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Subsidiaries

GAIL has formed Subsidiaries and Joint Venture companies for City Gas Distribution and Petrochemicals. GAIL is one of the pioneers to introduce City Gas Projects in India for gas supplies to households, commercial users and for the transport sector by forming Subsidiaries/ Joint Venture Companies.

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Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL)

GAIL (India) Limited has 70% equity share in Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited (BCPL) , a subsidiary, with Oil India Limited (OIL), Numaligarh Refinery Limited (NRL), Govt. of Assam, each having 10% equity share. The BCPL plant at Lepetkata, Dibrugarh, Assam came as a part of the historic Assam Accord signed on 15th August, 1985 with the motive of overall socio-economic development of the region.

The BCPL plant has been successfully commissioned on 2nd January 2016 and Hon’ble Prime Minister, Narendra Modi dedicated BCPL Complex to the Nation on 5th Feb’2016. The plant is under production.

BCPL comprises of four work stations i.e. Gas Dehydration Unit, Duliajan where Feed Natural Gas is received from M/s. Oil India Limited, Railway Siding where Naphtha received from M/s. NRL is unloaded, Lakwa GSU Cum C2+ Hydro Carbon Recovery Unit where Feed Natural Gas supplied by M/s. ONGC is processed and The Main Petrochemical Complex at Lepetkata, Dibrugarh where Polymers are being produced after processing the feed stocks.

The principal end products of the complex are High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) and Linear Low Density Polyethylene (LLDPE) totalling 2, 20,000 Tonnes per Annum (TPA) and 60,000 TPA of Poly-Propylene (PP).

GAIL (India) Limited is marketing the polymer products being produced in BCPL plant.

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GAIL Gas Limited

GAIL Gas Limited, a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited, was incorporated in May 2008 as a limited company under the Companies Act, 1956 for implementation of City Gas Distribution projects across the country.

GAIL Gas Limited has been authorized by Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) for implementing City Gas Distribution projects in Dewas (Madhya Pradesh), Kota (Rajasthan), Sonepat (Haryana), Meerut & Taj Trapezium Zone (Uttar Pradesh) and Bengaluru (Karnataka) In addition, GAIL Gas is pursuing City Gas Business in the state of Kerala, Andhra Pradesh, Rajasthan , Vadodara & Haridwar city etc through its Joint Ventures. It is also identifying various industrial clusters along the pipeline corridor for distribution of natural gas in the state of Punjab, Uttarakhand etc.

Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) Business: GAIL Gas Limited has put up total CNG Compression Capacity of more than 3.87 Lac Kg/day through 14 Online/ Mother CNG Stations and 2 Daughter Booster Stations at Sonipat, Meerut, Dewas, Kota, TTZ-Firozabad, Vijaypur, Panvel, and Dibiyapur. It has also taken up Green Corridors project for setting up the CNG infrastructure along the national highways.

Piped Natural Gas (PNG) Business: GAIL GAS has network of over 374.52 Km of steel pipeline network and approximately 624.37 Km of MDPE Pipeline in the cities of Sonipat, Meerut, Dewas, Kota, Agra & Firozabad. GAIL GAS supplies natural gas to more than 450 industrial units, 18 commercial customers and 9213 domestic customers progressively in these cities. It has implemented Uniform Price Mechanism in Taj Trapezium Zone (TTZ) Area, pooling Domestic & Imported gas prices.

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GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte Limited

GAIL has a wholly owned subsidiary, namely, GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd., to manage investments abroad. GAIL is looking for further business opportunities through this subsidiary company.

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GAIL GLOBAL (USA) INC., (GGUI)

GAIL Global (USA) Inc., (GGUI) was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL (India) Limited on September 26, 2011 in the State of Texas, USA, to undertake investment in the Eagle Ford shale gas asset and operations related to that asset and any other activities. The Company has its registered office at Houston, Texas, USA.

