China 2011 Natural Gas Supply May Not Meet Demand, Caijing Says

China’s natural gas supply may not meet demand next year, Caijing magazine reported on its website today, citing Yang Jianhong, a deputy director at PetroChina Co.’s planning and engineering institute.

The country’s natural gas supply may reach 130 billion cubic meters, while demand may be as much as 140 billion square meters, the report said, citing Yang.