CNOOC announces Yang Hua as chairperson

The Board of Directors of CNOOC announced that Wang Yilin has resigned from his positions as chairperson of the Board, chairperson of the Nomination Committee and non-executive director of the company.

Baosteel extends offshore platform heavy plate series

Baosteel has developed heavy plate with maximum thickness of 178mm for self-elevating marine platform spud leg. This product provides the high level, large thickness, and high performance and requirements among the products for offshore platform heavy plate, promoting China's offshore platform plate localization.

DNV establishes offshore community in China

DNV has announced that it has established a Greater China Offshore Committee.

Stainless pipes for Chinese LNG tanker

BUTTING will supply stainless steel pipes for the first LNG tankers to be built by a Chinese shipyard.

CNOOC and Gorgon sign LNG Deal

CNOOC Limited has announced it has signed an agreement with the Gorgon Venture Participants that is expected to lead to one of the biggest LNG deals in the industry's history.

Sinopec eyes Sakhalin gas reserves

China's oil major Sinopec is looking at Sakhalin's vast gas reserves as a source of liquefied natural gas for a possible third Chinese import terminal

Italy’s Edison unit wins Chinese deal

Italy's second-biggest energy group Edison has announced that its engineering and construction unit Tecnimont has won a USD 220 million deal to build a polyolefin complex, part of China's huge petrochemical project.

CNOOC signs pact

China National Offshore Oil Corporation (CNOOC) has signed a supplemental development agreement regarding the CFD 11-1/11-2 oilfields in 04/36 Block in Bohai Bay, with Kerr-McGee China Petroleum Limited, a subsidiary of Kerr-McGee Corp., and Sino-American Energy Corp., a wholly owned subsidiary of Ultra Petroleum Corp.

LNG in southern China

Chinese state-owned China National Offshore Oil Corp and the Fujian government have inked an agreement on the principles of co-operation of integrated development of LNG imports and gas market in this south China province.

Pinghu field expansion

China Petroleum & Chemical Corp. (Sinopec Corp.) and CNOOC Ltd have started expanding the production capacity of Pinghu natural gas field off Shanghai.