October 18, 2013
China Doubles Down on Iraqi Oil Gamble
China plans to boost oil purchases from Iraq by 70%, even as security in the country falters.
October 11, 2013
It's Official: China's the World's Largest Oil Importer
According to US, government data, China has finally surpassed the US as the world’s largest oil importer.
September 19, 2013
China to Invest $28 Billion in Venezuelan Oil
Beijing and Caracas inked a number of agreements ahead of Nicolás Maduro’s state visit to Beijing this weekend.
August 30, 2013
Rouhani to the Rescue in Iran?
Iran’s economy is currently in tatters. Does the new president hold the necessary keys to improving it?
August 08, 2013
Asia Will Bear the Brunt of New Iran Sanctions
Renewed U.S. efforts to sanction Iran’s nuclear program could jeopardize Asia energy markets.
August 01, 2013
With Pipeline, China's Launches Burma Charm Offensive
China is hoping to put a new face on its investments in Myanmar. Will history continue to haunt it?
July 27, 2013
Qatar and ASEAN: Opposites Attract?
Qatar-ASEAN ties are growing based on complementary strengths in areas like energy and agriculture.
July 19, 2013
Abe’s Toughest Challenge Yet: Reselling Japan Nuclear Energy
With energy imports a drag on the economy, Abe must convince Japan to embrace nuclear power again.
May 11, 2013
The New Prize: Asia’s "Fire Ice" Gas Revolution
“The U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) estimates there could be up to 100,000 trillion cubic feet of gas hydrates globally.”
May 04, 2013
RIP King Coal?
A slump in prices has seen a spate of mine closures and job cuts. Can coal bounce back?
April 13, 2013
Getting Canadian Gas to Asian Markets
With a limited window of opportunity, can Canada tap Asia’s growing natural gas market?
April 06, 2013
China's Changing Oil Calculus
China is expected to become the world’s largest oil importer in 2014 and Russia’s largest oil customer in 2018.