India-Myanmar-Bangladesh Gas Pipeline

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The India-Myanmar-Bangladesh Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]

Location

The pipeline would run from Assam Gas Field, Tripura Gas Field, and Sitwe, Myanmar to Chittagong, Bangladesh and points in central India.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator:
  • Parent Company: Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL); Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC); Bangladesh Petroleum
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed capacity:
  • Length: 4,350 miles / 7,000 kilometers
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year:

Background

The pipeline was first proposed by India in the early 2000s but rejected by the government of Bangladesh.[1] A pipeline was again proposed in talks between Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bangladeshi Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina in 2015.[2] It is part of India's Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 plan that was released in 2016.[1] In December 2018 India's Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan stated that India was continuing to explore ways to expand its gas network to Bangladesh through Myanmar.[3]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Tri-nation pipeline envisaged, The Telegraph, Mar. 6, 2017
  2. 2.0 2.1 India, Bangladesh negotiate gas pipeline, The New Indian Express, Jan. 23, 2017
  3. India To Expand Gas Pipeline To Myanmar Through Bangladesh, Energy Infra Post, Dec. 9, 2018

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