Dongying builds world-class petroleum equipment manufacturing base
(chinadaily.com.cn)| Updated : 2022-01-11Print Print
Dongying in East China's Shandong province has been ramping up efforts to build itself into a world-class high-end petroleum equipment manufacturing base that will fuel regional high-quality development as well as serve the national strategy of energy security.
Oil field equipment at a company in Dongying, Shandong province. [Photo/Dongying Daily]
The city has integrated and utilized global resources from projects, enterprises, funds and talents to build petroleum equipment manufacturing clusters in the high-tech zone and the economic and technological development zone, which now are home to 66.1 percent of the city's oil equipment enterprises above designated size.
Dongying has launched a slew of measures and policies to attract industry leaders to build the marine equipment industrial park, the national oil and gas service industry base, and the science and technology innovation headquarters base to foster new growth drivers and build parks with a global influence.
Efforts have been made to build full industrial chains in exploration, drilling, logging, oil production, work-over production, and oilfield surface engineering, and in other related sectors.
Employees work at a petroleum equipment production line in Dongying, Shandong province. [Photo/Dongying Daily]
The city is building a full chain innovation system involving markets, enterprises, universities and research institutes to work on a number of key and controllable technologies and build leading global value chains.
It has introduced 11 scientific research institutes such as the Unconventional Oil and Gas Percolation Laboratory of China University of Geosciences, gathered 14 high-level talent teams, incubated 68 enterprises, and obtained 231 patents in petroleum equipment technology innovation.
The city's petroleum equipment products and services are widely distributed in both domestic and international markets with exports to more than 70 oil producing countries and regions such as North and South America, the Middle East, Africa, Southeast Asia and Russia.
China's second-largest oilfield Shengli Oilfield is located in Dongying. The city is where a world-class petroleum equipment manufacturing base is currently being built. [Photo/Dongying Daily]