WorldOil Saudis eye oil sales to world's biggest plants emerging in China Saudi Arabia’s status as the biggest oil supplier to China has been usurped by Russia. OPEC’s biggest producer is now trying to regain ground in the world’s largest crude importer. New China star sells first Russian oil from $9-billion Rosneft deal A Chinese firm that’s grown from a small local trader to a global deal-making juggernaut sold its first cargo of Russian crude after buying a $9-billion stake in Rosneft Oil Co. ADNOC signs framework agreement with CNPC to expand partnership The Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has signed a framework agreement, with the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) covering various areas of potential collaboration including potential offshore opportunities and the sour gas development projects. Oil and Gas in the Capitals Big EandP projects advance in Vietnam and Indonesia; Chinese intimidation continues China's appetite for U.S. energy falls shy of binding deals China showed its appetite for big ticket investments in U.S. energy production and exports during President Donald Trump’s visit, but left the event with almost no binding deals. China Energy Investment plans to invest billions in U.S. shale gas development West Virginia was the biggest recipient of the $250 billion of investments signed during President Donald Trump’s visit to China. China steps toward U.S. LNG deal as Sinopec inks Alaska pact China took steps toward its first investment in U.S. LNG as Sinopec agreed to advance a $43 billion project that’s been sidelined by American majors. As oil booms, biggest importer signals demand will boom too Oil investors discouraged by Wednesday’s data showing a retreat in Chinese crude imports can find cheer in another figure released in the world’s top buyer on the same day. Venezuelan oil too big to fail, at least for China and Russia Venezuela’s sudden demand to renegotiate its billions in debt could complicate life for its two biggest oil patrons, China and Russia. China Poly to see Ethiopian gas exports by 2019, minister says China Poly Group plans to start exporting natural gas from Ethiopia’s eastern Ogaden basin by mid-2019 as it continues to explore near the border with Somalia, Petroleum Minister Motuma Mekassa said.