Web Exclusive | December 2016
Landmark Mangaluru-Bengaluru LPG pipeline commissioned
Ace Pipeline Contracts Pvt. Ltd, recently completed works and commissioned the Mangaluru-Hassan-Bengaluru-Mysore LPG pipeline project which was being constructed by it for Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL). This pipeline project which traverses through the treacherous terrain across the western ghats and large swathes of rubber and coffee plantations with undulating terrain for a length of 358 km, costing about Rs 838 crore shall make a drive across the highway safe and shall reduce environmental pollution. Commenting on this project, Anoop Singh, Managing Director, Ace Pipeline Contracts Pvt. Ltd, said,“This is a landmark project for us as a company and for the oil and gas industry, having been installed across extremely challenging terrain in a record time.” The project completed mandatory statutory inspection and audit by Oil Industry Safety Directorate in September 2016 and was commissioned in November 2016 with 150 MT per hour of LPG being pumped from the dispatch terminal at Mangaluru, which is equivalent to 9 LPG bullet tankers.