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*Half of the assets on sale are in North America. *North Sea could prove a hard sell. LONDON, Jan 30- With more than $110 billion of oil and gas assets on the block as companies big and small count the cost of the collapse in oil prices, it is now a question of who will blink first to set the M&A scramble in motion.
HONG KONG, Jan 22- International law firm Dentons and China's Dacheng Law Offices have agreed on a merger that is expected to create the world's largest law firm and would be only the second time a global firm and a domestic Chinese firm have joined forces. A spokeswoman for Dentons said partnerships of both firms had approved the deal and that China's Ministry of...
Dec 21- CNOOC Ltd's Nexen unit said on Sunday it was shutting operations at an oilfield and processing facility in Yemen, where the Islamist militant al Qaeda group is operating, due to a security threat. Yemen has been in turmoil since 2011 mass protests forced veteran president Ali Abdullah Saleh to step down, and tensions have increased since Shi'ite Muslim...
Dec 21- CNOOC Ltd's Nexen unit is shutting operations at an oil field and processing facility in Yemen due to a security threat, a Nexen spokeswoman said on Sunday. The spokeswoman said Nexen determined there is an undue risk for staff working at its Block 51 field operations and BAK PF processing facility in Yemen. China's CNOOC acquired Calgary, Alberta- based...
As Washington seeks to expand American interests in Asia, some U.S. partners have shown less willingness to challenge Beijing.
Asian equities ended mixed on Thursday as investors reacted to the end of quantitative easing in the U.S. and the region's latest earnings.
The area is expected to hold billions of barrels of oil and trillions of cubic feet of gas, but energy firms are tentative about the region.
Chinese energy giant CNOOC is looking at building a multi-billion-dollar floating liquefied natural gas plant to produce gas from the South China Sea.
It's not often you get a chance to see one of the most dangerous flashpoints in Asia.
Vietnam and China traded accusations over the sinking of a Vietnamese fishing boat not far from where China has placed an oil rig in disputed waters.
China's expansion of its oil operations is only part of the reason behind its rising conflict with Vietnam.
Tensions rise as Vietnam said on Wednesday a Chinese vessel intentionally rammed two of its ships in a part of the disputed South China Sea.
The Oracle sees good value in Canadian oil-and-gas companies with long-life reserves. The sector is now trading at historic low multiples.
China, India and other countries are spending billions of dollars to acquire U.S. oil and gas assets and gain access to proprietary energy technology.
Asian stocks ended mixed on Tuesday as weak U.S. economic data and caution ahead of this week's key risk events weighed on sentiment.
Thomas Hilboldt, head of oil, gas and petrochemical research, Asia-Pacific, at HSBC tells CNBC's "Cash Flow" his top picks for the China oil and gas space.
Leapfrogging legacy technology is a critical theme in the rise of the developing world, and China hopes to embrace this thinking when it comes to energy production.
Scott Darling, Head of Oil & Gas Sector Research at Barclays gives his top picks in China's oil & gas sector and warns that the nation's shale gas revolution might be running late by almost a decade.
Despite objections, the U.S. is heading down the road to export natural gas, and that could ultimately help shake up world energy markets.
Suncor Energy has seen "a lot of interest" from potential merger partners, but is unlikely to consent to a deal with a large international company like ExxonMobil, Suncor's CEO said Tuesday.