Kazakhstan China Oil Pipeline

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Summary Information

  • Source: Kazakhstan
  • Destination: China
  • Ownership: Petrochina
  • Website: http://www.petrochina.com.cn/
  • Length: 1,200 kilometres ( miles)
  • Capacity: 200,000 barrels of oil per day
  • Crude Type:

Brief Description

  • Spanning a total length of more than 1,200 kilometres, the China-Kazakhstan Crude Oil Pipeline plus Alashankou-Dushanzi Crude Oil Pipeline originates in Atasu of Kazakhstan in the west, enters into China via the port of Alashankou at the Sino-Kazakhstan border and finishes at PetroChina Dushanzi Petrochemical Company.
  • The pipeline runs 962 kilometres outside China and 246 kilometres within the Chinese territory, having a designed carrying capacity of 10 million tons of crude oil per annum.

Pipeline Status

  • In operation


  • 2004 - Construction started
  • 2005 - Mechanical completion
  • 2006 - Commissioning completed
  • 2009 - The Kenkiyak-Kumkol section was completed

Other Information

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  1. Crude Oil Imports Reach PetroChina Dushanzi Refinery Via China-Kazakhstan Pipeline
  2. Kenkiyak-Kumkol section of Kazakhstan-China Oil Pipeline becomes operational

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