West-East Gas Pipeline 5
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West-East Gas Pipeline 5 (WEPPV) is a propsed natural gas pipeline.
The pipeline runs from Ulugqat, Kizilsu, Xinjiang to Zhongwei, Ningxia, China, with further potentials.
- Parent Company: PipeChina
- Current capacity: 30.00 bcm/year
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 1,988.39 mi / 3,200.00 km
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year:
The natural gas source of the pipeline comes from Xinjiang Tarim Oil&gas field, Coal gasification, and imported natural gas from Central Asia. The pipeline will eventually reach Yunnan, Guizhou, Fujian, and Guangdong. In October 2020 ownership of the pipeline was transferred from CNPC to PipeChina.