The Company executed a Purchase and Participation Agreement with M/s Carrizo Oil & Gas Inc., USA on September 28, 2011, to enter into an unincorporated Joint Venture (“JV”) in the Eagle Ford Shale asset in Texas. The Company acquired 20% participating interest in the JV. Carrizo (Eagle Ford) LLC (“Carrizo”) with participating interest of 80% is the Operator of the JV.

The Joint venture’s leasehold is located in the wet gas / condensate window in the core area of the Eagle Ford shale in South Texas having significant liquids content. Eagle ford is one of the most economically attractive unconventional resource plays in North America. The Company initially acquired net acreage of around 4040 acres in Dimmit, Frio, LaSalle and McMullen Counties in Eagle Ford. Subsequently it acquired additional ~ 1100 acres till May’2014. As on December 31, 2013 Company is having 61 online wells, producing about 2400 gross barrels of oil equivalent per day. As of now the Joint Venture is expected to drill ~ 186 wells in the current acreage.

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GAIL GLOBAL USA LNG LLC (GGULL)

GAIL Global USA LNG LLC (“GGULL”) was formed on March 28, 2013, as a wholly-owned subsidiary of GAIL Global (USA) Inc., in the State of Delaware, USA, to enter into contractual agreements for booking capacity rights in a LNG liquefaction terminal and related pipelines; to purchase and deliver natural gas to the terminal and to perform any other activities that may be required for sale of LNG.

on April 1, 2013, GGULL executed a Terminal Service Agreement (“TSA”) and a Pipeline Precedent Agreement (“PPA”) with Dominion Cove Point LNG, LP for booking capacity rights of ~330,000 Dth/day (~2.3mtpa) in its proposed brownfield Cove Point LNG liquefaction terminal at Lusby, Maryland and corresponding capacity in the Cove Point Pipeline which links the terminal with other gas transmission pipelines for a period of twenty year. The terminal is a brownfield expansion project in its existing LNG regasification facility. The project has got approval from U.S Department of Energy (DOE) to export of LNG to FTA as well as Non FTA Countries. Draft Environmental Assessment (EA) for the project has been completed and the project is expected to have final FERC approval in 2014. The expected in service date of the project is September 2017.

Contact Details:
GAIL Global (USA) Inc.
333 Clay Street, Suite 3300
Houston, Texas – 77002
Ph # 713-217-2834 / 35

Joint Ventures/Associates

GAIL has formed Subsidiaries and Joint Venture companies for City Gas Distribution and Petrochemicals. GAIL is one of the pioneers to introduce City Gas Projects in India for gas supplies to households, commercial users and for the transport sector by forming Subsidiaries/ Joint Venture Companies.

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Aavantika Gas Limited (AGL)

AGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Madhya Pradesh. As on 31st March 2014, AGL was operating 14 CNG stations including 7 Daughter stations, 5 Online stations and 2 Mother stations.

Further, AGL supplied PNG to around 1900 Domestic, 19 commercial & 31 industrial consumers in its authorized geographical region. AGL is also catering to fuel requirement of over 11,500 CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 22.5% stake amounting to investment of Rs. .01 crores in AGL, along with HPCL as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.115.26 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.0.49 Crores.

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Bhagyanagar Gas Limited (BGL)

BGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Andhra Pradesh. As on 31st March, 2014, BGL was operating 29 CNG stations including 24 Daughter stations, 2 Online stations and 3 Mother stations.

Further, BGL supplied PNG to over 2100 domestic, 34 commercial and 2 industrial consumers in its authorized geographical region. BGL is also catering to fuel requirement of around 20,650 CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 22.5% stake amounting to investment of Rs. .01 Crores in the Company, along with HPCL as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.104.99 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.14.99 Crores.

