West-East Gas Pipeline Project

Project Type

Natural gas pipeline

Construction Started

WEPP I: 2002; WEPP II: 2008; WEPP III: 2014


WEPP I: 2004; WEPP II: December 2012; WEPP III: 2015


WEPP I: January 2004, WEPP II: June 2011; WEPP III: 2015

Estimated Investment

WEPP I: $5.7bn; WEPP II: $22bn; WEPP III: $19.9bn (estimated)

Developer and Owner


Project Management

China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC)

Pipe Suppliers

Shandong Shengli Steel Pipe, Baosteel, Maanshan Iron and Steel, Taiyuan Iron and Steel

Contractors and Suppliers

GE Oil and Gas, RMG Regel + Messtechnik, Converteam, Nortel, Rolls-Royce, Elster-Instromet, Lincoln Electric Company, Cameron, Nordstorm, Caterpillar, Emerson, Universal Ensco

WEPP II Operations Management



WEPP I: 17bcm; WEPP II: 30bcm; WEPP III: 20bcm (planned)

Pipeline Diameter

WEPP I: 1,016mm; WEPP II: 1,219mm

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