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.[1]

Location

The pipeline will run from Bogra, Bangladesh, to Saidpur in Nilphamari District of the Division of Rangpur, Bangladesh.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)
  • Parent Company: Petrobangla
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed Capacity: 350-400 million cubic feet per day[2]
  • Length: 93 mi / 150 km[3]
  • Status: Construction
  • Start Year: 2021

Background

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.[3]

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.[3] Construction was originally scheduled to be complete in December 2019, however, the commissioning date is now estimated to occur in summer 2021.[3][4] In November 2019, the total cost of the project was estimated at Tk. 1,378 crore 55 lakh.[5]

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