City gas company is the most important distributor for China's natural gas downstream sector. In 2013, 50 billion cubic meters natural gas was sold by China's top 6 city gas groups. This figure accounts for nearly 30% of China's total national gas consumption volume in that year.

According to the statistics from China Natural Gas Map, Databases and Reports by 2017.9, there are 3,404 city gas franchised zones in China. Among them, 2,115 franchised zones are supplied via upstream pipelines, 1,081 franchised zones use LNG as main gas supply source or for peak-shaving purpose, 1,716 franchised zones use CNG as main gas supply source or for vehicle fuel. View City Gas Statistics>