GAIL (India) Limited
(, , ) is a state-owned natural gas
processing and distribution company headquartered in New Delhi
, India. It has six segments: Transmission services of natural gas and liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), Natural gas trading, petrochemicals, LPG and Liquid hydrocarbons, GAILTEL and Others.
The company was previously known as Gas Authority of India Ltd. It is India's principal gas transmission and marketing company. It was set up by the Government of India in August 1984 to create gas sector infrastructure.
GAIL commissioned the 2800-km Hazira-Vijaipur-Jagdishpur (HVJ) pipeline
in 1991. During 1991-93, three liquefied petroleum gas
plants were constructed and some regional pipelines acquired, enabling GAIL to begin its gas transportation in various parts of India.
GAIL began its city gas distribution in New Delhi
in 1997 by setting up nine compressed natural gas
In 1999, GAIL set up northern India's only petrochemical
plant at Pata.GAIL became the first Infrastructure Provider Category II Licensee and signed the country's first Service Level Agreement for leasing bandwidth in the Delhi-Vijaipur sector in 2001, through its telecom business GAILTEL. In 2001, GAIL commissioned world's longest and India's first Cross Country LPG Transmission Pipeline from Jamnagar to Loni.In order to secure Gas for its mainstream business Exploration and Production department was created. Today GAIL is a partner in the Dawoo-OVL led... Read More