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Sinopec Strikes Large Oil, Gas Flow at South China Sea Well

Jul 03, 2024

China's Sinopec Corp has struck a high flow of oil and gas in an offshore exploration well in the Beibu Gulf of the South China Sea, it said on Wednesday.The well, Hai-3, a rare slanted well with a drilling depth of 4,600 meters (2.86 miles)…

EU to Investigate Chinese Wind Turbine Suppliers

Apr 10, 2024

The EU will investigate subsidies received by Chinese suppliers of wind turbines destined for Europe, in the bloc's latest move to shield domestic firms from cheap clean tech products.The European Commission will look into conditions for the development of wind parks in Spain…

CNOOC, Petrobras Announce Strategic Cooperation Agreement

Aug 29, 2023

Chinese state-owned oil and gas giant CNOOC has signed a strategic cooperation agreement with Brazilian state oil firm Petrobras, Chinese government-backed media outlet The Paper reported on Tuesday, citing CNOOC.The agreement stated that the…

China Jitters Set to Snap Oil's Seven-week Winning Streak

Aug 18, 2023

Oil prices looked set to close down this week following seven weeks of gains, as China's economic woes eclipse signs of tight supply.The seven-week upswing in prices, galvanised by supply cuts by the Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries and allies (OPEC+)…

MAN Energy Solutions Sells Gas Turbine Business

Jun 21, 2023

MAN Energy Solutions has announced the sale of its gas turbine business to China’s CSIC Longjiang GH Gas Turbine.CSIC Longjiang GH Gas Turbine (GHGT) develops small and medium-sized gas turbines in a 5 to 50 MW range as well as high performance and combustion technologies…

CNOOC Commissions China's First Offshore CCS Demonstration Project

Jun 01, 2023

CNOOC has announced the official commissioning of China's first offshore carbon capture and storage (CCS) demonstration project.The project is an auxiliary part of the Enping 15-1 oilfield development located in the Pearl River Mouth Basin, about 190 kilometers (120 miles) southwest of Hong Kong…

Malaysia Defends Its Energy Ops in the South China Sea

Apr 10, 2023

Malaysia said on Saturday it was firmly committed to protecting its sovereign rights and interests in the South China Sea after China expressed concern about Malaysian energy projects in a part of the sea that China also claims.Malaysian Prime…

Approval Granted for Floating Wind Platform that Includes Fish Farm

Mar 28, 2023

China Longyuan Electric Power Group Corporation has received Approval in Principle from China Classification Society (CCS) for its floating wind foundation design that incorporates a fish farm.The concept aims to achieve multi-space, multi-level sharing of ocean space…

Asia's Largest Offshore Jacket Installed in South China Sea

Apr 18, 2022

Asia's largest offshore jacket Haiji-1 was last week installed in the South China Sea by the Chinese offshore engineering and construction company COEEC.With a total height of 302 meters and 30,000 tons of weight exceeding the lifting capacity of the world's largest derrick barge…

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…

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