Exploration & Production

Chinese gas consumption up 19% in April

China’s gas consumption surged by 19.2% year on year in April.
By Staff reporter 5 June 2018 0 31165

China’s gas consumption surged by 19.2% year on year in April, to 21.7 billion cubic metres, according to the National Development and Reform Commission.

Production increased by 6.9%, to 12.9 bcm, while imports climbed by 42.2%, to 9.0 bcm. Consumption in the first four months of 2018 expanded by 17.7% from a year ago, to 90.6 bcm.

Output increased by 4.9%, to 53.1 bcm, while imports were up by 41.3%, to 38.4 bcm.