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Dharmendra Pradhan

50% of state-run fuel stations will be solar powered in five years: Oil minister

They have currently installed a combined 270 MW of solar power capacity and will add 60 MW more capacity in the coming year, Pradhan said

09 Sep 2020 6:42 AM

India to end central control of gas prices, lift LNG transport use

India is expanding infrastructure including building new LNG import plants and connecting households with an expanding gas pipe network

28 Jun 2020 10:29 AM

Fuel demand improves sharply in June as lockdown restrictions ease

Fuel consumption at 14.65 million tonnes in May was 47.4 per cent higher than April but 23.3 per cent lower than a year earlier

16 Jun 2020 4:36 PM

India takes advantage of low oil prices, stockpiles 32 million tonnes

India, the world’s third biggest oil importer, buys over 80% of its oil needs from overseas markets

05 May 2020 11:00 AM

India needs to re-examine long-term gas pricing with Qatar: Dharmendra Pradhan

India imports 8.5 million tonnes of liquefied natural gas (LNG) annually under a long-term supply deal with Qatar.

27 Jan 2020 1:16 PM

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Chant 'Bharat Mata ki Jai' to stay here: Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

On its 134th foundation day, the Congress on Saturday protested against Citizenship (Amendment) Act and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

29 Dec 2019 10:56 AM

Congress inciting violence: Dharmendra Pradhan

Dharmendra Pradhan said this while launching the party’s Jana Jagaran Abhiyan programme Odisha.

27 Dec 2019 2:41 AM

Crude steel production capacity on increase in country

The capacity for domestic crude steel production expanded to 142.24 million tonnes in 2018-19, said Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

27 Nov 2019 3:12 PM

India seeks foreign investments in oil and gas sector: Pradhan

India wants to be the new destination for global energy players, said oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

07 Nov 2019 12:21 PM

Steel consumption in India set for quantum jump: Pradhan

Steel sector is becoming more efficient, environment-friendly and globally competitive supported by various government policies.

06 Nov 2019 2:37 PM

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India to chart is own course of energy transition: Pradhan

Per capita energy consumption in India is only about one-third of the world's average.

15 Oct 2019 1:24 PM

Energy giant Exxon Mobil, India's ONGC sign expertise-sharing deal

A growing demand in India amid a global slowdown and government policies have made investments and returns attractive.

15 Oct 2019 12:21 PM

ONGC free to sell stake in HPCL: Pradhan

ONGC has only got one member on the board and virtually no say in the management.

14 Oct 2019 2:41 PM

USD 60 billion investment coming in gas infrastructure: Pradhan

Govt is giving special impetus to develop gas infrastructure across the length and breadth of the country, said the Oil Minister.

13 Oct 2019 6:25 PM

Govt plan to privatise BPCL needs Parliament nod

Even a 26 per cent stake sale at this valuation would fetch the government Rs 26,500.

29 Sep 2019 12:32 PM

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No need to ban petrol, diesel vehicles; EVs picking up momentum naturally: Gadkari

If we run vehicles on electricity, it would be like cost of Rs 15 per litre of diesel, said Union Minister Nitin Gadkari.

23 Sep 2019 6:27 PM

Oil prices will ease if global tensions do not flare up: Pradhan

The price of crude oil has already reduced by a few dollars per barrel, Pradhan said.

23 Sep 2019 11:42 AM

Saudi assures India of no oil supply shortage: Oil Min

A massive drone strike on the world's largest crude-processing facility operated by Saudi Arabia's Aramco has driven up oil prices.

16 Sep 2019 7:17 PM

Pradhan seeks Japanese investment in steel sector

Steel companies in Japan have already shown interest to invest in India on manufacturing activities.

29 Aug 2019 2:11 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan meets Australian minister Matthew Canavan, discusses energy ties

Both Ministers stressed on the importance of energy and resources in the bilateral relationship.

28 Aug 2019 6:53 PM

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