They're not yet on a collision course, but it's nearing time for multinational oil companies...

|By:, SA News Editor

They're not yet on a collision course, but it's nearing time for multinational oil companies (XOM, BP, CVX, RDS.A and more) to make room on the list for another biggie: China, whose national oil companies (like CEO and SHI) have been amassing power and capital as they skip around the globe making bids.