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China launches a 1,100-km middle section of China-Russia East gas pipeline

Operations have started on the middle portion of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline

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China | Russia | Gas pipeline project

Reuters  |  BEIJING 

BEIJING (Reuters) - Operations have started on the middle portion of the China-Russia East natural gas pipeline, allowing natural gas from the Power of Siberia system in Russia to be transmitted to the smog-prone Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region in northern China. The 1,110-kilometre pipeline aims to help improve air quality in the region, where about a quarter of China's steelmaking capacity is located, by adding 27 million cubic metres gas supply per day, China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corp (PipeChina) said in a statement on Thursday, adding that the pipeline will also promote ...

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First Published: Thu, December 03 2020. 11:08 IST
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