Hainan Island Loop pipeline (west pipeline)

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Hainan Island Loop pipeline (west pipeline) (海南岛环岛管线西线 (三亚-东方-洋浦-海口-文昌)) is a natural gas pipeline operating in China.[1]


The pipeline runs from Sanya to Wenchang, Hainan.[2] It starts at Yazhou District, Sanya, passing Dongfang, Yangpu, Haikou, and ends at Wencheng Town, Wenchang. [3]

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Project Details

  • Operating Company: CNOOC Gas Pipeline Company (中海石油管道输气有限公司)
  • Parent Company: CNOOC Gas&Power Group Ltd 55%; Hainan Haikong Asset Management Company (海南海控资产管理有限公司) 45%.
  • Current Capacity: 1.60 bcm/year
  • Length: 625 kilometers / 388.36 miles
  • Status: operating
  • Start Year: 1996/2003/2010


The system consists of three pipelines: Basuo-Nanshan Pipeline (八所-南山输气管道) 118 km in length, operating in 1996, with current capacity of 0.8 bcm/year. Dongfang-Yangpu-Haikou Pipeline (东方-洋浦-海口输气管道),246 km, began operating in 2003. The current capacity is 1.6 bcm/year. Haikou-Wenchang Pipeline (海口-文昌输气管道)88 km, operating in 2010, with current capacity of 0.757 bcm/year.[1] The pipeline will connect with the East Pipeline (Wenchang-Qionghai-Sanya Gas Pipeline) in 2020, when it begins operation, forming a closed loop pipeline in the Hainan Island.[3] The pipeline's source is a mixture of offshore oil & gas field (Dongfang 13 and Yacheng 13)and Hainan LNG Terminal.[4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 中海石油管道输气有限公司 Baidu, accessed Dec. 19, 2019
  2. 海气加进口LNG 海南省加快气网建设 China Energy News, accessed August. 30, 2018
  3. 3.0 3.1 海南环岛天然气管网东环线预计明年8月供气 Sanya Daily, accessed November 13, 2019
  4. 海南洋浦LNG接收站投产调试 LNG Website, accessed January,5 2015

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