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PNGRB invites bids for new round of city gas distribution - Mr Sarraf

Gasoil News - Published on Thu, 15 Nov 2018

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Reuters cited Mr DK Sarraf, PNGRB, regulator chairman, as saing that India's gas transportation regulator Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) invites bids for setting up city gas network in 50 areas. PNGRB aims to award contracts for the new round by end of February 2019. The 50 areas up for bids will cover 24 per cent of population, while the previous round of city gas bids covered 26 per cent of population.

Mr Sarraf said that this was the tenth round of city gas bids, and along with other previous rounds, it would cover 14 of the 15 most populated cities of India. India has a target to raise the share of natural gas in the overall energy basket to 15 per cent by 2030 from 6.5 per cent.

He said that PNGRB is targeting to provide connection to all households in the area within 8 years of the contract win.

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Posted By : Joykumar Irom on Thu, 15 Nov 2018
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