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China Gas Holdings Limited (China Gas)

In the year 2005, GAIL made a strategic investment in China Gas Holdings Limited. China Gas, listed in Hong Kong Stock Exchange, is a retail gas company involved in City Gas, CNG, LNG and LPG business in China. As of 30th September 2018, China Gas secured a total of 508 piped gas projects with exclusive concession rights, 14 natural gas long-distance pipeline projects, 580 CNG/LNG refilling stations for vehicles and 100 LPG distribution projects in 26 provinces in China. China Gas supplies piped natural gas to 27.10 million residential customers and 195,000 Commercial & Industrial customers. For more information about the company, please visit www.chinagasholdings.com.hk

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Central U.P. Gas Limited (CUGL)

CUGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Uttar Pradesh. As on 31st March, 2014, CUGL was operating 14 CNG stations including 2 mother stations, 11 online stations and 1 daughter booster station.

Further, CUGL supplied PNG to around 4200 domestic, 36 industrial and 77 commercial customers in its authorized geographical regions. CUGL is also catering to fuel requirement of around 40,900 CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 25% stake amounting to investment of Rs.15 Crores in the joint venture, along with BPCL as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.197.02 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.25.40 Crores.

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Fayum Gas Company (Fayum Gas)

In 2004, GAIL made a strategic investment in Fayum Gas. The company is involved in City Gas Distribution business in the Governorate of Fayum in Egypt. The major shareholder of Fayum Gas is Egyptian Kuwait Holding Company. GAIL currently holds 19% equity stake in Fayum Gas.

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Green Gas Limited (GGL)

GGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Uttar Pradesh. As on 31st March, 2014, GGL was operating 14 CNG stations including 5 Daughter stations, 5 Online stations and 4 Mother stations.

Further, GGL supplied PNG to over 3600 domestic, 3 industrial and 7 commercial customers in its authorized geographical regions. GGL is also catering to fuel requirement of over 28600 CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 22.5% stake amounting to investment of Rs..01 Crores in the joint venture, along with IOCL as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.162.01 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.22.64 Crores.

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Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL)

IGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Delhi’s NCT and cities in adjoining National Capital Region (NCR). As on 31st March, 2014, IGL was operating 325 CNG stations including 75 mother stations, 212 online stations and 38 daughter stations.

Further, IGL supplied PNG to around 4.5 Lac domestic, 585 industrial and 1277 commercial customers in its authorized geographical regions. IGL is also catering to fuel requirement of around 7.2 Lac CNG vehicles operating in the region, which includes the entire public transport of the national capital and also the world’s largest bus fleet on CNG. GAIL has 22.5% stake amounting to investment of Rs.31.50 Crores in the joint venture, along with BPCL as an equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.3,940.24 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.358.27 Crores.

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Mahanagar Gas Limited (MGL)

MGL was incorporated to implement CGD projects in Mumbai and adjoining areas. As on 31st March, 2014, MGL was operating 169 CNG stations including 19 mother stations, 130 online stations and 20 daughter stations.

Further, MGL supplied PNG to over 7 Lac domestic, 53 industrial and 2289 commercial customers in its authorized geographical regions. MGL is also catering to fuel requirement of around 3.6 Lac CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 49.75% stake amounting to investment of Rs.44.45 Crores in the joint venture, along with British Gas as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.1,919.65 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.299.67 Crores.

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Maharashtra Natural Gas Limited (MNGL)

MNGL was formed for implementation of CGD projects in and around Pune. As on 31st March, 2014, MNGL was operating 28 CNG stations including 5 mother stations, 8 online stations and 15 daughter stations.

Further, MNGL supplied PNG to over 12,300 domestic, 83 industrial and 31 commercial customers in its authorized geographical regions. MNGL is also catering to fuel requirement of around 60,200 CNG vehicles operating in the region. GAIL has 22.5% stake amounting to investment of Rs.22.50 Crores in the joint venture, along with BPCL as equal partner.

Total revenue of the Company for 2013-14 was Rs.344.08 Crores and Profit After Tax was Rs.56.66 Crores.

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National Gas Company (Natgas)

In 2004, GAIL made a strategic investment in Natgas through GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte. Ltd. (GGSPL), a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL incorporated in Singapore. Natgas is involved in City Gas Distribution business in the Governorate of Cairo, Alexandria, Giza, etc. in Egypt The major shareholder of Natgas is Egyptian Kuwait Holding Company. GGSPL currently holds 5% equity stake in Natgas.

