Andrea Chen at South China Morning Post reports that China is leading an international team of...
by Samuel Wade | Aug 4, 2011
An oil spill which was kept secret for a month while it spread over an area half the size of London may have been larger than anticipated, according to rig operators. From the AFP: “During our cleanup operations in Bohai...
by Samuel Wade | Jul 7, 2011
The Guardian’s Jonathan Watts reports the cover-up by rig operators and the official State Oceanic Administration of a large oil spill in China’s Bohai Sea. It has taken a month for news to emerge about the leak from...
by Sophie Beach | Sep 8, 2010
The BBC reports: Two oil workers are missing and more than 30 have been rescued from a rig off China’s north-east coast, which was damaged in a storm, state media says. Helicopters and rescue boats are searching for two...
by Sophie Beach | Oct 22, 2009
After being rebuffed by U.S. Congress in a previous bid, China National Offshore Oil Corp., or CNOOC, is trying to drill for oil in U.S. waters in the Gulf of Mexico. The Los Angeles Times reports: China’s push to enter...
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 Kate Zhao | Apr 8, 2008
From Radio Netherlands Worldwide: Mr Li is the embodiment of today’s fastest growing world power: China. He strikes oil deals, builds hospitals and motorways, sells merchandise, takes over companies and lays oil pipelines....
by Morgan Figuers | Aug 12, 2007
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