Thursday, 24 October 2013

Thursday, October 24, 2013

GAIL Signed Gas Cooperation Agreement with Bihar Government...



Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) and Government of Bihar signed a Gas Cooperation Agreement (GCA) for Natural Gas Infrastructure and City Gas Distribution on 23 October 2013.

The Gas Cooperation Agreement was signed in the presence of Nitish Kumar, Chief Minister of Bihar, Renu Kumari Kushwaha, Minister for Industries and B. C. Tripathi, Chairman and Managing Director of GAIL India Ltd.
GAIL is laying a 2,050 kilometre gas pipeline from Haldia in West Bengal to Jagdishpur in Uttar Pradesh, of which about 621 km will pass through 14 districts of Bihar.
GAIL (India) Ltd was incorporated in August 1984 as a Central Public Sector Undertaking (PSU) under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoP&NG).
Gas Authority of India Limited is the largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company.
GAIL will explore the possibility of selling CNG to automobile and piped natural gas to households in major towns of Bihar along this pipeline route.
It will undertake an assessment of gas demand in the state and study techno-economic feasibility for use of gas in industrial, commercial, transport and residential sectors.

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