New line of Turkmenistan-China gas pipeline commissioned

June 2, 2014

Line C of the Central Asia-China gas pipeline has been commissioned, China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) said, Trend reported on June 2.

Line C is primarily designed to deliver the natural gas from Turkmenistan. Line C has been laid parallel to Line A and Line B and its total length reaches 1,830 kilometers, the CNPC said.

The design capacity of Line C is 25 billion cubic meters of gas per year. Some 10 billion cubic meters of this volume will be delivered from Turkmenistan, 10 billion - from Uzbekistan and five billion - from Kazakhstan. Line C starts on the Turkmen-Uzbek border, runs through Kazakhstan and ends in the Xinjiang Uyghur Autonomous Region of China and further connects to China's West-East gas pipeline, the CNPC said.

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