China: Buy BP Assets? Could Do!

From Global Voices Online: With British foreign secretary William Hague in China today at Beijing’s invitation for a fresh round of strategic dialogue on strengthening economic cooperation, online media have chosen to...

In Pictures: Would BP’s CEO Have Been Executed In China?

Forbes has created a slideshow satirically imagining how events would unfold if the BP oil spill had happened off the Chinese coast. From their introduction: Some time ago we reached the “China Zone” for the BP...

Drive to Tap into China Demand Spurs Partnerships

The Financial Times reports on a slew of new deals which have Western oil companies cooperating with Chinese partners on various projects around the globe: Royal Dutch Shell has teamed up with PetroChina for a joint bid for...

BP Stake Buyer Is ‘China’s Forex Administration’

From AFP: Energy giant British Petroleum has confirmed that the buyer of just under one percent of its shares is a Hong Kong branch of China’s State Administration of Foreign Exchange, state media said Wednesday. A BP...

China Buys Stake in BP; Investment Is `Welcomed’

From Bloomberg: China bought a stake in BP Plc, its second investment in a European oil company, as the nation seeks to secure resources and boost returns on the world’s largest foreign-exchange reserves. BP,...

BP’s China push dogged by leaks – and risks – The Observer

From The Observer: If a nation of cyclists and farmers is turning into a nation of car drivers and industrialists, and the population of that nation is 1.3 billion, surely the thing to be in is oil. That is the logic being applied by BP chairman Lord Browne in his characteristically bold move to form […]



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