GAIL maintains CNG and D-PNG supplies despite ONGC's Hazira fire incident
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GAIL maintains CNG and D-PNG supplies despite ONGC's Hazira fire incident

The company supplies about 60 million standard cubic meters of gas through its northwestern pipeline grid to customers in the states of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Goa.

  • By ICN Bureau | September 24, 2020
Due to the fire break-out at ONGC gas processing plant, Hazira, in the early hours of Thursday, about 30 MMSCMD of natural gas supplies into GAIL's north-western pipeline network (HVJ system) was immediately shut-off by the upstream major, to contain any further damage.
 
The company supplies about 60 million standard cubic meters of gas through its northwestern pipeline grid to customers in the states of Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh, Madhya Pradesh, Rajasthan and Goa.
 
In the force majeure event triggered by the ONGC Hazira incident, supply cuts upto 40% against current allocations has been imposed on the downstream customers, mainly power and fertiliser companies. However, uninterrupted supplies are continued to be maintained to the CGD customers for supporting domestic kitchens (D-PNG) and public transportation (CNG).
 
GAIL north-western pipeline grid supports about 80 MMSCMD and there is no damage to the network due to the unfortunate incident at ONGC facilities at Hazira.
 
We are committed for safe operation of the pipeline network and are maintaining close coordination with ONGC teams at the site, towards speedier restoration of natural gas supplies through alternative systems said GAIL.

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