Security guards patrolling the RK Puram area of Mathura district found illegal tapping of the pipeline being carried out through a 15-foot deep tunnel
GN Bureau | March 2, 2017
Indian Oil Corporation (IndianOil) has repaired the Mathura-Delhi section of its Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline, where an instance of illegal tapping was detected on February 17 early morning, and put it back into service the same night to ensure uninterrupted flow of petroleum products.
The corporation's security guards patrolling the RK Puram area of Mathura district found illegal tapping of the pipeline being carried out through a 15-foot deep tunnel. An FIR was lodged.
IndianOil owns and operates a 12,500-km network of crude oil, product and gas pipelines, of which the Mathura-Jalandhar pipeline, spanning about 535 km, transports finished products from its Mathura Refinery to various consumption centres of Delhi, UP, Haryana, Uttarakhand and Punjab. With a throughput capacity of 3.7 million tonnes per annum, the pipeline traverses via Delhi-Panipat-Ambala and terminates at Jalandhar.
Illegal tapping of petroleum pipelines is a global menace and pipeline operators have been adopting various measures to curb the same. IndianOil too has taken up several measures such as day-and-night patrolling by security guards; round-the-clock online monitoring of pipeline pressure & flow conditions; installation of leak detection systems; surprise patrolling by senior officers; etc., and is also seeking the help of the local administration and police in curbing instances of pipeline tapping and pilferage.
Despite multiple measures being in place, there have been sporadic instances of miscreants resorting to pilferage and illegal tapping of pipelines.
The government has reviewed the issue of availability of Remdesivir Drug and has decided to increase the production and decrease the price of the drug. The government has also issued a ban on its export. Remdesivir is the first drug approved by the FDA for treating the SAR
Union Minister for Communication & IT and Law & Justice Ravi Shankar Prasad launched the Online Grievance Management Portal of National Commission for Scheduled Castes (NCSC) in the presence of Minister of State for Social Justice & Empowerment Shri Rattan Lala Kata
Essential services allowed: 1) Hospitals, diagnostic centres, clinics, vaccinations, medical insurance offices, pharmacies, pharmaceutical companies, other medical and health services including supporting manufacturing and distribution units. This would also include dealers, transpo
Striving to control the deadly second wave of Covid-19 infections, the Maharashtra government has imposed prohibition on the gathering of more than four people as well as night curfew from Wednesday till May 1. Starting 8 pm Wednesday, Section 144 of CrPC (prohibition on the gathering of mor
Union Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal inaugurated e-SANTA, an electronic marketplace providing a platform to connect aqua farmers and buyers. It aims to enable the farmers to get a better price and the exporters to directly purchase quality products from the farmers
Ministry of Civil Aviation (MoCA) and Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) have granted a conditional exemption to Central Mine Planning and Design Institute (CMPDI) for surveying in coalfield areas of Coal India Ltd. The drones will be deployed for the acquisition of d