Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline

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Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline is an oil pipeline in China.[1]


The 880-kilometre (547-mi) pipeline starts at the Lanzhou terminal in Gansu province and ends at the Pengzhou terminal in Sichuan province. It runs through Gansu, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces in China.[2][3] The pipeline traverses some of China's most challenging terrain, including the Qin Mountains.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: CNPC[1]
  • Current capacity: 200,684 barrels per day
  • Length: 880 km / 547 mi
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2013


The Lanzhou–Chengdu Pipeline is a crude oil pipeline in China, owned by China National Petroleum Corporation.[4]

The pipeline project was announced in 2007 and was approved in September 2010. Construction started in November 2010.[5] The pipeline was completed in March 2013.[4]

Capacity of the pipeline is 200,684 barrels per day, equal to 10 million tons per year.[6] It cost about US$527 million to build.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 "New pipeline to feed China's petrochemical industry", Pipelines International (June 2011). Retrieved on 2013-03-31. 
  3. "Lanzhou-Chengdu Crude Pipeline completed", Pipelines International (2013-03-28). Retrieved on 2013-03-31. 
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Lanzhou-Chengdu pipeline complete in China", Oil & Gas Journal, Pennwell Corporation (2013-03-19). Retrieved on 2013-03-31. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 Lanzhou-Chengdu Crude Oil Pipeline. The Oriental Pro-Energy Consulting Organization. Retrieved on 2013-03-31.
  6. "China wraps up Lanzhou-Chengdu pipeline", Oil & Gas Technology (2013-03-21). Retrieved on 2013-03-31. 

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