China Petroleum and Chemical Corp, often called Sinopec, will develop four new shale gas wells at the southwestern Fuling field, the official Xinhua information company reported on Tuesday.
Sinopec stated the wells would add 180,000 cubic meters of every day gas provide, boosting the entire every day output of the field to practically 20 million cubic meters, Xinhua reported.
The Fuling field is in China’s southwestern Sichuan basin.
The elevated output shall be sufficient to meet the every day power demand of about 40 million households, Xinhua reported Sinopec as saying.
The Fuling field has turn out to be a clear power supply for greater than 70 cities alongside the Yangtze River, it added.
(Reporting by Engen Tham; Editing by Kirsten Donovan)