Lanzhou national petroleum reserve base begins construction

16:49, January 04, 2010      

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The construction of the Lanzhou national petroleum reserve base which will have a capacity of 3 million cubic meters began in Yongdeng County of Lanzhou City, Gansu province. The reserve base is another large-scale national petroleum base in Western China following the one in Dushanzi. According to sources, the project will cost a total of 3.26 billion yuan. The base will include 30 oil tanks with a capacity of 100,000 cubic meters each, and is expected to be completed and put into use in 2011.

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