China is on track for its first year of double-digit gas demand growth since 2014, the country’s energy regulator forecast on Saturday.
“China’s gas consumption began to recover in the first half of 2016 [and] we estimate it will exceed 230 billion cubic metres by the end of 2017, and probably rise to nearly 240 bcm,” said Li Yinghua, deputy director of the oil and gas department at the National Energy Administration (NEA), speaking at the China Grand Energy Transition Forum in Beijing.
Consumption of 240 bcm...
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