As its name suggests, PetroChina Company Ltd is the listed arm of state-owned China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC). It is China's biggest oil producer, and is listed in Hong Kong, New York, and Shanghai.
The central government risks missing its target for natural gas to account for more than 10 per cent of mainland energy consumption by the end of the decade if prices for the cleaner-burning fuel are not cut fast enough, according to a gas market researcher.Sunday, 21 June, 2015, 9:45pm
PetroChina, the nation’s largest oil and gas producer, posted a 17.3 per cent decline in net profit for last year on the back of oil prices which tumbled to its lowest in six years.26 Mar 2015 - 5:36pm
Lanzhou Petrochemical, a subsidiary of oil and gas giant PetroChina, has agreed to fix its problems "immediately" after a rare public rebuke for a string of serious pollution leaks.12 Jan 2015 - 8:08am 1 comment
Energy firm PetroChina is reviewing its multibillion-dollar push to produce liquefied natural gas (LNG) to fuel trucks and ships in place of diesel, shutting two major gas liquefaction plants, sources said.20 Aug 2014 - 12:36am
Gas price rises by Beijing last year depressed demand for the fuel but the impact will be more than offset by rising consumption and greater supply in the long term, according to Kunlun Energy.13 Jun 2014 - 5:57am
Wang Shuaiting, the chairman of the listed subsidiary of China Travel Service (Holdings) Hong Kong, is being investigated on suspicion of seriously violating law and party discipline "during his tenure with China Resources".17 May 2014 - 10:29am
Oil and gas giant PetroChina unveiled a plan to sell its entire stake in some sections of its west-to-east natural gas pipelines, worth some 39 billion yuan (HK$49 billion), in the second pipeline assets disposal in a year.13 May 2014 - 1:13am 1 comment
PetroChina will limit its spending for production capacity expansion in the next few years to 296.5 billion yuan (HK$370 billion), after cutting it last year for the first time since its listing in 1999.21 Mar 2014 - 5:23am
PetroChina, the nation's largest oil and gas producer, will open areas in three oilfields in Xinjiang for exploration with local and foreign companies.12 Mar 2014 - 6:03pm
PetroChina and Sinopec, the mainland's duopoly onshore oil and gas giants, will pursue capital investment from the private sector, the state-backed firms' chiefs said yesterday.
Their gas-related businesses will be a key area for co-operation, they said.6 Mar 2014 - 12:33am
PetroChina, which leads the world's companies in capital expenditure, and fellow oil and gas producer China Petroleum & Chemical (Sinopec) are expected to trim spending in the next few years.
Contributing factors are flat oil prices, rising debt, slowing growth in demand and excess capacity in oil refining and chemicals.20 Feb 2014 - 12:18am
While a major gas discovery announced by PetroChina last week triggered a spike in its share price, analysts said any such news should be taken with a pinch of salt given the firm's tarnished track record in bringing previously announced major discoveries to production.17 Feb 2014 - 5:30am
Mainland refiners, like many before them, now realise that parties don't last forever and eventually everyone has to sober up. The decision by state-controlled giant PetroChina to put off two new refineries and delay expansion of another is the latest, most dramatic signal that the mainland's refined fuels capacity has expanded too fast.4 Feb 2014 - 5:44am
The US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has warned it might take action against PetroChina after the energy giant admitted for the first time to doing business with its state-owned parent that involved countries under US sanctions, including Iran and Sudan.18 Jan 2014 - 12:45am 2 comments