Supply & Demand

China expected to produce 200 bcm/y by 2020

China’s gas output is expected to reach 200 bcm/y by 2020, the State Council has said
By Staff reporter 6 September 2018 0 32448

China’s gas output is expected to reach 200 billion cubic metres per year by 2020, the State Council said on Wednesday in a guidance document for promoting coordination and development of the gas industry.

Expanding the use of gas will be crucial for efforts to reform China’s energy production and consumption and to build a clean, safe and efficient energy system, the document said.

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