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EIA Says China Will Be World’s Largest Net Oil Importer This Fall

The U.S. Energy Information Administration (EIA) said China is projected to pass the United States and become the world’s largest net importer of oil on a monthly basis by October, and on an annual basis by 2014.

August 12, 2013

BMO ‘More Bullish’ on Natural Gas, Less on Crude Prices

Slowing economic growth in China pushed nearly all equity markets south last week, with energy caught in a sell-off of “everything commodity-related,” but a flat natural gas rig count, combined with an eroding storage overhang, provide opportunities for U.S. gas prices and related operators to trade higher this year, said BMO Capital Markets Dan McSpirit and Phillip Jungwirth.

April 24, 2013
Sinopec Builds Bigger Mississippian Position in JV with Chesapeake

Sinopec Builds Bigger Mississippian Position in JV with Chesapeake

China’s Sinopec International Petroleum Exploration and Production Corp. has added to its considerable leasehold in the Mississippian Lime formation after agreeing to pay Chesapeake Energy Corp. $1.02 billion in cash for half of its 850,000 net acres.

February 26, 2013

Newfield Narrowing Focus to U.S. Unconventional Liquids

Newfield Exploration Co. is considering the sale of its international assets, which consist of offshore oil and natural gas developments in Malaysia and China, the company said.

February 18, 2013
Newfield Narrowing Focus to U.S. Unconventional Liquids

Newfield Narrowing Focus to U.S. Unconventional Liquids

Newfield Exploration Co. is considering the sale of its international assets, which consist of offshore oil and natural gas developments in Malaysia and China, the company said.

February 15, 2013

Pioneer Strikes Wolfcamp JV, Drops Barnett Sale

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has signed an agreement with Sinochem Petroleum USA LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of China’s Sinochem Group, to sell 40% of its interest in 207,000 net acres leased by the Pioneer in the horizontal Wolfcamp Shale in the southern portion of the Spraberry Trend Area Field for $1.7 billion.

February 4, 2013

Pioneer Strikes Wolfcamp JV, Abandons Barnett Sale

Pioneer Natural Resources Co. has signed an agreement with Sinochem Petroleum USA LLC, a U.S. subsidiary of China’s Sinochem Group, to sell 40% of its interest in 207,000 net acres leased by the Pioneer in the horizontal Wolfcamp Shale in the southern portion of the Spraberry Trend Area Field for $1.7 billion.

January 31, 2013

Carrizo Inks Another Niobrara JV

Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc. is forming a joint venture (JV) in the Niobrara formation with Haimo Oil & Gas LLC, a unit of China’s Lanzhou Haimo Technologies Co. Ltd. Separately, the company announced third quarter production growth for oil, condensate and natural gas liquids (NGL).

October 26, 2012

Asian Firms Reportedly Invest $1B in Sabine Pass LNG Project

China Investment Corp. (CIC) and the Government of Singapore Investment Corp. (GSI) have invested a combined $1 billion in Cheniere Energy Partners LP’s Sabine Pass liquefied natural gas (LNG) export project in Louisiana, according to published reports.

August 23, 2012

LNG Exports Necessary to Keep Producers Drilling, Dominion Says

The clock is ticking for the United States to begin exporting liquefied natural gas (LNG) before competitors corner the growing global market, according to Donald Raikes, vice president of Dominion Transmission Inc., one of the companies seeking permission to export shale gas.

March 23, 2012