China starts importing gas from Myanmar

China switched on a new 793km-long pipeline to bring in natural gas from Myanmar yesterday, reports claim. The pipeline starts at Kyaukpyu on Myanmar’s western coast and connects China’s Yunnan province in the southwest and is expected to transfer 12 billion cubic metres of natural gas every year. A parallel 771-km pipeline that will carry […]

US becomes net exporter of oil and gas

The US exported more oil and other fuel products than it imported in 2011 for the first time since 1949. This was according to a recent report from the US Department of Energy, which has revealed how much America has ramped up production of petroleum over the last few years. Shipments abroad of petroleum products […]