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Sinopec discovers super large gas field in Chongqing
Updated: 2009-10-26 11:50

A subsidiary of China Petrochemical Corporation, also known as the Sinopec Group, has discovered a super-large gas field in Chongqing in southwest China, reported Monday, citing a statement from the group.

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Sinopec group estimates that the gas field contains a reserve of 120 billion cubic meters of natural gas. It may be the largest gas field in Asia, Sinopec employees said.

The company anticipates beginning drilling in the field soon.