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Over 100 billion cubic meters of gas reserves in South China Sea

2015-02-10 08:36:40       source:La Prensa

February 9, 2015


"The first gas reserves in the South China Sea, which were discovered in September in an area where China is embroiled in territorial disputes with Vietnam, is said to contain over 100 billion cubic meters of natural gas, news reports said Monday.


The discovery was made at the Lingshui 17-2 field which is located 150 kilometers (93 miles) south of China's Hainan Island and at a depth of 1,500 meters (4,921 feet) according to the China National Offshore Oil Corp., CNOOC, the official Global Times newspaper reported."


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