China-Myanmar crude oil pipeline Agreement

Myanmar and China sign crude oil pipeline agreement

Question: Recently an agreement between China and Myanmar has been signed for oil pipelines. How long is this pipeline?
(a) 1771 km
(b) 1775 km
(c) 771 km
(d) 775 km
Answer- (c)
Related facts:

  • On April 10, 2017, an agreement was signed for crude oil pipeline between China and Myanmar.
  • The pipeline will start from Maday Island on the western coast of Myanmar and enter China at Ruili in Yunnan.
  • The pipeline is of total 771 kilometer length.
  • This pipeline passes through the hills of Myanmar’s smallest state, Magway and Mandalay areas and Shan State.
  • Construction of the pipeline began in June 2010 with designed transmission capacity of 22 million tons per year.
  • According to the agreement, Myanmar can be supplied with an estimated 2.5 million tonnes of crude oil through this pipeline.


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