Mathura refinery has decided to go for innovation and revamp of its two units to meet the challenge of 100 per cent production of BS-VI grade fuel by 2020, a director said. “With the addition of third reactor in series to the existing two reactors and furnace, Prime G (gasoline de-sulphurization) unit of Mathura refinery is being revamped for ensuring BS-VI petrol with sulphur content 8ppm (wt),” Mathura Refinery’s Executive Director Larry Wright Khongwir told reporters yesterday.
Chinese customs in Nanjing city has seized 12,000 tonnes of smuggled fuel worth 85 million yuan ($12.98 million), state news agency Xinhua reported on Monday
Interfering in the pricing of the commodity is the most anti-consumer step a government can take. Let the competition decide the price as in the open market.
India’s fuel demand surged 9.9 per cent in September, the biggest expansion in more than one year, after petrol and diesel consumption soared.
India may export fewer fuels in the next four years as growth in the demand for oil products is rising faster than new refining to produce them is being added, an Essar Oil company executive said on Monday.
The strong demand for oil products will continue and may stay above 5 per cent in the medium term, driven by demand for three key items – petrol, diesel and cooking gas, said a report.
India`s fuel demand fell 6.1 percent in August compared with the same month last year.
India must push for a trans-national deep water gas pipeline from Iran, passing through Oman but by-passing Pakistan, to feedstock the country’s power, fertilizer
Scientists have created cyborg bacteria – microbes covered with tiny, highly efficient solar panels – that are better than plants at harvesting the Sun’s energy to produce fuel from carbon dioxide and water.
The government is considering enhancing the revenue base of state-owned oil companies’ petrol pumps by allowing them to offer pharmaceuticals, groceries and other such products for sale.