North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid Project
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North East Natural Gas Pipeline Grid Project is a proposed gas pipeline project in India.
The pipeline will run in three branches; Guwahati to Imphal, Guwahati to Agartala, and Guwahati to Itanagar, India.
- Owner: Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Gail Limited, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Oil India Limited
- Proposed capacity:
- Length: 932 miles / 1,499.9 kilometers
- Status: Proposed
- Start Year: 2022
The pipeline project includes construction of a natural gas pipeline grid that will branch into three directions; Guwahati to Imphal, Guwahati to Agartala, and Guwahati to Itanagar, India. The five companies signed a joint venture agreement for the project, which is expected to run for 932 miles and initiate operations in 2022. Project is part of the Jagadishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) and will connect Guwahati to the major northeastern. In January 2020 the Indian government allocated Rs 5,559 crore (US$745 million) for construction of the pipeline, only the second pipeline in India that has received government funds. The total estimated cost of the pipeline is Rs 9,265 crore (US$1.24 billion).
Articles and resources
- Planned Projects Pipelines and Gas Journal, accessed August 23, 2019
- Centre to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid, Indian Express, Jan. 8, 2020