Exploration & Production

CNPC’s domestic gas output will be 320 MMcm/d this winter

CNPC’s domestic gas fields will operate at capacity this winter and produce more than 320 million cubic metres per day in December and January
By Staff reporter 28 November 2018 0 33484

China National Petroleum Corp.’s (CNPC’s) domestic gas fields will operate at capacity this winter and produce more than 320 million cubic metres per day in December and January, CNPC said on Wednesday.

The company’s gas fields produced 80.5 billion cubic metres in the first 10 months of 2018 – an increase of 3.78 bcm, or 4.9% year on year.

CNPC’s Changqing Oilfield subsidiary increased its output over the period by 5.4%, to 31.9 bcm, while production from the Tarim Oilfield unit rose by 4.9%,...