Bathinda-Jammu-Srinagar Gas Pipeline

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The Bathinda-Jammu-Srinagar Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline in India.[1][2]


The pipeline is proposed to run from Bathinda, Punjab through Haryana to Srinagar, Kashmir.

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Project Details

  • Operator: GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL)[3]
  • Owner: GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL)[3]
  • Parent company: Gujarat State Petronet; Indian Oil; Bharat Petroleum; Hindustan Petroleum[3]
  • Capacity: 15.48 billion cubic meters per year[4]
  • Length: 450 miles / 725 kilometers[3]
  • Diameter:
  • Status: Proposed[3][4]
  • Start year: Unknown
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The pipeline would be owned and operated by GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL). The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board authorized GIGL to build the pipeline in July 2011.[1] In February 2012 a Rs 855-crore contract was awarded to Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL) for construction.[5]The pipeline was listed as "Under Construction" in a January 2018 report by the Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.[6] In July 2018, however, it was reported that while some land on the pipeline's route had been acquired, construction had not begun and no progress has been made on the project in the last three years.[7]

On February 1, 2021, Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman in her budget speech announced funds allocation for a gas pipeline project in the Union Territory of Jammu and Kashmir.[8][3][9]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Natural Gas Pipelines Under Construction, PNGRP, Jan. 15, 2016
  2. "Centre mulls fresh survey for Bathinda-Jammu gas pipeline - The News Now". Retrieved 2022-06-27.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 3.5 Mukeet Akmali. "FM announces revival of gas pipeline in J&K". Greater Kashmir. Retrieved 2021-09-10.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Bathinda-Jammu Gas Pipeline: Entity seeks extension till Dec 2023, says GoI - The News Now". Retrieved 2023-07-13.
  5. Bathinda-Srinagar gas pipeline project awarded to GSRL, Hindustan Times, Feb. 22, 2012
  6. Snapshot of India’s Oil & Gas data, Ministry of Oil & Natural Gas, January 2018
  7. Bathinda-Srinagar gas pipeline project in limbo, Tribune India, Jul. 4, 2018
  8. "Jammu And Kashmir To Get Gas Pipeline Project: Finance Minister". Retrieved 2021-09-10.
  9. "Kashmir gas pipeline could change the dynamics of the energy-deficient state". Business Today. Retrieved 2021-09-10.

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