Natural Gas consists mainly of Methane and small amounts of ethane, propane and butane. It is transported through pipelines but is extremely bulky. A high-pressure gas pipeline can transport in a day only about one-fifth of the energy that can be transported through an oil pipeline.
Petronet LNG, as responsible Corporate/Community/Government Citizens, undertake Socio-Economic Development Programme
to supplement the efforts to meet priority needs of the community with the aim to help them become self-reliant.
These efforts would be generally around our work centres mostly in the areas of Education, Civil Infrastructure,
Healthcare, Sports & Culture, Entrepreneurship in the Community. Petronet LNG also support Water Management and
Disaster Relief in the country thereby help to bolster its image with key stakeholders.
Four of the top public sector companies of the country's Hydrocarbon Sector viz. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC), Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) and GAIL (India) Limited (GAIL) have invested in Petronet LNG. Each has a 12.5% equity share, leading to a total of 50% for the four.