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    1. December 4, 2014

      China’s anti-corruption drive targets Sinopec

      China’s anti-corruption drive has turned its attentions to Sinopec, claiming the scalp of a senior executive at the...

    2. beyondbrics

      November 21, 2014

      Guest post: EM can join the shale gas revolution

      By Melissa Stark, Accenture A lot has been written about the shale gas and oil boom in the US and why that model cannot be...

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    1. The A-List

      November 21, 2014

      Rethinking China’s state-owned enterprises

      The last time China got serious about reforming its state-owned enterprises (SOEs) was nearly two decades ago when hundreds...

    2. November 20, 2014

      China releases first formal estimate of strategic oil reserves

      China has for the first time offered a formal estimate for a portion of its strategic petroleum reserves, following pledges...

    3. FT Alphaville

      November 13, 2014

      Can 1980s Europe really tell us anything about Chinese SOE reform?

      State Owned Enterprise reform optimism in one chart, courtesy of Bernstein: And here’s at least part of its foundation:...

    4. November 4, 2014

      China levies first fines for slow progress on shale gas

      Chinese authorities have for the first time fined shale gas developers including state-owned oil company Sinopec for failing...

    5. October 12, 2014

      China’s state sector leaders embrace pay cuts of up to 60%

      The corporate reporting season for China’s largest state-owned enterprises, which concluded last month, featured an unusual...

    6. October 9, 2014

      Lawsuit puts China biodiesel policy in spotlight

      A lawsuit accusing China’s largest oil refiner of muscling a start-up out of the market has turned a spotlight on the...

    7. September 17, 2014

      China SOE reform no fee bonanza for bankers

      China’s move to reform its state-owned enterprises has seen more than $50bn of assets change hands in just two deals that...

    8. FT Alphaville

      September 16, 2014

      SOE you think you can reform, the optimists' roster

      Evidence of something — even if it’s not necessarily reform — from Deutsche: Noteworthy announcements about SOE reform and...

    9. September 15, 2014

      Sinopec: SOE near yet SOE far

      You cannot keep all of the people happy all of the time. China’s latest restructuring of a state-owned enterprise is likely...

    10. September 14, 2014

      Sinopec sells $17.4bn retail unit stake

      Chinese oil champion Sinopec is selling a $17.4bn stake in its retail unit to a large group of mostly domestic investors as...

    11. September 7, 2014

      Sanctions help Russia overcome its China paranoia

      If western governments are right, Russian troops are now fighting in Ukraine. Forty-five years ago, they were facing an...

    12. September 1, 2014

      Rosneft proposes Chinese company take stake in Russian oilfield

      Rosneft is proposing that China take a stake in one of its largest oilfields, in a deal that would further deepen energy...

    13. August 28, 2014

      PetroChina behind Sinopec in China’s shale gas race

      Chinese oil company PetroChina vowed to catch up with its arch-rival Sinopec in shale gas production next year, as the two...

    14. August 28, 2014

      China issues crude import licence to group not owned by the state

      China has issued a crude import licence to a non-state-owned company after months of expectations, in a grudging first step...

    15. July 2, 2014

      CNPC and Total in talks to transfer stake in joint venture

      China National Petroleum Corp and French oil major Total are in talks to transfer a stake in a joint venture oil refinery in...

    16. June 27, 2014

      Trader who tapped Tehran to power China

      In defiance of US sanctions, one man was for two decades the linchpin of China’s oil dealings with Iran: a hard-drinking...

    17. June 26, 2014

      Reliance Industries: love and hate

      Energy companies in emerging markets are hostage to their governments. You hate that; everyone hates that. Investors pay...

    18. May 13, 2014

      PetroChina to spin off key gas pipelines

      China’s largest oil company has joined the ranks of state-owned companies offering up prized assets in order to raise funds...

