|Ambassador Fu Ying Visited the Headquarters of BP|
Ambassador Fu Ying visited the headquarters of BP on 18 May. Mr. Gary Dirks, Vice President of BP Group and President of BP Asia and Pacific area received Ambassador Fu and introduced the current situation of international energy, energy security and climate change as well as BP's business and technology cooperation in mainland
Mr. Dirks pointed out that BP entered Chinese market in the mid of
With regard to the current international energy situation, BP considered the shortage of supply will not appear in spite of the supply tension of international energy. Rather than shortage of energy, the problem is the high energy price resulted from uneven regional distribution of production and consumption as well as the disturbance of various non-economic factors. Oil dominates in the present energy consumption, which accounts for 36.4% of the total consumption, meanwhile, natural gas consumption has risen to 23.5% of the total energy consumption in the world, so did coal consumption. Economic development and energy consumption increase led to the rise of green gas emission. BP also introduced the relations between the present international energy consumption and climate change.
Expressing her gratefulness for the warm reception and detailed presentation of BP, Fu Ying noted that
Fu Ying pointed out that following the economic development, the energy consumption is rising accordingly in China; in order to resolve the problem of energy supply, China should rely on itself, at the same time, strengthen international cooperation. New oilfields with reserves of 1 billion tons were discovered recently in