State-run Hindustan Petroleum (HPCL) is planning to put a 215-km pipeline to move liquefied petroleum fuel (LPG) from the Haldia port to the corporate’s bottling plant in Panagarh, West Bengal. As a lot as 1.06 million tonne every year (MTPA) of product is estimated to be transported via the pipeline by FY26.
The corporate’s demand for LPG for West Bengal, Bihar and Jharkhand markets are met via imports within the Haldia terminal, and the gasoline is now transported to HPCL’s bottling vegetation by highway. HPCL at present operates 3,775 km of hydrocarbon pipelines throughout the nation.
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In its expressions of curiosity to put the pipeline to the Petroleum and Pure Fuel Regulatory Board, HPCL stated it additionally desires to maintain a provision to construct a spur line sooner or later which is able to join the proposed line with the Paharpur LPG plant in Kolkata. Together with the Paharpur extension, the full product quantity ferried via the pipeline can rise to 1.31 MTPA by FY26, HPCL stated.
At present volumes, the proposed line is anticipated to exchange 391 million tonne-km of highway transportation every year.