Objective of the Project: Construction of 36-inch 181-km pipeline from Fouzdarhat of Chittagong to Bakhrabad of Comilla, parallel to 24-inch BKB-Chittagong pipeline, to transport R-LNG to the national gas grid from government imported Liquefied Natural Gas after meeting the energy demand of Chittagong areas.
Implementation Period: July 2016 to June 2019
Source of Finance: GoB, ADB & AIIB
Project Cost: Tk. 196,238.00 Lac (LC: 122,402.00 and PA: 73,836.00)
Progress of Project Implementation: Construction of 36-inch 181-km pipeline including 406.73 land acquisitions, installation of 2 Town Bordering Station (TBS), one Metering Station and 4 River Crossings by HDD. Contract has been signed for procurement under Package-1: Line Pipes, Casing Pipe, and Station Pipe Contract has been signed in April 2017 for procurement under Package-2 in 4 lots: Pig Traps & Fittings, Valves, CP & Coating Materials, Pipeline Induction Bends Local tenders issued for 8 Lots/Sections for construction of pipelines. Besides this, international tender has been issued for 4 River Crossings by HDD. After joint verifications, notices under Section-3 have been issued for acquisition & requisition of land in Comilla District and the joint verifications are in progress in Feni District. On the other hand, meeting of the DLEC of Chittagong District issuing notices under Section-4 are in progress. Contract has been signed for engaging NGO.