Sinopec discovers high yield coal bed gas well
China Knowledge reported that Sinopec Group, or China Petrochemical Corp subsidiary Sinopec East China Company had discovered high yield coal bed gas well in Xiangning County, Shanxi Province.
In an internal briefing, Sinopec Group said the Yan 1 Well daily gas output exceeded 2,000 cubic meters on July 15th, signifying a major breakthrough in the non-conventional resource prospecting field. By mid-July Sinopec Group has launched the coal-bed gas prospecting evaluations in several regions in the country after over two years' exploration.
Separately, Sinopec Group said that its subsidiary Sinopec Northwest Company in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region produced 3.35 million tons of crude oil for the first half of this year.