Myanmar Pipelines on Schedule Despite Attack
Friday, May 17, 2013 A rebel attack on CNCP workers at a compound in Myanmar will not delay the launch of pipelines due to start pumping oil and gas into China later in 2013, according to an official.
CNPC to Start Oil Production in Afghanistan Soon
Wednesday, March 20, 2013 CNPC is expected to start commercial oil production in Afghanistan shortly, with output likely to reach 25,000 barrels a day.
Eni Confirms 20% Sale of Mozambique Area 4 for $4.2B
Thursday, March 14, 2013 Eni confirms that it has sold 20 percent of its Area 4 license block in Mozambique to China National Petroleum Corporation.
China to Develop Uzbek Oil Field
Wednesday, March 13, 2013 CNPC plans to develop the Minbulak oil field in the Uzbek region of Namangan, investing in geological exploration of hydrocarbons next year
China's Economic Planners Approve Shale Project
Monday, December 10, 2012 CNPC and foreign partner sees shale oil exploration project approved by China's National Development and Reform Commission.
Exxon In Talks With Oil Cos to Sell Iraq's West Qurna-1 Stake
Wednesday, November 07, 2012 ExxonMobil has begun talks with other international oil companies to sell its stake in Iraq's West Qurna-1 oilfield in southern Iraq, a senior Iraqi oil official said.
RH Petrogas Receives Nod from CNPC for Onshore Fuyu-1 Development
Thursday, August 23, 2012 RH Petrogas gets the green light from CNPC for its revised Overall Development Plan pertaining to the phased development of Fuyu-1 Block in the onshore Songliao Basin.
Brightoil Aims to Commission Xinjiang Well in September
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 Brightoil, in partnership with China National Petroleum Corporation, is aiming to commission the Dina 1-2 well in September this year.
Source: CNPC Struggles to Finance Iran Gas Project But Not Pulling Out
Tuesday, July 31, 2012 CNPC is struggling to finance an Iranian natural-gas project, but it has not pulled out, one Iranian official said.
Mehr: CNPC Pulls Out of Iran's South Pars Project
Monday, July 30, 2012 CNPC has pulled out of developing Phase 11 of Iran's offshore South Pars gas field after constant and prolonged delays in the project, the Persian semi-official Mehr news agency reported.
Shell Signs PSC Deals with CNOOC and CNPC
Wednesday, July 25, 2012 Shell's deals with Chinese national oil companies marks the firm's return to offshore exploration in China.
CNPC Invested $3.3B in Iraqi Oil Projects
Wednesday, July 18, 2012 CNPC has so far invested $3.3 billion in developing oil projects in Iraq, the firm's VP Wang Dongjing said.
CNPC Starts Operations At Iraq's Halfaya Oilfield
Tuesday, June 19, 2012 China National Petroleum Corp says the first phase of Iraq's Halfaya oilfield has started operating at a production capacity of 100,000 barrels per day.
Shell, CNPC Sign China's First-Ever Shale Gas PSC
Wednesday, March 21, 2012 Shell and China have signed a production-sharing contract to explore, develop and produce shale gas in China to bring technical and operational know-how to the development of its untapped unconventional reserves.
Iraq Delays Energy Bidding Round
Monday, January 30, 2012 Iraq has postponed by a month and a half its fourth oil-and-gas bidding round, to May 30 and 31, said a senior official at the Iraq oil ministry.
CNPC Wins Bid for Afghan Blocks
Tuesday, September 06, 2011 Chinese State Oil Company, CNPC, has won the tender for the Kashkari, Bazarkhami and Zamarudsay blocks in Northern Afghanistan.
Shell, CNPC Well Manufacturing System to Debut in 2013
Tuesday, August 02, 2011 Shell in 2013 plans to begin operations at its first field utilizing its automated well manufacturing system, which is under development through its JV with CNPC.
Shell, CNPC Form Alliance for Well Manufacturing JV
Monday, June 20, 2011 Shell and CNPC have signed agreements to establish a Well Manufacturing JV, and to mutually pursue opportunities internationally as well as in China.
CNPC Inks New O&G Deal with Kazakhstan
Wednesday, February 23, 2011 CNPC and KazMunaiGas have signed a new O&G cooperation agreement to tap natural gas resources from Kazakhstan.
CNPC, Sinopec, Cnooc Sign Venezuela O&G Deals
Friday, December 03, 2010 China's 3 main state-owned oil cos have strengthened their ties to Venezuela's energy sector, signing 6 agreements and increasing their investments to a planned $40B.