Gas in Gujarat - All about CNG, PNG and LPG

This article describe you to all procedures Like How to Get new gas connection, Gas filling procedures, gas prices in Gujarat etc questions and answer regarding CNG, PNG and LPG. Gujarat GDP growth rate of 11.58 percent in F.Y 2011. The major catalyst to the overall growth in Gujarat has been the avaibility and reach of natural gas to a greater part of the state. Natural Gas is one of the principle sources of energy for many of our day to day needs and activities.

Gujarat contributes 80 percent to India's production of 500 million square meters of tiles. Morbi, a small industrial town, has pioneered ceramic tile manufacturing at the SME level using natural gas for its job. Natural gas has even reached the village level supplies 11 villages in Anand district, it's showing the progress made in gas infrastructure in Gujarat.

PNG ( Piped Natural Gas )


What is PNG and his advantageous?

PNG is Piped Natural Gas.This Natural Gas will be supplied to your houses through pipelines in the same manner as the water is supplied to your kitchen and bath room. This pipes supplies gas to Residential, Commercial and Industrial users.

→You will get this natural gas through pipe line 24 hours a day, 7 days a week and 365 days a year without worrying about storing it.
→Once you are connected to it, you are absolutely without worry because it is constantly flowing through pipeline.
→It is quite safe for your house and your family members.
→The pressure of PNG is only 21 millibar which is approximately 200 times less than the gas that is supplied in cylinders.
→Natural gas is lighter than air, in case of any leakage, it mixes instantaneously with air and blows away. PNG is safer fuel then LPG to your family.
→Once you are connected to PNG, you don't need to book for the gas and wait for the cylinder.
→Since PNG is supplied and metered like electricity, there is no chance of it being short in weight as is the case of LPG gas which is supplied in cylinders.
→The LPG cylinder occupies space in the kitchen, but in case of PNG, it is supplied through half inch pipe line which occupies almost no space or negligible space.

Who provides PNG connection?

Following largest companies provide PNG connections.
GSPC GAS Co Ltd (Government Undertaking).
Gujarat Gas.
Adani Gas Limited.

What are the utilities of Natural Gas?

Natural Gas can be used for Cooking Gas Stoves, Water Heaters, Pool and Spa Heaters, Dryers, Air Conditioning, Steam Generation etc.

What documents are required to get New PNG Gas Connection?

→At the time of registration for PNG connection you have to submit the Xerox copy of these two documents:
♦ Proof of Residence
♦ Proof of Identity

With registration form you have to furnish photocopy of any of the following two documents (As gas company required):
♦ Last electricity bill,
♦ Last telephone bill,
♦ Passport,
♦ Ration Card,
♦ Driving License,
♦ Last house tax bill,
♦ Certificate from the Society.

What is Registration Charges?

Submit with a duly filled in registration form along with an Interest free Security deposit of approx Rs 6000 to 10000 (Refundable) to be paid through either cheqe, DD or cash.

Deposit amount as per company policies with registration form. Once you get PNG connection, Once you are connected with PNG connection it, you are absolutely without worry because it is constantly flowing through pipeline. PNG always cheaper then CNG/LPG.

The Piped Natural Gas Price between Rs.16 to Rs.22 per UNIT. Different rates are applicable as per users like domestic,commercial or industrial users.

LPG (Liquefied petroleum gas)


What is LPG?

LPG is Liquefied petroleum gas is a flammable mixture of hydrocarbon gases used as a fuel in Cylinders.

What are the uses of LPG Connections?

→LPG is one of the safest, economical, Eco-friendly, healthy cooking fuels for all. LPG is being used a cooking fueled in most house holds.
Types of LPG connection
♦ LPG connection for domestic use: 14.2 Kg and 5 Kg Cylinders.
♦ LPG connection for commercial use: 19 Kg and 47.5 Kg Cylinders. For Hotel/ Restaurant, Industry etc.

Who provides LPG connection?

