foundation stone for GAIL India''s Kailaras-Malanpur pipeline
project was laid by Jyotirditya Scindia, MP, at Bhind
district in Madhya Pradesh.
87km-long pipeline will be completed by end July 2006
at an investment of Rs920 million. The pipeline has a
carrying capacity of 2mmscmd. The pipeline will enhance
the availability of natural gas for the gas-based industrial
units such as Godrej Consumers, Hotline, Surya Roshni,
Cadburys, among other industrial users.
gas supplied through this pipeline will also support the
city gas distribution projects in Gwalior. The Kailaras-Malanpur
pipeline is linked to the Hazira-Vijaipur-Jagdishpur (HVJ)
and the Dahej-Vijaipur pipeline (DVPL) systems.
gas PSU has invested Rs4,612 crore in Madhya Pradesh for
a gas pipeline network of over 1,150km and associated
compressor stations at Jhabua, Khera and Vijaipur. GAIL
is now laying a 135km-long pipeline from Jagoti to Pithampur
via Indore at an investment of Rs195 crore to transport
gas to Dewas, Ujjain, Indore, and Pithampur.
largest LPG recovery plant is located at Vijaipur in the
state, which has an installed capacity of 412,000mtpa
of liquefied petroleum gas, 130,000mtpa of propane, 40,000mtpa
of pentane and 27,000mtpa of special boiling point solvent.
The LPG production from this plant translates into 27
million domestic LPG cylinders
addition to its gas business, GAIL has a 22-per cent share
of the petrochemical market in the state.