Abu Dhabi has approved the transfer of rights, from China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) to Cnooc Ltd, in the Lower Zakum and Umm Shaif and Nasr offshore concessions.
China’s biggest oil and gas companies finalized deals worth $56 billion to sell their pipeline networks to a new national carrier at premiums to their book value, a long-awaited step that’s being seen as a boost for investors.
While most international oil companies (IOCs) have stated they will make major spending cuts this year in response to the downturn, Asian national oil companies (NOCs) are expected to maintain domestic upstream spending to help employment and economic activity levels.
Abu Dhabi is taking steps to cement its position as a reliable supplier through the launch of the Murban Futures contract.
Oil giant Shell has emerged as the world's "most valuable" oil and gas brand, according to a global brand consultancy group.
China’s oil giants aim to spend the most in five years in pursuit of higher energy output. But unlike global rivals investing in top-tier assets, the state-owned producers are trying to boost supply from fields that are either old and high-cost or new and challenging.
Shell's decision to sanction a£23 billion Canadian LNG project could signal the return of "mega-projects", an analyst has said.
PetroChina Co., the country’s biggest oil and gas company, said profit almost tripled last year as earnings from exploration and production overcame asset writedowns and losses from importing natural gas.
With its earnings outlook improving and massive pipeline assets expected to be restructured, analysts are forecasting a rally in PetroChina Co.’s Hong Kong shares, which are still trading at 2008 crisis levels.
PetroChina Co., the country’s biggest listed oil and gas producer, said full-year income in 2016 fell by as much as 80 percent.
The first-quarter results posted this week from the oil sector are showing some signs of improvement and will come as a long overdue boost for weary long-term shareholders.
PetroChina, the country's largest oil and gas producer, reported its first ever quarterly loss as oil prices touched near 13-year lows.
China’s biggest offshore oil and gas explorer, CNOOC, posted annual profit that exceeded analyst estimates as cost cuts countered a decline in energy prices.
The demise of LNG projects such as Woodside Petroleum planned $40 billion Browse facility due to a plunge in energy prices is probably what will lift the market out of its current rut.
PetroChina , China's biggest oil and gas producer, reported a 70 percent slump in its full-year 2015 profit, with earnings upstream and in the marketing segment both taking a hit from lower prices.
PetroChina, the country’s biggest oil and gas producer, and China’s largest offshore explorer Cnooc, may write down assets following crude’s plunge, analysts say.
China's Green Dragon Gas has increased its gas reserves in China for the tenth consecutive year.
Oil major Chevron and PetroChina started production from an onshore gas field at the end of 2015 after years of delays. The Luojiazhai field has an annual production capacity of three billion cubic metres of gas.
Iraq is said to have approached PetroChina and ExxonMobil about investing in a multi-billion dollar project to help boost output from a number of smaller southern fields, according to reports. A senior Iraqi oil official said South Oil Co is seeking investment from either company to build infrastructure needed to raise output at fields it operates. SOC deputy chairman Basim Abdul Kareem said the decline in oil price has hit the country’s ability to fund oilfield development and foreign investments are needed.
Investors around the world have seen $240 billion wiped off the value of oil companies in the week since OPEC sent crude prices plunging to a seven-year low by abandoning its output limit.
The former chairman of China National Petroleum Corporation, and its listed firm PetroChina, has been sentenced to 16 years in prison for graft, Chinese state television said on Monday.
PetroChina, China's biggest oil and gas producer, reported a 63 percent drop in its first-half profit, with earnings upstream and in the marketing segment both taking a hit from lower prices.
PetroChina Co. and China Petroleum & Chemical Corp., the nation’s two largest oil explorers, jumped by their daily trading limit in Shanghai today on speculation the government is considering mergers. “Big oil names are soaring because of speculation that the government is studying mergers in the industry,” said Clement Cheng, an equity trader at RBC Investment Management Asia in Hong Kong. “The oil sector has been undervalued for a long time.”
PetroChina Co. passed Exxon Mobil Corp. today as the biggest energy company by market value for the first time since 2010. As the attached chart shows, Exxon’s capitalization was $352.6 billion through yesterday, compared with PetroChina’s $352.8 billion as of 1:36 p.m. on Thursday in Shanghai. The Chinese company’s A shares surged about 61 percent the past year, versus Exxon’s 14 percent drop. PetroChina was larger by value most recently at the close of trading on June 25, 2010, data compiled shows.