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AG&P Pratham signs MoU with Karnataka government to develop city gas distribution network

AG&P Pratham signs MoU with Karnataka government to develop city gas distribution network

AG&P Pratham and the Government of Karnataka have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) for the development of City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks to supply natural gas across 15 districts.

The MoU was signed during the Global Investors Meet 2022 in Bangalore this week.

Under the MoU, AG&P Pratham will invest INR8,000 crores over the next eight years to build CGD networks in districts of Kolar, Mysuru, Mandya, Chamrajnagar, Hassan, Chikkamagaluru, Kodagu, Bagalkot, Koppal, Raichur, Kalaburagi, Vijayapura, Shivamogga, Uttara Kannada and Haveri.

The area being developed by AG&P accounts for more than 55% of the state’s geographical area and 42% of its population. Over the next 8 years, AG&P plans to build around 1,000km of steel pipelines, and 5,000km of MDPE pipelines to bring natural gas to 5 million households and several industries & commercial establishments.

It also plans to set up approximately 600 Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) stations and Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) stations to service the transport sector.

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