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CNPC to begin construction on third trunk line of CACP next year

China National Petroleum Corp. announced on Thursday that it plans to begin construction of a third trunk line to its Central Asia-China Natural Gas Pipeline (CACP) early next year.
By James Byrne and Staff reporter 8 September 2011 0 948

China National Petroleum Corp. announced on Thursday that it plans to begin construction of a third trunk line to its Central Asia-China Natural Gas Pipeline (CACP) early next year.

This pipeline, which CNPC has dubbed line C, will stretch 1840 km, and will run parallel to the already existing lines A and B. Both lines begin in the Turkmenistan city of Saman-Depe, and source their gas from the Bagtyyarlyk gas fields on the right bank of the Amu Darya River.

The field has seen involvement from the...