Nov. 14, 2013News & Opinions
From Africa to Australia, Chinese refiners are exploring new markets to ship surplus oil products such as jet fuel and diesel, putting them on track to compete with global trading houses and refining centers such as Singapore.
Nov. 13, 2013News & Opinions
Thailand's PTT, Asia's fourth-largest oil and gas company by market value, posted a slump in quarterly profit in its core gas operations mainly due to the rising burden of sales at government-set prices.
Sep. 18, 2013News & Opinions
China's top refiner Sinopec Corp is expected to resume high-volume diesel exports after Beijing approved a quota for the company to export more than 1 million tonnes in Q4, industry sources said.
Aug. 29, 2013News & Opinions
China's environment ministry will stop approving some new refining projects and upgrades of existing facilities by the country's top state-owned oil firms after the two failed to meet key pollution targets in 2012, it said on Thursday.
Aug. 16, 2013News & Opinions
China's powerful price regulator could target the petroleum, telecommunications, banking and auto sectors next in its investigations into violations of the country's anti-trust laws, state media quoted a senior official as saying.
Jun. 28, 2013News & Opinions
Sinopec has proposed a $3.1 billion ethylene plant in east China that would be the top Asian refiner's first to use natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) as a petrochemical feedstock.
Jun. 20, 2013News & Opinions
Petróleo Brasileiro and Sinopec are in talks to build a $20 billion, 300,000-barrels-a-day refinery in the South American country, according to a securities filing on Wednesday. Petrobras said in the filing that the non-binding accord ...
Jun. 06, 2013News & Opinions
During the next decades the world is poised to witness a period with the longest positive transformation in human history. With more than 9 to 10 billion people depending on the scenarios and an economy with an estimated GDP of $280 ...
Jun. 05, 2013News & Opinions
China's top economic planner has approved South Korea's SK Group taking a 35% stake in a $2.7 billion petrochemical complex that state refiner Sinopec built in central China, a government statement said on Wednesday.
May. 29, 2013News & Opinions
BASF and Sinopec are considering the extension of their Nanjing joint venture BASF-YPC with the expansion of existing ethylene oxide (EO) production, and a new plant for neopentylglycol (NPG). BASF-YPC will further expand its acrylic acid ...
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