Cross-border Fuel Pipeline Project To Adopt HDD Tech


Cross-border Fuel Pipeline Project To Adopt HDD Tech

Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) have decided to adopt the Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD) technology to lay pipes beneath a few encroachments and other natural obstructions along the planned Motihari-Amlekhgunj Petroleum Pipeline Project, said a report in the Himalayan Times here.

Though a majority of public and private encroachments along the planned route of the cross-border fuel pipeline project have been cleared and the pipe laying process has already begun, a few encroachments like temples and permanent buildings and natural obstructions like rivers have been affecting the pipe-laying process.

Hence, both NOC and IOC have decided to adopt HDD technology in laying pipes along such sections, which measures almost two kilometres. Read More

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