A detailed study of gas demand in Gujarat

Vol 4, PW 20 (08 Nov 00) News in Brief

It's almost ready but will anybody buy it Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation is putting the finishing touches to what it claims will be the most comprehensive and detailed gas demand study ever conducted in the state.

A source reveals the study has identified every single potential user of LNGin each of the state's 25 districts, including potential users in the power, fertiliser, ceramics, and paper manufacturing industries as well as domestic households. Ahmedabad-based Gujarat Gas, owned by British Gas, is negotiating for a copy of the study, which is still at the draft stage.

Gujarat Petroleum is asking for Rs10 lakh ($22,000).