Has China’s Fracking Revolution Begun?

China faces a "pressing need" to develop new energy sources as its oil fields dry up, writes Elliot Brennan for The Diplomat, and shale gas may hold the key to its future energy security: Estimates of China’s shale gas resources...

China Recharges Nuclear Power Ambitions

After defrosting its nuclear plans earlier this year, and amid ongoing questions over its safety in the aftermath of Japan's Fukushima disaster last year, a nuclear official predicted on Wednesday that China's nuclear power...

Why America Should Allow China’s Oil Investment

As U.S. lawmakers continue to scrutinize potential Chinese investments in North America, including this week's report asserting that telecom giants Huawei and ZTE could threaten U.S. national security interests, Erica Downs at...

Explaining CNOOC’s Complicated Canada Deal

For The Diplomat, Hugh Stephens of the Asia Pacific Foundation of China breaks down state-owned CNOOC's proposed $15.1 billion acquisition of Canada's Nexen, the latest play by a Chinese state-owned enterprise (SOE) to invest in...

New Book Lauds China’s Investment in Global Resources

Dambisa Moyo, a Zambian economist best-known for her argument against international aid to Africa in Dead Aid, has published a new book called Winner Take All: China's Race For Resources. In a Youtube trailer  for her book, Moyo...

China Nuclear Plans Could Help Stimulus Efforts

Amid plans to defrost China’s nuclear plans, the State Council, China’s Cabinet, has approved of a nuclear safety plan. China had initially suspended nuclear power efforts after Japan’s March 11 nuclear crisis. From Reuters: The...

Warmer Ties For Russia, China With Big Gas Deals

From AP: Russia and China are closing in on a mammoth energy deal which could insure that Beijing has the fuel to run its factories and cities and Moscow has a vast new market for its natural gas empire. Russian Prime Minister...



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