→Three Largest suppliers in Across Gujarat.
♦ Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (AS Bharat Gas)
♦ Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (AS HP Gas)
♦ India Oil Corporation Limited (AS Indane Gas)

Who is eligible to get LPG connection?

♦ Every family is eligible to get LPG connection
♦ One family can avail only one LPG connection from any of the three suppliers.

Where to apply for LPG Connection?

→You can apply for LPG Connection in the office of any one of these Gas Companies:
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (Bharat Gas)
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HP Gas)
India Oil Corporation Limited (Indane)

How do I get a new domestic connection?

→New LPG Connection now available on demand in Across Gujarat.
Document required for get Domestic LPG connection.
At the time of registration for LPG connection you have to submit the Xerox copy of these two documents:
♦ Proof of Residence
♦ Proof of Identity

→For the above proof, any two documents from the following list can be submitted:
♦ Ration Card
♦ Electricity Bill
♦ Telephone Bill
♦ House registration papers
♦ Rent Receipt
♦ LIC policy
♦ Voter's Identity Card
♦ Passport
♦ Employer's Certificate
♦ PAN Card
♦ Driving License.

After the registration, they will issue you receipt on your name with date of registration and Registration Number. Keep safely that receipt. When your no. for LPG connection will come, LPG Gas company will inform you by phone. That time you have to submit the receipt of LPG registration, charges and Xerox copy of proof of address and proof of identity.

What you will get at the time LPG Connection?

→LPG Gas Company delivers these items to LPG customers:
♦ One 14.2 Kg filled LPG cylinder
♦ One Regulator
♦ One Rubber Pipe
♦ One Gas Stove (optional)
♦ One Passbook
♦ Certificate of Gas Connection

What is Charges for LPG Connection

Now a day's LPG Company also provides Gas stove (as optional) with LPG connection and they are charging extra money for stove.

→Total charges for LPG connection with one cylinder:
♦ Cost of one empty cylinder : Rs 1250 (Refundable Deposit)
♦ Cost of one filled cylinder (with 14.2 kg) : Rs different rate from ♦ place to place (Approx Rs.400 to Rs.600)
♦ Cost of one Regulator : Rs 150 (Refundable Deposit)
♦ Cost of Gas Passbook : Rs 25
♦ Cost of one Gas Stove (optional) : Based on the model of Gas Stove.

How to do refilling of LPG cylinder

→A simple procedure for refill your cylinder
♦ Always remember your LPG Customer Number.
♦ You can register your request for refilling of LPG cylinder by phone or visit your agency.
♦ At the time Gas booking, you have to mention your Customer No and they will give you Booking Number.
♦ You can also send your request online for refilling of LPG cylinder.

CNG ( Compressed natural gas ).


What is CNG? How can get CNG connection

CNG is compressed natural gas. CNG is a gaseous fuel and is a mixture of hydrocarbons. The gas is filled at a CNG station in a cylinder permanently fitted to your vehicle. CNG is safe and environment friendly fuel compare to petrol, diesel, Auto LPG and more cost effective.

Compare CNG cost with petrol

The Domestic Cylinders gas price around Rs 32 to Rs 42 per kilo.
The CNG/LPG costs between Rs 35 and Rs 38 per kilogram. If a comparison is done between the vehicles running on petrol and CNG, the daily operating cost for an average running of 35 kilometers for CNG comes at Rs 60 against Rs145 for the petrol vehicle.

Who provides PNG connection?

Following largest companies provide PNG connections.
GSPC GAS Co Ltd (Government Undertaking).
Gujarat Gas.
Adani Gas Limited.

What is the cost of conversion in vehicle from petrol to CNG?

→The conversion cost depends upon the type and make of the automobile, but roughly the cost varies between Rs 20,000 to Rs 65,000. The loan facilities for CNG kits are available through ICICI Bank. The savings with CNG are so high that the cost of kit will be paid back in just a few months.

What is the cost of conversion in vehicle from diesel to CNG?

