Natural Gas Daily China Policy & Regulation
Chongqing must diversify sources of gas demand12 April 2017
Industry insiders have urged Chongqing to diversify its mix of gas users over concerns the Chinese municipality is relying too much on chemical plants to drive gas demand growth.
Chongqing’s gas consumption rebounded last year as a result of strong demand from the chemicals and power generation sectors. The local government singled out Sinopec Sichuan Vinylon Works and two units under Chongqing Chemical & Pharmaceutical Holding Group as major users, which have operated at capacity since September as prices for chemicals have soared.
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