Purba Bharati Gas Private Ltd a joint venture of Assam Gas Company Ltd, Oil India Ltd and GAIL Gas Ltd is set to commissioning the piped gas grid in the city of Guwahati. The gas from the fields of upper Assam, brought thorough upcoming Barauni-Guwahati pipeline will be distributed to city gas grid.
The piped gas will be also be distributed in 7 other districts of the state. Many tea estates are also using the gas from piped grid. The National Gas Grid Pipeline (Urja Ganga Project) which was originally planned for extension from Jagadishpur in Western Uttar Pradesh, to Haldia in West Bengal, was consented to be extended to Guwahati in Assam.