Guangxi conducts emergency drill on China-Myanmar gas pipeline


Updated: 2020-06-19


Enterprises and government departments carry out an emergency drill on natural gas leakage from China-Myanmar gas pipelines in Laibin, Guangxi on June 18. [Photo provided to]

A joint emergency drill on natural gas leakage from the China-Myanmar natural gas pipeline was successfully held in Xingbin district, Laibin, Guangxi Zhuang autonomous region on June 18. 

The drill aimed to focus on testing the joint cooperative engagement capabilities of oil and gas pipeline companies, as well as the relevant government departments of Laibin in response to emergencies to ensure the smooth operation of energy resources.

The exercise was sponsored by the Laibin municipal people's government, and co-organized by the Xingbin district government, the Laibin emergency management bureau, PetroChina Southwest Oil & Gas Field Company's Nanning branch, as well as Sinopec Guangxi Natural Gas Pipeline Co. The Laibin industry and information bureau, public security bureau, health commission, fire rescue detachment, as well as the meteorological bureau also participated in the event.

The drill dispatched more than 30 sets of rescue equipment and vehicles, as well as more than 120 participants, with over 200 observers from various enterprises and government departments. It has further enhanced the ability and level of government-enterprise collaboration to ensure the safe and stable operation of pipelines.