The Qiannan sag is located south of Guiyang, the capital city of the Guizhou province. GDP growth of the Guizhou Province is forecast to average 8.8% annually over 2015-2030. Energy demand within the province will increase significantly as a result. The local gas market is dominated by industrial users, willing to pay a high price to secure gas supplies. The Guizhou province currently has no significant gas production.