Bogra-Rangpur-Nilphamari Transmission Pipeline
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Bogra-Rangpur-Nilphamari (Nilfamari) Transmission Pipeline (also known as Bogra-Rangpur-Saidpur (Seyedpur) Gas Transmission Pipeline) is a proposed natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.
The pipeline will run from Bogra, Bangladesh, to Saidpur in Nilphamari District of the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.
- Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)
- Parent Company: Petrobangla
- Current Capacity:
- Proposed Capacity: 350-400 million cubic feet per day
- Length: 93 mi / 150 km
- Status: Construction
- Start Year: 2021
The Bogra-Rangpur-Nilphamari gas transmission pipeline will be operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla. The pipeline will provide an uninterrupted gas supply to the north and north-west regions and will also provide a supply of gas to power, industrial, commercial and other consumers.
According to GTCL's 2017-2018 Annual Report, the pipeline's route survey and environmental studies have been completed. The development project proposal (DPP) was also approved in April 2018. Construction was originally scheduled to be complete in December 2019, however, the commissioning date is now estimated to occur in summer 2021. In November 2019, the total cost of the project was estimated at Tk. 1,378 crore 55 lakh.
Articles and resources
- Existing Pipelines, GTCL, accessed July 2018.
- Tk 10,800cr projects to supply gas to Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal divns, The Daily Observer, Mar. 13, 2018.
- Annual Report 2017-2018, GTCL, accessed December 2019.
- Ongoing & Future Development Plan, GTCL, accessed December 2019.
- ২১ সালের জুলাইয়ে গ্যাস যাচ্ছে উত্তরের দুই জেলায়, The Daily Janakantha, Nov. 15, 2019.