Over the last 20 years, China’s national oil companies (NOCs) have invested close to US$200 billion in overseas oil and gas assets across more than 50 countries. Most involve oil and gas exploration and production. A … Continue Reading ››
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Tentative steps to reforming China’s national oil companies
One of the stated priorities of China’s new government is to increase the role of market forces in those sectors where they are weak. Energy is one of these sectors and the main target so far has been the oil and gas industry. The national oil companies (NOCs), … Continue Reading ››
China’s national oil companies: will the purge lead to reform?
The purge of senior oil company officials has led to speculation that this may be followed by industrial reform.
Do Overseas Investments by National Oil Companies Enhance Energy Security at Home? A View from Asia.
On 11 May 2012, the National Bureau of Asian Research (NBR) held its Annual Energy Security Workshop in Washington DC on the theme of “Oil and Gas for Asia: Geopolitical Implications of Asia’s Rising Demand for Energy”, in collaboration with the Woodrow Wilson International Center for Scholars.