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.
- Operator: Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited
- 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 (1.74 billion cubic meters/year)
- Length: 1,656 kilometers
- Status: Construction
- Start Year: 2023
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
- 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.
- "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.
- Centre to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid, Indian Express, Jan. 8, 2020