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IEA lifts China gas demand forecast to new highs

2018-11-15 08:41:00 Gas

The International Energy Agency made one of the most bullish forecasts yet for China's long-term gas demand potential in its latest r...

China Oct gas output from enterprises above designated size up 7.5% YoY

2018-11-14 15:02:00 Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  Gas

Gas produced by industrial enterprises with annual revenue from their main business operations of 20 million yuan or more (enterprise...

CNOOC pledges 20% rise in winter gas supply

2018-11-14 08:41:00 Company,  Import & Export,  Production & Sales,  Gas

China National Offshore Oil Corporation said on November 13 that the company will supply 24.6 billion cubic meters of natural gas d...

CNPC churns out shale gas output in southern Sichuan

2018-11-13 14:06:00 Resource,  Gas

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) churned out shale gas output in southern Sichuan area of southwestern China, as part of e...

Energy exploration continues in South China Sea

2018-11-13 13:26:00 Gas

Development and construction of China's first deep-water exploration well in the South China Sea, the Lingshui 17-2 gas field, kicked...

China gets first U.S. LNG since slapping tariff 2 mths ago

2018-11-13 08:55:00 Gas

China has received its first cargo of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from the United States since it imposed in mid-September a 10-perce...

China overtakes Japan as world's top natural gas importer

2018-11-13 08:44:00 Gas

China has overtaken Japan to become the world's top importer of natural gas, as Beijing's crackdown on pollution boosts its demand fo...

Central Asia-China gas pipeline to hit maximum capacity

2018-11-13 08:39:00 International,  Gas

China oil major PetroChina announced that the Central Asia-China gas pipeline will supply 160 million cubic meters of gas per day thi...

Gas to overtake coal as world's 2nd largest energy source by 2030, IEA

2018-11-13 08:36:00 International,  Gas

Natural gas is expected to overtake coal as the world's second largest energy source after oil by 2030 due to a drive to cut air poll...

Air Products' first coal gasification project goes into full operation

2018-11-09 16:04:00 Company,  Coal Gas,  Gas

Air Products' first coal gasification project in Changzhi city of northern China's Shanxi province has been fully put into operation,...

China's LNG demand may ebb as it seeks alternatives, expert

2018-11-08 11:41:00 Gas

China may rein in demand for LNG – a key driver for the gas market this year – as it seeks less costly alternatives over the next 3-5...

PCOC daily gas output exceeds 100 million cubic meters

2018-11-08 08:33:00 Company,  Production & Sales,  Gas

PetroChina Changqing Oilfield Company (PCOC), a subsidiary of PetroChina Co., Ltd, produced over 100 million cubic meters of natural ...

Sinopec, CNPC speed up oil, gas drilling to boost output

2018-11-06 08:24:00 Gas

China's Sinopec and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) are speeding up drilling and exploration from major tight and shale o...

China LNG price up 1.6% in late-Oct, NBS

2018-11-05 15:41:00 Gas

China's LNG price increased by 1.6% to 4,548.4 yuan/t ($657.7/t) averagely over October 20-31 compared with mid-October, showed data ...

China sees cleaner and more diversified energy production structure

2018-11-05 08:39:00 Gas

China has sped up efforts to transform from a coal-oriented structure to a cleaner and more diversified energy-production structure o...

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1 Beijing, northern China hit by worst pollution this year 2018-11-15

Air pollution is worsening in the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei province region and nearby areas and is expected to linger until November 16 due to unfavourable meteorological conditions for dispersal, state-

2 China still wants LNG this winter, but not every last drop 2018-11-15

The liquefied natural gas (LNG) market in Asia appears to be coming to terms with the likelihood that China will still buy robust volumes over winter, but not quite at the rate it did last year.

3 Changing shale field to boost gas output 2018-11-15

China's Changning shale gas field in southwestern Sichuan province will more than double its output during the winter heating season after putting new wells into operation, China's top oil and gas gro

4 S. Korea Oct met. coal imports down 4% YoY 2018-11-14

South Korea imported 2.56 million tonnes of metallurgical coal (including coking coal and PCI coal) in October, down 4.07% year on year and 18.28% month on month, according to the latest customs data.

5 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 14) 2018-11-14

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices face downward pressure in Yulin city of Shaanxi, as the number of trucks for coal loading decreased recently and stocks started g

6 Chinese authorities may issue new policies on import coal 2018-11-14

China's top economy planner the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) and other relevant departments would talk about import coal issue in a meeting on November 14's afternoon in Jiangsu p

7 China Oct steel production hits 4-yr high 2018-11-14

China's crude steel production hit a new high in October since at least May, 2014, rising for a third straight month as mills rushed to churn out products to chase profits ahead of winter output

8 Chinese domestic coal market falls to new low since Oct 2018-11-14

Chinese spot thermal coal prices have declined to new lows since October at Bohai-rim ports, according to Fewnwei's CCI index. As of November 13, CCI index for spot 5,500 Kcal/kg NAR coal

9 Chinese thermal coal prices fall at faster speed as demand dulls 2018-11-14

Offer prices of Chinese spot thermal coal continued falling at a faster speed at the northern ports, as traders found it hard to make deals amid waning demand of the downstream buyers. Th

10 China import thermal coal outlook divided 2018-11-14

Chinese traders were generally pessimistic about the near-term import thermal coal market, while foreign miners betted on a small rebound since mid- or late December. Currently import coa

Most Read News Stories

1 CHN Energy ups Nov term contract coal prices by 13-18 yuan/t, sources 2018-11-06

China Energy Investment Corporation, also known as CHN Energy, raised its monthly contract prices of thermal coal for November delivery, market sources said, the third straight upward adjustment.

