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Tuesday, November 20, 2018

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Special Budget Edition Of Stories on Energy and Infrastructure Sectors

Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017-18 Endorses Piyush Goyal's Focus On Renewable Energy and Rural Electrification

Arun Jaitley's Budget 2017-18 Endorses Piyush Goyal's Focus On Renewable Energy and Rural Electrification

Maintaining its focus on India’s Renewable Energy plans, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley while presently Union Budget 2017-18 said the government would now take up the second phase of solar park development in the country to add 20,000 MW. The seriousness and focus of the government on Renewable Energy was clearly visible when Jaitlley said that around 7,000 railway stations would be fed through solar power in the medium term and work has already begun in that respect in 300 stations

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Union Budget 2017announces another Rs 4,814 crore for Energising Rural Homes

Union Budget 2017announces another Rs 4,814 crore for Energising Rural Homes

Confident that India will achieve 100% rural electrification by 2018, Finance Minister Arun Jaitely has proposed Rs 4,814 crore as part of budget allocation for government’s rural electrification program -under Deen Daya Upadhyayal Gram Jyoti Yojana meant for facilitating power to all rural homes.

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Creation Of An Integrated Mega Indian Oil PSU To Rival Global Energy Majors Announced In Union Budget 2017

Creation Of An Integrated Mega Indian Oil PSU To Rival Global Energy Majors Announced In Union Budget 2017

In what can rival the likes of Russia's Rosneft ($55 billion in market cap) and UK's BP Plc ($112 billion) in market value and financial power, finance minister Arun Jaitley while presenting the Union Budget 2017 announced creation of an integrated public sector ‘oil major’ by integrating the oil sector PSUs across the value chain and to enhance capacity of Oil PSUs to bear higher risks, avail economies of scale, take higher investment decisions and create more value for the stakeholders.

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Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

Budget announces creation of two more Strategic Oil Storages in Odisha and Rajasthan

India will soon move to a high energy table and ensure its energy security needs by creating two new strategic oil storage facilities that will come up at Chandikhol in Odisha and Bikaner in Rajasthan. This was announced by union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley announced in his Budget for 2017-18

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Strategic Petroleum Reserves Can Support India's Energy Security Goals

Expert Take On Strategic Petroleum Reserves Can Support India's Energy Security Goals

An In-depth Piece By Manish Vaid On Importance and the need for Strategic Petroleum Reserved for India’s energy securityy

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Budget brings lower indirect levies for clean energy equipment

Budget brings lower indirect levies for clean energy equipment

Giving a boost to clean energy programme, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today proposed massive cuts in excise and customs duties on materials used in solar and wind plants, and also announced the second phase of solar park development for 20 GW capacity

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Budget 2017: FM says rising crude oil prices will impact fiscal health

Budget 2017: FM says rising crude oil prices will impact fiscal health

Unveiling the union budget for 2017-18, Finance minister Arun Jaitley stated that uncertainty of commodity prices, especially crude oil prices, may have far reaching implications for the fiscal situation of various economies including India

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Union Budget 2017: Subsidy bill up over 3 per cent at Rs 2.4 lakh crore in 2017-18

Union Budget 2017: Subsidy bill up over 3 per cent at Rs 2.4 lakh crore in 2017-18

Subsidies on food, fertiliser and petroleum have been pegged higher by over 3 per cent to more than Rs 2.4 lakh crore for 2017-18. The subsidy bill on food, petroleum and fertilisers is estimated at Rs 2,40,338.6 crore for 2017-18 fiscal, according to the Budget proposals presented by Finance Minister Arun Jaitley in Parliament.

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Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18 For Airports and Transportation Sector

Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18 For Airports and Transportation Sector

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley while presented his budget proposals for 2017-18 on Wednesday made the following key points related to the Airport and Transportation Sector.

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Environment

Badarpur power plant to stay shut till notice

The environment department of the Delhi government on Tuesday extended the closure directive of the Badarpur power plant, which means it won't reopen till further orders.

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NMDC

NMDC seeks new iron-ore leases through preferential allotment

India’s largest iron-ore miner, NMDC, will be able to ramp up its yearly production from 30-million tons currently to 75-million tons by 2019 and 100-million tons by 2022, if it were awarded additional mining leases in iron-ore-bearing provinces

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OIL AND GAS

 

Dr. SSV Ramakumar takes over as Director (R&D) on IndianOil Board

Dr. SSV Ramakumar takes over as Director (R&D) on IndianOil Board

Dr. SSV Ramakumar has taken over as Director (Research & Development) on the Board of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd. (IndianOil) here today. Prior to this, he was Executive Director (Refining Technology) at IndianOil’s R&D Centre at Faridabad

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Saudi to invite bids for new renewable energy projects in April - energy minister

Saudi to invite bids for new renewable energy projects in April - energy minister

Saudi Arabia will invite international and domestic companies to bid for renewable energy projects in April, the energy minister said on Wednesday, adding that he expected to award the deals in September

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Saudi Arabia may raise U.S. crude oil investments -energy minister

Saudi Arabia may raise U.S. crude oil investments -energy minister

Saudi Arabia may increase its oil investments in the United States due to a more fossil fuel-oriented energy policy by the U.S. administration of President Donald Trump, the kingdom's energy minister said.

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India's 2016 Iran oil imports hit record high

India's 2016 Iran oil imports hit record high

India's annual oil imports from Iran surged to a record high in 2016 as some refiners resumed purchases after the lifting of sanctions against Tehran, according to ship tracking data and a report compiled by Thomson Reuters Oil Research and Forecasts.

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INFRASTRUCTURE

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Turn Indian Railways into a holding company

The government may disagree, train journey in India is becoming increasingly unsafe and unreliable in terms of keeping its time schedule and service quality. Since the BJP-led NDA government came to power in May 2014

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Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18 For Airports and Transportation Sector

Highlights of Union Budget 2017-18 For Airports and Transportation Sector

Union finance minister Arun Jaitley while presented his budget proposals for 2017-18 on Wednesday made the following key points related to the Airport and Transportation Sector. including the Railways

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