NATURAL GAS: In face of risk, China needs more reward to scale up shale -- report Saqib Rahim, E&E reporter Published: Friday, July 18, 2014 China's "Big Oil" companies have already sunk $1 billion into the hunt for shale gas. Please subscribe to EnergyWire to read the full story. Username: Password: Forgot your access codes? Recover them. Not a subscriber? Sign up for a trial. Ready to subscribe? Click here.