Interesting energy articles around the web..
December 2011 – Regional Report: China
Long article looking at the promises and pitfalls of China as an energy producer
“Global giants such as Royal Dutch Shell and Exxon Mobil have essentially abandoned the effort to meaningfully expand their oil reserves. Instead, they are now shifting course in favor of a strong, natural gas emphasis. The result is that Russia in the past decade has accounted for nearly all of the supply growth in crude oil, among Non-OPEC producers. Indeed, without Russia, Non-OPEC supply would be in steep decline. Instead, it’s merely flat.”
– Gregor Macdonald
LNG projects in Australia show some progress and interest
Asia still the place to be for LNG: