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]

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Project Details

  • 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

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.[2] The total estimated cost of the pipeline is Rs 9,265 crore (US$1.24 billion).[2]

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References

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Planned Projects Pipelines and Gas Journal, accessed August 23, 2019
  2. 2.0 2.1 Centre to provide Rs 5,559 crore funding to Northeast gas grid, Indian Express, Jan. 8, 2020

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