Supply & Demand

Local Chinese govts must ensure adequate gas supplies – NDRC

Local governments in China need to ensure adequate LNG and pipeline gas supplies this year, the NDRC has said.
By Staff reporter 28 February 2018 0 29785

Local governments in China need to ensure adequate LNG and pipeline gas supplies this year, the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) said on Wednesday during a meeting with officials from the National Energy Administration.

The NDRC said it will also urge NOCs to ramp up gas output from domestic fields and secure imports through piped and seaborne shipments.

NOCs and local distribution companies should start building more gas storage facilities as soon as possible and prioritise supply to residential customers in the event of shortages,...