Dhaka, Thursday, June 21, 2018 12:58 AM   
     
Home Energy BD Energy World Green Energy Opinion Interview Environment Business Others Archive
LATEST >
বাংলা সংস্করণ
   
TAPI gas pipeline construction work to start on Dec 13

Construction of much delayed $10 billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline is finally expected to commence on December 13, Turkmenistan Ambassador to Pakistan Atadjan Movlamov said.

Addressing a function in Islamabad, Movlamov said ground breaking ceremony of the 1,735-km long gas pipeline will take next month, Afghanistan’s news agency Khamma Press reported on Thursday.

He said the TAPI project was vital for South Asia’s energy needs.

The state-run gas company – Turkmengaz, which was named project consortium leader for TAPI project in August, will kick off the construction of the gas pipeline.

High level Afghan government officials including, President Mohammad Ashraf Ghani who was invited by his counterpart President Berdymuhamedov earlier this month, will attend the ceremony.

TAPI gas pipeline will export up to 33 billion cubic meters of natural gas a year from Turkmenistan’s mammoth Galkynysh field to Afghanistan, Pakistan, and India over 30 years.

Having a vital for the economic growth of the regional countries, project will create job opportunities for tens of thousands people in the region besides pouring millions of dollars in revenue to Afghanistan every year.

The United States government and Asian Development Bank will support the mega project that will run more than 700 km across Afghanistan on its way to Pakistan and India.

It is estimated that the gas pipeline will become operational once the construction work has been completed in December 2018.

Print Friendly and PDF

   You may also like

Category: Regional
India’s state power plants resume coal imports amid domestic shortages

Category: Regional
How India faces heat as global oil boils

Category: Regional
India keen on alliance with China, Japan, Korea to bargain for better oil deals

Category: Regional
Adani builds coal-fired power plant in India to send energy to Bangladesh

Category: Regional
Rosatom to train Indian engineers at a jointly set up centre in Ranchi

Category: Regional
Solar power price slump casts shadow on India`s green future

Category: Regional
Russia signs agreement with India for construction of the third phase of Kudankulam nuke plant

Category: Regional
India becomes 2nd largest LPG importer

Category: Regional
Myanmar-China oil pipeline nears start-up
     
    RECENT STORIES   MOST READ
    FOLLOW US ON FACEBOOK
    Recent Regional Stories
India’s state power plants resume coal imports amid domestic shortages
How India faces heat as global oil boils
India keen on alliance with China, Japan, Korea to bargain for better oil deals
Adani builds coal-fired power plant in India to send energy to Bangladesh
Rosatom to train Indian engineers at a jointly set up centre in Ranchi
Solar power price slump casts shadow on India`s green future
Russia signs agreement with India for construction of the third phase of Kudankulam nuke plant
India becomes 2nd largest LPG importer
Myanmar-China oil pipeline nears start-up
IEA ties with India continue to strengthen


Explore the energynewsbd.com
Home
Energy World
Opinion
Environment
Others
Energy BD
Green Energy
Interview
Business
Archive
About Us Contact Us Terms & Conditions Privacy Policy Advertisement Policy

   Editor & Publisher: Aminur Rahman
   Copyright @ 2015-2018 energynewsbd.com
   All Rights Reserved | Developed By: Jadukor IT