Kakinada-Vizag-Srikakulam Gas Pipeline
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The Kakinada-Vizag-Srikakulam Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.
The pipeline runs from Kakinada, East Godavari to Srikakulam, Andhra Pradesh.
- Operator: AP Gas Distribution Corporation
- Parent Company: GAIL 50%; Andhra Pradesh Government 50%
- Current Capacity:
- Proposed capacity: 32.9 billion cubic meters per year
- Length: 391 miles / 551 kilometers
- Status: Construction
- Start Year:
The pipeline would be operated by Andhra Pradesh Gas Distribution Corporation (APGDC), a jointly owned subsidiary of Gas Authority of India Limited and the Andhra Pradesh government. Construction of the pipeline was authorized by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board in July 2014. In July 2017 it was reported that APGDC had awarded a construction contract to a "private agency." The pipeline is listed as "Under Construction" in a January 2018 report by the Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas. In March 2019 the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board listed the pipeline's target completion date as December 2019. There have been no development updates since March of 2019.
Articles and resources
- Natural Gas Pipelines Under Construction, PNGRP, Jan. 15, 2016
- rk on Kakinada to Srikakulam Pipeline Installation, Total Energy Informatics, Aug. 7, 2015
- Piped gas project in Andhra Pradesh gains steam, The Times of India, Jul. 2, 2017
- Snapshot of India’s Oil & Gas data, Ministry of Oil & Natural Gas, January 2018
- Ref: BID/NGPL/13/2018/03/SAPL/(01), PNGRB, Mar. 5, 2019