The provinces respond to a government focus on ‘new infrastructure’ with huge spending plans.
Regional suppliers hold talks to share shortfall as demand declines.
Falling prices may sap profits and delay investments.
A record decline in greenhouse gas could be followed by a larger increase as the economy rebounds, energy experts warn.
The cost of supplies from Russia's new Power of Siberia pipeline may be more than double the prices charged in European markets.
Economic uncertainty and storage limits will curb oil demand growth, experts say.