Sunday, 5 July 2015

TAPI, IPI, MBI, SAGE - Gas Pipelines

TAPI
  • Turkmenistan -- Afghanistan -- Pakistan -- India
  • In discussion for 23+ years
  • Issues : outstanding
    • pricing
    • Security
    • Gas certification
    • Geopolitical
    • Technological
  • 1680 km
  • To start from approx - 2018
Source: The Dawn
IPI:
  • Iran--Pakistan--India
  • Conteptualised in early 1989
  • India joined in 2005
  • Was to be completed by 2013
  • India withdrew in 2009
    • Price
    • Security
    • gas volumes. 
    • Iran blames India of dropping out under pressure from the US.
  • Pak and Iran - have gone ahead - construction started
MBI
  • Myanmmar - Bangladesh - India
  • Mooted in 1997
  • 900 km
  • 2005 - agreement of Ind - with both
  • BUT - Bangla withdrew - coz:
    • India refused 2 additional conditions
      • SO - rerouting of line - via
        • Mizo - tripura - assam - kolkata
    • In the meantime - Myan - contract with China
SAGE

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