Kela 2 Gas Field

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  • Operator: Petrochina
  • Country: China
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  • Kela-2 Gas Field is located in Baicheng County of Akesu Prefecture in Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region.
  • It is geologically at the east section of Kelasu structural belt, Kuche Depression, in the Tarim Basin, with a gas-bearing area of 48.1 square kilometers and 284.029 billion cubic meters of proven gas in place.
  • Gas is supplied to the West East Gas Pipeline


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  • 1997 - Kela 2 Gas Field discovered
  • 2003 - Construction started
  • 2004 - Gas production started
  • 2006 - Second processing plant commissioned


  • Kela-2 Gas Field is of high-steep structure with its massive gas reservoirs buried at a depth of 3,500-4,100 meters.
  • The gas is accumulated in Lower Tertiary dolomite, Lower Tertiary glutenite and Cretaceous sandstone formations.
  • The gas field has a reservoir pressure of 74.35 MPa, a pressure coefficient of 2.02, methane content of more than 98%, and minimal H2S and CO2 contents.


  1. Abnormally High Pressure Gas Reservoirs Efficient Development of Kela-2 Gas field

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