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PetroChina Sees Fuel Demand Rising in China despite COVID

Chinese fuel demand will continue to expand this year, despite COVID lockdowns and weak economic data for April, says PetroChina, the country’s biggest oil and gas refiner. “With the improvement of the COVID situation, refined product inventory is now showing a downturn,” Reuters quoted Ren Lixin, vice president of PetroChina, …

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China Looks to Boost Shale Gas Development

China is looking to attract investments in shale gas developments by easing restrictions on foreign entities and subsidizing costs in a bid to boost its natural gas production while its demand continues to grow. China has shale gas reserves but the geology to extract those resources is challenging, so it …

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China Ramps Up US Oil Purchases

US crude oil shipments to China will rise sharply in coming weeks, US traders and ship brokers and Chinese importers said, as the world’s top economies gear up to review a January deal after a prolonged trade war. Chinese state-owned oil firms have tentatively booked tankers to carry at least …

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