Block 6–Khartoum is a 724km-long onshore pipeline project operated by China National Petroleum. This oil pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 24 inches, starts at West Kurdufan (Sudan) and ends in Khartoum (Sudan).

The Block 6–Khartoum project started operations in 2004 and is owned by China National Petroleum.

The Block 6–Khartoum project is associated with the 1504km Sudan Crude Oil Transportation System, 1368km Petrodar and 96km Block 5a–Heglig.

About China National Petroleum

China National Petroleum Corp (CNPC) is an integrated energy company with operations covering the entire oil and gas industry value chain. Its businesses encompass oil and gas exploration and development, refining and chemicals, marketing and trading, natural gas and pipelines. The company produces equipment for exploration and production, oilfield services, pipeline construction, refining and chemical processing, and offshore engineering. CNPC also designs and constructs oil and gas field production facilities, pipeline, storage tank, refinery and chemical plant, and offshore engineering. It provides services in geophysical prospecting, drilling, well logging, mud logging and downhole operations. The company also has presence in new energy development, capital management, finance and insurance service sectors. CNPC is headquartered in Beijing, China.


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