Regulatory Disclosures

Regulatory Disclosures

PIL Pipeline is regulated by the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board, India (PNGRB) on both commercial and technical basis. PIL Pipeline regulatory disclosures are updated periodically as mandatory and covers:

  • Available Capacity
  • Imbalance Management Services
  • Planned Maintenance
  • Tariffs
  • Regulated Activities

Available Capacity

In terms of Regulation 4(2) of PNGRB (Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline) Regulations, 2008, declaration of capacity of PIL Pipeline as per Schedule I format is given below:

Schedule – I: Format for Declaring Capacity of Pipeline Details are as of May 1, 2024

NoNameDescription
1 Name of Entity Pipeline Infrastructure Limited
2 Name of Pipeline PIL Pipeline (Kakinada to Bharuch)PIL Pipeline (Kakinada to Bharuch)
3 Section wise capacity on the pipeline
  1. Number of Sections
  2. Name of section with start and end point.
  3. Capacity - (i) Volume terms (ii) energy terms
Refer Annexure 1(Click Here)
4 Number of AHA’s 03
5 Number of entry points on the pipeline route 06
6 Location of entry points Gadimoga, Oduru, Mallavaram, Mora, Bhadbhut SG1, Bhadbhut M&R-03
7 Number of Exit Points 22 (Click Here)
8 Location of Exit Points Kunchanapalli,Chevuturu, MEIL - (Kodad), BPCL - (Humnabad), MEIL - (Voligonda), Bhongir, Shamirpet, TGPL - (Pudur CGD), SMD - Naroli, MEIL - (Pudur CGD), TGPL - (Patancheru), MEIL - (Sadashivpet), UEPL - (Bhatagali CGD), TGPNL - (Nhavare CGD), TGPNL - (Jategaon CGD), BGRL (Shrigonda), Mhaskel, Hazira, Dhamka, Atakpardi, Bhadbhut, Ankot,
9 Entry points wise Capacity of Pipeline Refer Annexure 2 (Click Here)
10 Exit point wise Capacity of Pipeline Refer Annexure 2 (Click Here)
11 Technical parameters
1. Inlet pressure at entry point (Barg) 50 – 98
2. Calorific Value band at entry point (Btu/scm – on GCV Basis) >=33917
3. Temperature (Degrees Celsius) <=55
4. Other elements as per Schedule II
a. Hydrocarbon dew pt (Degree Celsius, max)0*
b. Water dew point (Degree Celsius, max)0*
c. Hydrogen sulphide (ppm by wt., max)5
d. Total sulphur (ppm by wt., max)10
e. Carbon dioxide (mole % max)6
f. Total inerts (mole%)8
g. Temparature (Degree Celsius, max)55
h. Oxygen (% mole vol. max)0.2
12 Status of extra capacity available in the pipeline system on common carrier basis 23
13 Details of common carrier capacity being used by transporter itself or on contract carrier basis Nil
14 Any demand pending with the transporter for common carrier usage of the pipeline along with duration of such pendency Nil
15 Preference on entry and exit points Nil

Note: The above-mentioned capacity is in line with the last assessed capacity application submitted to PNGRB.

Planned Maintenance

In terms of Regulation 14(1) of PNGRB (Access Code for Natural Gas Pipeline) Regulations, 2008, Planned Maintenance Schedule for PIL Pipeline is given below:

Planned Maintenance Schedule for the period May 2024 to July 2024.

Schedule for Planned Maintenance which may restrict gas flows: There are currently no shutdowns planned for the above period which may restrict gas flows.

NoEntry PointExit PointStart DateEnd DateCurtailed VolumesRemarks
n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a mmBtud mmscmd n/a

Tariffs

In terms of clause 6 of Schedule D of PNGRB (Authorising Entities to Lay, Build, Operate or Expand Natural Gas Pipelines) Regulations, 2008, approved pipeline tariff for PIL Pipeline is given below:

Sr. NoZoneTariff (Rs / mmBtu) on GCV Basis
1 Zone 1 65.50
2 Zone 2 75.33
3 Zone 3 78.65
4 Zone 4 79.77
5 Zone 5 80.15

Further, in terms of the provisions of PNGRB (Determination of Natural Gas Pipeline Tariff) Regulations, 2008, approved unified zonal tariff applicable to Natural Gas pipelines forming part of National Gas Grid is given below:

Sr. NoZoneTariff (Rs / mmBtu) on GCV Basis
1 Zone 1 (0 – 300 km) 40.00
2 Zone 2 (300 – 1200 km) 79.00
3 Zone 3 (beyond 1200 km) 114.52

Regulated Activities

In terms of Regulation 10(3) of the PNGRB (Affiliate Code of Conduct for Entities Engaged in Marketing of Natural Gas and Laying, Building, Operating, or Expanding Natural Gas Pipeline) Regulations, 2008, the Regulated Activities of PIL are mentioned as below:

PIL Pipeline provides transportation services for Natural Gas from Kakinada (Andhra Pradesh) to Bharuch (Gujarat), including various spurs and interconnects on the way.

Description of the Regulated Activities of Affiliate of PIL in terms of Regulation 2(b) of the PNGRB (Affiliate Code of Conduct for Entities Engaged in Marketing of Natural Gas and Laying, Building, Operating, or Expanding Natural Gas Pipeline) Regulations, 2008 is as mentioned below:

In the context of Affiliate Code, PIL does not have any Affiliate engaged in marketing of Natural Gas.

Imbalance Management Services

In terms of Regulation 4(10) of the PNGRB (Imbalance Management Services) Regulations, 2016, PIL provides Imbalance Management Services, namely Parking and Lending Services to its shippers at a rate of Rs. 5.75/MMBtu/Day respectively w.e.f October 01, 2022. Standard templates for Parking Service Agreement and Lending Service Agreement are given below:

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