West-East Gas Pipeline 2

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West-East Gas Pipeline 2 is an operating natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline runs from Horgos on China's border with Kazakhstan to Guangzhou in Guangdong province, with eight branch lines connecting to 15 provinces.

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Project Details

  • Operator: PetroChina West–East Gas Pipeline Company
  • Parent Company: China National Petroleum Corporation
  • Current Capacity: 30 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 5,656 miles / 9,102 kilometers
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2009


Construction of the second West–East Gas Pipeline started on 22 February 2008. The pipeline has a total length of 9,102 km (5,656 mi) and runs from Horgos in northwestern Xinjiang to Guangzhou in Guangdong. Up to Gansu, it is parallel and interconnected with West-East Gas Pipeline 1.[2] In 2013 the pipeline was connected to Dachan Island, off Shenzhen, and from there to the Black Point power station in Hong Kong.[3]

The West-East Gas Pipeline 2 is mainly supplied by the Central Asia-China gas pipeline.[2][4] The project was developed by China National Oil and Gas Exploration and Development Corp. (CNODC), a joint venture of China National Petroleum Corporation and PetroChina.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. West-East Gas Pipeline, Wikipedia, accessed March 2018
  2. 2.0 2.1 "China Starts Work on $20B Pipeline for Turkmen Gas". Downstream Today. Xinhua. 2008-02-22. Retrieved 2008-02-23.
  3. Second West-East Gas Pipeline set to start Hong Kong supplies this summer, South China Morning Post, Jun. 16, 2013
  4. "CNPC plans to build longest LNG pipeline". Xinhua. 2007-04-06. Retrieved 2007-05-12.
  5. "PetroChina, CNODC to invest in gas pipeline". Xinhua. 2008-01-05. Retrieved 2010-10-24.

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