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AGL wins bid for gas network in Udupi

Press Trust of India  |  Mangaluru 

(AGL) has won 13 geographical areas, including in Karnataka, in the bidding for distribution (CGD) network to supply piped and CNG, the company said Thursday.

It would supply to industrial, commercial and domestic customers and CNG to the transport sector, a company release said.

Kishore Alva, who is heading the company projects in Karnataka, said AGL was one among the successful bidders for 85 geographical areas identified by Petroleum and Regulatory Board (PNGRB) in 174 districts across 22 states.

AGL won the bid for CGD network in 13 geographical areas including Udupi, while the Indian Oil Adani Gas (IOAGPL) won in nine areas, he said.

The PNGRB, in collaboration with the state governments, was monitoring the development of CGD networks across the country.

The CGD project in district will completed in eight years, covering piped natural gas (PNG) connections to 1,10,099 households, 11 CNG and 569 km-long steel pipeline.

The AGL is presently operating CGD networks in and in Gujarat, in and Khurja in covering nearly 3.5 lakh households and CNG to over two lakh vehicles, he said in the release.

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First Published: Thu, November 08 2018. 19:30 IST