Dharmendra Pradhan, Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas and Steel, during Business Today Mindrush 2019 event on Thursday, said while the Centre aimed to provide 80 million free LPG cooking gas connections to poor women by March 2020 under PM Modi’s social welfare flagship scheme Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana
The stage is all set for the privatisation process of state-run BPCL. According to the latest development in the matter, the scheduled process of BPCL privatisation will start this week with roadshows for its strategic stake sale scheduled from Friday in London
The anti-CAB protests have severely affected the production of crude oil and natural gas, which could lead to a shortage of fuel and cooking gas in Assam as well as other parts of North East.
After remaining unchanged for two days, the price of petrol has witnessed a marginal dip on Saturday, December 14. However, the price of diesel remained unchanged. The price of petrol has gone down by around 5 Paise to 8 Paise per litre.
Asian spot prices for liquefied natural gas (LNG) edged up this week after almost two months of declines on new demand and amid signs that the U.S. was close to reaching a trade deal with China.
Assam and other Northeastern states may face fuel supply issues if the agitation against the Citizenship Amendment Act continues for another week, as it has already led to the shutdown of refineries, petrochemical plants and oil-producing facilities in the region.
Indian Oil Corporation has asked consumers not to entertain the illegal practice of LPG delivery men collecting charges in addition to the retail selling price (RSP). In a statement, general manager (corporate communications) R Chidambaram of IOCL southern region clarified that RSP is inclusive of charges to deliver the cylinder at the doorstep of the consumer.
The Telangana government’s pending dues to power generating companies and Discoms are a whopping Rs 5,913 crore (till the end of September).
According to a World Health Organization survey of 1600 world cities, air quality in Delhi, India’s capital territory, is the worst of any major city in the world. An estimated 1.5 million people are killed each year by air pollution in India; it is India’s fifth-largest killer.
For the first time in Andhra Pradesh, an automated petrol pump or ‘e-fuel station’ is going to be installed at the Millennium Petrol station at Siripuram Junction in the city. The station is owned by Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL).