Gas Pipeline Projects: TCR Engineering running 84 gas pipeline test projects: President Rohit Bafna

Maharashtra-based TCR Engineering is carrying out 84 gas pipeline test projects across the country, a senior company official said.

The company, headquartered in Mumbai, carries out quality testing of components used in various projects related to sectors such as steel, automotive, chemical processing, defence, electronics, nuclear power and capital goods, among others.

“We are currently conducting non-destructive testing (NDT) and inspection activities on gas pipeline infrastructure projects at over 84 sites across India. Our role includes pipeline testing or inspection and certification “, the company’s global president, Rohit Bafna, told PTI. .

Projects include city gas distribution (CGD) and slurry gas pipeline projects from major oil and gas, construction, infrastructure and steel companies, he said.

His company’s role is to undertake several quality assurance checks of these pipelines during its construction phase, Bafna said.

TCR is working to undertake X-ray testing and NDT on transnational projects… Paradip-Somnathpur-Haldia Pipeline, Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur LPG Pipeline, Koyali-Ahmednagar-Solapur Pipeline as well as several CGDs.

“TCR has been approved by

to work in several stretches of the prestigious Kandla-Gorakhpur LPG pipeline, which is expected to be the longest LPG pipeline in the world,” Bafna said, sharing details of a few projects his company is running.

Qualified X-rays and other NDT services are also provided on the four spans of the 690 kilometer long Srikakulam-Angul project, which is an onshore gas pipeline linking Andhra Pradesh with Orissa.

“TCR’s laboratory and its NDT services are approved by the National Accreditation Board for Testing and Calibration Laboratories (NABL) under the guidelines of ISO 17025,” Bafna said.

Asked about the costs involved, he replied that one percent of the total cost of any infrastructure project is spent on quality assurance, inspection and testing.

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