China's natural gas sector generating great expectations

Click here to enlarge imageAfter 2 decades of disappointing developments in China's onshore and offshore oil sectors, a good deal of the international energy community's attention has shifted to the prospects for developing China's natural gas industry.These hopes have been fanned by the Chinese government, which forecasts in its latest 5-year plan that domestic consumption will reach 6-7 tcf by 2010.The prospects for developing China's gas industry also seem fortified by recent deals such as BP Amoco PLC's equity investment in PetroChina Ltd., in part predicated on opportunities to participate in developing China's gas industry (OGJ, Apr. 3, 2000, p. 30).Althoug...

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