Two pipelines carry oil and gas to India’s shore

Project name: Leighton Welspun Contractors | Industry: Oil & GasProject size: US$200 million | Location: Indian Ocean

Leighton Welspun is building the Heera RD Phase-II Pipeline and an additional pipeline for India’s Oil & Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). These underwater pipelines, each approximately 75 kilometers long, transport oil and gas from production platforms in the Heera and Mumbai High fields in the Arabian Sea.


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