Anowara-Fouzdarhat Gas Pipeline

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Anowara-Fouzdarhat Gas Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.[1]


The pipeline runs from Anowara, Bangladesh, to the Fouzdarhat neighborhood in Chittagong (Chattogram), Bangladesh.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)[2]
  • Owner: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)[2]
  • Parent Company: Petrobangla[2]
  • Capacity: 1,200 million cubic feet per day[3]
  • Length: 19 mi / 30 km[4]
  • Diameter: 42 inches[4]
  • Status: Operating[2]
  • Start Year: 2020[5]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated Infrastructure:


The Anowara-Fouzdarhat gas pipeline is operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[6]

Gypsum-Gasmin JV was scheduled to begin construction of the pipeline in April 2016 and to complete it by December 2017, however the company failed to meet several deadlines, which has caused a number of project delays. For example, in October 2018, it was reported that construction had been delayed due to a delay in drilling under the Karnaphruli River.[7] On November 21, 2018, it was reported that GTCL was carrying out test operations of the Anowara-Fouzdarhat gas transmission pipeline to initiate commercial operation within a week's time.[8] In January 2019 it was reported that construction would continue through at least August 2019.[9] The pipeline was completed in January 2020.[5]

Articles and resources


  1. Bangladesh completes first pipeline for regasified LNG, plans 3 more S&P Platts Global, Aug. 14, 2017.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 "Annual Report 2021" (PDF). Petrobangla.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  3. 2018 Annual Report Petrobangla, accessed December 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1
  5. 5.0 5.1 পদ্মা সেতুর নির্মাণ অগ্রগতি ৮৫.৫০ শতাংশ, Jago News24, Jan. 9, 2020
  6. Initial Environmental Examination Asian Development Bank, August 2016.
  7. "Construction delay flusters industries" The Independent, Oct. 20, 2018.
  8. "Anwara-Fouzdarhat gas pipeline commissioning by next week" The Financial Express, Nov. 21, 2018.
  9. এপ্রিলের মধ্যেই এলএনজি আমদানির প্রস্তুতি শেষ করতে চায় জিটিসিএল, Bangla Tribune, Jan. 25, 2019

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