→A diesel vehicle can be converted to run on CNG, but the conversion cost is higher than the conversion of petrol vehicles. The cost varies between Rs 40,000 to Rs 90,000.The same manner of above the savings with CNG are so high that the cost of kit will be paid back in just a few months.

What is the capacity of cylinder, and mileage from one fill?

The tank with the storage capacity of 50 liters of water, can store up to 7.5 to 8 Kg of CNG. It is equivalent to 10 - 11 liters of petrol. The mid-sized car of about 1300cc can run up to 150 km to 160 km in one filling.

Where to apply for CNG conversion?

→An approved CNG kit can be fitted in your vehicle through any RTO authorized garage in just a few hours go to any approved workshop and converted your vihicle from petrol to CNG.

→As a part of CNG conversion kit, an electronic fuel measurement system is installed in the vehicle, which will show the consumption of CNG on Dashboard(meter).

The gas is filled at a CNG station

The gas is filled at a CNG station in a cylinder permanently fitted to your vehicle. The maximum pressure in a CNG cylinder is 200 bar. A CNG stations is a site consisting of interconnected equipments designed to CNG in High Pressure and store the CNG in cylinder.

More then 180 Filling CNG stations already running in gujarat.

Following Some popular CNG stations in gujarat:

Surat, Bharuch, Navsari, Ankleshwar
→ Vastadevi Road, Katargam-395003.
→ PUnakumbhari Road - 395010.
→ Jahangir Pura Police station Rander-395005,
→ Nana Varachha-395006
→ Nr. sosyo circle, Opposirt City Center, Bamroli Road Pandesara-395003.
→ Jagdish Textile Compound, Sarvoday School, Bhatar Road Surat
→ Ganesh Krupa Socity, Beside Malhar Coomplex, Icchanath Surat-395007.
→ BPCL dealer, Udhna Udhyog Nagar, Nr. Udhna Railwy Station-395002
→ Behind Jalaram Cinema, Sayan Road, Amroli-394107,
→ Kamrej vibhag fruits and vegetables, Kamrej Chokdi, Kamrej, surat
→ Seven Eleven CNG Station, Jalalpore, Gandevi Road, Navsari.
→ Arihant Petroleum, Kabilpore, Grid, N.H. No. 8, Navsari.
→ Shinde Automobiles, IOCL- RO, Jail Road, Dharampur
→ Krishak Petroleum (HPC-RO), Boarding, BHULAFALIA, N.H. 8,Navsari-396 433.
→ Nirav Petroleum, Blcok No 89,/AP, at & Post Wada, Tal. Jalalpur,Maroli Charrasta, Dist. Navsari.
→ M/s. Central Auto Filling Station, Sh. No. 6, Hanumanbari, Vansda, Dist. Navsari.
→ Old NH-8, Nr. S T workshop, bholav, bharuch.
→ Gas CNG Station,Plot No. 99/3, Near GSRTC Pickup bus stand, Narmada Cross Road, Opp. Nyaymandir Hotel, Bharuch.
→ Sy No. 572 Taluka Kelod Dist. Bharuch.
Bharat Transport, Opp. GEB Substation, Jambusar, Dist. Bharuch
→ Meghna Enterprise, Old NH-8, Ankleshwar-393010.

