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October 16, 2018, Tuesday

Your Morning Newsletter In Energy And Infrastructure From Across The Media Space  

Power Tariff In Punjab To Be Highest Among Northern States On Coal Cost

Power Tariff In Punjab To Be Highest Among Northern States On Coal Cost

Electricity is set to cost more yet again in Punjab. The state regulator for power has given a go-ahead to the PSPCL to hike its fuel cost adjustment (FCA) surcharge in order to overcome an increase in coal and rail frieght prices.

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Power Ministry And Private Units In A Bind Over Coal Supply Shortage

Power Ministry And Private Units In A Bind Over Coal Supply Shortage

Even with claims of record high coal output, the power ministry agrees there is a supply problem to thermal power units. To meet the shortfall in coal supply, the power ministry has asked the power generators to import coal to build stock.

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This Rs 8,000-crore Solar Scheme May Help Indian Firms Boost Manufacturing

This Rs 8,000-crore Solar Scheme May Help Indian Firms Boost Manufacturing

A new 12 gigawatts solar energy scheme, which has been deftly crafted to mandate local manufacturing without violating WTO’s trade rules, is in the final stages of approval, and will help local industry withstand the onslaught of cheap imports, senior government officials said.

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First Tender For 1,000-mw Solar Capacity In DSIR Likely In August

First Tender For 1,000-mw Solar Capacity In DSIR Likely In August

The first tender for the 1,000-megawatt (mw) solar capacity in the Dholera Special Investment Region (DSIR) in Gujarat is likely to be issued next month, a senior official has said.

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Rajasthan Power Discom Workers To Go On Strike!

Rajasthan Power Discom Workers To Go On Strike!

Workers of power companies in Rajasthan will go on an indefinite strike from Tuesday to press for their various demands, including higher pay scale.

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Oil India Q1 PAT Seen Up 89.7% Yoy To Rs. 854.2 Cr: KR Choksey

Oil India Q1 PAT Seen Up 89.7% Yoy To Rs. 854.2 Cr: KR Choksey

KR Choksey has come out with its first quarter (April-June’ 18) earnings estimates for the Oil & Gas sector.

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Indian Navy Helps ONGC In Stopping Offshore Gas Leak At Bombay High

Indian Navy Helps ONGC In Stopping Offshore Gas Leak At Bombay High

Around noon Indian Navy helicopter was deployed to fly with ONGC technician to fix the gas leakage on an unmanned ONGC platform at Bombay High on Sunday. The operation lasted almost 4-5 hours and the leakage was fixed and averted a major disaster.

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Oil PSUs Spend 20% Of Annual Capex In Q1

Oil PSUs Spend 20% Of Annual Capex In Q1

State oil firms have spent about Rs 18,000 crore in the first quarter of the current fiscal, nearly a fifth of their planned annual capex, on exploration and production and expanding their refining, transport and marketing infrastructure.

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Is The LNG Floating Storage Boom Over?

Is The LNG Floating Storage Boom Over?

The relatively young industry of projects using floating storage and regasification units (FSRU) has enjoyed boom years since 2015 as many new importers of liquefied natural gas (LNG) used these floating types of carriers that are cheaper than having to build an entire onshore LNG import terminal.

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US Sanctions On Iran Pose Risk To Profitability: MRPL

US Sanctions On Iran Pose Risk To Profitability: MRPL

US sanctions on Iran and pressure on India to reduce oil imports from the Persian Gulf nation pose a significant short-term supply risk and can impact profitability of Indian refiners, says Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd (MRPL).

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Centre Clears LNG Terminal, Hazardous Waste Treatment Plant For TN

Centre Clears LNG Terminal, Hazardous Waste Treatment Plant For TN

Mega projects in Tamil Nadu - a Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) terminal at Ennore and an integrated common hazardous waste treatment storage and disposal facility in Gummidipoondi - have been cleared by the central government.

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Imagine The World Without Opec! Actually, It May Not Be A Paradise

Imagine The World Without Opec! Actually, It May Not Be A Paradise

Imagine a world without OPEC. This is what the sponsors of legislation introduced in both houses of Congress seem to want.

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Railways Mulls Increasing Run-time Of Special Mumbai Rajdhani To Make It Stick To Schedule

Railways Mulls Increasing Run-time Of Special Mumbai Rajdhani To Make It Stick To Schedule

Unable to maintain the punctuality of Bandra Terminus-Hazrat Nizamuddin special Rajdhani introduced as a faster and cheaper premium option to travellers, the Indian Railways is mulling increase in its run-time by an hour to make it stick to schedule, ministry sources said.

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Truckers' Strike Costs India Rs10,000 Crore In 3 Days

The losses due to the all-India transporters’ strike crossed Rs 2,000 crore in Maharashtra as lakhs of trucks stayed off the road for the third consecutive day on Sunday.

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Indian Railways New Train: Hisar-secunderabad Express Flagged Off

Indian Railways New Train: Hisar-secunderabad Express Flagged Off

A train connecting Haryana’s Hisar with Secunderabad in Telangana was flagged off from here today.

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Railways Mulls Increasing Run-time Of Special Mumbai Rajdhani To Make It Stick To Schedule

Railways Mulls Increasing Run-time Of Special Mumbai Rajdhani To Make It Stick To Schedule

Unable to maintain the punctuality of Bandra Terminus-Hazrat Nizamuddin special Rajdhani introduced as a faster and cheaper premium option to travellers, the Indian Railways is mulling increase in its run-time by an hour to make it stick to schedule, ministry sources said.

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Travelling By Air Than Trains On These Routes Will Save Your Money

Travelling By Air Than Trains On These Routes Will Save Your Money

Tickets on the Indian Railways' premium trains were much higher as compared to airfares, says a Comptroller and Auditor General (CAG) report, tabled in parliament.

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Indian Railways Kakinada-pithapuram Rail Project Being Re-examined: Piyush Goyal

Indian Railways Kakinada-pithapuram Rail Project Being Re-examined: Piyush Goyal

The government is examining afresh the proposal of an Indian Railways new direct rail line between Kakinada and Pithapuram in Andhra Pradesh on the request of the state government though the project is not financially viable, Railways minister Piyush Goyal said today.

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