Investment Opportunities

Establishment of Gas Grid & City Gas Distribution & Pipeline Network in Rajasthan

  1. • City Gas Distribution Sector includes Domestic Consumer and Commercial Consumers like Hotel, Restaurants & Hospitals. Provision is also there for allocation of natural gas to potential industrial consumers provided proper assessment of requirement of industrial fuel is made.
  2. • Petroleum & Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has identified cities/towns of the State for development of city gas distribution network projects.
  3. • PNGRB has authorized GAIL (India) for establishment of city gas distribution network in Kota city. GAIL has commissioned CGD network in Kota city for domestic and commercial use by putting up 1 CNG station and planned to have 4 more by drawing >7000 SCMD of Gas for domestic, industrial and commercial consumers. Plan for providing gas connectivity to 3000 no. of houses, 20 no. of commercial customers and setting 1 CNG station by March’2018 for Phase-I and completing 9000 domestic, 21 commercial and 27 industrial connections by December’2018 against schedule of 31st March, 2019.
  4. • PNGRB has issued authorization for GSPL Pipeline Project. This Mehsana-Bhatinda Natural Gas Pipeline (MBPL) shall pass through the major cities of Rajasthan viz. Sirohi, Udaipur, Rajsamand, Pali, Jodhpur, Bhilwara, Nasirabad, Jaipur, Sikar, Alwar etc. The Natural Gas sale shall be implemented by the consortium of GSPL, IOCL, BPCL and HPCL through a new SPV i.e. GIGL.
  5. • An MoU, was entered with IOCL for conducting techno economic studies for development of CGD Network in 25 cities/ towns of Rajasthan enroute to GIGL pipeline.
  6. • Recently, PNGRB has identified 20 districts of 11 Geographical area of Rajasthan for development of CGD Network viz. Barmer, Jaisalmer, Jodhpur, Alwar (other than Bhiwadi), Kota (except area already authorized), Baran, Chhitorgarh (only Rawatbhata Taluka), Bhilwara, Bundi, Chhitorgarh (other than Rawatbhata), Udaipur, Dholpur etc.

Refinery Prospects & Socio-Economic Development in Barmer Region

Refinery Prospects

  1. • In order to take full advantage of hydrocarbon resource of 900 million tonnes (7.3 billion barrels) discovered in Barmer for value addition and employment generation in the State, the Government of Rajasthan constituted a Committee headed by Shri S. C. Tripathi, IAS (Retd.), Former Union Petroleum Secretary having Ex-CMDs of IOC, HPCL & Engineers India Ltd as members.
  2. • On recommendation of Tripathi Committee, a project comprising 9MMTPA Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex had been formulated between HPCL and GoR in 2013 and finally concluded in 2017. A brief of the project is as follows:

Project Details

  1. • Project Cost – Rs 43,129 cr
  2. • Equity Share – HPCL 74% & GoR 26%
  3. • VGF – Rs 1123 cr interest free loan by GoR for 15 years and repayment from 16th year onwards.
  4. • Products – Fuels & Petrochemicals
  5. • Project Location – Pachpadra, Barmer
  6. • 28 MGD Water from IGNP allotted by GoR
  7. • A total of 4914.41 acre government land allotted by GoR viz. 4567.32 acre for Project and Township; 250 acre for Marketing Terminal and 97.09 acre for Reservoir & Pumping Station.

Industrial Development:-

Ancillary industries would come up in a big way

  1. • Petrochemicals based Industries such as Polypropylene, Polyethylene, etc.
  2. • Downstream ancillary industries such as automotive parts, films, pipes, packaged liquid products, tires and plastic materials, etc.
  3. • Petro-engineering Units such as manufacturing of fasteners, pipe fittings, electrical materials etc.
  4. • Support Industries such as workshops, fabrication shops, units for and Institutions like training & development, trading & export, promotion/ exhibition centers etc.
  5. • Development of new Industrial Areas after Green Zone in radius of Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex.

