AP gas tragedy: GAIL appoints EIL to check pipeline network

In the wake of Nagaram gas pipeline fire-explosion last month in which 21 persons were killed, the Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) has appointed Engineers India (EIL) to check the health of its pipeline network of 870 kms from KG Basin on East Coast.

Gas pipeline blast toll mounts to 21, says district collector

The death toll in the recent Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) pipeline blast at Nagaram village in East Godavari district touched 21, after one more person succumbed to his injuries in hospital, it was officially announced here on Wednesday.

GAIL initiates relief measures for victims, survivors of Andhra pipeline mishap

GAIL (India) Limited has initiated implementation of a slew of relief measures for the affected families and villagers of Nagaram following the tragic gas pipeline incident in which nineteen people lost their lives and several were injured.

GAIL suspends two officials for pipeline blast in Andhra Pradesh

GAIL (India) Limited Sunday suspended two senior officials pending enquiry into Friday`s blast and fire in its pipeline in East Godavari district, which killed 19 people.

Some locals in Nagaram left village after fire tragedy

Parts of Nagaram village wore a deserted look on Saturday, a day after the massive blaze caused by gas pipeline burst claimed 16 lives here in the East Godavari district.

GAIL pipeline fire: CPI demands probe into possibility of `sabotage`

CPI on Friday demanded that Union government should constitute a high-level technical expert committee to probe into the gas pipeline fire at Nagaram village in East Godavari district.

ONGC shuts some wells in East Godavari post GAIL pipeline fire

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has shut some wells on two onland gas fields in East Godavari district of Andhra Pradesh following a fire in a pipeline that carried the gas to consumers.

Series of incidents spark fear in coastal Andhra

Friday`s blast and fire in a GAIL pipeline that claimed 14 lives have caused concern among people in coastal Andhra who are demanding proper safety measures by oil and gas companies.

Sonia Gandhi expresses grief at GAIL tragedy

Congress president Sonia Gandhi expressed grief at the tragic fire in a Gas Authority of India Limited pipeline and extended her condolences to the family of the deceased.

GAIL pipeline explosion: Pranab Mukherjee condoles loss of lives

President Pranab Mukherjee has condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.

Nirmala Sitharaman condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline explosion

Minister of State for Commerce and Industry (Independent Charge), Finance and Corporate Affairs, Nirmala Sitharaman, deeply condoled the loss of lives in an explosion of a GAIL gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh.

PM condoles loss of lives in GAIL pipeline fire

Prime Minister Narendra Modi Friday condoled the loss of lives in the GAIL pipeline fire in Andhra Pradesh and announced an ex-gratia relief of Rs 2 lakh from the Prime Minister`s Relief Fund for the next of the kin of those killed.

GAIL accident: Blast kills 15 in Andhra, Rs 25 lakh ex-gratia announced

At least 14 people were burnt to death and about 30 others injured in a huge blast and fire that took place at a gas pipeline belonging to Gas Authority of India Limited in East Godavari district, Andhra Pradesh.

Jaya orders public hearing over GAIL pipeline row

Tamil Nadu Chief Minister Jayalalithaa extended her support to farmers up in arms against a gas pipeline project of the GAIL India Ltd.

Himachal develops new industrial estate in Baddi

To attract more investment into Himachal Pradesh, the state government has developed a new estate in the Baddi-Barotiwala-Nalagarh industrial area in Solan district, an official said here Sunday.

GAIL keen to join NTPC in 2000-MW facility near Dabhol plant

State-run gas utility GAIL India is keen to join NTPC in a new 2,000 MW power plant planned adjacent to the beleaguered Dabhol plant in Maharashtra.

Gail Q3 net jumps over three-fold to Rs 860 cr

State-run gas utility Gail (India) Monday said its net profit jumped over three-fold to Rs 860 crore for the quarter ended December 31, 2009, over the same period last year.

ONGC, GAIL to acquire stake in Chinese gas pipeline

ONGC and GAIL India plan to take 12.5 percent stake in the $2.01 billion (around Rs 9,300 crore) gas pipeline that China is building in Myanmar.

GAIL declares 20% interim dividend

State-run gas utility GAIL India Ltd today declared a 20 per cent (Rs 2 per share) interim dividend for the current fiscal.

Govt may allow GAIL to charge marketing margin

In a significant development, the
government may allow state gas utility GAIL India to charge a
marketing margin on sale of APM or subsidised natural gas.