Russia's Energy Leverage over China and the Sinopec-Rosneft Deal
Article from: OGEL 1 (2008), in China Energy Law and Policy
The bilateral relations between China and Russia have attracted much attention in recent years. This is partly due to the uncertainty surrounding the relationship, some arguing that relations are at an alltime high, while others stress the underlying tensions involved and the volatile history between the two. The energy sector has been identified as an area of particular uncertainty where disagreements are frequent, although employed rhetoric and the tendency of both to downplay their differences may suggest otherwise. Conflicting interests particularly pertain to equity stakes in energy ...