Daqing Oilfield sees rising natural gas output
Daqing Oilfield, a subordinate of the China National Petroleum Corporation, produced over 2.9 billion cubic meters of natural gas in the first half of this year, an increase of 406 million cubic meters over the same period last year, the company has said.
Discovered in 1959, it has made a significant contribution to building Chinas modern petroleum industry system.
The oilfield, located in northeast Chinas Heilongjiang Province, is one of the countrys largest oil production bases. Last year, its oil and gas output reached 43.22 million tonnes of oil equivalent.
During the period, the oilfield sold more than 2 billion cubic meters of natural gas, an increase of 437 million cubic meters over the same period last year.