130 km long Indo-Bangla Friendship Oil Pipeline to be Operational Now, Long Term Benefits for both Countries

Indo-Bangla Friendship Pipeline likely to be commissioned in February


Guwahati:  The ambitious 130-km long Indo-Bangla Friendship Pipeline (IBFPL), constructed at a cost of Rs 377.08 crore, is likely to be commissioned by next month, official sources said on Sunday.

The international oil pipeline, IBFPL, will carry fuel from Assam-based Numaligarh Refinery Ltd’s (NRL) marketing terminal at Siliguri in West Bengal to the Parbatipur depot of Bangladesh Petroleum Corporation (BPC).

The mechanical works of the bilateral project, being funded by India, was completed on December 12 last year, a senior official of NRL told media on condition of anonymity.

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