State-owned Indian Oil Corp(IOC) has been given green nod for augmenting its Koyali-Sanganer pipeline (KSPL) capacity up to 6 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) from existing 4.6 MTPA at a cost of Rs 273.23 crore, a senior government official said today.
The company’s proposal is to expand KSPL, which traverses from Koyali in Gujarat to Sanganer in Rajasthan, by augmenting the capacity of pumping stations located at Vadodara, Pali and other allied facilities.
“Based on the recommendation of an expert panel, the environment ministry has given environment clearance for the IOC’s proposal on KSPL,” the official said.
The clearance is subject to compliance of certain conditions. The capital cost of the project is estimated at Rs 273.23 crore.
The company has informed that no additional land would be required for the project as the augmentation work is to be done in the existing stations only and not in pipeline route. Read More…