A team of officials from the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is set to visit Gujarat this month to review various issues regarding supply of natural gas at the ceramics hub of Morbi — the country’s biggest gas consuming centre at a single location.
While the demand for gas has gone up almost three-fold in the last two months following the National Green Tribunal order regarding closure of coal-based gasifiers, companies like GAIL (India) and a few others have been looking to break into the biggest customer base of Gujarat Gas.
The meeting is crucial for Gujarat Gas as it sells nearly half of its total natural gas in Morbi. However the company’s exclusive marketing rights ended in September last year. Read more