Low-emission engine-compressor packages provide lift gas for Chinese oil field

02/07/2000
Click here to enlarge imageChina National Petroleum Co. (CNPC) opted for low-emission compressor packages for gas lifting oil in the Lunnan field in the remote Tarim basin of Western China (Fig. 1).China estimates that the Tarim basin (Fig. 1) contains about 18.45 billion tons of oil and gas resources in scattered accumulations. It proved out some of these resources several decades ago but has only recently begun to exploit them. Field facilities house the engine-compressor packages that provide gas for artificially lifting Lunnan oil wells.Click here to enlarge imageNestled between the Tien Shan and Kulun Shan mountain ranges, the Tarim basin is the second largest desert in the world,...
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