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Gas supply through pipeline in Salem, Cbe in another 3 yrs


Press Trust of India Coimbatore
Preliminary work on laying a pipeline to supply gas to Coimbatore and Salem would begin soon, a top official of Indian Oil Corporation said today.
Customers in these cities would be supplied piped gas in another three years, IOC Executive Director, Tamil Nadu, R Sitharthan, said.
Since IOC won the bid to lay a gas distribution network in these two cities, preliminary would soon start in the project, which was likely to be completed in another three years, he told reporters here.
The outlay for completing the project was being worked out, he said.
Stating that IOC would invest nearly Rs 7,000 crore to develop infrastructure in Tamil Nadu during this period, he said it planned vast expansion of pipelines and increasing capacity of plants,

As against the average growth of 9.2 per cent of oil companies, IOC has grown at 9.4 per cent and has 2.25 crore gas customers in the State.

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First Published: Aug 29 2018 | 7:45 PM IST

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