Vadodara Gas Limited (VGL), a Joint Venture Company (JVC) of GAIL Gas Limited (a wholly owned subsidiary of GAIL India Limited) and Vadodara Municipal Seva Sadan (i.e. Vadodara Municipal Corporation) (VMC) was incorporated on September 13, 2013 to carry out the business of City Gas Distribution in the city of Vadodara and its adjoining areas. VGL started its operations with effect from October 01, 2014.

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) has granted exclusive authorization to VGL for laying, building or expansion of Vadodara District City-Gas Distribution Network upto 31.03.2023 in Vadodara GA.

VGL provides safer, convenient, economic and environment-friendly fuel to every consumer segment viz., households, commercial establishments, industries and automobiles.


Compressed Natural Gas (CNG)

Presently, VGL operates 26 CNG stations in Vadodara comprising 4 Nos. Mother Stations, 2 Nos. Online Stations & 20 Nos. Daughter Booster Stations and 55.77 Kms Steel Pipelines. VGL dispenses about 80,000 kg/day CNG to more than 85,000 automobile consumers comprising of Autos, Cars, Buses and Light Commercial Vehicles.

Apart from environmental benefits, VGL’s CNG is providing very cost-effective proposition compared to other automotive fuels like Motor Spirit (MS), High Speed Diesel (HSD), etc. which results into huge savings in operating cost of automobiles.

Piped Natural Gas (PNG)

VGL caters to the Piped Natural Gas (PNG) requirements of its consumers in Domestic, Commercial and Industrial segments. VGL currently supplies PNG to over 1,92,500 households, around 2700 commercial establishments and 12 industrial establishments through more than 3000 Kms of MDPE Pipeline Distribution Grid and 05 District Pressure Regulating Systems.

Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG)

VGL has concentrated on supplying LNG based PNG to industrial units of Waghodia GIDC on Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal based methodology. VGL has also initiated action for setting up an LNG dispensing facility for long haul transport vehicles along Golden Quadrilateral Corridor in Phase I at Por NH 48, for which Gas Sales Agreement has been signed. Through this facility VGL will also cater LNG based CNG for automobiles and PNG to Domestic, Commercial & Industrial base in and around Por.

In addition to this, VGL has also signed a Gas Sales Agreement for LNG dispensing facility at Manjusar, Savli, where the modalities of supplying Natural Gas will remain same. Both the facilities are expected to be commissioned during the FY 2022-2023.

Looking Ahead

VGL intends to augment its CNG Distribution Network and further to spread CNG Dispensing in all parts of the city and its adjoining areas. VGL intends to supply PNG to additional 35,000 households and 100 commercial and industrial establishments in the forthcoming years.