Top News

World's longest gas pipeline operates in China

Updated: 2011-06-30 13:27


Twitter Facebook Myspace Yahoo! Linkedin Mixx

BEIJING - China's second east-west natural gas pipeline went into operation on Thursday.

The pipeline, connecting central Asia and China, will send natural gas from Turkmenistan to South China's Pearl River Delta after passing through 15 of the country's provinces.

The pipeline is the world's longest, with a total length of 8,700 km. The pipeline was built with 142.2 billion yuan ($21.98 billion) in investments.


Franchise heat

Foreign companies see huge opportunities for business

Preview of the coming issue
Stitched up for success
The king's speech

European Edition


Premier Wen's European Visit

Premier Wen visits Hungary, Britain and Germany June 24-28.

My China story

Foreign readers are invited to share your China stories.

Singing up a revolution

Welshman makes a good living with songs that recall the fervor of China's New Beginning.

Vice-President visits Italy
Sky is the limit
Quest for green growth