GAIL Awards Punj Lloyd Group US$121 Million Pipe Lay Contract

November 2010 Vol. 237 No. 11

India’s Punj Lloyd Group has won a US$121 million contract from the state-owned gas utility GAIL India for laying a natural gas pipeline from Dabhol to Bangalore.

Punj Lloyd will be laying seven of the 10 spreads of the 820-km pipeline. Speaking on the contract win, Punj Lloyd Director P. K. Gupta, said, “We are extremely proud to win seven out of the 10 spreads of this prestigious pipeline project.”

The company said it has laid in excess of 10,000 km of cross-country pipelines. The scope of work entails supply of material as required, installation, testing, pre- commissioning of pipeline, preservation, drying and commissioning. The work includes installation of pipeline and related piping works at intermediate pigging stations, sectionalizing valve stations, tap-offs and all associated mechanical, civil, structural, architectural, electrical, telecom and instrumentation. The project will be executed over a period of 13 months.

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