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Natural Gas & Pipelines

CNPC is the largest natural gas producer and supplier in China, providing more than 71.1% of China’s gas supply and operating 76.2% of China’s gas pipeline.

We have four gas production bases in China, namely Changqing, Tarim, Sichuan and Qinghai, with a total annual production capacity of nearly 100 bcm. In 2017, we newly proved 570 bcm of natural gas in place, and produced 128.7 bcm.

CNPC is China's largest oil and gas pipeline contractor and operator. We own and operate pipeline networks and storage systems covering 31 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions as well as Hong Kong SAR in China.

By the end of 2017, we operated 85,582 kilometers of pipelines in China, including 20,359 kilometers for crude oil, 53,834 kilometers for natural gas and 11,389 kilometers for refined products, 68.9%, 76.2% and 43.2% of China’s total respectively.