Turkmenistan to increase gas supply to China

Oil&Gas Materials 25 April 2016 16:58 (UTC +04:00)

Ashgabat, Turkmenistan, Apr. 25

By Huseyn Hasanov - Trend:

A gas booster station is under construction at Turkmenistan's Malai gas field, said the message from Turkmenistan's Oil and Gas Ministry Apr.25.

The construction of the facility with a design capacity of 30 billion cubic meters of gas per year, will make it possible to increase the gas supply to China, according to the ministry.

Under the agreement earlier signed between Turkmengaz state concern and China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Turkmenistan will annually supply 65 billion cubic meters of gas to China by late 2021.

Turkmenistan's 'Turkmennebitgazgurlushyk' state concern has been involved in the construction of the facility at Malai gas field.

The gas booster station will carry out gas pumping functions, which will facilitate its supply and transportation and increase the production at a low pressure in the field.

Edited by SI