CNOOC


Shell and CNOOC to expand petrochem complex

The two energy majors are deepening their cooperation in China

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, CNOOC, Lubes tech, Shell

4th January, 2016        

China View from the Bridge: July 2015

Energy M&A slows down as Chinese firms concentrate on improving their domestic offering, creating more competition for international firms in the region

Tags: China, CNOOC, CNPC, e-commerce, Shell, Sinopec, View from the Bridge

28th June, 2015        

Chinese energy M&As slowing down

Sinopec, CNPC and CNOOC are scaling back on investments both at home and abroad

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes tech, Sinopec

27th June, 2015        

National V standards to fast-forward base oil grade improvements

Despite not coming to force nationally until 2018, new Chinese standards are already having an impact on lubes quality

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, CNOOC, Lubes tech

23rd June, 2014        

Major reforms in China’s state-owned energy sector

Oil giants are streamlining operations, leaving more space for competitors

Tags: China, China Lubes Tech, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes tech, Sinopec

22nd May, 2014        

View from the Bridge - China, November 2013

China's high-quality lubricants production is on the rise as the country's vehicle market and performance levels increases. Can local producers make the most of the trend?

Tags: China, CNOOC, OATS, PetroChina, Sinopec, View from the Bridge

30th October, 2013        

Yanchang to buy Canada’s Novus Energy for C$232

Another substantial Sino-Canadian deal goes ahead, despite government pledge

Tags: China, China Lubes Marketing, CNOOC, Lubes marketing, N America

24th September, 2013        

Mixed quarter for China’s state-owned oil co’s

Q1 2013 has brought mixed news for China's oil majors.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes marketing, PetroChina, Sinopec

24th May, 2013        

What’s next after Nexen?

China major mulls next steps in upstream and downstream investment.

Tags: Australia, China, CNOOC, Forecasts, Lubes marketing

24th May, 2013        

CNOOC to repair fields at home and abroad

China major set to refurbish UK and China Sea resources.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Europe

22nd March, 2013        

China’s oil majors to announce falling profits, say analysts

China's largest oil producers likely to be hit by combination of increased refining costs and fluctuating crude prices and show falling profits for 2012.

Tags: China, CNOOC, CNPC, Corporate News, Forecasts, Renault, Sinopec

22nd March, 2013        

Penglai 19-3 to reopen after oil spills

Bohai Bay field ready to operate again after major spill in 2011.

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

22nd February, 2013        

CNOOC-Nexen deals wins U.S. approval

The oil sands deal has overcome its final major hurdle on the way to completion

Tags: China, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards, North America, shale

22nd February, 2013        

Total will keep its licence in Uganda

A new discovery means Total will be renew keep its exploration licence in Uganda and invest more in exploration along with its partners.

Tags: Africa, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, Total, Tullow

28th January, 2013        

Chevron and CNOOC to share production contracts

Chevron to explore Pearl River Basin with Chinese counterpart

Tags: Chevron, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

23rd January, 2013        

CNOOC-Nexen deal far from done

Canada's largest shale oil deal still has a long way to go before completion, despite government approval.

Tags: China, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards, North America, shale

28th December, 2012        

Chinese majors invest heavily in LNG

LNG stations are springing up across China, helped by oil majors' investment, as PetroChina buys into Australia's largest project.

Tags: Australia, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes news, Sinopec

24th December, 2012        

Chinese majors lose out in domestic shale auction

China's major oil producers have had little success in a recent domestic auction for exploration blocks.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, CNPC

24th December, 2012        

Nexen deals gets the green light

Canada has give go-ahead tothe CNOOC-Nexen deal, but claims it will be the last foreign energy takeover

Tags: Asia, China, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, North America, Petronas, shale

8th December, 2012        

New Ugandan oil legislation

Uganda's President signs controversial oil and exploration bill which opens the way for new exploration.

Tags: Africa, CNOOC, Lubes news, Total

8th December, 2012        

BG Group sells $2bn LNG stake to CNOOC

Major Australian sell-off by UK-based energy group to Chinese state-owned producer.

Tags: Australia, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

21st November, 2012        

China report shows boost for lubes industry

A new lubes report for China to 2015 shows positive news for the nation's lubes industry.

Tags: automotive industry, China, CNOOC, CNPC, Forecasts, Helix, Lubes news, Lubricants, Shell, Sinopec

25th October, 2012        

CNOOC breaks ground on Yantai storage hub

CNOOC rivals Sinopec as it builds new storage facility

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

19th October, 2012        

CNOOC puts 26 offshore blocks up for tender

State-owned oil giant is looking to international bidders for exploration blocks

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

24th September, 2012        

Heavy losses push Chinese refiners overseas

Sinopec and PetroChina look for overseas acquisition to offset losses

Tags: China, CNOOC, Corporate News, Forecasts, PetroChina, Sinopec

24th September, 2012        

Shell to invest $1bn in China shale

Shell looks to exploit nation's massive shale gas resources

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes news, shale, Shell

24th August, 2012        

China's H1 crude growth far outpaced by natural gas fields

Gas production up as China's oil fields fail to deliver.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes news, Sinopec

24th August, 2012        

CNOOC profits crash despite new oil finds

Chinese oil major suffers the after-effects of last year's oil spill despite recent positive exploration news.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Corporate News

24th August, 2012        

CNPC and CNOOC strengthen foreign ties

China majors increase investment in drilling rights overseas.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, CNPC, Lubes news, Shell

22nd August, 2012        

CNOOC bid for Nexen lights political fire

CNOOC announced a massive bid for Canada's Nexen, which has led to a political backlash across North America

Tags: China, CNOOC, Corporate News, North America, shale

16th August, 2012        

CNOOC seeks foreign firms for offshore projects

China oil giant is on the hunt for JVs to operate South China Sea oilfield blocks.

