On February 23, 2021 NTPC Ltd(formerly- National Thermal Power Corporation Limited) signed a share purchase agreement with GAIL (India) Ltd. As per the agreement NTPC will buy GAIL’s 25.51% in Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt Ltd (RGPPL), which is commonly known as Dabhol project. Apart from this, NTPC will sell its 14.82% stake in Konkan LNG Ltd (KLL) on a fully diluted basis to GAIL.
After the transaction, NTPC’s shareholding in RGPPL will stand at 86.49%. In addition to this, NTPC will exit from KLL.
- Initially, NTPC and GAIl had 25.51% stake each in RGPPL.
- In January NTPC announced that it will acquire a 35.47% stake in RGPPL from its lenders.
About Ratnagiri Gas and Power Pvt Ltd (RGPPL):
i.It was incorporated under the Companies Act, 1956 on 08th July, 2005.
ii.It is promoted by NTPC Limited and GAIL (India) Limited.
iii.It was established to takeover and revive the assets of Dabhol Power Company Project.
iv.It is to be noted that RGPPL owns an Integrated Power generation and Re-gasified LNG facility. v.The power station is one of India’s large gas based combined cycle power stations.
HeadOffice– New Delhi, Delhi
Chairman– Chandan Kumar Mondol
Konkan LNG Ltd
i.It is formerly known as Konkan LNG Private Limited – KLPL
ii.It was incorporated as a wholly owned subsidiary of RGPPL.
iii.It was formed to own the LNG assets at Ratnagiri after a demerger scheme for RGPPL was approved by the National Company Law Appellate Tribunal (NCLAT) in February 2018.
iv.It became the subsidiary of GAIL and also become Government Company i.e.Central Public Sector Enterprise (CPSE) in March 2020
Headoffice– Noida,Uttar Pradesh
CEO– Pankaj Patel
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About NTPC Limited:
India’s largest energy conglomerate with roots planted way back in 1975 to accelerate power development in India.
Headquarters– New Delhi, India
Chairman and Managing Director(CMD)– Gurdeep Singh
About GAIL (India) Ltd:
CMD– Manoj Jain
Headquarters– New Delhi, Delhi