Tata Steel Mining Limited has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Gas Authority of India (GAIL) Limited, in order to reduce carbon footprint in its operations, and for the supply of natural gas to its Ferro Alloys Plant at Athgarh in Odisha’s Cuttack district.
As per the MoU, GAIL will supply the agreed quantity of natural gas through its pipeline from Gujarat to Athgarh.
Tata Steel, in a statement, mentioned that furnace oil emits more carbon dioxide, nitrogen oxides, and sulphur oxides than natural gas does. Natural gas emits 27% less CO2 and has lower levels of other pollutants.
The statement also stated that the project will lead to Green House Gas emission reduction of 968 tonnes.
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