Chittagong Ring Main Gas Pipeline

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

Location

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

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Project Details

  • Operator: Karnaphuli Gas Distribution Company Limited (KGDCL)
  • Parent Company: Petrobangla
  • Current Capacity: 300 million cubic feet per day[3]
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 37 mi / 59 km[2]
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 1986[2]

Background

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]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 Annual Report, Petrobangla, 2016
  2. 2.0 2.1 2.2 2.3 New Energy and Industrial Technology Development Organization (NEDO) (March 2000). "Feasibility Study on Rehabilitation and Optimization of Gas Pipeline Network / System". osti.gov. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  3. Chattogram Bureau (17 February 2019). "Chattogram gas outage enters second day". BDNews24.com. Retrieved 24 February 2020.
  4. Chattogram Bureau (19 February 2019). "Chattogram gas supplies resume after three days". BDNEWS24.com. Retrieved 24 February 2020.

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