Category Archives: Publications


China’s Developing Gas Industry: Policy, Institutional and Regulatory Requirements

The years 2001 and 2002 have been momentous for China's gas industry. In March 2001 the government announced that BP had been selected to participate in the construction and operation of China's first LNG terminal. In June of the same year four consortia were chosen to tender for partnership with PetroChina in the construction … Continue Reading ››

The importance of policy, institutional and legal frameworks for sustainable land use in China

Technological, management, economic and social considerations rightly form the starting point for the development of strategies for sustainable land use. But unless appropriate political, institutional and legal frameworks are developed, any strategies for sustainable land use are likely to be implemented with little long-term or widespread impact. This paper examines a number of critical … Continue Reading ››