Uranium protest extended into China as Beijing reacted furiously to the US move.
US President Donald Trump tweeted his anger at the ruling, saying “It is very much unfair” that China is allowed to buy the US energy company, saying: “We will have to get tough with China for energy supply. Fair?”
This prompted China’s foreign ministry spokesman Geng Shuang to call Washington “unwittingly trying to use the situation.”
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China has a massive surplus of natural gas, which it could export at any time as it seeks to boost supplies to struggling domestic economies and boost its burgeoning export market.
The world’s second largest economy has also been concerned about US plans to shift some of its production away from the coal industry, and towards cleaner sources such as energy efficiency and renewable energies, as well as offshore wind power.
Rival South Korea’s energy firm Samsung, a major stakeholder in the proposed pipeline, has not yet confirmed what route the US oil company is exploring for US shale oil reserves. However, it says the proposed route may cross South Korea’s maritime rights, which are a key interest in an area that the world’s most populous nation regards as its sovereign territory.
The US has insisted that it is not interested in expanding its shale oil and natural gas production and would seek to develop the region only with an investment, not with permission.
China, which supplies more than half of US exports of oil, gas and coal to the US, says it wants to boost exports to the US by $15bn a year and that the US can only produce enough crude oil and gas to meet needs while remaining competitive with China and its competitors in energy-intensive global markets such as Russia.
However, there have been conflicting views on the political ramifications of the decision.
The US State Department says President Donald Trump and the Chinese president agreed on Thursday to seek a “merciless and comprehensive” response to a growing Chinese gas crisis which could spill over into disputes over maritime boundaries, and the rights of oil and gas companies in the US.
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