19 May 2012

LPG Storage Bottling Facilities to be Augmented in 12th Plan Envisaging Investment Rs 3516 Crore: RPN Singh


The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri RPN Singh informed the Lok  Sabha in written reply today that in order to meet the future demand of LPG, OMCs have planned to add about 142.633 thousend metric tonne (TMT) of LPG storage facilities and add 6072 TMT per Annum (TMTPA) of additional bottling infrastructure facilities during the 12th Five Year Plan period. The proposed investment on the above augmentation of LPG infrastructure is about Rs 3,516 Crore. In addition, Import Terminal capacity is proposed to be increased by 1200 TMTPA with a proposed expenditure ofRs 655 Crore. The State-wise details of storage and bottling capacity expansion during 12th plan are given below:
Sl.No.
States/UTs
Bottling capacity expansion (in TMTPA)
Storage capacity expansion (in TMT)
 
Andhra Pradesh
330
4.750
 
Assam
90
3.000
 
Bihar
345
5.400
 
Chhattisgarh
150
0.900
 
Delhi
120
0
 
Goa
30
0.500
 
Gujarat
330
4.050
 
Haryana
120
1.800
 
Himachal Pradesh
60
0
 
Jammu & Kashmir
60
3.120
 
Jharkhand
150
0.900
 
Karnataka
630
33.850
 
Kerala
330
9.700
 
Madhya Pradesh
270
10.050
 
Maharashtra
540
9.300
 
Manipur
15
1.200
 
Mizoram
11
0
 
Nagaland
11
0.300
 
Odisha
90
1.800
 
Punjab
180
3.600
 
Rajasthan
330
4.750
 
Tamil Nadu
510
27.500
 
Tripura
30
0.450
 
Uttar Pradesh
840
5.400
 
Uttarakhand
90
4.000
 
West Bengal
405
6.313
 
Andaman & Nicobar
5
0

Total
6072
142.633
            He also added that at present, the LPG bottling storage capacity in the country with the Public Sector Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) is 363.4 TMT, which feeds both urban and rural areas.

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