Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline

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Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline 兰成输油管道(兰州-成都) is an operating oil pipeline in China.[1]


The 880-kilometre (547-mi) pipeline starts at the Lanzhou terminal in Gansu province and ends at the Pengzhou terminal in Chengdu, Sichuan province. It runs through Gansu, Shaanxi and Sichuan provinces in China.[2][3] The pipeline traverses some of China's most challenging terrain, including the Qin Mountains.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: PipeChina[4]
  • Current capacity: 200,684 barrels per day (10 mtpa)[5]
  • Length: 880 km / 547 mi
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2013


The Lanzhou–Chengdu Pipeline is a crude oil pipeline in China, owned by China National Petroleum Corporation.[6]

The pipeline project was announced in 2007 and was approved in September 2010. Construction started in November 2010.[7] The pipeline was completed in March 2013.[6]

Capacity of the pipeline is 200,684 barrels per day, equal to 10 million tons per year.[8] It cost about US$527 million to build.[7]

In October 2020 ownership of the pipeline was transferred from CNPC to PipeChina.PipeChina[4]

Articles and resources


  1. Lanzhou-Chengdu Oil Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed September 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 "New pipeline to feed China's petrochemical industry". Pipelines International. June 2011. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  3. "Lanzhou-Chengdu Crude Pipeline completed". Pipelines International. 2013-03-28. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  4. 4.0 4.1 重磅:国家管网正式运营!,, Oct. 9, 2020
  5. 兰州至成都原油管道全线贯通 年输量1000万吨 每日甘肃网, March 8, 2013
  6. 6.0 6.1 "Lanzhou-Chengdu pipeline complete in China". Oil & Gas Journal. Pennwell Corporation. 2013-03-19. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  7. 7.0 7.1 "Lanzhou-Chengdu Crude Oil Pipeline". The Oriental Pro-Energy Consulting Organization. Retrieved 2013-03-31.
  8. "China wraps up Lanzhou-Chengdu pipeline". Oil & Gas Technology. 2013-03-21. Retrieved 2013-03-31.

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