Petroleum projects in Bihar inaugurated

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  • September 17, 2020
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Petroleum projects in Bihar inaugurated

Part of: GS Prelims and GS-III – Infrastructure – Energy

In news

  • The Indian Prime Minister recently inaugurated three key projects related to the Petroleum sector in Bihar.
  • Ministry: Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas
  • Commissioned by: IndianOil and HPCL

Key takeaways

  • The projects include the Durgapur-Banka section (about 200 km) of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project and two LPG Bottling Plants in Banka and Champaran.
  • The line from Paradip – Haldia will now be further extended to Patna, Muzaffarpur and the pipeline coming from Kandla which has reached Gorakhpur will also be connected to it.
  • These LPG plants will meet the LPG requirements of Godda, Deoghar, Dumka, Sahibganj, Pakur districts and some areas of Uttar Pradesh and Jharkhand.

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