West-East Gas Pipeline 2
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West-East Gas Pipeline 2 is an operating natural gas pipeline.
The pipeline runs from Horgos on China's border with Kazakhstan to Guangzhou in Guangdong province, with eight branch lines connecting to 15 provinces.
- Operator: PetroChina West–East Gas Pipeline Company
- Parent Company: China National Petroleum Corporation
- Current Capacity: 30 billion cubic meters per year
- Length: 5,656 miles / 9,102 kilometers
- Status: Operating
- Start Year: 2009
Construction of the second West–East Gas Pipeline started on 22 February 2008. The pipeline has a total length of 9,102 km (5,656 mi) and runs from Horgos in northwestern Xinjiang to Guangzhou in Guangdong. Up to Gansu, it is parallel and interconnected with West-East Gas Pipeline 1. In 2013 the pipeline was connected to Dachan Island, off Shenzhen, and from there to the Black Point power station in Hong Kong.
The West-East Gas Pipeline 2 is mainly supplied by the Central Asia-China gas pipeline. The project was developed by China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corp. (CNODC), a joint venture of China National Petroleum Corporation and PetroChina.
Articles and resources
- West-East Gas Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed March 2018
- "China Starts Work on $20B Pipeline for Turkmen Gas", Downstream Today (2008-02-22). Retrieved on 2008-02-23.
- Second West-East Gas Pipeline set to start Hong Kong supplies this summer, South China Morning Post, Jun. 16, 2013
- "CNPC plans to build longest LNG pipeline" (2007-04-06). Retrieved on 2007-05-12.
- "PetroChina, CNODC to invest in gas pipeline" (2008-01-05). Retrieved on 2010-10-24.
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