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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

SC declines Oil Min request to stay sharing of documents on Reliance penalty

Reliance holds 66.6 per cent interest in block KG-DWN-98/3 or KG-D6 in the Bay of Bengal.

08 Oct 2019 12:23 PM

Centre to provide CNG, PNG infrastructure in 406 districts: Pradhan

According to Pradhan, after expanding these facilities, 70 per cent population will get clean energy.

24 Jun 2019 3:14 PM

Govt move to unlock ONGC, OIL gas

Govt's plan to offer PSUs special incentives for natural gas discoveries in difficult, unviable areas will raise natural gas production.

10 Feb 2019 4:04 PM

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No going back on fuel price deregulation: Oil Minister Pradhan

The combination of high international oil prices and a depreciating rupee has made imports costlier.

08 Oct 2018 3:48 PM

Two Indian companies to buy Iranian oil in November: Oil Minister Pradhan

India, the world’s third-biggest oil importer, will buy 9 million barrels of Iranian oil in November.

08 Oct 2018 1:51 PM

5,000 bio-gas plants at Rs 1.75 lakh cr investment in offing: Pradhan

Pradhan announced that state-owned fuel marketing companies will purchase all the bio-gas from these plants.

01 Oct 2018 2:30 PM

Govt raises ethanol price for blending in petrol by 25 per cent

Diverting sugarcane juice for directly making ethanol, which can be doped in petrol, is common across the major sugar producing nations.

12 Sep 2018 5:49 PM

Indian Oil Corp signs up US crude in first ever term-tender deal

The sanctions, which would come into force from November 4, are likely to block current payment routes used to pay for Iranian imports.

08 Aug 2018 6:06 PM

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India plans to set up LNG terminal in Myanmar

The terminal will be in addition to the similar facilities planned by Indian firms in Bangladesh and Sri Lanka.

03 Aug 2018 1:01 PM

Govt moves Delhi HC to recover USD 3.8 bn from Reliance, Shell, ONGC

The liability is to be split between the three companies in proportion to their stake in the fields.

25 Jul 2018 5:27 PM

India has taken note of US sanctions on Iran, says Dharmendra Pradhan

In 2017-18, India bought 22.6 million tonnes of crude oil from Iran, Pradhan said.

25 Jul 2018 5:15 PM

Govt offers incentives to state-owned oil and gas firms

Pradhan said the government also decided to give tax exemption on capital spending on oil and gas blocks given before 1999.

18 Jul 2018 6:44 PM

Renegotiated Gazprom LNG deal to save India up to Rs 9,500 cr: Pradhan

GAIL renegotiated the terms of the 20-year deal to import 2.5 million tonnes a year of LNG.

18 Jul 2018 2:31 PM

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Russia's Gazprom begins LNG supplies to India

The LNG cargo was received by Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan.

04 Jun 2018 4:08 PM

India to import first ever LNG cargo from Russia tomorrow

GAIL India Ltd will bring the shipload of LNG from Gazprom at Petronet LNG Ltd's import terminal.

03 Jun 2018 2:13 PM

Dharmendra Pradhan unveils DSF-II bid round

DSF Round-I was a success which has given "immense confidence on the upcoming discoveries under DSF-II".

14 May 2018 6:00 PM

Chandrababu Naidu asks Centre to cut excise on petrol, diesel

Naidu said the Centre had between November 2014 and January 2016 hiked excise duty on petrol and diesel nine times.

11 May 2018 4:27 PM

Govt concerned about petrol, diesel price pinch, says Pradhan

Pradhan said the states should cut sales tax or VAT on petrol and diesel to ease the burden.

26 Apr 2018 4:56 PM

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