* A gas distributing unit under state oil and gas group Sinopec entered a joint venture agreement with China Gas Holdings to develop local gas infrastructure in the eastern city of Nanjing, Sinopec said on Tuesday
* Greatwall Gas, a unit of Sinopec, will join China Gas Holdings to build gas pipelines to transport gas from southwestern Sichuan to Nanjing in Jiangsu province, Sinopec said in a brief report on its website
* The companies will jointly develop the residential and commercial market in the city, as well as chemical plants at an industrial park in Nanjing, the report said
* China Gas Holdings is one of China’s largest independent domestic natural gas distributors.
Reporting by Chen Aizhu; editing by Richard Pullin