China gas and power in brief 2021

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13 December 2021

China gas and power in brief 2021

Report summary

Our China gas and power in brief is a rolling coverage of events as they happen in gas and power markets. We add commentary on stories as they break to keep you informed in real-time. The page can be bookmarked for quick access to the latest stories and also for links to our most recent informs and insights. For stories before January 2021, please refer to the China gas and power month in brief.

Table of contents

  • October 2021 gas data review: imports slow
    • Contracted demand from Chinese second-tier buyers is materialising
    • Qatar continues its strong run of marketing success
  • Developments in Asia Downstream LNG
  • China secures giant volumes of US LNG
  • China Gas and Vitol to form joint venture to boost LNG business
  • Winter gas prices raised to reflect supply costs and manage downstream demand
  • September 2021 gas data review: imports growth accelerates
  • China unveils overarching climate action: how is gas positioned?
  • Venture Global’s Plaquemines LNG signs SPAs with Sinopec for 4 mmtpa
  • Cheniere and ENN sign 0.9 mmtpa SPA
  • Qatar Petroleum and CNOOC sign 3.5 mmtpa SPA
  • PetroChina gas business swings to profit in H1 amid strong sales price and downstream demand
  • August 2021 gas data review: Chinese LNG demand shows signs of slowing down
  • Shandong province targets higher natural gas penetration, providing opportunities for LNG suppliers
  • CNPC starts new drilling work at Turkmenistan’s super-giant Galkynysh gas field
  • July 2021 gas data review:
  • LNG imports up by 13% year-on-year, but down from June
  • PipeChina terminals import 4.61 Mt LNG in Q2
  • PipeChina to offer longer-term third-party access to its terminals, to meet appetite for contracted LNG
  • LNG contracting heats up as spot purchases slow down
  • Guangdong province upgrades gas power on-grid tariffs
  • PipeChina disclosed Q1 2021 data on LNG terminal access services
  • Amur gas processing plant (GPP) commissioned
  • Zhejiang Energy signs 15-year HoA with NOVATEK
  • LNG imports continue to rise, underpinned by strong power demand
  • China to intensify gas sector pricing reform over next five years
  • PetroChina’s gas business profits from pipeline assets sale, but challenges remain
  • Chinese gas imports keep growing despite heating season ending
  • Gas storage capacity sold via Shanghai gas exchange, but price not disclosed
  • China’s LNG imports grow 30% in Q1 and buyers want more
  • China mulls changes to inter-provincial gas transmission tariffs
    • Domestic production and gas imports show strong growth in the first two months of 2021
  • PipeChina updates spare capacity at its six terminals from March onwards
  • Shenergy signs a 15-year SPA with NOVATEK from Arctic LNG-2
  • China’s LNG imports hit record high in December, pushing full-year growth to 12%
  • Group purchasing of international LNG launched on Shanghai gas exchange
  • CNPC’s domestic gas production hits record high
  • Guangxi Beihai LNG resumes operation to alleviate winter gas supply pressure

Tables and charts

This report includes 33 images and tables including:

  • Domestic production and imports
  • LNG imports in October
  • Zhejiang grid company’s wholesale prices
  • LNG imports
  • Progress and targets: carbon intensity and share of non-fossil fuels in energy consumption
  • Operating profit of natural gas and pipeline business
  • Monthly gas imports
  • Gas imports and domestic production
  • LNG imports
  • LNG import in August
  • Key quantified targets set by the plan
  • Shandong gas grids development plan
  • LNG imports
  • LNG imports in June 2021
  • Detailed tariff changes by plant technology
  • LNG imports in May
  • PetroChina's operating profit of natrual gas and pipeline business
  • PetroChina's unit loss of imported gas
  • LNG imports in April
  • China LNG imports by terminal
  • SPAs by company
  • Contract by indexation type
  • Guangxi LNG
  • Shenzhen LNG
  • Yuedong LNG
  • Tianjin LNG
  • Fangchenggang LNG
  • Hainan LNG
  • China domestic gas output
  • Domestic gas production
  • Gas imports

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