GAIL places order for 350 km Vijaipur–Auraiya spurline

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GN Bureau | February 5, 2018


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GAIL (India) has placed an order of Rs 440 crore for laying of 350 km of pipeline from Vijaipur in Madhya Pradesh to Auraiya in Uttar Pradesh.

This is a part of the spurline of around 665 km from Vijaipur to Phulpur (Uttar Pradesh). The pipeline laying contracts for 315 km stretch from Auraiya to Phulpur was earlier awarded in November, 2016.

The Vijaipur-Phulpur pipeline will provide the gas feed to the ongoing prestigious 2,655 km-long Jagdispur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra pipeline (JHBDPL) project of GAIL, also known as Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga project.

The JHBDPL will pass through Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Jharkhand, West Bengal and Odisha, and the project is progressing in full swing which will usher Industrial development in East India by supplying environmentally clean Natural Gas to Fertilizer & Power plant, Refineries, Steel plants, City Gas Distribution and other Industries.

GAIL, CMD,  BC Tripathi said that, “GAIL has awarded contracts of Rs 5,400 crore in the current fiscal which includes Rs 3,500 crore for procurement of pipeline and Rs 1,900 crore for laying of pipes. GAIL has awarded till date contracts worth Rs 7,500 crore for ongoing pipeline projects of around 4,000 km in south and eastern India. The two major ongoing projects- Kochi-Kottanad-Mangalore project in Kerala and Karnataka and JGBDPL projects are progressing well.”





 

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