SPT Energy, GTI set up China shale gas training and consulting centre

08 November 2012 05:53  [Source: ICIS news]

SINGAPORE (ICIS)--China’s SPT Energy announced late on Wednesday that it has entered into a framework agreement with US Gas Technology Institute (GTI) to jointly establish and operate a shale gas training and consulting centre in China.

The non-binding agreement was signed on 7 November in Beijing.

The centre will provide training and consulting programs on a contract basis, including trainings related to unconventional gas resource and technology issues, transmission and distribution issues, infrastructure, gas processing issues, environmental issues, and economic, policy and regulatory conditions to facilitate the successful development and distribution of China’s unconventional gas resources, SPT said in a statement.

A binding agreement is expected to be reached before 30 March 2013 to conduct the first training and consulting program, it said.

SPT Energy is a provider of inspection and monitoring service in oil and gas industry.

GTI is a not-for-profit organisation and it engages in the research, technology development and education, with rich experience in natural gas technology solutions.

By: Fanny Zhang
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