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China on Sunday witnessed the start of operations of a recently built super-large natural gas storage cluster in North China’s Inner Mongolia Autonomous Region, China Central Television (CCTV) reported.
As a key oil and natural gas infrastructure project, the Changqing oilfield Sudong 39-61 natural gas storage cluster was officially put into operation on Sunday. The facility has a designed capacity of 2.23 billion cubic meters and an operational gas volume of 1.08 billion cubic meters.
According to CCTV’s report, a deputy factory director under the China National Petroleum Corp mentioned that the facility could increase about 3.5 million cubic meters of natural gas supplies every day for the winter peak in 2022.
After reaching the designed capacity, the storage can increase about 12 million cubic meters of natural gas supplies every day. Considering that a family of three uses about 1 cubic meter of natural gas…