Resource Extraction

Halliburton eyes opportunities in China's shale gas industry

China has the world's largest recoverable shale gas resources, some 36 trillion cubic metres, according to the US Energy Information Administration. Photo: Reuters

Some of the barriers to faster development on the mainland of shale gas - natural gas trapped between shale rocks - can be mitigated by policy incentives, technology, and supply chain management, according to an energy executive.

Friday, 17 May, 2013, 6:25am

Corrections & clarifications

The report 'Cambodia 'risks squandering oil and gas wealth',' on page A8 yesterday stated, wrongly, that non-governmental organisation Global Witness was urging fresh action from the British government and international donors to force better management of Cambodia's petroleum and mineral wealth. In fact, Global Witness is urging fresh action from the Cambodian government.

6 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Cambodia 'risks squandering oil and gas wealth'

Phnom Penh may waste chance to lift nation out of poverty: NGO

Cambodia's burgeoning oil and gas industry is at risk of being squandered by a 'kleptocratic' political elite in opaque and dubious deals, according to a new study.

5 Feb 2009 - 12:00am

Hun Sen's friends and family outed in illegal logging expose

Cambodia's biggest illicit timber firm linked to prime minister

Cambodia's most powerful illegal logging operation is run by relatives and friends of Prime Minister Hun Sen, says a new study.

2 Jun 2007 - 12:00am

PetroChina sets Nanpu budget

Firm earmarks 34b yuan to pump 10m tonnes of crude by 2012 from recent oil find

PetroChina, the nation's largest oil and gas producer, has budgeted 34.3 billion yuan to develop its recently announced major oil discovery in Hebei province in order to meet its 2012 production target.

17 May 2007 - 12:00am


JUST BACK FROM two weeks holiday on the west coast of Canada, a land of two seasons - rain and August, one where people may occasionally look tanned but it is actually because they have rusted.

9 Apr 2002 - 12:00am