China’s Xinjiang Guanghui to start LNG supply from Kumul project

05 June 2012 08:56  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--Chinese firm Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment Group plans to start commercial supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from its coal-based complex at Kumul in Xinjiang in July, a company source said on Tuesday.

The complex is designed to produce 500m cubic metres (cbm)/year of natural gas, which will all be sold nationwide in the form of LNG, the source said.

The LNG production capacity is about 1.5m cbm/day, the source added, adding that the company has built storage tanks with a combined capacity of 30,000cbm and has over 200 trucks for LNG delivery.

The Kumul complex is also capable of producing 1.2m tonnes of methanol and 850,000 tonnes of dimethyl ether (DME), the company said on its official website.

Xinjiang Guanghui Industry Investment Group is a large integrated enterprise that is involved in the energy exploration and production, automobile and real estate industries.

By: Jane Han

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