CNPC, Chevron Commence Production at Chuandongbei Gas Project in Sichuan

China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) reported Monday that the Chuandongbei Sour Gas Project developed by the company and Chevron Corp. has become operational, with commercial gas produced from the Luojiazhai Gas Field processing plant in Sichuan Basin in southwest China.

The Chuandongbei project, occupies an area of over 309 square miles (800 square kilometers), consists of several gas fields including the Luojiazhai, Tieshanpo, and Dukouhe-Qilibei gas fields.

The Luojiazhai Gas Field, designed to produce 109.53 billion cubic feet (Bcf) or 3 billion cubic meters (Bcm) per annum, currently has a daily production of 346 million cubic feet (9.8 million cubic meters). CNPC added that several facilities related to the project have been completed, including a 109.53 Bcf (3 Bcm) per annum purification plant, a 400 kilotons per annum sulfur plant, a gas gathering station, and an 18 mile (29 kilometer) -long gas collection pipelines.

The Chinese state-owned company holds a 51 percent interest in the project, while Unocal East China Sea Limited (UECSL) – a wholly owned by Chevron – has a 49 percent operating interest in the Chuandongbei project. Both companies signed an agreement to develop the Luojiazhai Gas Field in 2009.



Have a news tip? Share it with Rigzone!
Email news@rigzone.com

WHAT DO YOU THINK?

Click on the button below to add a comment.
Post a Comment
Generated by readers, the comments included herein do not reflect the views and opinions of Rigzone. All comments are subject to editorial review. Off-topic, inappropriate or insulting comments will be removed.

Related Companies
Events  SUBSCRIBE TO OUR NEWSLETTER

Our Privacy Pledge
SUBSCRIBE

More from this Author
Rigzone Staff
e-mail us at news@rigzone.com
 -  Scottish Government Reveals New Subsea... (Jan 20)
 -  SOFF Secures Services Contract for Jan... (Jan 20)
 -  NPD Grants Lundin Permit for Appraisal... (Jan 20)
 -  Lion: AMT-1 Well Abandoned After Stuck... (Jan 20)
 -  Unite: Workers 'Deeply Unhappy' About ... (Jan 20)


Most Popular Articles

From the Career Center
Jobs that may interest you
Lease Operator/ Pumper
Expertise: Production Operator
Location: Denver City, TX
 
United States Alvarado: Explosive Products Operator, Associate
Expertise: Production Operator
Location: Alvarado, TX
 
U.S. - Zanesville: Entry Level Operator Assistant I - Operator Assistant II
Expertise: Production Operator
Location: Zanesville, OH
 
search for more jobs

Brent Crude Oil : $55.49/BBL 2.45%
Light Crude Oil : $52.42/BBL 2.04%
Natural Gas : $3.2/MMBtu 5.04%
Updated in last 24 hours