In a notable development, AG&P Pratham has secured its first piped natural gas (PNG) customer in Mysuru, Karnataka. One of Mysuru’s leading electronic manufacturing plant in the industrial sector has opted to shift to PNG. The plant will switch to PNG as a primary alternative to petrol and diesel fuels from the fourth quarter of financial year 2021-22.
AG&P’s CGD business in India, AG&P Pratham holds 25-year exclusive rights from the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board to develop city gas distribution infrastructure and supply gas in more than 278,000 square km area across Rajasthan, Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu. This involves setting up more than 1,500 compressed natural gas stations and 17,000 inch-km of pipelines.