TAPI GAS PIPELINE PROJECT (TAPI)
TAPI Gas Pipeline Project (TAPI)
The Turkmenistan – Afghanistan – Pakistan – India (TAPI) gas pipeline project aims to bring natural gas from the Galkynysh gas field (formerly called South Yoloten) in Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India.
Gas Supply: The pipeline will transport up to 33 billion cubic metres (bcm) (average 3.2 BCFD) of natural gas per year over a 30 year period
Supply Source: Galkynysh gas field (formerly called South Yoloten) in the eastern region of Turkmenistan
Pakistan Offtake: 1.3 BCFD
Pipeline Dia: 56-Inch
Proposed Route: Supply source – Herat – Kandahar – Chamman – Zhob – DG Khan – Multan – Fazilika (Pak-India Border)
Pipeline Length: 1849 KM
Following agreements have been executed by the parties:
- Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)
- Gas Pipeline framework Agreement (GPFA)
- Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement (GSPA)
- Transaction Advisory Services Agreement (TASA)
- Operations Agreement
- Shareholders Agreement
- Investment Agreement
- Incorporation of Project Company (TPCL)
- State Concern “Turkmengaz” has been selected as consortium leader of TPCL
- Stone laying ceremony held in Dec 2015.
- Front End Engineering Design (FEED) has been completed.
- Route Survey has been completed.
- Pipeline Route approved by the authorities.
- Construction and Transmission License issued to ISGS by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).
- Environmental NOCs were granted by Punjab & Baluchistan Environmental Protection Authorities.