LONDON, Dec 11- Embattled European refiners are looking east in the scramble for customers, delivering what could be record volumes of naphtha to Asia in January and seeking Asian buyers for gasoline as their traditional U.S. market dries up.» Read More
NEW DELHI, Nov 12- India's Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd may import about 6 million barrels of Iranian oil by March 31 if New Delhi starts a fund to back local insurers for covering plants processing oil from the sanctions-hit nation, its head of refineries said.
*Equatorial Guinea pushing new gas supply deals across Africa. *BG currently selling Equatorial Guinea's LNG in Asia. ABIDJAN, Nov 7- Equatorial Guinea may seek to revise some aspects of a controversial deal with BG Group as it moves to export more gas to Africa, its oil minister said.
BEIJING, Nov 1- Sinopec Corp won initial approval last month from China's top economic planner for a plan to build a $10- billion refinery and petrochemical complex in Shanghai, two company officials said. The new Sinopec plant, designed to process mostly imported crude oil, will be built in the Caojing industrial park, some 50 km from the centre of Shanghai.
As is often the case with China there are contradictory indicators that serve to muddy both the current state of its oil markets and the likely future trends. This helped to make China the world's largest net oil importer, ahead of the United States, a situation that is likely to persist, according to the U.S. Energy Information Administration.
China and other importers of Iranian oil have to keep reducing the shipments to win waivers to the U.S. sanctions, but China's intake of Iranian oil is running 1.4 percent higher than last year through the end of September, official customs data showed on Monday.
HONG KONG/ BEIJING, Oct 16- The Chinese government is investigating the former head of PetroChina's Indonesian operations, sources said, just weeks after authorities announced a corruption investigation into other former senior executives at the state oil giant.
SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China's first thermal coal futures contract debuted as one of the most heavily traded contracts on the Zhengzhou Commodity Exchange on Thursday as miners, traders and investors were eager to trade it. The rollout of China's first thermal coal contract will also give Beijing greater influence over global prices, analysts said.
SHANGHAI, Sept 26- China's first steam coal futures climbed over 2 percent in their trading debut on Thursday in brisk volumes, as investors in the world's top importer of the resource welcomed the chance to access the hedging tool.
NEW DELHI, Sept 10- The upside of the Indian rupee's slump is an export boom that sets the economy straight, right?
BANGKOK, July 10- Siam Cement Pcl, Thailand's largest industrial conglomerate, plans to raise its 2013 sales growth target and boost cement capacity at home and in Southeast Asia in response to strong demand in the region.
LONDON, July 3- Technology that would convert carbon dioxide from a scourge on the climate to beneficial products is inching towards commercial reality and is already cheaper than carbon capture and storage. CO2 can, in theory, be converted in the making of such products as concrete, plastics and minerals. There are major problems, however.
LIMA, July 2- Peru has abundant natural gas reserves, but President Ollanta Humala's $11.5 billion plan to use them to transform the country's underdeveloped south is facing mounting hurdles.
ST PETERSBURG, Russia, June 20- Russian tycoon Gennady Timchenko on Thursday mapped out plans to plunge his trading house Gunvor and producer Novatek together into Asia's gas market, challenging the export monopoly of state-controlled giant Gazprom.
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