The Wall Street Journal reports that U.S. sanctions on Iranian oil haven’t stopped China...
by Sophie Beach | Jun 10, 2010
From AP: From among the most outspoken of critics of the 2003 U.S.-led invasion to topple Saddam Hussein, China has emerged as one of the biggest economic beneficiaries of the war, snagging five lucrative deals. While Western...
by Sophie Beach | Mar 14, 2010
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...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 5, 2009
The New York Times follows up on an oil deal signed between Iraq and China last year in Iraq’s first post-war oil development contract, and looks at the consequences of the deal for Iraqi citizens: One year later, the...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 2, 2008
The oil deal between that China is hoping to sign with Iraq is close to being finalized. From Reuters: The Iraqi government recently announced renegotiated terms of the oil deal with the Chinese National Petroleum Company...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 28, 2008
The Guardian reports on the significance of China’s new oil deal with Iraq: The deal could set a precedent for terms that fall far short of the lucrative contracts the oil majors had hoped for as they jostled for access to...
by Sophie Beach | Aug 21, 2008
In its never-ending search for natural resources and energy, China is about to sign a deal with Iraq to develop to Ahdab oil field. From AP: Saddam Hussein’s regime defied United Nations sanctions that limited direct...
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