Bangladesh to get high-speed diesel from Numaligarh refinery

Prime minister Narendra Modi agreed to finance this 1 MMTPA, 131 km HSD pipeline project that would cost Rs 363 cr

| April 26, 2017


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A sale-purchase agreement was signed between Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL) and Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC) for supply of high speed diesel (HSD) through the proposed 131 km Indo-Bangla friendship pipeline. 
 
The agreement pertains to the sale of HSD by Numaligarh Refinery Limited to Bangladesh Petroleum Limited from NRL’s marketing terminal in Siliguri to BPC’s depot at Parbatipur. 
 
Prime minister Narendra Modi in his meeting with Sheikh Hasina, prime minister of Bangladesh, has agreed to finance this 1 MMTPA, 131 km HSD pipeline, worth Rs 363 crore. The route survey for the pipeline has been completed based on which the detailed feasibility report has been prepared by Engineers India Limited (EIL).

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