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The BRI transnational energy map: oil and gas pipelines

posted on 2022-08-15, 06:38 authored by Chun Yin Man, David Alexander PalmerDavid Alexander Palmer


Locations and attributes, including names and status of oil and gas pipelines that have been proposed in the framework of the Belt and Road up until March 2020 for the transportation of natural gas and crude oil.

Spatially contextualizing the new pipelines, existing and proposed pipelines (oil and gas), and refineries in Afro-Eurasia up until November 2017 are attached as supplementary data for visualizations. 

An interactive view of this dataset: Link


Data of pipelines proposed in the framework of the BRI were collected from multiple public sources and specified in each data point in the Excel file and Shapefile. Existing and proposed pipelines were collected from FracTracker Alliance. 

For metadata, such as data description and available methods for geospatial data processing, please read the readme.pdf.

Terms of use

This dataset features in a collection of geospatial data "Geo-mapping databases for the Belt and Road Initiative". To cite this work, available citation styles can be found here:  


CRF grant no. C7052-18G, “Infrastructures of Faith: Religious Mobilities on the Belt and Road”