TAPI Gas Pipeline Project (TAPI)

The Turkmenistan – Afghanistan – Pakistan – India (TAPI) gas pipeline project aims to bring natural gas from the Galkynysh gas field (formerly called South Yoloten) in Turkmenistan to Afghanistan, Pakistan and India. 

Gas Supply: The pipeline will transport up to 33 billion cubic metres (bcm) (average 3.2 BCFD)  of natural gas per year over a 30 year period

Supply Source: Galkynysh gas field (formerly called South Yoloten) in the eastern region of Turkmenistan

Pakistan Offtake: 1.3 BCFD

Pipeline Dia: 56-Inch

Proposed Route: Supply source – Herat – Kandahar – Chamman – Zhob – DG Khan – Multan – Fazilika (Pak-India Border)

Pipeline Length: 1849 KM

Following agreements have been executed by the parties:

  • Intergovernmental Agreement (IGA)
  • Gas Pipeline framework Agreement (GPFA)
  • Gas Sale and Purchase Agreement (GSPA)
  • Transaction Advisory Services Agreement (TASA)
  • Operations Agreement
  • Shareholders Agreement
  • Investment Agreement
  • Incorporation of Project Company (TPCL)
  • State Concern “Turkmengaz” has been selected as consortium leader of TPCL
  • Stone laying ceremony held in Dec 2015.
  • Front End Engineering Design (FEED) has been completed.
  • Route Survey has been completed.
  • Pipeline Route approved by the authorities.
  • Construction and Transmission License issued to ISGS by Oil and Gas Regulatory Authority (OGRA).
  • Environmental NOCs were granted by Punjab & Baluchistan Environmental Protection Authorities.