In order to boost its capacity by 50 per cent in the coming three years, GAIL India plans on adding 5,500 km gas pipeline.
GAIL has posted a 46 per cent rise in third-quarter profit aided by a boost in the petrochemicals business.
Profits rose to Rs 983 crore in the October-December quarter from Rs 676 crore a year ago. Sales fell 9 per cent to Rs 12,294 crore on a drop in natural gas sales. The revenue from natural gas marketing dropped by 20 per cent to Rs 9,414 crore and profit fell 38 per cent to Rs 300 crore in the quarter.
Under the governmentÂ´s Skill India mission, oil PSUs have initiated skill development initiatives for unemployed youth. Oil PSU members, viz., HPCL, IOCL, BPCL, ONGC, OIL, GAIL, EIL and Balmer Lawrie have come together to set up a Skill Development Institute in Visakhapatnam (SDI-Vskp).
Indian Oil Corporation Limited and GAIL (India) Limited have signed an MoU with Dhamra LNG Terminal Private Limited (DLTPL) for taking equity in the 5 MMTPA capacity LNG receiving, storage and re-gasification terminal being set up at Dhamra Port, Odisha. The agreement was signed in New Delhi in the presence of Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan.
Clean fuel in the form of CNG is now available for vehicles plying from Delhi to Jaipur Highway through the CNG Station at Neemrana and Kukas (near Jaipur) after Rajasthan State Gas Limited (RSGL) started commercial sales on trial run from 26th June through its Mega CNG station at Neemrana, the company said in a statement.