Tags: automotive industry, China, CNOOC, Lubes news

22nd July, 2012        

China slows overseas energy acquisitions

Chinese majors are reining back on their unconventional oil and gas acquisitions overseas.

Tags: Asia, China, CNOOC, Forecasts, North America, PetroChina, Sinopec

25th June, 2012        

CNOOC starts building $1.6bn crude facility

Taizhou refinery is underway for completion in two years.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

25th June, 2012        

Total goes for Uganda exploration

Total is to invest in exploration in Uganda as part of a partnership deal.

Tags: Africa, CNOOC, Lubes news, Total

1st May, 2012        

Chinese oil majors' profits up

Mixed results for CNOOC and Sinopec but both on upward path

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Corporate News, Sinopec

23rd April, 2012        

View from the Bridge - China May 2012

As the West looks East, China's oil majors look to the West in a drive for expansion and profitability. Meanwhile emissions remain high on the agenda of the auto and lubes industries.

Tags: China, CNOOC, PetroChina, Sinopec, View from the Bridge

23rd April, 2012        

ConocoPhilips increases compensation as CNOOC announces Bohai find

ConocoPhilips and CNOOC have reached agreement with fishermen for spill compensation as CNOOC announces a new Bohai oil find

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment, regulatory and standards

19th April, 2012        

CNOOC aims to triple output by 2030

China's largest oil producer looking for a massive acceleration in output.

Tags: China, CNOOC, Corporate News, Forecasts

23rd February, 2012        

BP gets go-ahead for deepwater gas exploration

BP and CNOOC are set to collaborate on South China sea drilling.

Tags: BP, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

23rd February, 2012        

CNOOC sales growth slows

Slow revenue growth report for 2011 by China's oil major

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Corporate News

23rd February, 2012        

ConocoPhillips to pay for spill

CNOC has agreed significant compensation payments for last year's Bohai oil spill

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

27th January, 2012        

CNOOC starts shale gas exploration

China's leading offshore producer begins its first domestic drilling project.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

20th January, 2012        

Canada's Daylight sale completed

Daylight Energy's sale to Sinopec was sealed at the end of 2011.

Tags: China, CNOOC, Corporate News, N America, Sinopec

6th January, 2012        

CNOOC starts Cambodia drilling

CNOOC announces start of first oil and gas drilling in Cambodia.

Tags: Asia, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

27th December, 2011        

CNOOC finishes year with another leak

A subsea pipeline leak ends CNOOC's year on a down beat.

Tags: China, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

27th December, 2011        

CNOOC to increase LNG and oil sands production

OPTI Canada sale completes as CNOOC builds LNG plant

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news

19th December, 2011        

BP Argentine deal collapses

The proposed sale of Pan American Energy to Bridas falls through and BP looks no further.

Tags: BP, CNOOC, Corporate News, S America

14th November, 2011        

Bohai oil spill caused by negligence

Latest report claims South China Sea leak was due to inadequate operating procedures.

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment, regulatory and standards

14th November, 2011        

Another spill in Bohai Bay

CNOOC reports a new oil spill in the waters of Bohai Bay.

Tags: China, CNOOC, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

20th October, 2011        

BP CNOOC Argentine deal at risk of collapse

CNOOC's purchase of Pan American Energy may fold for political reasons.

Tags: BP, China, China lubes news, CNOOC, S America

19th October, 2011        

Chinese Oil Majors Report Mixed Success in Q1 & Q2

A mixed half for CNOOC, Sinopec and PetroChina

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, PetroChina, Sinopec

28th September, 2011        

Uganda oil production edges closer

A three-way "farm down" deal could bring the start of Ugandan oil production to within a few months

Tags: Africa, China, CNOOC, Lubes news, Total

14th September, 2011        

China Oil Spill escalates as ConocoPhillips faces law suits

Questions remain over the Bohai oil spill as new leaks appear and private and state lawsuits are threatened.

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

22nd August, 2011        

Bohai Oil Spill Area Still Increasing

North China sea oil spill continues to seep and spread according to the SOA

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

25th July, 2011        

Bad months for China oil safety

Two major oil spills in China's Bohai Sea is followed by a CNOOC refinery explosion.

Tags: China, CNOOC, ConocoPhillips, Environment and Regulatory watch, Environment, regulatory and standards

15th July, 2011        

China majors boost Group II production

China's three major oil producers are upgrading operations to increase Group II capacity, with Sinopec announcing an new refinery

Tags: China lubes news, CNOOC, Lubes news, PetroChina, Sinopec

24th June, 2011        

CNOOC goes deep and shares exploration

China Offshore builds the country's largest deep rig and sells shares in China Sea and Middle East blocks.

Tags: China, China lubes news, CNOOC, Middle East, Total

2nd June, 2011        

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