BP signing Chinese gas accord, may join gas pipeline

BP affiliate BP China will sign a gas-marketing agreement this month with state oil company PetroChina Co. Ltd. And the company is studying possible participation in a proposed $4.8 billion gas pipeline some 4,200 km across China.BP will to take a 49% stake in the marketing joint venture. But the company said that much work remains before it can commit to the pipeline project itself.Reports in August said that China would open up the pipeline project to tender by yearend. Additionally, it may allow foreign partners to take a majority stake in the project.Western gasThe west-to-east gas pipeline project would provide 20 billion cu m/year (bcmy) of natural gas transportation capacity to Sha...

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