JULY 2020 Vol I  (new)


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Field Shelter with Cooling System Houses TETRA Base Station for Middle East Gas Line

A field equipment shelter fitted with fault-tolerant cooling is ensuring the reliability of a wireless communications link that connects the instrumentation on a new gas pipeline crossing a Middle Eastern desert to the remote control room. 

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Smart Gas Meter

The global smart gas meters market is expected to grow from an estimated USD 1.59 Billion in 2016 to USD 2.27 Billion by 2021, at a CAGR of 7.24% from 2016 to 2021 The smart gas meters market starts with the manufacturing of basic components including meters and related accessories. 

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AMR AMI systems for Gas Meters

Peltek India  New Delhi is a Manufacturer, Supplier & Exporter of Electromagnetic Flow Meters, Water Meters, Smart AMR Water Meters, AMR (Automatic Meter Reading ) wireless solutions, who dedicated to research for many years on devlopment of these products & solutions.  

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India’s gas distribution firm IGL pilots prepaid smart gas meters

The smart meters, provided by Genesis Gas Solutions, in partnership with Tata Communications’ LoRaWAN Internet of Things (IoT) network, will enable IGL’s customers to monitor 5,000 pre-paid Genesis smart gas meters in Rewari and their gas use more accurately in real-time against available credit. 

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City Gas Distribution A Potential Game Changer in the Push for Increased Gas Use

– by Afsir Ahmad & Deepika Lal

India – LNG as a Potential Marine Fuel

– by Afsir Ahmad & Deepika Lal

City Gas Distribution Successful Ninth Round Brings Reason to Cheer but also Challenges

– by V C Chittoda & Deepak Sharma

CGD Sector seeks relief from MoPNG, PNGRB to help revival after the adverse COVID19 impact (new)

The city Gas Companies have represented to the  Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and the PNGRB about the severe impact on the city gas sector owing to the lockdown following the COVID19 pandemic and have sought help in swift revival of activities through procedural and financial interventions.


In letters addressed separately to both the MoPNG and the PNGRB for assistance in their respective domains, by NGS, the sector has sought, among other things.

 To defer minimum work program by at least 24 months for the 9th and 10th round of CGD activity.

 Consider allocation of APM and NAPM gas for H1 of 2020-21, and H2 of 2020-21 if possible, based on quantities reported to PPAC for the period of October 2019 to February 2020.

 To direct gas suppliers and transporters to bill CGD entities only for the quantities they consumed at normal prices / rates without any additional charges like excess gas, take-or-pay, imbalance etc. till normal consumption resumes, i.e. officially declaring Covid-19 as a force majeure.

 Relaxation/ rationalization in the Performance Bank Guarantee norms by the PNGRB as a special case.

 Exemption of the CGD sector from Excise Duty (14%) and a deferment of Statutory Tax compliance at least till September-December, 2020.

 To host the CGD Policy on the PNGRB web page.

 Assist the industry by taking up with PESO for swift clearance.

 Assistance with State, local authorities in swift grant of approvals and clearances.


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4th O&M Workshop for the CGD industry sees record participation

Organized by Natural Gas Society, sponsored byGAIL India Limited with support sponsorship by Pipeline Infrastructure Ltd (PIL) and Central UP Gas Limited (CUGL)during 17th and 18th February 2020 at India International Centre New Delhi. read more

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