2 Australia state to roll out new mine rehabilitation rules 2018-11-09

Australia's Queensland state is set to unveil proposed resource regulations next week that will require miners to pay into an "insurance fund" for the remediation of old mines. The regula

3 Weekly China coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuter

4 Indonesia's Nov HBA thermal coal price down 2.96% MoM to $97.9/t 2018-11-06

Indonesia's Ministry of Energy and Mineral Resources has set its November thermal coal reference price, also known as Harga Batubara Acuan or HBA, at $97.9/t, dropping 2.96% month on month, but up 3.2

5 Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining 2018-11-08

Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry association said, in a move estimated to cut the province's annual coal sales by

6 Weekly global coal market news summary (Nov 5- Nov 9) 2018-11-09

Indonesia hauling ban could paralyze South Sumatra coal mining Indonesia's South Sumatra province plans to ban coal transporters from using public roads from November 8, an industry associati

7 Russia's largest coal port hikes exports 6% on yr 2018-11-07

Russia's largest coal terminal at Vostochny exported 20.4 million tonnes of coal over January-October, around 6% higher from the preceding year, amid strong Asian demand, data showed from Russian port

8 Key Indian ports' Oct coal imports hit a 9-mth high 2018-11-09

Indian's 12 major state-owned ports handled 14.87 million tonnes of coal imports in October, up 24.49% from 11.95 million tonnes in the same period last year, latest data from Indian Ports Association

9 Mongolia plans coal rail link to China by 2021, official 2018-11-08

Mongolia aims to complete a railway from its Tavan Tolgoi coal project to the Chinese border by 2021, a Mongolian official told Reuters on November 8. The rail link from Tavan Tolgoi woul

10 Yancoal Australia signs 3-million coal sale agreement with China Huaneng 2018-11-09

Yancoal Australia Co., Ltd. has signed a sale agreement of three million-tonne Australian coal with China Huaneng Fuel Co., Ltd. at China International Import Expo (CIIE), the first import-dedicated g

Most Read Analysis & Comments

1 China's coal market may see slight pickup in heating season 2018-11-05

China's thermal coal prices are like to embrace slight pickup in the heating season which generally has started from November 1 in northern regions, insiders said. Thermal coal market has

2 China coking coal and coke markets in bullish near-term outlook 2018-10-31

The near-term prospect remains bright for China's coking coal and coke markets, fueled by an array of supportive factors including supply crunch. Coking coal supply has been quite tight i

3 China coke price near historical high; further rising momentum remains 2018-11-06

China's coke price has climbed to a level close to the all-time high reached during the financial crisis in 2008. Further upward strength is expected to continue in the coke market, buoyed by winter r

4 China coke market likely to further rise on low stocks 2018-11-01

Coke producers in China have proposed price rise of another 100 yuan/t for the third round since early October , as coke stocks remained low at both coking and steel plants. One Xinzhou-b

5 China Coal Daily Track (Oct 31) 2018-10-31

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Prices generally edged up 10 yuan/t in Yuyang districy of Shaanxi, as output decreased amid stringent environmental crackdowns and sales wer

6 Chinese thermal coal traders firm up prices as sentiment improves 2018-11-02

Chinese thermal coal traders have become firmer in upholding their offer prices after the spot market picked up from a consecutive decrease that lasted for more than a week. One trader ba

7 Strategic opportunity & prospect for Sino-Mongolia cooperation on coal, Fenwei president 2018-11-08

The Sino-Mongolia Mining Forum, hosted by Aluminum Corporation of China Limited and undertaken by China Aluminum International Trading Co., Ltd, was held in Shanghai on November 8. During the meeting,

8 China's import coal market weakness likely to extend as demand stagnates 2018-11-01

Weakness in China's import thermal coal market is likely to extend after lasting for over a month, as utilities' buying demand continues to stagnate and traders tend to shun import trades to dodge ris

9 China Coal Daily Track (Nov 2) 2018-11-02

Thermal coal Domestic market Production area Coal prices increased by 5-10 yuan/t again at some mines in Yulin city, Shaanxi province where trucks were waiting in lines for coal load

10 China faces power supply risks as coal-fired capacity growth slows 2018-11-02

China added less coal-fired power capacity in the first nine months of the year than in the same period of 2017, and that could crimp electricity supply during peak periods of the coming winter, the c