Kakinada- Nellore Greenfield Natural Gas Pipeline   
Project Code 6000005084
Project Name Kakinada- Nellore Greenfield Natural Gas Pipeline
Project Type Capital Project Status Active
Sector Oil & Gas Project Stage Pre-Planning
Project Cost Rs. 1,800.00 Cr.  Project Phase Site Survey
NIC Subcode(s) Description
49300 Transport via pipeline
Facility Name Kakinada- Nellore Gas Pipeline (IMC) Status Planning 
Sector Oil & Gas Main Energy Source Electricity  
Commissioning Date 2021  Other Energy Sources  
Address IMC Limited, Alwarpet Rathna Nagar, Nandanam,
Chennai*, Tamil Nadu
600018 , India
Telephone 044-45902222
Fax 044-45902200
Owner Indian Molasses Company Limited Indian Molasses Company Limited Website http://www.imc.net.in
Operator Indian Molasses Company Limited Indian Molasses Company Limited Website http://www.imc.net.in

IMC Limited has been awarded the authorization for laying, building, and operation the Kakinada-Vijayawada-Nellore pipeline with a capacity of 18 MMSCMD by PNGRB. The pipeline length will be approximately 522 km, with 140 km of spur lines. The project will be executed in PMC mode. PMC RFQ is expected in Q2, 2020. A route survey has been done by SKP Projects and reports regarding this had already been submitted to the IMC. The project is getting delayed due to pandemic COVID-19 and there is no progress regarding the Risk Assessment (RA) report and Environment Impact Assessment (EIA) report. Due to delaying the commissioning date for the project has been extended to Q2:2023 from Q4:2022. RFQs are expected to be resume by Q1:2021. Equipment needed: line pipes, coatings, valves and actuators, scraper traps, QOEC, pig signallers, flow tees and insulating joints, induction bends, flow meters ( metering stations), centrifugal and booster pumps (for liquid pipelines) and natural gas compressors (for gas pipelines), filters, ball valves, flanges, seamless fittings, globe valves, check valves. gaskets Instrumentation: SCADA. flow, pressure and temperature gauges and transmitters, OFC cables.

RFQ for EIA consultant is to be expected in Q1:2021.

Expenditure Approval RFQ Date Release Date Start Date Completion Date Audit Date
Q3:2017 Q1:2021 Q1:2021 Q2:2021 Q2:2023 23/Oct/2020
Name Project Role Designation Company City Phone Audit Date E-mail
Mr.Sankaran Ganapathy Owner Senior Engineer (Operations) Indian Molasses Company Limited Indian Molasses Company Limited Chennai* 9865968440 07/01/2020 sarangs@gmail.com
Mr.Nawaz Sharif Owner Senior Engineer (Pipelines) Indian Molasses Company Limited Indian Molasses Company Limited Chennai* 8888282488 25/06/2020 nawaz_sharif60@yahoo.com