Mehsana-Bhatinda Gas Pipeline

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The Mehsana-Bhatinda Gas Pipeline is a proposed natural gas pipeline.[1]


The pipeline would run from Mehsana, Gujarat through Rajasthan viz. Sirohi, Udaipur, Rajsamand, Pali, Jodhpur, Bhilwara, Nasirabad, Jaipur, Sikar, and Alwar to Bhatinda, Punjab.[2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL)
  • Parent Company: Gujarat State Petronet 52%; Indian Oil 26%; Bharat Petroleum 11%; Hindustan Petroleum 11%
  • Current Capacity:
  • Proposed capacity: 28.15 billion cubic meters per year
  • Length: 1,038 miles / 1,670 kilometers
  • Status: Proposed
  • Start Year: 2020 (first phase)[3]


The pipeline would be owned and operated by GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL). The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board authorized GIGL to build the pipeline in July 2011.[1] The pipeline was listed as "Under Construction" in a January 2018 report by the Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.[4] However in August 2019 it was reported that construction had not yet begun due to delays in acquiring land, and that it was scheduled to begin in September 2019.[3] Land acquisition is expected to happen more quickly after the August 2019 revocation of Article 370, which gave autonomy to the states of Jammu and Kashmir.[5]

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