PipeChina building Tianjin-Hebei gas pipeline

China Oil & Gas Piping Network Corporation (PipeChina) has begun building a 6.6 billion cu m/year natural gas pipeline from Tianjin to Xiong’an New Area, Hebei Province.


The 413.5-km, 43.5-inch OD line will cost US$1.31 billion.


The pipeline will move gas from the 2.2-million tonne/year LNG terminal in Tianjin.


Interconnections are also planned with the Power of Siberia pipeline, importing Russian gas and domestic pipelines delivering from the Xinjiang Autonomous Region.


Construction of the pipeline is associated with plans to move non-essential government functions from Beijing to the Xiong’an New Area and continue the coordinated development of the Beijing-Tianjin-Hebei region, the Chinese government said.


PipeChina, formed in December 2019, last year acquired pipeline assets from PetroChina Company Ltd and Sinopec Kantons Holding Ltd.


Source: Oil & Gas Journal