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  Inner Mongolia Natural Gas Field Confirmed To Be Largest In China

Asia Pulse

BEIJING, Aug 252003

The newly proven reserves of a natural gas field in north China's Inner Mongolia has grown by 313.1 billion cu m, making it the largest natural gas field in China, the Guangming Daily reported on Saturday.

The figure brings the total proven reserves in the Sulige Natural Gas Field to 533.6 billion cu m, according to the newspaper.

Located in the rural part of Ordos City, the gas field is covered by desert.

Large-scale exploration began in the field in 1999, and the proven reserves of the field was 220 billion cu m in 2001.

Gas transmission pipelines are being laid to supply natural gas from the field to Baotou and Hohhot cities in Inner Mongolia, according to the report.



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