Articles tagged with: Energy

China Lends Venezuela $20 Billion
Posted in China, Economics on 21 April 2010

In exchange for a promise of 400,000 barrels of oil a day by 2015, China has agreed to lend Venezuela $20 Billion that it sorely needs. This will help offset China’s dependence on Saudi Arabia for its oil needs. Venezuela produces extra-heavy oil that is high in sulphur and has specific refining needs. Most of [...]