GIGL – Mehsana to Bhatinda Natural Gas Pipeline – Gujarat - Project Profile
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GSPL India Gasnet Ltd (GIGL) is undertaking the construction of Pipeline project from Mehsana to Bhatinda in India.
The project involves the construction of a 1,650km natural gas pipeline network. It comprises 840km main line with size 36-inch in diameter and 785km spur line with 24-inch, 18-inch, 12-inch and 8-inch in diameter.
The mainline and spur line is divided in seven section/package. The project will include the construction of storage tanks, pumping stations, metering units, vacuum chambers, compressor units and compression stations and the installation of valves.
In October 2009, PNGRB invited bids to develop the project.
In October 2010, a consortium comprising of Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL), Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL), and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) was awarded the contract to Build & Operate the pipeline.
GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL), a Joint venture Company promoted by GSPL, IOCL, BPCL, and HPCL was established to implement the project.
In July 2011, PNGRB granted authorization to GSPL for laying, building, operating or expanding Mehsana-Bhatinda Natural Gas Pipeline.
In January 2012, GIGL secured financial closure for the project.
In September 2012, GIGL invited bids to undertake the construction work on Engineering, Procurement & Construction (EPC) basis with October 15, 2012, as submission deadline. However, the tender was later canceled.
In May 2013, the project secured environmental approval from the Union Ministry of Forest & Environment.
In December 2013, GIGL re-invited bids to undertake the construction on EPC basis.
In the first quarter of 2015, GIGL re-invited bids for EPC contractor with submission deadline November 30, 2015.
In March 2016, GSPL got the environmental clearance for the project and GSPL applied for the land acquisition.
The project is facing delay due to the reluctance of Haryana Government to issue No Objection Certificate (NOC).
On February 2, 2017, Essar has won EPC contract for laying of 100 km pipeline from Jalandhar to Amritsar.
The project involves construction of a 1,650km natural gas pipeline network from Mehsana to Bhatinda in India.
The US$1,205 million project includes the following:
1. Construction of an 840km main line with size 36-inch diameter
2. Construction of 785km spur lines with sizes 24-inch, 18-inch, 12-inch and 8-inch in diameter