Uzbekistan Sends First Gas to China

- September 13th, 2012

Platts reported that China has begun receiving natural gas from Uzbekistan through a pipeline. In 2010, the two countries signed a contract under which state-owned Uzbekneftegaz agreed to provide China’s CNPC with 10 Bcm of natural gas per year.

Platts reported that China has begun receiving natural gas from Uzbekistan through a pipeline. In 2010, the two countries signed a contract under which state-owned Uzbekneftegaz agreed to provide China’s CNPC with 10 Bcm of natural gas per year.

As quoted in the market news:

August 2012 marked the start of regular gas supplies to the People’s Republic of China,” the statement said.

The statement was released after a meeting between Karimov and China’s vice premier Hui Lianguy in the Uzbek capital Tashkent.

Click here to read the full Platts report.

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