Currently, major state-owned companies like Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) are giving LPG connection in few easy steps.
Petrol prices rose by 7 paise while diesel edged down about 10-11 paise across major cities on Friday. Petrol price in Mumbai stood at Rs 78.17 a litre while diesel was at Rs 70.42 per litre, at par with December 2018 levels.
The release of the election schedule on Sunday has put the brakes on a number of activities that were to be undertaken by government-owned enterprises. One such project is the process of allotting petrol pumps across the country by state oil marketing companies (OMCs) according to the plan to double the existing retail network.
Public sector behemoth Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will take 50 acre land on lease in Gorakhpur, the home turf of chief minister Yogi Adityanath, for setting up an ethanol plant costing nearly Rs 800 crore.
On Tuesday (5 February), Petrol and diesel prices rose again with a hike of 7 paise in petrol prices while diesel was raised by 10-11 paise across major cities of the country. In Delhi, petrol price peaked to to Rs 72.24 a litre as against Rs 72.17 on Monday
Hindustan Oil Exploration Company (HOEC) has awarded with a contract area identified as A/ONDSF/Umatara/2018 in consortium with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOC) under the Discovered Small Field Policy Bid Round II.