GlobalData’s latest report, “Global Length and Capital Expenditure Outlook for Oil and Gas Pipelines, 2021–2025 – India and the US Lead Global Pipelines Growth” indicates that a total of 491 planned and announced trunk or transmission oil and gas pipelines are expected to come online during the outlook period 2021–2025. Of these, 294 represents planned pipelines with identified development plans, while 197 shows the count of early-stage announced pipelines that are undergoing conceptual studies and are expected to get approval for development.
Asia leads globally in terms of new-build pipeline length growth with an oil and gas pipeline length of 46,653 km by 2025. North America and the Middle East follow with lengths of 23,830 km and 15,228 km, respectively.
India leads among countries globally with a planned and announced pipeline length of 29,612 km from 2021–2025. The US and Russia follow with pipeline lengths of 15,848 km, and 8,170 km, respectively. km, respectively.
Among companies, Indian Oil Corp Ltd leads globally with the highest planned and announced pipeline length of 16,360 km during the outlook period 2021–2025. Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd and GAIL (India) Ltd follow with pipeline lengths of 11,301 km, and 10,792 km, respectively.
The longest planned and announced pipeline projects globally in terms of length by 2025 are the Power Of Siberia 1 (China Section), Kandla–Gorakhpur, and Nord Stream 2 with lengths of 3,371 km, 2,757 km, and 2,460 km, respectively.