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MAY 29 2017

Natural gas production no longer profitable business: ONGC

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has said that producing natural gas is no longer a profitable business for the company as the government-mandated gas price is ...

MAY 29 2017

Adani has to pay royalties in full for coal mine - Australia state premier

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / Sydney, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Adani Enterprises will get no exemption or discounted rates on royalties it has to pay to develop its Carmichael coal mine project in Australia, Queensland state Premier Annastacia ...

MAY 29 2017

Coal India's April coal despatch grows 6% to 45 mn tones

  • PTI, Business Standard / New Delhi, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  The overall despatch of coal by state-owned Coal India rose 6 per cent to 45.3 million tonnes last month. Coal India (CIL), which accounts for over 80 per cent of the ...

MAY 29 2017

FIR against 20 CCL members in mine mishap case

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Dhanbad, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Giridih police on Sunday registered an FIR against Kabribadh project officer AK Roy, colliery manager GS Meena, security inspector Om Prakash Das among other officials who were on ...

MAY 29 2017

No dearth of coal at Rajmahal mine for supply to NTPC plants: Coal Ministry

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  The coal ministry today said state-owned CIL is fully geared up to supply fuel to NTPC’s Kahalgaon and Farakka Plants throughout the year as the issue of shifting Bhadotola ...

MAY 29 2017

SECI plans to launch overseas arm to aid solar power production

  • Anisha Dutta, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  In a bid to cater to the overseas demand for solar power, the Solar Energy Corporation of India (SECI) is mulling international foray along with International Solar Alliance (ISA). ...

MAY 29 2017

How a start-up firm's robot helped save crores for power plant in Gujarat

  • Alok Brahmbhatt, ETEnergyWorld / Ahmedabad, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Make in India drive just got a shot in the arm after a city-based startup helped a power plant in Mundra save crores of rupees. Power generation at the plant came to halt after a ...

MAY 29 2017

Gurugram facing erratic power supply, water availability hit too

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Gurugram, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Power distribution firm DHBVN hopes 19 new transformers will help it solve the power cut problem in New Gurgaon. And it had better happen fast as outages that started with the onset ...

MAY 29 2017

Thermal power stations in MP consume excessive coal

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Bhopal, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  At a time when state-owned thermal power generation companies are facing acute scarcity of coal and there is hardly 4-5 days of coal stock left—thermal power plants are using ...

MAY 29 2017

Pre-monsoon showers damage trees, property, hit power supply in Nagpur

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  After a hot and humid day, thunderstorms and heavy showers on Sunday evening bought respite to the city. Indian Meteorological Department recorded 25.2mm rainfall till 8:30pm, ...

MAY 29 2017

Now, cables under ground to power Maharashtra city

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Kolhapur, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  The recent pre-monsoon showers exposed the shaky condition of the overhead power cables, which snapped at ease and left many city areas in dark for hours in the rain. Soon, ...

MAY 29 2017

GST Council may clarify on tax rate for solar modules at 3 June meeting

  • Shailaja Sharma, Live Mint / Mumbai, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  The goods and services tax (GST) Council is likely to clarify on the tax rate applicable to solar modules at its next meeting in early June, which might reverse a decision to set an ...

MAY 29 2017

15 firms in fray to set up cement units near NTPCs power plants

  • Utpal Bhaskar, Live Mint / 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  State-run NTPC Ltd’s diversification drive is gaining traction with around 15 companies evincing interest in the cement manufacturing plan proposed by India’s largest ...

MAY 29 2017

First NTPL unit is shut for overhauling work

  • j. Praveen Paul Joseph, The Hindu / Thoothukudi, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Power generation from the first unit of NLC Tamil Nadu Power Limited (NTPL) was shutdown as major overhauling works is in progress. The 30-day overhauling of the unit, with ...

MAY 29 2017

Singareni examines power plant expansion

  • Special Correpondent, The Hindu / Hyderabad, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Not contented with the success of its 2x600 MW thermal power project at Jaipur in Mancherial district, the management of Singareni Collieries Company Limited is examining the ...

MAY 29 2017

Centre to help KSEB upgrade services

  • Staff Reporter, The Hindu / Kozhikode, 29th May 2017 Published on : 29th May 2017
  • Created:Mon 29th MAY 2017

  Works under the Restructured Accelerated Power Development and Reforms Programme (R-APDRP), funded by the Union government, are on the final lap in Kozhikode district, covering ...

MAY 26 2017

Railways to export 18 diesel locomotives to Myanmar

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 26th May 2017 Published on : 26th May 2017b
  • Created:Fri 26th MAY 2017

  The Indian Railways will export 18 modern diesel locomotives to Myanmar soon. The engines worth about Rs 200 crore are manufactured at the Diesel Locomotive Works (DLW) in Varanasi. ...

MAY 26 2017

Blast in Dibrugarh OIL pipelines on eve of PM Modi's visit

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Dibrugarh, 26th May 2017 Published on : 26th May 2017
  • Created:Fri 26th MAY 2017

  A day before Prime Minister Narendra Modi's scheduled visit to Assam tomorrow, an explosion took place in the oil and gas pipelines in the state's Dibrugarh district, which killed ...

MAY 26 2017

Believe it or not! Petrol could be below Rs 30 a litre in 5 years

  • Economicstime.com, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 26th May 2017 Published on : 26th May 2017
  • Created:Fri 26th MAY 2017

  In five years, you could be buying petrol at less than Rs 30 a litre. Emerging technology is going to reduce the world's dependence on petrol so much that prices will plummet. ...

MAY 26 2017

Government may sell 3 per cent in Indian Oil for over Rs 6000 crore by end June

  • Nayantara Rai, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 26th May 2017 Published on : 26th May 2017
  • Created:Fri 26th MAY 2017

  The government is believed to be moving swiftly to sell a 3% stake in Indian Oil Corporation, or IOC, via the offer for sale (OFS) route. Sources say the government may execute this ...