In 2016, Chevron's fully-owned subsidiary Unocal East China Sea, Ltd. began natural gas production from the Chuandongbei project in southwest China. Chuandongbei is one of the largest and most complex onshore gas projects developed by an international oil company and a national oil company in China.
The Chuandongbei project covers over 800 square kilometers in Sichuan Province and the Chongqing Municipality. Unocal East China Sea, Ltd. holds a 49 percent participating interest as the operator and China National Petroleum Corporation holds a 51 participating percent interest.
Nanba gas processing plant
Site staff inspecting the facilities
Night view of Nanba gas processing plant