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 an under construction natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.[1]


The pipeline will run from Bogra to Saidpur, Bangladesh.[1][2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)[3]
  • Owner: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)[3]
  • Parent company: Petrobangla[3]
  • Capacity: 350-400 million cubic feet per day[4]
  • Length: 93 mi / 150 km[5]
  • Diameter: 30 inches[6]
  • Status: Construction[7]
  • Start year: 2023[8]
  • Cost:
  • Financing: GoB & GTCL (GOB: 136852.00 Lac Takka/GTCL: 1003.00 Lacs Takka)[9]
  • Associated infrastructure:


The Bogra-Rangpur-Nilphamari gas transmission pipeline will be operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[1] 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.[5]

As of September 2020, procurement and land acquisition was in progress.[9] GTCL issued a tender for construction of pipeline in August 2021.[7] The total cost of the project was estimated at 137,855 Lac Takka (approximately $162,052.55).[5]

As of March 2023, 90% of the work had been completed at a cost of Tk 1,359 crore. [10]

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 "Existing Pipeline". GTCL. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  2. "Construction of Bogura-Rangpur-Saidpur Gas Transmission Pipeline Project". GTCL. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 Annual Report 2019 (PDF). PETROBANGLA. 2020. p. 27.
  4. Tk 10,800cr projects to supply gas to Rangpur, Khulna, Barisal divns, The Daily Observer, Mar. 13, 2018.
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 Annual Report 2017-2018, GTCL, accessed December 2019.
  6. "Annual Report 2020-21" (PDF). GTCL.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: url-status (link)
  7. 7.0 7.1 Addendum-4 to the Tender Document - Extension of Deadline for Submission of Tender (PDF). GTCL. 2021.
  8. admin (2022-04-24). "People from 3 districts including Nilphamari are going to get gas facility". Tek Deeps. Retrieved 2022-07-06.
  9. 9.0 9.1 "Construction of Bogura-Rangpur-Saidpur Gas Transmission Pipeline Project". GTCL. Retrieved 2021-08-20.
  10. "New transmission line may not bring gas to users soon". The Daily Star. 2023-03-26. Retrieved 2023-08-02.

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