Fuling shale gas field, China's first large shale gas field, has accumulatively supplied over 10 billion cubic meters (bcm) of gas, Sinopec announced on March 21. This signifies that China is speeding up the entry into large-scale commercial development phase. At present the gas sales of the field reaches 16 million cubic meters per day.
Sinopec expects its Fuling shale gas project to reach production capacity of 10 bcm/year by end of 2017, up from 7 bcm/year currently.
Fuling shale gas field (Photo/Song Guoliang)