Bhomra-Khulna Transmission Pipeline

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Bhomra-Khulna Gas Transmission Pipeline was a proposed natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh which is now presumed shelved[1] It is also known as the Satkhira (Bhomra)–Khulna (Aronghata) gas transmission pipeline project.[2]


The pipeline runs from Shatkhira (Bhomra), to Khulna, Bangladesh[3].

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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:
  • Length: 40 mi / 65 km[1]
  • Diameter: 30 inches
  • Status: Shelved[4]
  • Start year: 2024[5]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The Satkhira (Bhomra)-Khulna (Aronghata) gas transmission pipeline will be operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[2] According to GTCL's 2017-2018 annual report, the project's route survey was already in progress. The pipeline will supply Re-gasified Liquefied Natural Gas (RLNG) from India to Bangladesh's national grid.[3]

The project was scheduled to start in July 2019, however, GTCL Annual Report 2020-21 mentions the implementation periods as Jan 2022 to Dec 2024.[1] [5]The estimated cost of the project is 98,000 Lac Takka (approximately $115,384).[3]

The project is not mentioned in GTCL Annual report 2021-22[6] or Petrobangla Annual Report 2021. [4]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Existing Pipeline". GTCL. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 2.4 Annual Report 2019 (PDF). PETROBANGLA. 2020. p. 47.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 GTCL Annual Report 2017-2018 GTCL, accessed December 2019.
  4. 4.0 4.1 "Annual Report 2021" (PDF). Petrobangla.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Annual Report 2020-21" (PDF). GTCL.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  6. "Annual Report 2021-22" (PDF). GTCL.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)

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