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Government of India
Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas
17-May-2012 17:35 IST
LPG Storage Bottling Facilities to be Augmented in 12th Plan Envisaging Investment Rs 3516 Crore: RPN Singh
RAJYA SABHA

 

 

            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 of Rs 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)

  1.  

Andhra Pradesh

330

4.750

  1.  

Assam

90

3.000

  1.  

Bihar

345

5.400

  1.  

Chhattisgarh

150

0.900

  1.  

Delhi

120

0

  1.  

Goa

30

0.500

  1.  

Gujarat

330

4.050

  1.  

Haryana

120

1.800

  1.  

Himachal Pradesh

60

0

  1.  

Jammu & Kashmir

60

3.120

  1.  

Jharkhand

150

0.900

  1.  

Karnataka

630

33.850

  1.  

Kerala

330

9.700

  1.  

Madhya Pradesh

270

10.050

  1.  

Maharashtra

540

9.300

  1.  

Manipur

15

1.200

  1.  

Mizoram

11

0

  1.  

Nagaland

11

0.300

  1.  

Odisha

90

1.800

  1.  

Punjab

180

3.600

  1.  

Rajasthan

330

4.750

  1.  

Tamil Nadu

510

27.500

  1.  

Tripura

30

0.450

  1.  

Uttar Pradesh

840

5.400

  1.  

Uttarakhand

90

4.000

  1.  

West Bengal

405

6.313

  1.  

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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