Sinopec Corp. has found high-yield commercial flow in one of wells of Yuanba gas field in northeastern Sichuan province, reported the company on May 15, 2010. Sinopec said the well's daily output is able to reach 237,800 cubic meters.
China Sichuan province is rich in natural gas reserves and Sinopec's largest gas field, Puguang gas field, is also located in northeastern Sichuan. Sinopec plans to have its Puguang gas field produce four billion cubic meters of natural gas this year to supply east China via pipelines. Earlier, Sinopec showed the proven gas reserves in Sichuan stood at 451.8 billon cubic meters by the end of 2009.