Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said there are plans to set up bio-Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) plants in India.
India today voiced its concern over high international oil prices with oil producers cartel OPEC and nudged it to move to responsible pricing that balances interests of both producers and consumers.
As many as 22 more towns and cities of Uttar Pradesh will soon be supplied piped natural gas(PNG), Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced here.
Petrol price in India down 15p today; New Delhi rate comes below Rs 78, Mumbai stays over Rs 85, check rates in other cities
The state-owned OMCs have trimmed down petrol price in various state capitals of India by 15 paisa per litre on Monday. This cut would be the highest since the OMCs began relaxing petrol price from May 29. However, the prices still remain at record high.
Oil minister Dharmendra Pradhanburned the midnight oil on Thursday with his ministry officials and top honchos of oil companies in an effort to figure out a way to reduce fuel prices.
With opposition parties mocking the one paisa cut in the prices of petroleum products, Petroleum MinisterDharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said the prices are decided by the oil companies and the government has no role in it.
The Narendra Modi government will match the 67-year record of previous governments by providing liquified petroleum gas (LPG) connections to 130 million families in five years of its tenure, petroleum and natural gas minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday said that the reduced value of the Indian rupee in comparison to the US dollar is causing fuel price hike.
Officials from the petroleum ministry have said that the government will ask ONGC to sell it’s fuel to refiners and distributors at around $70 a barrel.
Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan said that they have appealed to the Odisha government to reduce the tax on petrol and diesel for the benefit of people.