GAIL Current Affairs - 2019

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India receives first shipment of cheapest LNG from Gazprom Russia

On June 4, 2018, India received first shipment of its so far cheapest Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Russian supplier Gazprom. The LNG has been delivered at a price close to USD 7 per million British Thermal Unit (mmBtu). This price is around 1.5 USD cheaper from the LNG imported from Qatar, which is India’s Read More…

Month:  Categories: Business, Economy & Banking

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India receives first LNG consignment from United States

India has received first liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargo comprising 1.2 Lakh tones of the Gas from United States. The cargo has landed at the Dabhol regasification terminal in Maharashtra. About the India-US LNG Contract The recent consignment of LNG has been imported from US under a long-term contract of 20 years. This USD 32 Read More…

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India for the first time starts importing LNG from US

India for first time has started process of importing Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) from United States. The development comes on the heels of India’s first import of crude oil from the US in October 2017. State-owned GAIL will discharge its The first US-sourced LNG shipment was imported by state-owned GAIL and was shipped it on Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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GAIL commissions India’s second largest rooftop solar plant in UP

State-owned gas utility GAIL India Ltd has commissioned India’s second largest rooftop solar power plant in Uttar Pradesh. It is 5.76 MWp (Mega Watt peak) solar plant installed at GAIL’s petrochemical complex at Pata in UP. The plant has over roofs of warehouses covers a total area of 65,000 square meters. It is expected to Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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GAIL awards major contracts for Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga

State-run Gas (India) Limited (GAIL) has placed orders for another 400-km natural gas pipeline project under ambitious Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga (PMUG). The orders were placed for 400-km for pipeline from Dobhi (Bihar) to Durgapur (West Bengal). With this, the total pipe supply orders for 2,100 km of Jagdishpur-Haldia & Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) Read More…

Month:  Categories: Government Schemes & Projects

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CCEA approves Capital Grant to GAIL to develop Gas Infrastructure in Eastern part of the country

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) has approved capital grant of Rs. 5,176 crore for development Gas Infrastructure in Eastern part of the country. The grant in the form of viability gap funding (partial capital grant) at 40% will be used for the 2539 km long Jagdishpur-Haidia and Bokaro-Dhamra Gas Pipeline (JHBDPL) project. Key Read More…

Month:  Categories: Governance & Politics

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GAIL launches Bhuvan-GAIL Portal for satellite monitoring of pipelines

State-run energy major GAIL (India) Limited has launched geo-portal called ‘Bhuvan-GAIL Portal’ system for utilising space technology for its pipeline monitoring to address pipeline safety concerns. The project has been developed in collaboration with National Remote Sensing Centre (NRSC), a unit of Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO). Key facts The new system integrated with the Read More…

Month:  Categories: Science & Technology

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