For China Boss, Deep-Water Rigs Are a ‘Strategic Weapon’.

When China launched its first deep-water oil rig in May, Cnooc Chairman Wang Yilin delivered a message to employees and his Communist Party superiors about what it meant to Beijing’s ambitions abroad. “Large-scale deep-water rigs are our mobile national territory and a strategic weapon,” he told a crowd gathered at Cnooc’s glittering headquarters in central Beijing as well as rig workers by videoconference.

For China Boss, Deep-Water Rigs Are a ‘Strategic Weapon’.

When China launched its first deep-water oil rig in May, Cnooc Chairman Wang Yilin delivered a message to employees and his Communist Party superiors about what it meant to Beijing’s ambitions abroad. “Large-scale deep-water rigs are our mobile national territory and a strategic weapon,” he told a crowd gathered at Cnooc’s glittering headquarters in central Beijing as well as rig workers by videoconference.

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