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China to see large growth in unconventional gas output

China’s unconventional gas output is expected to reach 70 billion cubic metres per year by 2020.
By Staff reporter 17 October 2018 Asia Pacific / Exploration & Production 0 32942

China’s unconventional gas output – including tight and shale gas – is expected to reach 70 billion cubic metres per year by 2020 compared with 48.1 bcm in 2017, Chen Yongwu, a senior adviser with the Oil and Gas Strategic Research Centre under the Ministry of Land and Resources, said at the ECF2018 Asia-Pacific Shale Gas Summit in Shanghai on Wednesday.

China’s gas output will reach 252 bcm/y by 2030, of which 120 bcm will be unconventional gas, according to Chen.

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