Pipelines, Storage & Power

CNPC to boost storage capacity at Jintan UGS facility to 510 MMcm by 2015

China National Petroleum Corp. will increase total storage capacity at its Jintan underground gas storage facility from 157 to 510 million cubic metres (5.5 to 18 billion cubic feet) by 2015, according to a CNPC newsletter released last week.
By Hang Dong 8 September 2011 0 945

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) will increase total storage capacity at its Jintan underground gas storage (UGS) facility from 157 to 510 million cubic metres (5.5 to 18 billion cubic feet) by 2015, according to a CNPC newsletter released last week.

Located in Changzhou City, Jiangsu Province, the Jintian UGS facility is designed to supply CNPC's West-East Natural Gas Pipeline in the event of gas shortages. Construction on the facility began in 2005.

CNPC also operates the Dagang, Jing 58 and Daqing Lamadian UGS facilities, located in...