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SEP 25 2012

ONGC to set up four ‘centres of deliveries’ for more exploration

  • Business Line, M Ramesh / Chennai, 25 September 2012
  • Created:Tue 25th SEP 2012

In its quest to seek frontier hydrocarbons, ONGC has decided to set up four ‘centres of deliveries’–Delhi for coal bed methane, Vadodara for shale oil, Mumbai ...

SEP 25 2012

LPG distributors to strike on Oct 1

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / New Delhi, 25 September 2012
  • Created:Tue 25th SEP 2012

LPG distributors across the country will be on strike on October 1. “With the Government’s latest decision on capping LPG cylinders both the consumers and the ...

SEP 25 2012

ONGC to start production in its KG basin block by 2016-17

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 25 September 2012
  • Created:Tue 25th SEP 2012

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) today said it will start producing natural gas from a block that sits next to Reliance Industries' flagging KG-D6 fields in Bay of Bengal by ...

SEP 24 2012

Centre plans power debt recast but states yet to make up mind

  • Business Standard, Jyoti Mukul & Sanjay Jog / New Delhi,Mumbai, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

Mandatory pvt participation, annual tariff hikes, conforming to FRBM limits seen difficultThe Union government may be planning to kick-start the next ...

SEP 24 2012

Progress on power grid-related initiative to be made public

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The Power Ministry will soon start making public details about progress made in strengthening electricity grids that is aimed at preventing instances like the recent grid ...

SEP 24 2012

Small industries in TN seek subsidised solar power

  • Business Line, R.Yegya Narayanan / Coimbatore, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The Tamil Nadu Government should provide solar power to MSMEs at a subsidised rate to beat the impact of the acute power cut, according to the Coimbatore District Small Industries’ ...

SEP 24 2012

DERC penalises Tata Power Delhi Distribution

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

Delhi’s power regulator DERC has imposed a penalty of around Rs 19,000 on Tata Power Delhi Distribution Ltd (TPDDL) for failing to provide electricity connection to a consumer ...

SEP 24 2012

Nuclear energy is vital, but we do need independent regulation

  • Economic Times,ET Bureau / 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The ongoing protests against the Kudankulam nuclear power project are misguided, as they gloss over ground realities and make inappropriate comparisons. However, we do need independent ...

SEP 24 2012

12th Five-Year Plan: Power generation capacity of 88,000 MW targeted for 2012-17

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The Planning Commission has set a target of adding over 88,000 MW of power generation capacity in the 12th Plan period (2012-17). "In order to bridge the gap ...

SEP 24 2012

European firms look to tap India renewable energy market

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

EU companies are looking forward to have tie-ups with Indian companies in the clean energy segment at the two-day conference on renewable energy in Mumbai on September 25-26. ...

SEP 24 2012

NuPower Renewables gets Rs.750 cr PNB funding

  • Mint, Malvika Joshi / Mumbai, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The firm plans to use the money to implement a 150 MW wind power project in Tamil NaduNuPower Renewables Ltd , a Mumbai-based wind energy firm, has ...

SEP 24 2012

CIL gets nod for faster overseas mine buys

  • Financial Express, Indronil Roychowdhury / Kolkata, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The Coal India (CIL) board has given the management the green signal to step up acquisition of foreign coal mines. Acquiring mines abroad is necessary since coal production at home will fall ...

SEP 24 2012

GPS monitoring will curb pilferage of coal en route: D C Garg

  • Business Standard, Sanjay Jog / Mumbai, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

Interview with CMD, Western Coalfields LtdAmid the Coalgate controversy, Coal India subsidiary Western Coalfields Ltd (WCL), is planning to take ...

SEP 24 2012

CIL subsidiaries should be spun off: PlanCom

  • Business Standard, PTI / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

In view of the growing supply deficit of coal, the Planning Commission has suggested spinning off Coal India’s subsidiaries into separate entities so that each one of them can ...

SEP 24 2012

NTPC awaiting re-allocation of five of its cancelled blocks

  • Business Standard, Sudheer Pal Singh / New Delhi,24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

India’s state-owned power generator NTPC Ltd is still awaiting re-allocation of five of its coal mines allocations for which were cancelled earlier due to delays in ...

SEP 24 2012

Coalgate: SKS Ispat & Power, Bhushan Steel move court against de-allocation of coal mines

  • Economic Times,Sarita C Singh, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

SKS Ispat & Power, linked to tourism minister Subodh Kant Sahai, and Bhushan SteelBSE 1.50 % have challenged the de-allocation of their coal blocks in the Delhi High Court, even before ...

SEP 24 2012

Govt gains Rs 89,458 cr since coalgate lows

  • Business Standard, N Sundaresha Subramanian & Sameer Mulgaonkar / New Delhi,Mumbai, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

It’s not just the image of the government that has skyrocketed over the past two weeks. The paper wealth of the Union government went up by a whopping Rs 89,458 crore since the ...

SEP 24 2012

Energy giants CIL, NTPC spar again

  • Business Standard, Sudheer Pal Singh / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

The battle between the energy sector’s two giants, both government-owned, Coal India Ltd (CIL) and power generator NTPC, does not seem to be ending.After ...

SEP 24 2012

Reliance Industries, BP to surrender two more blocks on bad outlook

  • Economic Times, Rajeev Jayaswal, ET Bureau / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

Reliance IndustriesBSE -0.02 % and its partner BP plan to surrender two more exploration blocks, reducing their tally to 14 from 21 a year ago, when the government approved the British oil ...

SEP 24 2012

ONGC fears subsidy burden may hamper capex plans

  • Business Line, Richa Mishra / New Delhi, 24 September 2012
  • Created:Mon 24th SEP 2012

Finance Minister P. Chidambaram wants public sector companies to step up their investments. But ONGC, though confident of meeting its planned target for 2012-13, fears that its internal ...