PNGRB issues a Draft PNGRB (Technical Standards and Specifications including Safety Standards for City or Local Natural Gas Distribution Networks) Amendment Regulations, 2020

Mar 04, 2020 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


Industry Specific Compliance

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) on March 03, 2020, issues a Draft PNGRB (Technical Standards and Specifications including Safety Standards for City or Local Natural Gas Distribution Networks) Amendment Regulations, 2020 to further amend the PNGRB (Technical Standards and Specifications including Safety Standards for City or Local Natural Gas Distribution Networks) Regulations, 2008.

In regulation 2 (g) which defines what City gate station, the following proviso shall be inserted, namely:

“City gate station (CGS)” means the point where custody transfer of natural gas from natural gas pipeline to the CGD network takes place and this may also be referred to as City Gate Measuring and Pressure Regulating Station:

Provided that if CGS is established outside the Authorized Geographical Area then pipeline connecting from CGS to authorized CGD network shall be considered as a part of CGD network, however the authorized entity shall not supply any customer from the pipeline outside its geographical area.

They will come into force on the date of their publication in the Official Gazette.

PNGRB invites comments from any person or entity on the draft amendment regulations latest by March 30, 2020. The comments may be submitted to the Secretary, PNGRB either through e-mail at [email protected] or through post at PNGRB 1st Floor, World Trade Centre, Babar Road, New Delhi – 110001.

[Public Notice No: PNGRB/AUTH/1-CGD(06)/2020]


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