Govt looks to relax norms for setting up petrol pumps

Govt looks to relax norms for setting up petrol pumps

The government is mulling relaxing norms for setting up petrol pumps as it is keen on getting more private players into fuel retailing so as to increase competition. The Oil Ministry has set up an expert committee to recommend easing of fuel retailing licensing rules

Cyclone Titli in Odisha 2018: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says OMCs to help people affected by storm, floods

The OMCs deployed all the resources at their command and ensured uninterrupted supply of petroleum products in the areas affected by floods.

Cyclone Titli in Odisha 2018: Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan says OMCs to help people affected by storm, floods

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said that oil marketing companies (OMC) have taken a slew of measures to assist the people affected by cyclone Titli and the subsequent floods in Odisha.

PM Modi meeting petroleum, MEA officials today on Iran oil imports

In the meeting, the Modi government will figure out ways on how to continue with Iran imports but at the same time reduce the dependence on Iran imports to some extent and how to make the import payments

PM Modi meeting petroleum, MEA officials today on Iran oil imports

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will meet government officials across ministries like petroleum, external affairs and finance later today to figure out ways for continuing with oil imports from Iran in the face of sanctions by the United States

BPCL refinery to make India less reliant on other countries for crude oil: Pradhan

Earlier on Wednesday, Odisha Governor Ganeshi Lal laid the foundation of the BPCL ethanol bio-fuel refinery plant in Bargarh.

BPCL refinery to make India less reliant on other countries for crude oil: Pradhan

Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday said that refinery plant under Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) will make the country less reliant on other for crude oil and will also fulfill Prime Minister Narendra Modi