China National Petroleum Corporation has started operating the third natural gas pipeline into Shanghai.
The move will boost the supply of the clean fuel to the city of more than 24 million people, Reuters reports.
The 88-km line connects a coastal liquefied natural gas (LNG) terminal in Rudong, in Jiangshu province, with Shanghai’s Chongming island, CNPC said.
The line has an annual capacity of 1.84 billion cubic metres of gas.
CNPC also operates the other two gas pipelines ito Shanghai.