India is pushing for better land connectivity with neighblouring Nepal and Bangladesh for effective sub-regional cooperation despite the obstacles created by the absence of SAARC Motor Vehicles and Railways Agreements.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board becomes dysfunctional due to lack of replacements for retiring members
Lack of replacements for the retiring members in the past one and a half years has left Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board
India’s policy think-tank, Niti Aayog, will soon rank states on the basis of energy efficiency, a move which will help India achieve its international commitment of lowering energy consumption.
The government’s plan to create an integrated oil company will likely involve Oil and Natural Gas Corp taking over either Hindustan Petroleum Corp (HPCL) or Bharat Petroleum Corp (BPCL)
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan, senior officers of his ministry and executives of state-run oil companies will fan out in almost all the districts of the country over the next 40 days to gauge energy infrastructure
Saudi Arabia’s state-run shipping company Bahri plans to expand its business in India, encouraged the country’s consistent economic growth and its focus on manufacturing, its chief executive said.
The government hopes to overshoot the Rs 45,500 crore disinvestment target for the current fiscal amid strengthening of equity markets.
Capacity utilisation of coal-fired power plants has risen to 60.5 per cent in December from a low of 52 per cent in August, a significant growth after years of decline, official data shows
Spot market power is set to become costlier as state-owned power distribution companies have proposed a hefty increase in levies imposed on openmarket consumers in their tariff petitions for the coming year.
Russia overtook Saudi Arabia as the world’s largest crude producer in December, when both countries started restricting supplies ahead of agreed cuts with other global producers to curb the worst glut in decades.