CNPC plans to increase clean energy capacity
nitric dioxide emissions to be reduced by 46.7 percent and 40.8 percent respectively in five years, and the greenhouse emissions from domestic business to be reduced by 6.1 percent and its coal consumption decreased by 4.4 percent in the meantime.
The company will gradually boost domestic natural gas output, import more clean energy from abroad and exploit unconventional natural gas to achieve rapid development of the sector, Zhang said.
Construction of natural gas pipelines and related facilities will also be boosted, as China is pushing forward non-fossil fuel energy and high-quality development to implement the Paris Agreement and curb carbon emissions, he said.
Zhang said as a responsible energy company, CNPC acts in strict compliance with the Chinese government’s requirements on greenhouse gas emission reduction, and actively supports and participates in the international community’s efforts to address climate change.
“Robust international cooperation is required to combat climate change,” he said.
A CNPC gas station is under operation in Changling county, Jilin province. CNPC is now the nation’s largest oil and gas producer by domestic annual output.