FACTS: 2008 Chinese LPG production, imports, demand drop

07/06/2009
Chinese refinery production of LPG fell for the first time in history last year. At the same time, the country’s imports of LPG continued in 2008 a decline begun in 2005 and Chinese LPG consumption fell for the first time since 2000.These are the major conclusions of a report by Lijuan Wang and Kang Wu of FACTS Global Energy, Singapore, issued June 9.For 2009, the authors forecast that China’s LPG output will recover as a result of expected higher refinery crude runs when a couple of local refineries come online. Imports, however, will continue their slide, while exports will “increase moderately.”LPG consumption in 2009 will recover only slightly, as markets conti...
read-story

Why Register?

Non-subscribers can only view whitepapers by providing name, home and email address, phone number and other information and comment on/rate articles.

Why Subscribe?

Oil & Gas Journal subscribers with login credentials can access these premium features of OGJ Online:

  • Current Issue – an html version of the current week's issue of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • Past Issues – An Electronic OGJ Archive. A keyword-searchable archive of all issues of Oil & Gas Journal dating back to 1990; also searchable by issue date.
  • Market Journal – a weekly round-up of the oil and gas markets, with observations from leading analysts.
  • Editor's Perspective – a short article of insight and opinion by the Editor of Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Industry Stats – quick access to current industry statistics from Oil & Gas Journal.
  • OGJ Survey Downloads - quick access to exclusive reports from Oil & Gas Journal.

 

Subscriber Help or Subscribe

Oil & Gas Journal Subscribers: Have your subscription number (from the mailing label on the cover of your Oil & Gas Journal) and e-mail address ready to set up your online account through Customer Service Assistant.

If you're not an Oil & Gas Journal subscriber, start a subscription and gain access to the subscriber areas of OGJ Online now.

Stay Connected