GAIL has completed the route survey of the total length of the pipeline network and the tendering process for line pipe procurement will start shortly.
GAIL is currently implementing 1,389 km, 30 inch diameter Dabhol-Bengaluru pipeline at an investment of Rs. 4543.43 crore with a design capacity of 16 MMSCMD.
In part “A” of the first phase, 402 km pipeline will be laid from Dabhol to Gokak along with spur lines to Belgaum and Goa at an estimated investment of Rs.1593.47 crore and is scheduled to be completed by 2011-12.
In part, B of the phase I, 570 km pipeline will be laid from Gokak to Bengaluru (KPCL, Bidadi) along with spur lines / feeder lines to Bengaluru at an estimated investment of Rs. 2,463.91 crore and is scheduled to be completed by 2011-12 / 2012-13. In phase II of the project, 417 km spur lines / feeder lines will be laid to Ratnagiri, Kolhapur, Sangali, Bijapur, Dharwad, Devangere, Harihar and Tumkur at an estimated investment of Rs. 486.05 crore and is scheduled to be completed by 2012-13 / 2013-14.