Founded in 1862, The Hong Kong and China Gas Company Limited (Hong Kong and China Gas) was the first public utility in Hong Kong. Today it is one of Hong Kong's largest energy suppliers, operating with a world-class corporate management team that is committed to leading-edge business practices. Over the past 150 years, Hong Kong and China Gas has been growing with Hong Kong, making the transition from a gas company supplying fuel for street lamps to the current leading position in the energy industry in the greater China region, providing one of the safest and most reliable gas supplies to residential and commercial customers in Hong Kong.
Hong Kong and China Gas' core business in Hong Kong consists of the production and distribution of gas, marketing and sale of gas, the sale of gas appliances, as well as comprehensive after-sales services. With a pipeline network of more than 3,600 km, Hong Kong and China Gas supplies town gas to approximately 1.86 million customers in the territory as at the end of 2016. In recent years, Hong Kong and China Gas is committed to developing new eco energy and diversified businesses including telecommunications, information technology, civil and building services engineering and manufacturing businesses etc.
Hong Kong and China Gas extended its gas business into mainland China in 1994. As at the end of 2016, the Hong Kong and China Gas Group operates 241 projects across 26 provinces, autonomous regions and municipalities on the mainland. These include piped city-gas projects, upstream, midstream and downstream natural gas sectors, water sectors, efficient energy applications and exploration and utilisation of emerging environmentally-friendly energy, as well as telecommunications.