Minister Pradhan said about Rs 43000 crore will be in invested in the refinery to be set up in Pachpadra in Barmer district while Rs 27000 crore will be invested in the oil fields of Cairn Energy.
Investment worth Rs. 70,000 crore is expected in the coming four years in Rajastha’a Petroleum and Petro Chemical projects, union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Tuesday at a function in Jaipur.
Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL), one of the biggest Navratna Public Sector oil Companies in India will be setting up a 9 MMTPA (Million Metric Tonnes Per Annum) capacity grass root Refinery cum Petrochemical Complex at Barmer, in Rajasthan in Joint venture with Government of Rajasthan (GOR). This estimated cost of the project is Rs.43,129 crore.
Come May 1, five cities across India — one in every region including Chandigarh in Northern region, Jamshedpur in Eastern region, Udaipur in West and Vizag in Southern region besides Puducherry will start selling petrol and diesel on a daily dynamic pricing model.
The 3.25 LPG Connections Includes 2 Cr LPG connections under PMUY (Launched on 1st May, 2016). LPG Coverage now estimated at 72.8%
Thanks to the government’s flagship programme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), where the government wants to make Indian rural kitchens smoke free by providing access to clean cooking fuel, the state-owned Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) have successfully released 3.25 crore new LPG connections during FY 2016-17, the highest ever number of LPG connections released in a financial year so far in the LPG history of the country.
In a dialogue with the local community from Neduvasal village, Tamil Nadu, senior Union ministers on Wednesday assured them that the Government will not carry out any E&P activities without addressing concerns of stakeholders.
OPaL, a joint venture company promoted by ONGC, GAIL, and GSPC, is the single largest petrochemical plant in the country that has a capacity to produce 14 lakh tonnes of polymers and 5 lakh tonnes of chemicals such as benzene annually.
India’s largest petrochemical plant, built by ONGC Petro Additions Ltd (OPaL) at a cost of Rs 30,000 crore, at Dahej Special Economic Zone (SEZ) was dedicated to the nation by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday.
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The two new strategic oil facilities announced at Odisha and Rajasthan are in addition to the three facilities that already exist in the country as underground storages in rock caverns at Visakhapatnam (1.33 million tonnes), Mangalore (1.5 MT) and Padur (2.5 MT).
Union petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan said the move to create two new strategic oil storage will enhance India’s energy security “taking our strategic reserve capacity to 15.33 MMT.” This, he said, will increase India’s oil storage capacity to meet the consumption requirement of about 90 days which is at par with the international benchmarks.