* China's July direct Venezuelan crude imports plunge
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* China's July Venezuelan crude imports lowest in nearly 5
SINGAPORE, Sept 5 Sinochem Energy Technology Co
Ltd, a subsidiary of state oil and chemicals firm Sinochem
Group, is in talks with Royal Dutch Shell and Macquarie
Group to build an energy blockchain platform, three
Beijing-based industry sources said.
SINGAPORE/BEIJING China aims to slash its growing dependence on gas imports by boosting domestic projects like shale fields as the security of its energy supply comes under the spotlight amid a festering trade war with the United States.
SINGAPORE A large Chinese chemical producer has won regulatory approval to start building a 30 billion yuan ($4.2 billion) petrochemical complex in east China to process ethane from the United States, a company official said on Thursday.
SINGAPORE, Aug 29 Chinese private refiner Hengli
Petrochemical Co this month sold its first jet fuel cargo for
export through a state-owned firm, bypassing Beijing's export
quota restrictions, three sources with knowledge of the
SINGAPORE/BEIJING China's crude oil imports from Malaysia stood near record levels in July, customs data showed, with traders and a tanker-tracking analyst citing oil either transshipped from Venezuela or blended with Venezuelan crude for the unusual growth.
MOSCOW, Aug 22 Russian state oil major Rosneft
has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude,
shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas
offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for
fear of breaching U.S. sanctions.
MOSCOW Russian state oil major Rosneft has become the main trader of Venezuelan crude, shipping oil to buyers in China and India and helping Caracas offset the loss of traditional dealers who are avoiding it for fear of breaching U.S. sanctions.
SINGAPORE/TOKYO A massive surge in China's manufacturing capacity for paraxylene, a petrochemical used to make textile fibers and bottles, could force leading exporters in Japan and South Korea to cut production as early as the second quarter of 2020.