China's State-controlled Approach to Cross-provincial Gas Pipeline Planning
Article from: OGEL 1 (2023), in Pipelines
In China, the development of cross-provincial gas pipelines is subject to national planning, which can be justified by the features and practical challenges of the sector. The cross-provincial gas pipeline development plans are scattered in various national plans, and the National Development and Reform Commission and the National Energy Administration are responsible to formulate and supervise the implementation of national special plans involving gas pipeline development. The two departments also have the authority to approve the construction of cross-provincial gas pipelines, which ...