India’s three oil marketing companies (OMCs) have invited applications for setting up fuel retail outlets at 23,946 locations in Rajashtan, Madhya Pradesh, Telangana, Chhattisgarh and Mizoram.
The All India Petrol Dealers Association (AIPDA) has decided to move to court against the Narendra Modi-led government’s decision to allow oil marketing companies to double the fuel retail outlets over the next five years.
In order to meet the growing fuel needs and the convenience of the customers, Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs) are undertaking retail outlet (Petrol Pump) network expansion across the country.
There is no end in sight for the legal tussle over shifting the petrol pump at Iffco Chowk on MG Road to Sector 42, to make way for the Iffco Chowk underpass.
Petrol pump vendors in Rajasthan may soon wear Khadi if a proposal in this regard by Rajasthan Khadi and Village Industries Board is accepted by the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.
Citizens of the Cuncolim constituency have planned an agitation on Saturday opposite the Cuncolim petrol pump to protest the frequent powerdisruptions. Local MLA Clafasio Dias has offered his support to the protest, which will begin at 9.30am.
The Maharashtra government Wednesday said it would act against oil and gas companies in cases where their authorised petrol pump dealers were caught short-changing consumers.
State oil companies have cancelled the licences of 91 petrol pump dealers in Uttar Pradesh that had tampered with their dispensers to cheat fuel buyers.
The oil marketing cos have given in to the demands raised by petrol pump dealers, and raised their commissions by up to almost 45% for petrol and 60% for diesel.
A Thane Police team today sealed a petrol pump located on Pune-Ahmednagar Road in the city after it found that the fuel dispensing machine was tampered with using a microchip, an official said.