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ONGC Petro-additions Limited (OPaL)

OPaL, a joint venture company promoted by ONGC, GAIL and GSPC, has commissioned a green field petrochemical plant at Dahej, Gujarat with a capacity to produce 1.4 MMTPA of polymers (Polyethylene and Polypropylene) as final products. Hon’ble Prime Minister had dedicated the plant to the Nation on 7th March 2017. Your Company, as a co-promoter of OPaL, has made an equity investment of Rs.994.945 Crores.

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Petronet LNG Limited (PLL)

“PLL was formed for setting up of LNG import and re-gasification facilities, currently owns and operates LNG re-gasification terminal of 15 MMTPA capacity located at Dahej, Gujarat. PLL has a long term LNG supply contract with RasGas, Qatar for import of 8.5 MMTPA of LNG. PLL is undertaking capacity expansion to 17.5 MMTPA at Dahej. Further, PLL has also setup up a LNG re-gasification terminal at Kochi, Kerala with a capacity of 5 MMTPA which is under operation. PLL has a long term LNG supply contract with Exxon Mobil’s Gorgon Project for the supply of 1.44 MMTPA of LNG for its Kochi terminal.

Your Company has 12.5% equity stake amounting to investment of Rs.98.75 Crores in PLL, along with Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) as equal partners.

Total revenue of the Company for 2016-17 is Rs.24,962 Crore and Profit After Tax is Rs. 1,723 Crore.”

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Ratnagiri Gas and Power Private Limited (RGPPL)

RGPPL was formed in July, 2005 as joint venture for taking over and operating erstwhile Dabhol Power Project assets consisting of 1967.08 MW Gas based combined cycle Power Block and 5 MMTPA LNG Block. The assets were transferred to RGPPL in October, 2005.

The power Block has been revived and under commercial operation since 19th May, 2009. The Power Block was operated at a Power Load Factor (PLF) of 8.74% with a generation loss of 12760 Million Units due to non-availability of domestic gas in FY 2013-14.

The Gas delivery to your Company’s pipeline network through High Pressure delivery system was started in January, 2013. Subsequent to which necessary systems required for commercial operation has been commissioned with effect from 22nd May 2013. Since the power generation is envisaged using the domestic gas entirely, integrated LNG terminal shall be utilized for tolling purposes. RGPPL has already entered into a long term agreement with GAIL for commercial utilization of LNG terminal and commenced tolling operations.

As on 31st March, 2014, the paid up capital of the Company was Rs.2,916 Crores and out of this, your Company’s share of contribution was Rs.974.31 Crores.

Your Company has 32.86% equity stake in RGPPL along with NTPC holding 32.86%, MSEB Holding Company Limited 17.41% and Indian Financial institutions 16.87%.

The Company’s total revenue for 2013-14 was Rs.2,216.34 Crore and earned a profit of Rs.112.05 Crore. However, the company is in financial crisis due to high receivables from its beneficiaries and has not been able to meet its debt servicing obligations for the year 2013-14.

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South-East Asia Gas Pipeline Company Limited (SEAGP)

SEAGP has been incorporated in Hong Kong to transport natural gas from A1/A3 blocks in Myanmar to Myanmar-China border through a 792.5 km pipeline. GAIL has 4.1735% stake (USD 83.88 million approx.) in SEAGP. The other shareholders in the Project are CNPC – SEAP (50.9%), Posco-Daewoo (25.041%), MOGE (7.365%), ONGC Caspian E&P B.V. (8.347%), KGSEAGP (4.1735%). The Pipeline has been put to commercial operation since 01st December 2013. During 2017-18, this pipeline transported an average of 14 MMSCMD of natural gas.

