The first cross-border petroleum pipeline of South Asia helped Nepal
The first cross-border petroleum pipeline of South Asia has helped Nepal to save Nepali 2 billion rupees annually in freight charges.
"Not only the freight charges, it also has helped in avoiding the vagaries of transportation by tanker trucks," said Surendra Kumar Paudel, Managing Director of Nepal Oil Corporation.
The pipeline became operational in September 2019.
The pipeline helps bring oil from Patna, India. In addition to decreasing transportation costs, the pipeline has also helped in avoiding vagaries of transportation by Tanker trucks.