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.[1]

Location

The pipeline will run in three branches; Guwahati to Imphal, Guwahati to Agartala, and Guwahati to Itanagar, India.[1][2]

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Project Details

  • Operator: Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited[3]
  • Owner: Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited, Gail Limited, Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Oil India Limited
  • Proposed capacity: 4.75 million cubic meters/day[3] (1.74 billion cubic meters/year)
  • Length: 1,656 kilometers[3]
  • Status: Construction[3]
  • Start Year: 2023[3]

Background

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.[1] 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.[4] The total estimated cost of the pipeline is Rs 9,265 crore (US$1.24 billion).[4]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Planned Projects Pipelines and Gas Journal, accessed August 23, 2019
  2. GAIL (India) Limited (January 21, 2020). "GAIL, as a JV partner of IGGL, is committed to enhance availability of #NaturalGas in India's North-East". Facebook. Retrieved August 30, 2021.
  3. 3.0 3.1 3.2 3.3 3.4 "Natural Gas Pipelines Network in India - As on 31.03.2021" (PDF). Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board. 2021-06-25. Archived (PDF) from the original on 2021-08-28. Retrieved 2021-08-28.
  4. 4.0 4.1 Centre to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid, Indian Express, Jan. 8, 2020

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