Moheshkhali-Anowara Gas Pipeline

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Moheshkhali-Anowara Gas Pipeline is an operating natural gas pipeline in Bangladesh.[1]

Location

The pipeline runs from Moheskhali Upazila to Anowara, Bangladesh.

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Project Details

  • Operator: Gas Transmission Company Limited (GTCL)
  • Parent Company: Petrobangla
  • Current Capacity: 500 million cubic feet per day[2]
  • Proposed Capacity:
  • Length: 56 mi / 91 km
  • Status: Operating
  • Start Year: 2017[3]

Background

The Moheshkhali-Anowara gas pipeline is operated by GTCL, a subsidiary of Petrobangla.[4] The pipeline transports imported liquefied natural gas which has been re-gasified at the Floating Storage & Re-gasification Unit (FSRU) just offshore Moheshkhali to supply gas to the Chittagong Ring Main gas pipeline. Upon meeting the Chittagong demand, any surplus gas is then supplied to the transmission pipeline upstream of Chittagong.[5]

The pipeline was implemented in July 2014 and was commissioned in June 2017.[5]

The Maheshkhali-Anowara Gas Transmission parallel Pipeline project reportedly was expected to begin operation in June 2019, however as of February 2020 the project is still listed as an ongoing and future development plan. [6]

Articles and resources

References

  1. LNG Supply Will Be a Milestone Achievement, Bangla News, Apr. 17, 2018.
  2. Annual Report 2018, Petrobangla, accessed December 2019.
  3. BBC (27 April 2017). "91-km LNG pipeline for Moheshkhali-Anwara to be completed in Dec". The Independent. Retrieved 25 February 2020.
  4. Bangladesh completes first pipeline for regasified LNG, plans 3 more, S&P Global Platts, Aug. 14, 2017.
  5. 5.0 5.1 Construction of Maheshkhali-Anowara Gas Transmission pipeline, GTCL, Jan. 15, 2018.
  6. GTCL. "GAS TRANSMISSION COMPANY LIMITED (GTCL): A COMPANY OF PETROBANGLA". gtcl.org. Retrieved 25 February 2020.

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