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Title of the article Gas Industry in China: a New Resource for Development
Pages 22-48
Author 1 Sergey Petrovich Popov
Ph. D. (engineer), Leading Researcher.
Energy Systems Institute n.a. L.A. Melentyev, SB RAS
130 Lermontova street, Irkutsk, Russia, 664033
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Abstract Development of the gas industry in China since 1986 is considered by regions, by various consumer groups, gaseous fuels consumption pattern change with the development of gas transportation transmission and distribution systems. Current production of gaseous fuels, import infrastructure and natural gas prices in China are summarized. Implications on gas consumption growth in terms of customers and their geographical origin are provided. Competitive price stimations of the Russian natural gas for Chinese and other major gas importers in Eastern Asia are presented. Conclusion is made about Chinese monopsony on export gas pipelines from Siberia. The measures for elimination and/or reduction of such monopsony at the Asia-Pacific regional markets are offered.
Code [622.691.4+31.13+339.137.22] (510)
DOI 10.14530/se.2013.2.022-048
Keywords ♦ China’s region ♦ natural gas ♦ gas supply chain ♦ competitiveness ♦ Russian gas export
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For citation Popov S.P. Gas Industry in China: a New Resource for Development. Prostranstvennaya Ekonomika = Spatial Economics, 2013, no. 2, pp. 22-48. DOI: 10.14530/se.2013.2.022-048. (In Russian).
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