CNPC building China’s first shale gas pipeline

Xinhua News

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC), the country's largest oil and gas producer and supplier, said it has started building the country's first dedicated shale gas pipeline in southwest China's Sichuan Province. The 92.8-km pipeline will link gas wells in the Changning block to an existing gas line that leads to neighboring Yunnan Province, according to a report posted on the CNPC's website ( The new pipeline is designed to have a daily transport volume of 4.5 million cubic meters.

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