou Marine Geological Survey (GMGS) drillship.The system will comprise of a blowout preventer (BOP) stack, including the new SeaONYX V…

China: CNOOC Starts Oil Production from Lufeng Offshore Development

Nov 23, 2021

Chinese national oil company CNOOC has started producing oil from Lufeng offshore oil fields in the eastern section of the South China Sea.The oil fields include Lufeng 14-4 oil field, Lufeng 14-8 oil field, Lufeng 15-1 oil field, and Lufeng 22-1 oil field…

CNOOC Starts Production from Bozhong 19-4 Project

Sep 24, 2021

Chinese offshore oil producer CNOOC said Friday it had begun producing oil from its Bozhong 19-4 project in the south of the Bohai Sea. Located in an average water depth of about 21 meters, the project uses the existing processing facilities of Bozhong 25-1 oilfield…

'World Largest' Offshore Converter Station Debuts in China

Aug 09, 2021

The installation on what is reported to be the world’s largest offshore converter station is being hailed by China Classification Society (CCS) as ‘a significant milestone’ in the development of deep-water wind power. CCS provided authentication…

China Starts Production at 100,000 DWT Deepwater Semi-sub FPSO

Aug 02, 2021

China Classification Society (CCS) is reporting the successful surveying of the world’s first 100,000 DWT deep-water semi-submersible floating production storage and offloading installation (FPSO).Dubbed Shen Hai Yi Hao, the platform is formally…

Oil Drops on China Economy Concerns

Aug 02, 2021

Oil prices fell on Monday on worries over China's economy after a survey showed growth in factory activity slipped sharply in the world's second-largest oil consumer, with concerns compounded by a rise in oil output from OPEC producers.Brent crude oil futures slid by 74 cents…

AGR Secures Contract for Jade Prospect, Offshore China

Apr 28, 2021

Independent energy services company AGR said it has won a contract to assist with well planning and engineering on the Jade prospect in Block 29/11, offshore China.The contract, signed with oil and gas development company Empyrean Energy, will…

Sinopec Reports $2.9 Billion Q1 Net Profit

Apr 28, 2021

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp swung to a first-quarter profit from a loss a year earlier, with net income reaching 18.54 billion yuan ($2.86 billion), amid a recovery in global oil prices and robust demand for refined oil products.Asia's top oil refiner…

CNOOC Needs to Double Down on Drilling and Deals in Carbon-cutting Gas Pivot

Mar 11, 2021

A rapid rise in offshore drilling and deepwater gas extraction may seem an unlikely path to lower emissions, but are central planks of Chinese energy major CNOOC Ltd’s plan to help hit Beijing’s climate goals.While global peers like BP, Royal…

UK, Japan Concerned Over East, South China Seas Situation

Feb 03, 2021

Four ministers from Japan and Britain voiced serious concern on Wednesday about the situation in the East and South China seas and opposed any unilateral attempts to change the status quo, in a apparent reference to China’s maritime expansion…

MacGregor Delivers Goods for Chinese Floater

Nov 20, 2020

Cargotec's MacGregor has delivered a riser pull-in system for China-based oil firm CNOOC's Lingshui 17-2 semi-submersible production platform.The deepwater semi-submersible production unit is intended for operation in a deepwater natural gas field in the Qiongdongnan Basin…

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