Senior Market Analyst
Liu has since 2002 been reporting for C1 Energy on the Chinese and Asian fuel oil, bunker fuels, bitumen, and petrocoke markets. He is currently team leader at C1 Energy, which also focuses on China's refineries, including teapots, oil tank farms and jetties, and the broader-based shipping markets. Its teams produce daily, weekly, monthly, annual, and one-off reports, along with project consultancy.
Founded in May 2000, C1 Energy, an ICIS service, is an independent petroleum market intelligence and trading benchmark provider established in China. C1 is an acknowledged source of intelligence on the Chinese oil/gas markets with both domestic and international market players. It reports China's crude oil, fuel oil, liquefied petroleum gas, gasoline, diesel, (jet) kerosene, naphtha, bunker fuel, bitumen, natural gas, base oil/lubricant, solvent oil, petroleum coke, paraffin and dimethyl ether markets.