Oil & Gas

12 Mar 2024

Sinopec Starts Natgas Production at 2bcm per Year at Sichuan Gas Field

12 Mar 2024  by reuters   

The logo of China Petroleum & Chemical Corporation, or Sinopec, is displayed during the LNG 2023 energy trade show in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, July 12, 2023. REUTERS/Chris Helgren/File Photo Purchase Licensing Rights
China's Sinopec (600028.SS), opens new tab, has begun production at a natural gas field in southwestern China's Sichuan province with an annual production capacity of 2 billion cubic metres (bcm), according to a statement released by the company on Tuesday.

The West Sichuan Gas Field project has total reserves of 100bcm of natural gas, the Chinese state oil and gas major said, adding that the field is also expected to produce 130,000 metric tons of sulfur per year.

The project is Sinopec's third gas field in the Sichuan Basin with more than 100bcm in reserves.

Sinopec currently has proven natural gas reserves of nearly 3 trillion cubic metres in the Sichuan Basin, with an annual output of 26bcm, the statement said.


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