A Map Of The Political Relationships Of China’s State Oil Companies

We noted the growing global reach of China’s big three national oil companies earlier this week. It is tempting to see them as a monolithic arm of state policy, and their overseas acquisitions of oil and gas assets as a centrally directed execution of strategic national policy. Yet both those views miss the complexity of their domestic political relationships. We thought this diagram from the International Energy Agency captured them well.

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