Ace Energy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. accomplishes a big milestone as they efficiently set up a 3600-meter pipeline of 24″ diameter across the Subansiri River in Assam. This outstanding achievement was made attainable by using the intersect technique of Horizontal Directional Drilling (HDD), positioning it amongst the largest pipeline installations worldwide utilizing this system.
This unimaginable accomplishment was executed for Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited (IGGL) (a three way partnership of oil and gasoline corporations reminiscent of Indian Oil Corporation Limited, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd., GAIL (India) Limited, Oil India Limited, and Numaligarh Refinery Limited) with MECON Limited, India Ltd. serving as the Project Management Consultant (PMC) as a part of a challenge to increase the Pradhan Mantri Urja Ganga (National Natural Gas Grid) to the North Eastern states of India, a challenge envisioned by the honourable Prime Minister of India and ably steered by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Govt of India.
Speaking about this achievement, Mr. Ravneet Singh, Director, of Ace Energy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd, says, “This endeavor stands amongst the largest HDD crossings undertaken globally and is an efficient demonstration of the engineering expertise and competencies that infrastructure corporations in India are able to. Our workforce of specialists tackled a number of technical and logistical challenges with precision and dedication, ensuing in the completion of this complicated HDD crossing milestone.”
Speaking about this achievement, Mr. Tarun Singh, Director, of Ace Energy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd., says, “Our expertise in executing difficult tasks and our dedication to high quality will at all times be important in delivering an answer that meets the necessities. Together, we’ve confirmed that no problem is insurmountable after we unite our experience, ardour, and willpower.”
Speaking about this achievement, Mr. Ajit Kumar Thakur, CEO, of Indradhanush Gas Grid Ltd., says, “This is a monumental accomplishment not just for Indradhanush Gas Grid Limited and Ace Energy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. but additionally for the nation’s strategic imaginative and prescient of increasing entry to cleaner power use by organising the pure gasoline infrastructure to the main demand centres in North East components of the nation.”
What made this an additional particular effort other than the technical challenges in the drilling had been:
- Extremely troublesome website situations: Both banks of the river the place the gear was to be mobilized had been at an especially inaccessible location, in North Lakhimpur and Majuli Districts of Assam, with no entry to motorable roads. While entry to the Majuli facet was achieved by the building of a brief cofferdam across the Lohit River, which too was washed out on account of flash floods in early April in pre-monsoon rains, Access across the river itself was on a rudimentary ferry that would barely accommodate vehicles. What made the job much more difficult was the slender climate window when gear may very well be mobilized, with the complete space being waterlogged between June and October.
- Several months of job planning: A well-planned method is the key to success. Their detailed planning of strategies, gear, and manpower a number of months in advance performed a vital function in the profitable execution of this extremely difficult crossing. Equipment reminiscent of monitoring and steerage instruments, a recycling unit, mud pumps, drill pipe, swivels, and numerous tooling other than the HDD rigs with ample redundancy befitting such a serious crossing had been procured months in advance and needed to be mobilized at the distant challenge website.
- Hard Work, and willpower: The Ace Energy Infrastructure workforce labored tirelessly day and evening over the previous 5 months, with no single break.
- Perseverance and utilizing setbacks to be taught and develop: From a flash flood washing out the solely entry to the website (the short-term cofferdam) to breakage in drill strings, the workforce confronted opposed conditions and continued in the direction of their dedication to excellence.
- Improvising strategies utilizing suggestions from folks on the floor: During the course of the execution of the works, the best-made plans have to be re-looked at and re-engineered in gentle of the dynamics of the challenge website. Feedback from skilled personnel at the website proved invaluable. Their firsthand experiences and insights present essential steerage for steady enchancment.
Ace Energy Infrastructure Pvt. Ltd. was established in 2007 and has its roots in Mumbai. Over the years, they’ve flourished via a mix of entrepreneurial management and braveness in adversity and have grown over the years in their potential to execute various tasks across the nation. Ace Energy Infrastructure, with its well-honed experience and assets, encompasses companies for the conception, creation, and maintenance of infrastructure for the power, oil and gasoline, energy, and petrochemical industries. The Oil and Gas trade supplies the gas for the development of the nation, and so they take pleasure in constructing the important provide chains that flip the wheels of the nation.