Mallavaram-Bhopal-Bhilwara-Vijaipur Gas Pipeline

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The Mallavaram-Bhopal-Bhilwara-Vijaipur Gas Pipeline is an under construction natural gas pipeline in India.[1]

Location

The pipeline would run from Mallavaram, Andhra Pradesh, to Bhilwara, Rajasthan, while passing through Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh.[2][3][4]

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Project Details

  • Operator: GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL)[1]
  • Parent Company: GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL)[1]
  • Proposed capacity: 78.25 MMSCMD[1]
  • Length: 1,125 miles / 1811 kilometers[1]
  • Status: Construction[1]
  • Start Year: 2020[1]

Background

The pipeline would be owned and operated by GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL). The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board authorized GITL to build the pipeline in July 2011.[5] The pipeline would transport 27.8 billion cubic meters of gas per year from the D6 gas fields in Krishna Godavari basin on the east coast of Andhra Pradesh to Bhilwara, Rajasthan, crossing 27 districts in four states: Andhra Pradesh, Maharashtra, Madhya Pradesh, and Rajasthan.[2]

In June 2019 GITL was granted an extension until March 2020 to finish construction of the pipeline by the Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB).[6] As of March 2021, the project was listed as "partially commissioned" by PNGRB with 365 km pipeline segment in operation.[1]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 1.3 1.4 1.5 1.6 1.7 "Partially Commissioned Common Carrier Natural Gas Pipelines". www.pngrb.gov.in. PNGRB. March 31, 2021. Retrieved 2021-09-03.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Christopher E. Smith, "GSPL India lets engineering contract for 2,000-km natural gas pipeline," Oil and Gas Journal, 6 August 2012
  3. GSPC Ltd. "Full MBBVPL Map". Retrieved September 7, 2021.
  4. "Regulatory Requirements | Mallavaram Bhopal Bhilwara Vijaipur Natural Gas Pipeline - Request for Connection". www.gspcgroup.com. Retrieved 2021-09-03.
  5. Natural Gas Pipelines Under Construction, PNGRB, Jan. 15, 2016
  6. Implementation of Mallavaram-Bhopal-Bhilwara-Vijaipur Natural Gas Pipeline (MBBVPL), PNGRB, Jun. 21, 2019

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