Pipeline Network in Rajasthan (Natural gas, Crude & Product)

Company Route Length


Jamnagar-Loni LPG Pipeline

1339 km


Vijaypur –Ibrahimpur-Dadri- LNG Pipeline

650 km

Ibrahimpur-Dholpur LNG Spurline – 30 km

Viajipur-Boreri-Gadepan-Samcor – 180 Km


Hajira-Bijaypur-Jagdishpur (HBJ) LNG Pipeline

1800 km

Vijaypur-Kota-Anta LNG Spurline– 177 km

Ambhepur(Chainsa)-Bhiwadi-Neemrana LNG Spurline – 160 km


Shahgarh-Ramgarh Gas Pipeline

86 km


Dandewala –Gamnewala-Ramgarh Gas Pipeline

66 km


Vijaypur-Kota-Bhilwara-Chittorgarh Natural Gas Pipeline(Rajasthan’s part 330 Km)

Almost constructed


Mallavaram (Andhra Pradesh) to Bhilwara (Rajasthan) & Vijaypur Madhya Pradesh) Natural Gas Pipeline

1881km (proposed)

Mehsana-Bhatinda Natural Gas Pipeline

2000km (proposed)

Barmer-Pali to connect MBPL pipeline

180km (proposed)


Bharatpur – Agra – Firozabad Natural gas Pipeline

8 km (proposed)


Kandla-Bhatinda Product Pipeline

1443 km.


Koyali-Sidhpur-Sanaganer Product Pipeline

751 km.


Salaya-Mathura Crude Pipeline

1870 km


Mundra-Delhi Product Pipeline

1054 km


Mundra-Bhatinda Crude Pipeline

1006 km


Barmer-Salaya Port Crude Pipeline

600 Km


Barmer- Palanpur Gas Pipeline (Under construction)

340 km

Investment / Operator

S.No. Company S.No. Company


Cairn Energy/ Cairn India
3rd & 4th Floors, Orchid Plaza, Suncity, Sector –54,
Gurugram- 122 002
Tel: 91-124-4593000/ 2703000
Fax: 91-124-2889320


Birkbeck Investment Limited
C/O International Financial Services Ltd, 3rd Floor, Les Cascades, Edith Cavell Street, Port Louis,


Focus Energy Ltd.
25 Rajendra Place, Gopala Tower, New Delhi-110008
Tel: 91-11-25065011/12
Fax 91-11-41667766


Vedanta Limited
1st Floor, ‘C’ Wing, Unit-103, Corporate Avenue, Atul Projects, Chakala, Andheri (East), Mumbai, Maharashtra- 400093
Tel: 022- 6643 4500
Fax 91-22-66434530


Oil & Natural Gas Corporation Ltd.
Jeevan Bharti Building Tower II, 124, Indira Chowk,
New Delhi 110001
Tel: 91-11-23323402
Fax: 91-11-23313028


Laxmi Chamber’s 192,
 St. Mary’s Road Alwarpet,
Chennai- 600018
Tel: 91-44-66229000
Fax: 91-44-66229011


Oil India Ltd.
Plot No. 19, Film City, Sector 16A, Noida - 201301
Phone: 0120 - 2488333 to 2488347 (EPABX)
Fax: 91-120-2488310


Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited
17, Jamshedji Tata Road, Churchgate, Mumbai-4000020


Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd.
GSPC Bhavan,
Behind Udyog Bhavan,
Sector No.-11,
Gandhinagar 382016.


Geoglobal Resources Inc.
Suite 310, 605 - 1st Street S.W. Calgary, Alberta, Canada T2P 3S9


D - 1, 1 & 2 Ishwar Nagar,
Mathura Road
New Delhi-110065,
Tel: 91-11-40552500
Fax: 91-11-40552560


Bharat PetroResource Limited
Bharat Bhavan,
4 and 6 Currimbhoy Road, Ballard Estate,
Mumbai 400001.


GAIL Bhawan,
16 Bhikaji Cama Place, 
R K Puram, New Delhi - 110066
Tel: 011-26172580
Fax: 011-2618594

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