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Milestones

1984

 

GAIL (India) Ltd was formed

 

 1987

 

HVJ (Hazira – Vijaipur – Jagdishpur) Natural Gas pipeline commissioned

 

 1989

 

First Year of profit registered

 

 1990

 

LPG Plant Phase – I at Vijaipur commissioned

 

 1992

 

Gas Marketing functions transferred to GAIL

 

 1993

 

Maiden dividend of Rs. 20 Crores paid to its shareholders

 

 1994

 

First JV Mahanagar Gas Limited formed with British Gas incorporated to implement Mumbai City Gas Distribution project

 

 1995

 

Propane recovery plants at Vijaipur commissioned

 

 1996

 

GAIL listed in NSE, BSE and DSE

 

 1997

 

Government of India granted Navratna status to GAIL

 

 1998

 

Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) incorporated for supply of gas to household sector, transport sector & commercial consumers in Delhi.

 

 1999

 

LPG plants at Usar and Lakwa commissioned

 

 1999

 

Uttar Pradesh Petrochemical Complex (UPPC) at Pata commissioned with a design capacity of 3 lacs TPA of Ethylene to produce 2. 60 lacs TPA of HDPE & LLDPE.

 

 2000

 

LPG plant at Pata with a design capacity of 2.58 lacs TPA of LPG commissioned

 

 2000

 

Participated in under NELP- I and 2 blocks awarded

 

 2001

 

Jamnagar-Loni LPG Pipeline Project, world’s longest and India's first Cross-Country LPG 1269 km long pipeline commissioned

 

 2001

 

LPG plant at Gandhar commissioned

 

 2002

 

GAIL picks up 12% equity stake in GSEGs 156MW power project in Gujarat

 

 2003

 

GAIL has an initial success in the form of significant gas find in the block A-1 in Myanmar and discovery of Oil and Gas in the Cambay Block.

 

 2003

 

Bhagyanagar Gas Limited, a joint venture of GAIL and HPCL, incorporated in August 2003, in the field of distribution and marketing of Auto LPG, CNG for vehicles and retailing of natural gas in cities of Andhra Pradesh.

 

 2003

 

Vizag- Secunderabad LPG pipeline, the 580 km pipeline with a maximum throughput of 1.16 MMPTPA completed

 

 2003

 

GAIL successfully secures participation in 2 retail gas companies in Egypt, Fayum Gas Company and Shell CNG.

 

 2004

 

Dahej - Vijaipur natural gas pipeline commissioned

 

 2004

 

A wholly-owned subsidiary company GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd formed in Singapore

 

 2004

 

Platts declares GAIL as the first among Global Gas Utilities based on Return on Invested Capital (ROIC) in its worldwide survey of Top 250 Energy Companies in 2004.

 

 2004

 

Tripura Natural Gas Co. Ltd., a Joint Venture for city gas project in Tripura and UP Central Gas Ltd., a Joint Venture for city gas project with BPCL in Kanpur, incorporated

 

 2004

 

GAIL acquired 15% equity stake in NatGas, Egypt

 

 2005

 

Inauguration of the National Gas Management Centre (NGMC) of GAIL at NOIDA

 

 2006

 

GAIL brings India’s first spot LNG cargo at Dahej

 

 2006

 

GAIL consortium wins 3 CBM blocks in III round of bidding

 

 2007

 

MoP&NG authorization for 5 new major pipelines received

 

 2007

 

Brahmaputra Cracker and Polymer Limited, a Joint Venture Company led by GAIL, formed for implementing Assam Gas Cracker Project

 

 2007

 

GAIL forms a Joint Venture Company (JVC) with China Gas Global Energy Holdings Limited.

 

 2007

 

Expansion of Petrochemical Plant at Pata for increasing capacity from 310,000 TPA LLDPE/HDPE to 410,000 TPA completed

 

 2008

 

Dahej - Panvel- Dabhol pipeline commissioned

 

 2008

 

GAIL Gas Limited incorporated for CGD

 

 2008

 

GAIL Gas limited wins the rights for rolling out city gas distribution projects in Meerut, Sonepat, Dewas and Kota.

 

 2009

 

GAIL gets SCOPE Meritorious Award for Corporate Governance for the year 2007-08.

 

 2010

 

GAIL ranked no.1 company among gas utilities in Asia in the Platts Global Ranking.

 

2010

 

GAIL conferred “MoU Excellence Award” for the year 2008-09 by Prime Minister of India

 

2010

 

GAIL ranked no.1 company among gas utilities in Asia in the Platts Global Ranking

 

2010

 

Petroleum Federation of India (PETROFED) Awards 2010 for Oil & gas Marketing – Company of the year

 

2010

Entered in Wind Energy generation by commissioning Wind Power Project of 4.5 MW in Gujarat

 

2011

 

 

AIMA Managing India Awards 2011 for Outstanding PSU of the year

 

2011

 

GAIL’s growth strategy for the period 2011-20 approved by the Board

 

2011

 

GAIL started its journey towards “Sustainability Reporting”

 

2011

 

GAIL acquired a 20% stake in Houston-based Carrizo Oil and Gas’s Eagle Ford shale acreage, first instance of a PSU acquiring shale assets in USA

 

2011

 

A wholly-owned subsidiary company GAIL Global (USA) Inc. formed in Houston, USA and an office was opened

 

2011

 

Office of GAIL Global (Singapore) Pte Ltd opened in Singapore

 

2011

 

GAIL won rights to lay a 1550-km, $1bn natural gas pipeline from Surat in Gujarat to Paradip in Orissa, connecting west to east coast

 

2012

 

GAIL conferred MoU Excellence Award for the year 2009-10 for Best Performing CPSE in the Petroleum Sector consecutively for second year

 

2012

 

GAIL has been ranked World’s No. 1 in Downstream Operations in Platts Global Energy Awards

 

2012

 

GAIL signed a 20-year agreement with Sabine Pass Liquefaction LLC, a unit of Cheniere Energy Partners, for supply of 3.5 MMPTA/year of LNG

 

2012

 

GAIL published its first sustainability report

 

2012

Commissioned 100 MW Wind Energy Generation project in various state of India

 

2012

 

 

GAIL become only company from Oil and Gas sector to be included in BSE Greenex, India's first energy efficient index

 

2012

 

GAIL’s 2200 km Dahej-Vijaipur-Dadri-Bawana-Nangal-Bhatinda cross-country pipeline inaugurated by Prime Minister

 

2012

 

GSPA signed between GAIL and TurkrnenGaz for Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) Gas Pipeline Project

 

2013

 

Achieved Maharatna Status

 

2013

Entered in Solar Power generation by commissioning 5 MW Solar Power Plant under Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission

 

2013

 

 

Commissioned Dabhol LNG Terminal

 

2013

Commissioned Dabhol Bangalore Natural Gas Pipeline

 

2013

 

 

Capacity Booking in Cove Point LNG Terminal, United States