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Natural Gas & Pipelines

CNPC is the largest natural gas producer and supplier in China, providing more than 64.5% of China’s gas supply and operating 75.2% 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 more than 100 bcm. In 2018, we newly proved 584.6 bcm of natural gas in place, and produced 109.4 bcm.

CNPC is China's largest oil and gas pipeline contractor and operator. We own and operate pipeline networks and storage systems covering 30 provinces, municipalities and autonomous regions as well as Hong Kong SAR in China.

By the end of 2018, we operated pipelines in China totaled 86,734 kilometers, including 20,736 kilometers for crude oil, 54,270 kilometers for natural gas, and 11,728 kilometers for refined products, accounting for 69.9%, 75.2% and 42.8% of the nation's total respectively.