Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) has set up its seventh compressed natural gas (CNG) station in Karnal district of Haryana. The station is located on National Highway-44 at Gharanuda in Karnal. IGL was authorised for Karnal geographical area in the 8th round of bidding by Petroleum and Natural Gas regulatory Board.
IGL is a joint venture of GAIL (India) Limited and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited. At present, IGL has its operations in Delhi, Noida, Greater Noida, Ghaziabad, Rewari, Karnal, Kaithal, Kanpur and Muzaffarnagar, serving 1.38 million residential consumers and about 5700 industrial and commercial customers.
IGL witnessed a sharp decline in sales volumes by 57 per cent in the first quarter of 2020-21 to 2.7 million cubic meters per day (mmscmd) as compared to the corresponding period last year. This reflects a decline of 66 per cent in CNG volumes and 30 per cent in overall piped natural gas (PNG) volumes. The volumes declined by 40 per cent for industrial and commercial segment and 63 per cent for other CGD entities in Gurugram and Faridabad during the said period. However, it was partly offset by a growth of 39 per cent in domestic PNG segment.