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RI, China’s bid for energy security

  • Hanan Nugroho

Cambridge, Massachusetts | Tue, November 20 2012 | 11:30 am

PREMIUM As the “waking dragon” of China, a rapidly growing economy of 1.4 billion people living in a developing state, transforms into the world’s largest economy, its amazing economic growth will coincide with a fantastic jump in its energy consumption.

Based on statistics from the US Department of Energy, China’s primary energy supply grew by more than fourfold during 1980-2010. Its oil c...