Southern Kazakhstan-China pipeline comes online

By Staff reporter 18 April 2017

A new gas pipeline running 1,454 km from southern Kazakhstan to China started operating on Friday, according to China National Petroleum Corp.

The company said the pipeline has a capacity of 6 billion cubic metres per year and will transport 5 bcm/y supplied by Kazakhstan’s state-owned Kaztransgaz.

The pipeline is the second phase of the Kazakhstan-China gas pipeline and is part of the Central Asia-China Pipeline network.

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