The Sri Lankan government said on Thursday that Oman’s government-controlled Oman Oil Co has made clear that it is interested in taking a 30 per cent stake in a new oil refinery project on Sri Lanka’s south coast.
India has been co-operating with the US on the Venezuelan sanctions and it is the “understanding” of the Trump administration that private Indian companies have stopped importing oil from the Latin American country, a top official has said.
With less than a month left in the first and second phase of Lok Sabha polls on April 11 and 18 respectively, state government-owned discom – Dakshinanchal Vidyut Vitran Nigam Limited (DVVNL) – has finally swung into action. There is urgent need of power supply in over 4,000 polling booths in eight districts, including Agra.
The government has published the guidelines for the implementation of Kisan Urja Suraksha evam Utthaan Mahabhiyan (KUSUM) scheme for installation of solar pumps and grid-connected solar power plants by farmers.
Union Ministers Piyush Goyal and Dr Harsh Vardhan are among the seven Indians who have been named in the ‘World’s 100 Most Influential People in Climate Policy for 2019’ for taking steps in order to combat climate change.
I had the opportunity last month to participate in Petrotech, the biennial international conference of India’s oil and gas industry.
At least two tankers have ferried Iranian fuel oil to Asia in recent months despite U.S. sanctions against such shipments, according to a Reuters analysis of ship-tracking data and port information, as well as interviews with brokers and traders.
Petrol stations in Mohali have seen an 18% dip in sale of diesel even as those in Chandigarh have seen a 45% surge in the past five months. As far as petrol sales are concerned, Chandigarh petrol pumps registered a 17% rise in petrol sales as compared to that in Mohali, which saw no change in sales of petrol.
Public-sector oil marketing companies, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), have approached the petroleum ministry to seek an exemption from the election commission for going ahead with the allotment of at least 31,800 petrol pumps.
State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) has declared a second interim dividend of Rs 1,412 crore for the current financial year and ONGC agreed to do so next week to help the government meet its tax revenue target.