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TAPI Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL)

GAIL is pursuing the Turkmenistan–Afghanistan–Pakistan–India (TAPI) Pipeline project to receive 38 MMSCMD of natural gas supply from the Galkynysh fields of Turkmenistan via Afghanistan and Pakistan. Two Government level agreement namely the Inter-Governmental Agreement (IGA) and Gas Pipeline Framework Agreement (GPFA) have been signed among the four member countries. Further, bilateral Gas Sales and Purchase Agreements (GSPAs) has also been signed between the seller (Turkmengas) and the respective gas buyer entity of the three countries (Afghan Gas Enterprise, Afghanistan, ISGS Pvt. Ltd., Pakistan and GAIL). In addition, an Operations Agreement has also been signed among the seller and the three buyers.

To take the project forward, the Pipeline Consortium Company, TAPI Pipeline Company Limited (TPCL), was incorporated in November 2014, to build, own, operate and maintain the proposed TAPI pipeline from Turkmenistan-Afghanistan border to Pakistan-India border. In August 2015, Galkynysh Pipeline Company (GPC), a 100% subsidiary of Turkmengaz was endorsed as the Consortium Leader of the project by the Steering Committee of the Project. The Shareholders Agreement and the Investment Agreement of TPCL have been signed among the shareholders on 13th December 2015 and 07th April 2016 respectively and GAIL holds 5% equity in TPCL. TPCL has established its project office in Dubai.

Currently, pre-FID activities are in progress and M/s ILF Bertande Ingenieure GmbH has been engaged by TPCL for carrying out FEED consultancy services. The FEED for the project is complete and tenders for Long Lead Items viz., line pipes, valves and tender for EPC contract has been floated. Further, TPCL is also in the process of engaging a Financial Advisor of the Project to carry out detailed Financial Due Diligence and achieve Financial Closure.

Taking into cognizance the current gas market scenario, India has proposed for re-negotiation of the GSPA.

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Tripura Natural Gas Company Limited (TNGCL)

TNGCL is presently supplying gas to around 7,500 domestic, 170 commercial and industrial consumers and has set up one CNG station in Agartala, which is catering to more than 1,400 vehicles. TNGCL has received authorization from MoPNG for CGD in Agartala. GAIL has 29% stake in the Company.

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Talcher Fertilizers Limited

Talcher Fertilizers Limited a Joint Venture Company (JVC) promoted by GAIL, CIL, RCF and FCIL was formed to revive FCIL’s Talcher fertilizer unit in the Angul district of Odisha. Currently GAIL holds 29.67% in this JVC. The company plans to produce approx. 1.26 MMTPA of urea using coal as feedstock. The plant shall employ coal gasification technology for production of urea with an estimated cost of INR 8,000 crore. In principle approval allocation of North Arkhapal Coal Mine (50%) to Talcher Fertilizers Ltd. (TFL) has been received along with bridge linkage coal for initial years. M/s PDIL is assisting TFL for this project. The project is targeted for completion by 2021.

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Vadodara Gas Limited (VGL)

Vadodara Gas Limited (VGL), a joint Venture Company (JVC) of GAIL Gas Limited and Vadodara Mahanagar Seva Sadan (VMSS) was incorporated on 13th September, 2013 for city Gas Distribution in the city of Vadodara and its adjoining areas. VGL, the new JV Company will have an authorized share capital of Rs. 215 crore. The co-promoters of the JV company shall have equal stake in the company.

Presently, Vadodara Gas Limited operates nine CNG stations in Vadodara and dispensing more than 65,000 kg/day CNG, catering to the consumers of automobile sector comprising Buses, Cars and Auto-rickshaws. The CNG network in the City of Vadodara includes 2- Mother Stations, 1- On-line Station and 6- Daughter Booster Stations and 13 Km Steel Pipelines. These stations were originally built, owned and operated by GAIL(India)Ltd.(GAIL) or its wholly owned subsidiary GAIL Gas Limited. VGL has planned to augment its CNG Distribution Network further to spread CNG Dispensing in all parts of the city and its adjoining areas. VGL has Planned to add 03 Mother Stations, 6- Online Stations in next five years and lay a steel pipeline network of about 50.0 Km to cater to the increasing needs of the consumers of the automobile sectors.

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Last Updated: March 20, 2018

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