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NOV 16 2017

Farmers, villagers to intensify agitation against refinery

  • PTI, Business Standard / Mumbai, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Farmers and villagers today vowed to intensify their agitation against a proposed refinery in the coastal Konkan region of Maharashtra. The petroleum ministry plans to set ...

NOV 16 2017

India and China chase stakes in Abu Dhabi offshore oil fields

  • Anthony Dipaola, Live Mint / Dubai, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  China and India are each targeting a share of Abu Dhabi’s largest offshore oil fields as the Persian Gulf producer seeks partners to boost output and ensure exports of its oil ...

NOV 16 2017

Oil and gas fields EoIs: As deadline ends, ONGC, Cairn India emerge on top

  • Saurabh Kumar, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  As the deadline for submission of expressions of interest (EoI) for oil and gas fields under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) ended on Wednesday, state-run ONGC with 26 EoIs ...

NOV 16 2017

ONGC may shelve shale gas exploration programme due to limited success

  • Kalpana Pathak, Live Mint / 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  State-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) may shelve its shale gas exploration plans, two executives from the company said, citing the firm’s “limited ...

NOV 16 2017

ONGC, Cairn bid for 41 oil and gas areas

  • PTI, The Financial Express / 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  State-owned ONGC and Vedanta Ltd today emerged as the biggest bidders for oil and gas blocks, putting in 41 out of 56 bids received in India’s maiden auction under open ...

NOV 16 2017

To pay back ONGC Videsh, Venezuelas PDUSA offers oil in lieu of cash

  • Saurabh Kumar, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Venezuela’s state-owned PDVSA has offered to supply crude oil to India’s government-run petroleum refineries towards $449-million dividend it owes to ONGC Videsh (OVL). ...

NOV 16 2017

Efforts of Railways, CIL bring record growth in coal offtake

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  The government today said coordinated efforts of Coal India and railways have brought remarkable growth in offtake of the fossil fuel and improved despatch for power plants in ...

NOV 16 2017

Govt boosts railway rakes supply for coal power plants to record 250 per day

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  The coal ministry today announced concerted efforts of Coal India (CIL) and the railway ministry have helped availability of railway rakes for supply of coal to thermal power plants ...

NOV 16 2017

Govt planning rent a roof policy in solar power push

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live mint / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  The Union government is working on a “rent a roof” policy to support its ambitious plan to generate 40 gigawatts (GW) of power from solar rooftop projects by 2022, said ...

NOV 16 2017

Odisha pollution board lifts ban on 5 power units till Jan 12: Vedanta

  • PTI, Business Standard / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Vedanta Ltd on Wednesday said the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) of Odisha has allowed it to resume operation at all the units of two power plants up to January ...

NOV 16 2017

Gujarat wind auction put off again

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Gujarat’s first wind auction scheduled for Wednesday has been put off once again, an official at Gujarat Urja Vikas Nigam Ltd (GUVNL), which is conducting the auction, ...

NOV 16 2017

ReNew Power to buy wind power business of KC Thapar Group for Rs 1,000 crore

  • Kaavya Chandrasekaran, ETEnergyWorld / Bengaluru, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Sumant Sinha-led ReNew Power is making a Rs 1,000-crore acquisition of wind power assets of the KC Thapar Group, helping India’s biggest renewable energy player strengthen its ...

NOV 16 2017

Indian energy storage manufacturing to attract $3 billion investment over 3 years: IESA

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Large-scale adoption of energy storage is expected to attract investment over $3 billion in the next three years, industry body India Energy Storage Alliance (IESA) said in a ...

NOV 16 2017

India to be mainstay in global energy scene by 2040, says IEA report

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  India is likely to lead global energy demand growth by 2040, the International Energy Agency said in its annual World Energy Outlook report 2017 on Tuesday. The Indian ...

NOV 16 2017

REC to provide Rs 14K cr loan for 2,400 MW Patratu power plant

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Rural Electrification Corp (REC) will provide Rs 14,000 crore debt to set up 2,400 MW thermal power plant of power giant NTPC's arm Patratu Vidyut Utpadan Nigam Ltd (PVUNL) in ...

NOV 16 2017

Pollution board lifts ban on 5 power units till January 12: Vedanta

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Vedanta Ltd today said the State Pollution Control Board (SPCB) of Odisha has allowed it to resume operation at all the units of two power plants up to January 12. The board ...

NOV 16 2017

Suzlon lockout: Udupi Deputy Commissioner seeks intervention of chief of Kochi SEZ development body

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / Mangaluru, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Following the lockout at the rotor blade manufacturing unit of Suzlon Energy Ltd (SEL) located in the Suzlon Special Economic Zone (SEZ) near Padubidri in Udupi district, the Deputy ...

NOV 16 2017

Suzlon suspends operations at Karnataka blade plant

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  Wind energy equipment maker Suzlon has put out a notice to suspend operations at its rotor blade manufacturing unit at Padubhidri in Karnataka, following workers’ unrest at ...

NOV 16 2017

Anti-dumping duty on solar imports may up tariffs by 17%

  • FE Bureau, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 16th November 2017 Published on : 16th November 2017
  • Created:Thu 16th NOV 2017

  If a 30% anti-dumping duty is imposed on imported solar cells from China, Taiwan and Malaysia, solar tariff will need to go up by about Rs 0.48 per unit (17%) to restore pre-duty ...

NOV 15 2017

Electrical vehicles will reduce demand for oil worldwide: Rystad

  • ANI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 15th November 2017 Published on : 15th November 2017
  • Created:Wed 15th NOV 2017

  The penetration of electrical vehicles (EV) is set to grow in the coming years and may reduce the growth in global oil demand, according to Rystad Energy at a seminar on India's ...