    19. April 22, 2014

      CNPC launches project to lift oil production in China’s northeast

      CNPC is trying a new tack on old oilfields in northeast China, as its largest oil company tries to stem declining production...

    20. beyondbrics

      April 15, 2014

      Sinopec in $1.2bn deal with Lukoil as China moves deeper into Central Asia

      Lukoil has agreed to sell its stake in several oil projects in Kazakhstan to Sinopec for $1.2bn, in the latest of a string...

    21. FT Alphaville

      April 14, 2014

      SOE this is what passes for reform?

      When is reform of a Chinese state-owned enterprise not reform at all? When it’s not going to create value. Arguably, for...

    22. April 12, 2014

      Oil leak and tap water outage shows China pipeline dangers

      Water supplies to a northwestern Chinese city were cut off for a day after leaking oil from a petrochemical plant...

    23. April 1, 2014

      Venezuela finance minister Rodolfo Marco Torres on charm offensive

      Venezuela’s new finance minister is on a marketing drive to convince investors that all is well in his country’s socialist...

    24. March 28, 2014

      Week in Review, March 29

      A round-up of some of the week’s corporate events and news stories. Lachlan Murdoch favourite to take over empire The...

    25. FT Alphaville

      March 27, 2014

      SOE you think you can reform? Citic edition

      SOE reform in China is apparently not like porn. Thursday’s case — Citic Group. From the FT: Shares in Citic Pacific, the...

    26. March 26, 2014

      China sends troubleshooter to handle MH370 fallout

      In a sign of Beijing’s anxiety over the fallout from the disappearance of flight MH370 it has drafted in an official with a...

    27. March 24, 2014

      Sinopec speeds up shale gas development

      Chinese oil company Sinopec will put its first shale gasfield into commercial operation sooner than expected, aiming for...

    28. beyondbrics

      March 21, 2014

      New York morning espresso

      ** FT News ** * Sanctions hit Russian shares and rouble | Legal experts warn that European and US companies who do business...

    29. March 20, 2014

      Ineos caught in Chinese intellectual property web

      British petrochemicals group Ineos will have an uphill battle attempting to enforce its intellectual property rights claims...

    30. March 20, 2014

      Ineos pits itself against Sinopec in intellectual property claim

      Ineos has set itself on a collision course with Sinopec by claiming that the state-controlled Chinese petrochemicals group...

    31. March 20, 2014

      Ratcliffe’s Chinese IPR fight betokens a rapprochement

      Towering chemicals tycoon Jim Ratcliffe cannot be accused of picking fights with littler adversaries. His latest beef is...

    32. March 19, 2014

      Sinopec’s capital raising highlights paradox of China’s SOEs

      Sinopec typifies China’s state-owned industrial sector: it is huge, sprawling and needs cash. Should investors pay heed now...

    33. FT Alphaville

      March 3, 2014

      The (early) Lunch Wrap

      Good morning New York, FT ALPHAVILLE David has a look at some of the reaction to events in the Ukraine. Cardiff finds that...

    34. March 3, 2014

      China’s Sinopec suffers second explosion

      A lunchtime gas explosion at a Sinopec-owned cafeteria in southern China has killed one employee and injured 24 others, in...

    35. beyondbrics

      February 21, 2014

      Chinese brand equity makes for stock hits

      Chinese brands may not yet be world beaters, but it looks as though they are making waves among stock pickers. Research from...

    36. February 21, 2014

      Trafigura buys into China copper smelter Jinchuan Group

      Trafigura, the commodities trading house, will take a minority stake in a new copper smelter in southern China, marking only...

    37. February 19, 2014

      Sinopec plans to open its China oil distribution networks

      China’s oil refining giant Sinopec plans to open its distribution networks to outside capital, in a move that could loosen...

    38. February 16, 2014

      Sudan proxy war hits Wall Street roadblock

      Shaken by evidence of human rights abuses in Sudan, US pensions and endowments began divesting from companies linked to the...

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