Chittagong Ring Main Gas Pipeline

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Chittagong Ring Main Gas Pipeline is a natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.[1]


The pipeline rings Chittagong City, Chittagong district.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL)
  • Owner: Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL)
  • Parent company: Petrobangla
  • Capacity: 330 million cubic feet per day[3]
  • Length: 57 kilometers[3]
  • Diameter: 24/20/16 inches[3]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start year: 1986[2]
  • Cost:
  • Financing:
  • Associated infrastructure:


The Chittagong Ring Main gas pipeline is operated by KGDL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[1] Its diameters is 24, 20 and 14 inches.[2]

Gas supply through the line was shut off on February 16, 2019 after a piling hook ruptured the pipe. The outage lasted three days.[4]

Technical Details

Articles and resources


  1. 1.0 1.1 Annual Report, Petrobangla, 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) (March 2000). "Feasibility Study on Rehabilitation and Optimization of Gas Pipeline Network / System". Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 "Annual Report 2020" (PDF). Petrobangla.
  4. Chattogram Bureau (19 February 2019). "Chattogram gas supplies resume after three days". Retrieved 24 February 2020.

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