Sinopec Adds 2 Billion Cubic Meters Capacity to Fuling Shale Gas Field

By December 22, Sinopec Fuling Shale Gas Field of its Jianghan subsidiary has completed 75 test wells, marking an early completion of its annual target of testing 74 wells and increasing its production capacity by 2 billion cubic meters (bcm).

2 bcm of shale gas is equivalent to the annual civil use by 8 million families. Chongqing will benefit first from the capacity building. Sinopec sets the goal of adding 5 bcm by 2015 and 10 bcm by 2017 in the Fuling Shale Gas Field.

Information source:sinopec