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China's 'teapot' refinery champion bows out on a high

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Ms Liu had to take on not only the vested interests of state oil firms and the central govt but also the culture of the Chinese oil industry.

Singapore

CHINA is on course to become the world's biggest crude oil importer and a determined 70-year-old woman from the country's oil-rich hinterland who battled to save small "teapot" oil refineries can take some of the credit.

Liu Aiying has spent decades fighting against the