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Large gas field discovered in Xinjiang

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Added On October 5, 2019

A huge gas field with an estimated reserve of over 115 billion cubic meters has been discovered in Tarim Basin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
 
The Tarim oilfield branch of PetroChina, China's largest oil and gas producer, said Thursday that a successful test of a well has been completed in the gas field. 
 
The gas field has been estimated to contain 115.3 billion cubic meters of natural gas and 21.66 million tonnes of gas condensate.
 
The field is expected to start production in November.
 
The Tarim oilfield provides natural gas to a total of 15 provincial-level regions in northern and eastern China via the country's West-to-East gas pipelines.