In a notable development, work is being undertaken to establish 14 new compressed natural gas (CNG) stations in Kancheepuram and Chengalpattu districts of Tamil Nadu. These stations will come up in petroleum outlets. Amongst them, six CNG stations are expected to be ready in the fore coming weeks. AG&P Pratham is also planning to set up 37 CNG stations in the two districts by the end of March 2023, out of which eight will be company-operated outlets. The company also has rights to supply piped natural gas (PNG) in these areas. Currently, the company has permission to lay pipelines up to a length of 45 km.