Pipelines, Storage & Power

Indian government tells Gail to focus on pipelines

India’s central government wants Gail to focus on laying gas pipelines, Dharmendra Pradhan, the country’s oil minister, said on Tuesday.
By Staff reporter 12 January 2018 0 29084

India’s central government wants Gail to focus on laying gas pipelines, Dharmendra Pradhan, the country’s oil minister, said on Tuesday.

The announcement came after reports emerged about government plans to spin off the company’s marketing operations, according to NDTV.

Pradhan said Gail’s priority is to lay pipelines, mainly in eastern India. The company’s marketing and other ancillary services could be done by other firms.

Gail intends to extend the Urja Ganga gas pipeline project to Guwahati in Assam to connect the northeastern region...