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JUL 20 2012

Oils not well with GST

  • Business Line, Antony Fernandes / 20 July 2012
  • Created:Fri 20th JUL 2012

Excluding petroleum products from GST will raise costs across the board. There are better ways to address concerns over fiscal autonomy of States.India ...

JUL 20 2012

Post-President Poll,LPG,Diesel may Get Costlier

  • Economic Times, Rajeev Jayaswal / New Delhi, 20 July 2012
  • Created:Fri 20th JUL 2012

The oil ministry is planning to increase diesel,kerosene and cooking gas prices as Brent crude has risen to a seven-week high above $107 and the government has a window of opportunity to ...

JUL 20 2012

Project clearance board to be set up for expediting oil, natural gas projects

  • Business Line, PTI / New Delhi, 20 July 2012
  • Created:Fri 20th JUL 2012

Realising the dampening impact on investments due to problems on account of regulatory nod, the Government has decided to set up a high-level board to ensure speedy "one-time ...

JUL 20 2012

Centre weighs capping LPG supply to households

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Bangalore, 20 July 2012
  • Created:Fri 20th JUL 2012

The Centre is studying options to limit the supply of subsidised LPG cylinders to households. The Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Mr R. P. N. Singh, addressing ...

JUL 20 2012

More British Gas jobs to be sent to India

  • Economic Times, PTI / London, 20 July 2012
  • Created:Fri 20th JUL 2012

Energy major British Gas, which has already moved several jobs to India in recent years, is likely to move more jobs here after shortly carrying out redundancies in its office jobs in ...

JUL 19 2012

Unhappy with power supplier? Pick another

  • Times of India, Richi Verma / New Delhi, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

In another year, electricity consumers across the country will be able to choose their suppliers. In a bid to increase competition in the distribution sector, the ministry of power is ...

JUL 19 2012

Reform first, profit later

  • Financial Express / 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Given there have been at least three reform packages for the power sector over the last decade, during which annual losses have more than quadrupled to R80,000 crore a year, it’s ...

JUL 19 2012

Thai PTT group to invest up to $3 bln in Myanmar energy

  • Reuters / Bangkok, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

PTT Pcl, Thailand's top energy firm, said on Tuesday it planned to invest $2 billion-$3 billion in projects in Myanmar, including a 150,000-barrel-per-day refinery, coal mines and a ...

JUL 19 2012

Maharashtra tweaks power distribution franchisee model

  • Business Standard, Sanjay Jog / Mumbai, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Maharashtra has tweaked its power distribution franchisee (DF) model, which is currently in place in Bhiwandi, Nagpur, Aurangabad and Jalgaon, in a bid to ensure additional payment security ...

JUL 19 2012

States back Rs 1.2 lakh cr discom loan recast

  • Economic Times, Sidhartha / New Delhi, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

The stage is set for a mega loan restructuring package for power distribution companies (discoms ) – estimated to be worth close to Rs 1.2 lakh crore – with major states ...

JUL 19 2012

Sushil Kumar Shinde for hike in power tariffs in every six months

  • Economic Times, PTI / New Delhi, 19 july 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Close on the heels of hike in power tariffs in many states, Union Power Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde today advocated raising electricity tariff in small dozes every six months to spare ...

JUL 19 2012

Saint-Gobain plans solar energy solutions

  • Business Line, R Balaji / Chennai, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Saint-Gobain India is looking at supplying solar systems here, backed by the group’s solar energy equipment production facilities in Europe.A division of the ...

JUL 19 2012

‘Water becoming a serious constraint for power generation’

  • Business Line, Aditi Nigam / Chennai, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

It’s time to levy a certain price for water usage: GE Energy India CEOUS multinational GE Energy feels India’s economy is headed in ...

JUL 19 2012

Cut off power of errant electroplating units: HC to MPCB

  • Business Line, PTI / Mumbai, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

In a crackdown on errant electroplating units, the Bombay High Court has directed officials of the Maharashtra Pollution Control Board (MPCB) and electric supply companies to visit the ...

JUL 19 2012

Nuclear programme in take-off stage

  • Business Line, Bhaskar Balakrishnan / 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Easier availability of fuel after the nuclear deal will aid expansion of India’s nuclear programme.Seven years ago, in July 2005, the ...

JUL 19 2012

Power sector owes

  • Business Line / 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Time for piecemeal solutions is over. States must now be goaded into concrete action.The power sector's woes never seem to end. So are the meetings ...

JUL 19 2012

Show Us the Politics

  • Economic Times / 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Link power reform funds to milestones that show deployment of political will The Centre’s massive exercise to shore up the moribund finances of power utilities ...

JUL 19 2012

GAIL assures supply of additional supply of LNG

  • Business Line / Hyderabad, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

GAIL has assured Andhra Pradesh that it would supply 2.5 million standard cubic meters per day of re-gasified liquefied natural gas.This supply of 2.5 mmscm per day would ...

JUL 19 2012

Madhucon’s Simhapuri Energy begins Phase I commercial operations

  • Business Line, V. Rishi Kumar / Hyderabad, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Simhapuri Energy, a subsidiary of Madhucon Projects Ltd, has commenced commercial operations of 300 MW of unit I and II located in Nellore district of Andhra Pradesh.The ...

JUL 19 2012

Hindustan Dorr Oliver wins Rs 180-cr nuclear power order

  • Business Line, Our Bureau / Chennai, 19 July 2012
  • Created:Thu 19th JUL 2012

Hindustan Dorr Oliver has won aRs 180-crore order for the supply of ‘field instrumentation package’ for the 2x700 MW ‘pressurised heavy water ...