West Bengal has bagged the highest number of LPG connections after Uttar Pradesh, since May 1, 2016, when Prime Minister Narendra Modi had launched the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana aimed at distributing five crore new connections to women of below-poverty-line (BPL
Bengal Concession Private Limited (BCPL), an arm of H-Energy, is planning to commission its upcoming West Bengal LNG Re-gasification terminal (RLNG) terminal by May 2021 at the cost of Rs 1,500 crore, the company said in an application to the environment ministry.
To increase the share of sustainable energy in its total energy production, the state government has set up plans to produce a total of 120 megawatt (MW) of solar energy per year
Ruia brothers-owned Essar Oil and Gas Exploration and Production (EOGEPL) is planning to exploit prospective 7.7 Trillion Cubic Feet (Tcf) of shale resources from its flagship Raniganj East block at a cost of $1 billion, Chief Executive Officer Vilas Tawde told ETEnergyworld.
State-owned GAIL (India) Limited, the country’s largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company, plans to pump in an additional Rs 5,000 crore for the construction of pipelines to supply gas and CNG in West Bengal in the next five to six years.
Shale gas may turn as a boon to West Bengal’s investment map with a potential of Rs 50,000 crore over the next several years but proper regulatory framework, environmental or social factors needs to be handled properly.
Officials found a suspicious item was found on a railway track at North 24 Parganas in Ashok Nagar in West Bengal, on Wednesday morning. The item is suspected to be a bomb, Nikhil Kumar, CPRO Eastern Railway earlier said. “It’s a suspected bomb.
Not getting NOC for petroleum mining licence from West Bengal govt, says ONGC; plans to invest additional Rs 6,000 cr
Oil and gas downstream major ONGC on Tuesday alleged that it was not getting the no objection certificate for petroleum mining licence (PML) from the West Bengal government which was long due.
Sterlite Power Tuesday said it has been awarded a power augmentation project for seven districts in West Bengal. The project will cover districts of Purba Medinipur, Murshidabad, Burdwan, Kolkata, North 24 Parganas, South 24 Parganas and Hooghly.
In order to ensure uninterrupted power supply during the Gangasagar Mela, the state power department has taken up several measures to increase the capacity of the substation at Rudranagar, near here, in South 24 Parganas district.