GAIL authorized to build Kochi-Mangalore pipeline
The Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan informed the Lok Sabha that GAIL has been authorized by the Ministry to lay Kochi-Kanjirkkod-Bangalore-Mangalore pipeline.
According to Minister’s letter, the pipeline will be used for transportation of natural gas from Kochi LNG terminal to various industries in the States of Kerala, Tamil Nadu and Karnataka.
The project is being executed in two phases. Phase-I of the project covering various industries in and around Kochi city has been completed and phase-II covering seven districts of Kerala is being executed by GAIL.