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China gas sellers sidestep state giants to ride demand surge

LNG supply will expand by five to six million tonnes annually over the next few years
Thursday, August 10, 2017 - 05:50

China, which is forecast to more than double LNG purchases by 2022, has more than a dozen import terminals owned by its three state energy giants.


CHINA'S independent energy firms are seeking to circumvent the country's state-backed giants as they cash in on swelling natural gas use, buoyed by President Xi Jinping's drive for cleaner fuels and nimbler companies.

New import facilities developed by firms including

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