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 Pan-Indian network to distribute piped gas will be up and running by 2015, with 8,000

km of the grid under development and the government approving nine additional pipeline. National gas grid to be ready by 2015  Southern gas grid to come up by 2012  India expects investments worth Rs.455 billion in the gas pipeline sector in the next four years, said an industry lobby report, released here Tuesday.  IGL FACT SHEET  To meet the increased demand, IGL has already entered into gas sourcing arrangements with RIL and GAIL for additional capacities.  IGL has recently tied up for KG gas and engaged with BPCL and GAIL
 IGL recently got license to operate in neighbouring city Ghaziabad

 PNG sales grew by 27 per cent over the last one year compared to CNG sales of 20 per cent. With estimated LPG (liquefied petroleum gas) connections of around 40 lakh in Delhi and cost advantage that PNG enjoys over LPG has been driving up the volumes for the company.  The government will be introducing around 2,000 high capacity buses and 20,000 radio taxis to strengthen the transport infrastructure. As a result, CNG volumes are expected to increase by about 25 per cent in time for the start of the games, compared to 19-20 per cent as of now.  The company is also enhancing its compression capacity from the present 26.76 lakh kg per day to around 30-35 lakh kg per day  IGL has marketing exclusivity in the NCR only until December 2011.
 The company has earmarked around Rs 500 crore for setting up CNG stations, new PNG

connections and expansion into regions like Noida and Ghaziabad.
 To meet the growing demand from these regions including Delhi, in last financial year,

IGL set up 60 stations. Another 39 are in different stages of development. By March next year, the company hopes to have 280.
 IGL have 190,000 piped natural gas connections across Delhi and NCR. We plan to give

60,000-70,000 new connections every year in Delhi and 10,000-15,000 in NCR. FACTFILE
CNG Compression capacity : 36.40 lakh Kg/day

" Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said "Last date for bidding for blocks offered under NELP-IX is March 18. Mr. 2009 attracted investment commitment of USD 1. The blocks offered include 8 deep-sea. http://hindu. The 8th round.htm India offers 34 oil & gas blocks for exploration India today offered 34 oil and gas blocks for exploration in the 9th round of New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP). Simpson said the company was looking at expansion in upstream and downstream opportunities." Deora said. it has 25-24 per cent stake in three exploration blocks with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC).40.34 billion for 36 blocks that received offers. This has resulted in enhancement of exploration coverage from 11 per cent to about 58 per cent of Indian sedimentary basin between 2000 and 2010. A total of 87 oil and gas discoveries have been made in 26 blocks under NELP during this period. Deora said. the biggest licensing round in India.000 No of domestic customers : over 1.12 per cent controlling stake in Gujarat Gas Co. It has a 65. the government had awarded 33 blocks to successful bidders. Speaking on the sidelines of Petrotech 2010. Of the 36 areas bid for. ONGC has 40 per cent interest in the PMT fileds and RIL the remaining 30 per cent.000 No of Large Commercials : 52 No of Small Commercials : 305 Operational cost of CNG vehicles is 62 per cent lower than petrol and 27 per cent lower than diesel. Under NELP-VIII. company's India head Walter Simpson said here on Tuesday. 235 blocks have been awarded till date. 70 areas or blocks for exploration were offered. Out of 81 oil and gas discoveries.No of stations : 241 No of CNG vehicles in Delhi/NCR : 3. Mr. The onland blocks include 8 small blocks for which there is technical qualifying criteria for companies to bid.49 crore BG Group to invest $500 m in next five years British energy firm the BG Group on Tuesday has drawn up plans to invest $500 million in the next five years in its oil and gas business in India.75 per cent stake in Mahangar Gas which retails CNG and piped gas in Mumbai. 7 shallow water and 19 onland. Net sales (2009-10) Rs BG Group has 30 per cent stake in the Panna-Mukta and Tapti (PMT) oil and gas fields off the West Coast. Besides." he added.078 crore Net profit (2009-10) Rs 215. In the eight rounds of NELP since 1999. and 49. Simpson said the BG Group and its partners ONGC and Reliance Industries are planning further investment in raising the output from the PMT fields. which closed on October 12. which sells gas in Gujarat. "The discoveries made under the NELP have resulted in in-place hydrocarbon reserve accretion of a staggering 642 million tons of oil and oil equivalent gas. .807 square km. natural gas production in Reliance Industries eastern offshore KG-D6 block commenced from April 2009. 2011."Government is offering 34 blocks covering an area of 88.90.

hindu. ‘The two discoveries have been notified to Directorate General of Hydrocarbon after the previous board meeting held Sep 22. The gas reserve is at Krishna-Godavari Basin in Andhra ONGC plans USD 10-b investment in new gas discoveries Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) announced mega plans to invest over $10 billion in the new gas discoveries off the East Coast to bring them to production.html ONGC makes two new oil and gas discoveries New Delhi.indiatalkies. Tamil "This is a new prospect discovery in a separate structural culmination developed in a fault block north of Kovilkallappal in Thanjavur district. ONGC Director (Exploration) D.mapsofindia. The newly-discovered oil reserve is in the PEL block of the Cauvery basin in Tamil Nadu and the oil well on the site has already been put on production.html GSPL .com/2010/11/03/stories/2010110363951800.'' The G-1 and G-15 fields would produce 2 mscmd of natural gas from 2011 while S-1 and Vasistha deepwater project would produce 5 mscmd. "The two discoveries have been notified to Directorate General of Hydrocarbon after the previous board meeting held on Sep 22." ONGC said in a statement Saturday. “We are targeting 25-30 million standard cubic metres a day (mscmd) of natural gas production by 2014-15. K. It had announced an oil discovery in Cauvery Basin block and gas in Krishna-Godavari Basin Sep 22. Oct 16 – The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has made two new discoveries of oil and gas reserves – gas at the Krishna-Godavari basin block and oil in the Cauvery basin.htm The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has made two new discoveries of oil and gas reserves gas at the Krishna-Godavari basin block and oil in the Cauvery It had announced an oil discovery in Cauvery Basin block and gas in Krishna-Godavari Basin on Sep 22. http://headlinesindia.http://www. Speaking on the sidelines of the Petrotech 2010 conference. http://www.’ ONGC said in a statement Saturday. and located only three km off Amalapuram and at a depth of eight meters. Pande said the corporation was aiming to develop finds in the KG basin through four different projects." the statement said.

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