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2. 3. 4. 5. 6. 7. 8. 9. 10. 11. 12. 13. 14. 15. 16. This is described in the classical text known as the Hanshu dilizhi. Data from Sherman Cochran, Encountering Chinese Networks. Western, Japanese and Chinese Corporations in China, 1880–1937, Berkeley: University of California Press, 2000, p. 24. And for other aspects of this, see Alice Tisdale Hobart, Oil for the Lamps of China, New York: Grosset and Dunlop, 1933. Jiao Liren, Dangdai Zhongguo de shiyou gongye (Contemporary China’s Petroleum Industry), Beijing: China Social Science Publishing House, 1988.
This huge basin covers 144 500 km2. It extends through the provinces of Hebei and Shandong and Tianjin City, and includes a vast swathe of land in the southern part of Liaoning Province, extending ultimately to the Bohai Bay. This basin includes the major ﬁelds of Shengli, Liaohe, Dagang, Huabei and Zhongyuan. 8 billion tonnes. The second largest basin is the Songliao Basin in north-east China. This basin (which is distinct from the Songliao Plain – a geographical region) includes part of Heilongjiang and Jilin Provinces.
But after the environmental scandals of the 1970s the Japanese government began to control many forms of emissions and because of its use in thermal electricity generation, Chinese oil, together with that from Indonesia, played a useful role in this. The other serious imbalance that developed during the Cultural Revolution was that between production and exploration and the consequent decline in the reserves:production ratio. Between 1965 and 1978, while crude oil output grew ninefold, proven reserves only doubled.