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CNPC, Shell Ink First Shale Gas Production Sharing Contract In China

Shell China Exploration and Production Co. Ltd., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell Plc (RDS-A, RDSA.L, RDSB.L, RDS-B), said the company and China National Petroleum Corp., or CNPC, signed a production sharing contract for shale gas exploration, development and production in the Fushun-Yongchuan block in the Sichuan Basin, China.

Shell stated that the contract area covers around 3,500 square kilometres. The company added that it will apply its advanced technology, operational expertise and global experience in the project to jointly develop the shale gas resources with CNPC.

Peter Voser, chief executive officer of Royal Dutch Shell, said, "China has huge shale gas potential and we are committed to making a contribution in bringing that potential into reality."

by RTT Staff Writer

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