Rajkot, Surendranagar, Panchmahals, Ahmedabad, Morbi
→ HPCL COCO, 150 ft Ring Road, Nr. Mauva Circle, Opp to Big Bazzar, Rajkot
→ Jay Somnath Petroleum, Madhapar Road, Jamnagar Bypass, Rajkot.
→ Bapa Sitaram Petroleum, 150 Feet Ring Road, Near Nana Mova main Road, Rajkot.
→ Jalaram Transport, Kalawad Road, Nr. Kotecha Chowk, Rajkot.
→ Bombay Garage, BPCL-RO, Gondal Road, Nr. Bombay Hotel, Rajkot
→ M/s. Gokul Petroleum,Ahmedabad - Morbi Highway, Rajgadh - Malvan Road, Dhrangadhra, Dist. Surendranagar.
→ M/s. Lakhtar Petroleum, Viramgam-Surendranagar Road, Lakhtar, Dist. Surendranagar.
→ Shivam Petroleum, Wadhvan Road, Opp. GEB Sub Station, Nr.Hotel Shiv, Surendranagar.
→ HPCL COCO, HPCL-RO, Rajkot-Ahmedabad NH8, Nr. Sayla circle, Sayla.
→ Visat Petroleum, Nr. Visat Cross Roads, Chandkheda, Dist. Ahmedabad
→ R. C. Amin And Sons, BPCL RO, Station Road, Cambay - 388620
→ Suyesh Petroleum, Kandla Vankaner Highway, trajpar Char Rasta, Nr. Ajanta Corporate Office , Morbi-363642
→ 123, Halol Bus service Depot, Tal. Halol, Dist. Panchmahals.
→ GAS CNG Station, Sy. No 266/1/2 & 267/2, Taluka Halol, Panchmahal.
→ Godhara Highway Service, Village Vavadi, NH-59, Godhara, Dist. Panchmahal

Vadodara, Valsad, Gandhinagar, Kheda, Anand, Patan
→ Sy. No. 301/2, 302, village Bhaniyara, Tal. Waghodara, Dist: Vadodara.
→ M/s. J. R. Petroleum, Opp. Vallabh Zin, Waghodia Road, Waghodia, Dist. Vadodara
→ M/s. K. D. Patel & Sons,Shinor Crossing, Opp. Govt. Rest House, Dabhoi, Dist. Vadodara
→ Vaisshanavi Petoleum, 52 Hector, Plot No. 141, New GIDC,Umbergaon-396171, Dist.Valsad.
→ Dharampur Gasoline, Plot no.101/102, Transport Nagar, Morai, NH-8, Vapi, Dist. Valsad
→ Vijay Petroleum, HPCL RO, Opp. Megh Malhar Complex, Sector-11, Gandhinagar.
→ Prince Gasoline, Rayson Village, Near Koba Circle, Gandhinagar
→ Ajmera Petroleum, BPCL Petrol Pump, Rajkot-Ahmedabad NH8, Chotila.
→ First Choice, IOC RO, Opp. to District Court, Nadiad,
Dist. Kheda
→ M/s. Adinath Automobile, NH-8, Mogar, Ahmedabad Baroda Highway, Dist. Anand.
→ Prime Petroleum, Borsad-Tarapur Road, Dharmaj, Dist. Anand
→ Anand Vehicle Owners Co-operative Society, Anand.
→ M/s. IBP Auto Services, Nr. Sardar Complex, Deesa - Chanasma Highway, Dist. Patan.
→ Allied industries, Rajkot-Chotila Highway, Bhalgam 363520.

In case of Gas Smell or In case of Fire:- Do's and Dont's

♦ Close the gas Tap,
♦ Close the Control Valve / Regulator,
♦ Close the riser isolation valve,
♦ Open Windows and Doors,
♦ Call the Emergency Numbers.

♦ Do not ignite the gas stove or other Items,
♦ Do not On or Off any type of electricity switch in affected area,
♦ Do not operate the mobile phone inside the house,
♦ Do not start vihicle in your premises,
♦ Do not try to repair the affected/ gas equipment or pipelines,
♦ Do not open riser isolation valve.

Vision of Gujarat Goverment

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Guest Author: dilip patel20 Jan 2012

how to fill the png gas in to the cng gas tank? give the idea.

Guest Author: Balkrishna T. Raval23 Jan 2012

Sir, We want to get 14.2 Kgs & 19 Kgs. LPG gas Cylinders from Bharat Agents in Umbergaon , Gujarat. Our Srnior Citizen Home is at Humaran, Taluka- Umbergaon Post- Sanjan. We have to get from Vapi.

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