China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) hit a new record natural gas production volume last year as the state-owned giant chases a net-zero emissions goal.

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The country’s largest energy producer produced 130.3 billion cubic metres of gas last year, rising by 11.6 Bcm from 2019 and accounting for 70% of the country’s total gas output.