Middle East Economic Survey


No 49



CNPC To Boost Turkmen Gas Imports To Meet Winter Demand

Chinas CNPC plans to boost gas imports from Turkmenistan via the 40 bcm/year capacity Central Asia to China gas pipeline, Xinhua news agency said on 29 November. Deliveries will be raised from 1.1mn cmd to 5mn cmd to help meet peak seasonal demand. Since the pipelines inauguration in December 2009, the Xinjiang autonomous region has imported 337mn cu ms, compared to a...