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Published: 14:12, May 30, 2023 | Updated: 14:28, May 30, 2023
China starts drilling borehole in deep-Earth exploration
By Xinhua
Published:14:12, May 30, 2023 Updated:14:28, May 30, 2023 By Xinhua

Sinopec has discovered abundant flows of natural gas and crude oil at Shunbei oil and gas field in the Tarim Basin of Northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. (PHOTO / SINOPEC)

URUMQI – The drilling of China's first borehole over 10,000 meters deep for scientific exploration began at 11:46 am on Tuesday in the Tarim Basin, northwest China's Xinjiang Uygur autonomous region. This marks a great feat in China's deep-Earth exploration.

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