Close on the heels of awarding 86 geographical areas (GAs) under the 9th round of city gas distribution (CGD) licensing, the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) on Thursday launched the 10th round offering 50 GAs.
Oil regulator PNGRB Thursday put up for bidding 50 cities including Gwalior in Madhya Pradesh, Mysore in Karnataka, Ajmer in Rajasthan and Howrah in West Bengal for grant of licence to retail CNG and piped natural gas.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) on Monday declared the final list of winners of city gas retailing licences that had billionaire Gautam Adani’s group, state-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Torrent Gas as the big winners.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) on Friday announced the winners of 30 more geographical areas (GAs) put up for auction in the ninth bid round for the development of City Gas Distribution (CGD) networks.
Petroleum and natural gas regulatory board (PNGRB) awarded the city gas projects in Kasaragod, Kannur and Mahe to IOC-Adani Gas Pvt Ltd (IOAGPL) on Friday. Also, PNGRB is expected to officially sanction projects in Wayanad, Kozhikode, Malappuram, Palakkad and Thrissur over the next couple of days.
Too many city gas distribution licences and too big licence areas on offer, along with some regulatory provisions on exclusivity of permits and bid parameters may discourage bidders in the ninth city gas licensing round currently underway, but the regulator expects a good response.
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) expects the proposed gas trading hub to be functional by the end of the calendar year and Crisil has been appointed to assist the regulator and the government in framing rules for the exchange.
Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB), India’s downstream oil and gas regulator, has appointed ratings agency CRISIL as consultant to prepare regulations for the planned Natural Gas Trading Exchange.
With the Indian government aiming to set up a natural gas trading hub in the country, sector regulator the Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) is seeking to appoint a consultant to help determine a regulatory mechanism for such a trading exchange.
After ‘one paisa’ bids spoilt the initial auction rounds, oil regulator PNGRB has radically changed the bidding parameters for obtaining a licence to retail CNG and piped cooking gas in cities.