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October 29, 2021

West–East I, China

By Carmen

West–East I is a 4,380km-long onshore pipeline project operated by PetroChina. This gas pipeline, with a maximum diameter of 40 inches, starts at Xinjiang (China) and ends in Shanghai (China).

The West–East I project started operations in 2004 and is owned by China National Petroleum.


The West–East I project is associated with the 6840km West–East III, 4845km West–East II (Eastern Section) and 2325km West–East II (Western Section).

About PetroChina


PetroChina Co Ltd (PetroChina), a subsidiary of China National Petroleum Corporation, is an oil and gas company. It explores for and develops and produces crude oil and natural gas; refines crude oil and petroleum products; and produces and sells basic and derivative chemical products and others. The company also carries out the production and marketing of primary petrochemical products. It also markets and trades refined products; and transmit natural gas, crude oil and refined products through pipelines. The company’s exploration basins include Erdos, Tarim, Sichuan, Daqing, Changqing, Liaohe, Xinjiang and Bohai Bay. The company has operational presence in China, Kazakhstan, Venezuela and Indonesia. PetroChina is headquartered in Beijing City, Beijing, China.

Methodology

Information on the pipeline is sourced from GlobalData’s Oil & Gas Pipelines database that provides detailed information on all active and upcoming, crude oil, natural gas, petroleum products and Natural Gas Liquids (NGL) trunk pipelines globally. Not all companies mentioned in the article may be currently existing due to their merger or acquisition or business closure.

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