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Natural Gas

City Gas Distribution (CGD)Currently, HPCL is operating City Gas Distribution ( CGD) networks in 8 Geographical Areas (GAs) in the states of Andhra Pradesh, Telangana and Madhya Pradesh through Joint Venture companies Aavantika Gas Limited (AGL), Bhagyanagar Gas Limited (BGL) and Godavari Gas Pvt. Limited (GGPL). HPCL is also operating a CNG network in Ahmedabad on standalone basis. To further expand the CGD business, HPCL is setting up CGD networks in GAs of Ambala-Kurukshetra (Haryana) and Kolhapur (Maharashtra) districts through a joint venture company HPOIL Gas Pvt. Limited (HOGPL) and in GAs of Sonipat (except areas already authorised) & Jind districts in Haryana on standalone basis.

To facilitate sourcing and marketing of natural gas, HPCL is building a 5 MMTPA LNG regasification terminal at Chhara port (Gir Somnath District) in Gujarat through joint venture company, HPCL Shapoorji Energy Pvt. Ltd. (HSEPL).

In addition, HPCL is also participating in development of three
cross-country natural gas pipelines (Mehsana to Bathinda, Bathinda to Srinagar and Mallavaram to Bhilwara) through joint venture companies viz. GSPL India Gasnet Limited (GIGL) and GSPL India Transco Limited (GITL).

2019-20 Key Highlights

  1. CNG Sales Commenced and 155 Inch-KM pipeline laid in Jind – Sonipat Geographical Area. Further expansion of network is in progress.
  2. Commissioned 365 KM cross country Natural Gas Pipeline from Kunchanapalli (AP) to Ramagundam Fertilizer Plant by GITL, JVC of HPCL.
  3. Secured gas allocation from MoPNG to cater CNG to Automobile sector and domestic PNG in 9 Geographical Areas across 20 districts during the 10th round and 1 Geographical Area during the 9th round of CGD bidding
  4. Gas Sales Transmission Agreement, Gas Facilitation Agreement signed for gas offtake in Jind- Sonipat Geographical Area and in other 5 Geographical Areas under UP Cluster.
  5. 51 CNG Stations have been commissioned and 1,52,301 Domestic PNG Connections released by HPCL’s 4 Joint Venture Companies (HOGPL, GGPL, BGL, AGL) in Kolhapur, Ambala-Kurukheshtra, East Godavari, West Godavari, Hyderabad, Vijaywada, Kakinada, Ujjain and Gwalior.

Compressed Bio Gas

To promote Bio Gas in Transportation sector, HPCL is actively participating in Government of India’s SATAT (Sustainable Alternative Towards Affordable Transportation) initiative and has invited Expression of Interest (EoI) from
potential investors & entrepreneurs for setting up Compressed Bio Gas (CBG) plants to supply CBG to various retail outlets of OMCs for marketing. During 2019-20, HPCL released LOI for setting up 40 new CBG Plant with a capacity of 152 tonnes per day, taking cumulative to 51 LOIs with capacity of 208 tonnes per day.

Renewables

Solar : During 2019-20, solar power capacity of 10 MWp across various locations were installed, taking the total solar power capacity to 32.5 MWp

Wind: Total of 101 MW wind power capacity generated about 18.6 Crore KWh electricity in 2019-20