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China's emergence as a great power is transforming the world, affecting its security, economy and physical environment. Power Realignments in Asia: China, India and the United States explores the impact of China's rise on relations among China, India and the United States.

Energy Security and the Future of Energy Cooperation: China1
Energy security and the future of energy cooperation: China
KennethLieberthal
Introduction

China is rapidly emerging as a major force in both world energy markets and global energy geopolitics. This emergence reflects the scale of China's rising oil demand and Beijing's increasingly active, strategic diplomacy designed to secure future energy supplies. Now as the second-largest oil consumer and the third-largest oil importer in the world, China has experienced oil demand growth that has accounted for nearly one-third of the world's total oil demand growth during the past decade, and is adding the equivalent of a medium-size country to world oil demand each year. In the course of less than a decade, China's three national oil companies (NOCs) have become significant ...

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