Gujarat Adani begins gas supplies on 15th March

Vol 7, PW 24 (25 Feb 04) News in Brief

Gujarat Adani Energy is ready to begin commercial gas supplies on 15th March to industrial consumers in the Vadodra area of Gujarat.

Operations will begin along a 12-km stretch from Nandesari to Ranoli area in Vadodra, a source tells PETROWATCH. The mechanical part of the pipeline infrastructure is almost complete.

Gujarat Adani tells this report that pipeline-laying work continues at speed in both Vadodra and Ahmedabad, areas awarded to the company. We expect to start supplies in Ahmedabad in late April or early May, he adds.

In Ahmedabad, Adani will first supply gas to industrial areas beginning from Vatva to Maninagar followed by Jamalpur and Naroda. Gujarat Adani Energy is the second private player after Gujarat Gas to set up city gas distribution infrastructure in Gujarat.

Adani plans to build a 1,485-km gas distribution network in Ahmedabad and Vadodra at a cost of Rs450cr ($98m).