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.
- 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. 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. The pipeline's source is a mixture of offshore oil & gas field (Dongfang 13 and Yacheng 13)and Hainan LNG Terminal.