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Message Posted: Jul 23, 2013 2:45:33 PM

China's apparent oil demand in June rose by 11.7% to an average 9.99 million barrels per day (b/d) or 40.89 million metric tons (mt), a just-released Platts analysis of Chinese government data showed.

Apparent oil demand in June was the highest since February 2011. This was a rebound from relatively more sluggish growth in the first half of 2013 and demonstrates significant growth in relation to the comparatively low level in June last year.

In May this year apparent oil demand edged up just 1.9% year over year to an average 9.53 million b/d while in April, apparent demand rose 2.1% to an average 9.66 million b/d.

Refinery runs, or capacity utilization, surged 10.8% in June versus a year earlier to 9.68 million...

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falcons
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Ok.
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For every action ......
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Message Posted: Aug 2, 2013 9:33:54 AM

Since the US has found trillions of feet of natural gas that will even run our vehicles send the coal to China that's building a new plant every 2 weeks. Make them pay for coal the high price we used to be under the thumb of OPEC. China is also running out of land for all those people. Watch out Russia.!!
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ok
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 4:05:38 PM

shove it up their egg fu youngs
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Message Posted: Jul 31, 2013 6:59:43 AM

They should drill their own oil.
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Drill in the US... Doneski!
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Let them go withou !
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We need to stop using oil & gas all together!
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 3:38:51 PM

What about the price of eggs in China? Who cares?
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 3:35:33 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:47:30 PM

wonder what China pays per gallon of gas?
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:45:45 PM

China Oil Demand Rises 11.7% in June from year ago and the Chinese economy was down?
China has more people, more cars, more trucks – need more oil and more fuel!
The US has its own crude oil and fuel and we still get hosed at the pump by Big Oil! Take care of the domestic fuel market first and stop exporting and selling fuel or natural gas to other countries! The US ‘oil and natural gas resources’ belong to the citizens of this country and are to be used by those same citizens! Stop exporting fuel to China and other countries!
More Refineries are Not the Answer, Stop Exporting Fuel Is the Answer!
Drive vehicles with high MPG, are very safe, reliable, have a ‘reasonable’ cost and a good ‘value’ for the money.
The price of fuel at the pump is too high!
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:38:24 PM

shows whose got the jobs and moola
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:05:05 PM

YESTERDAYS NEWS!
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Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:03:24 PM

oil companies collect more money$$$
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 2:02:56 PM

old news
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:57:15 PM

And gas companies are rolling in the dough.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:56:49 PM

Will keep going up. I'm sure they'd love to have that Keystone tar sands oil.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:55:52 PM

just more double speak
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Yawn.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:54:17 PM

of course their demand last year was down from the previous year

Don't they have shale oil in china?
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:54:15 PM

SMOKE & MIRRORS
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:51:01 PM

They are no longer going to be considered a third world country... they are going to be like the US only a lot more people are/will use(ing) energy there.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:50:41 PM

More folks ned more oil what is the big deal, they have moer folks than anyone else.So they need more and more oil.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:50:23 PM

Yesterday's response still stands.. :-))
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:50:08 PM

I thought China's economy was slowing down.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:48:23 PM

I don't really believe these numbers.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:46:02 PM

oK
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Ok
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:39:29 PM

All oil is for the Chinese now!
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:39:07 PM

China can't even get an accurate census; what makes us think they have a handle on demand for fuel.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:38:44 PM

ok
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:37:38 PM

Data from China is dubious at best. This is a gov't controlled system based on feudal relationships and what the reporting agency thinks the upper management wants to hear. The locals are however buying lots of cars (Ford) and the traffic is horrible according to reports, (except in the ghost cities where there are no people, no cars, no nothin). Smog so thick that Los Angeles smog memories are viewed as minor.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:36:42 PM

caddilac-US demand has been flat for many years-Americans are driving billions of miles less than they used to(to work and back mostly)and that kills our economy-spending has been down for ten years since oil went way up.====I know men that work here that live 60 and 70 miles one way and they spend almost one full week of pay just for gas---thats why Americans dont spend anymore-and the price of what they do but is driven up by high fuel prices----its even worse in Canada.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:33:33 PM

I guess this means China's economy is still booming. Gee, I wonder who they are selling all their cra...., er, stuff to?
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:32:32 PM

Old News.
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No comment
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:31:58 PM

And more demand from China in the future to keep world oil prices high.
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They need to stay green and dtay on their bicycles!

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Another one that the big 'bummer' kisses butt with, don't worry - he'll help his buddies at our expense.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:30:56 PM

Who comes up with these numbers ?
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Nothing new here.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:30:38 PM

don't people read before they post? Don't they understand that China is getting Iraq's oil? Dont they care? Don't they know what that means? Don't they know that our oil production cant even come close to Iraq's? Don't they know China gets oil from Iran? Kuait? China is buying oil fields not open market oil,they are by passing OPEC and the open market.=========================="read baby read"======================
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:30:24 PM

Same old story. As they develop more and more they will use more oil.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:28:43 PM

repeat
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:28:34 PM

China (and India) will continue to use more energy every year.
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Message Posted: Jul 24, 2013 1:27:15 PM


"China's apparent oil demand in June rose by 11.7% to an average 9.99 million barrels per day..."

How does that compare to the amount of demand daily for oil in the US?????

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Yet we pay through the nose.
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