China sends second rig to disputed waters

Tough talks: China's Yang Jiechi, left, and Vietnamese PM Nguyen Dung fail to see eye to eye over drilling row

China has reportedly dispatched a second semi-sumbersible drilling unit to disputed waters between China and Vietnam known as the South China Sea or East Vietnam Sea.

Newsletter signup


Become an Upstream member!

Membership includes a subscription to our weekly newspaper providing in-depth news from the energy industry, plus full-access to this site and its archives. Still not convinced? Try our free trial.

Already a member?