China's Hanas New Energy Starts LNG plant in Yinchuan
China's Ningxia Hanas New Energy Group has commenced operations of its liquefied natural gas (LNG) plant in Yinchuan, the capital of the Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, Global Times reported.
The plant is the largest of its kind in the country. The plant was established to help guarantee sustainable energy supplies in the country's western region while also promoting the development of China's new energy industry.
As the world's second largest energy consumer and producer, China plans to achieve an annual natural gas consumption of 260 billion cubic meters by 2015. Hanas New Energy is largely engaged in LNG production and gas networking projects in Ningxia, the newspaper said.