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DEC 19 2018

13 miners trapped in Meghalaya coal mine feared dead

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / Shillong, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  Five days since 13 miners were reportedly trapped in a rat-hole coal mine in Meghalaya's East Jaintia Hills district, all efforts to locate them have turned futile. The miners were ...

DEC 19 2018

Coal mine mishap: Rights panel takes suo motu action against Meghalaya govt

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / Shillong, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  Taking cognizance of reports that miners were trapped in a coal mine over the past six days in East Jaintia Hills district, the Meghalaya Human Rights Commission on Tuesday ...

DEC 19 2018

ONGCs $1.7 billion deep sea award perks up oilfield services market

  • Sanjay Dutta , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  ONGC’s $1.7-billion work package, one of the biggest deep sea contracts offered in recent years, for its largest offshore block has perked up a listless global oilfield ...

DEC 19 2018

Saudi Arabia, Reliance in talks for refinery, petrochemical project: Saudi Oil Minister

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  World's largest oil exporter Saudi Arabia and richest Indian Mukesh Ambani-run Reliance Industries are discussing joint investment in petrochemicals and refinery projects, the Saudi ...

DEC 19 2018

Demand for diesel, cooking gas shrinks in November

  • Sanjeev Choudhary , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  The demand for diesel fell 5 per cent and that for cooking gas shrank 8 per cent, contracting India’s total oil demand in November. A combination of higher prices, drop in ...

DEC 19 2018

Fuel tax disparity could lead to Rs 700-cr revenue loss to Punjab: Dealers

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / Chandigarh, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  Petroleum dealers of Punjab on Monday urged Finance Minister Manpreet Singh Badal to bring uniformity in taxation on fuel, saying that high tax rates in the state was leading to ...

DEC 19 2018

Chandigarh: HPCL yet to act against petrol pump dealer for smuggling fuel

  • Barinderjit Saluja , ETEnergyWorld / Mohali, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  No action has been taken by the Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) against the Chandigarh-based petrol pump dealer after the oil company issued the showcause notice on ...

DEC 19 2018

Moderation in R-LNG prices will improve profitability for urea players: ICRA

  • M Allirajan , ETEnergyWorld / Coimbatore, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  With moderation in the R-LNG (Regasified-liquefied natural gas) prices, profitability for urea players will improve along with lowering of the working capital requirements, ratings ...

DEC 19 2018

Moderation in gas prices will improve margins for urea players: ICRA

  • Our Bureau , The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  The moderation in the Regasified-Liquified Natural Gas (R-LNG) price will support profitability for urea manufacturers with lowering of the working capital ...

DEC 19 2018

Ashoka Buildcon plans to bid for Rs 400-crore city gas distribution projects

  • Rouhan Sharma , Financial Express / 19th December 2018 Published on : 19th December 2018
  • Created:Wed 19th DEC 2018

  Roads developer Ashoka Buildcon (ABL), through its city gas distribution (CGD) business, Unison Enviro (UEPL), is planning to bid for projects worth Rs 400-600 crore in the next ...

DEC 18 2018

Cabinet approves extension of beneficiaries list under PMUY

  • ETEnergyWorld , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) chaired by Prime Minister Narendra Modi today cleared release of deposit free LPG connections to poor families who were earlier not ...

DEC 18 2018

Cabinet to take call on methanol policy in next 2 months, may allow import

  • Shine Jacob , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  In a major push to the clean energy mission, the Union Cabinet is likely to take up a comprehensive methanol policy within the next two months. The policy is likely to include ...

DEC 18 2018

Saudi's Min Falih discusses joint refining projects with India's Reliance

  • Reuters , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  India's Reliance, operator of the world's biggest refining complex, and top oil exporter Saudi Arabia will explore joint investments in refining and petrochemicals in the two ...

DEC 18 2018

Cairn Oil and Gas mulling Rs 12,000 crore investment to increase production from Barmer block

  • Bilal Abdi , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Cairn Oil and Gas, the upstream division of mining giant Vedanta, is looking at augmenting production capacity of its flagship Barmer block in Rajasthan to 400,000 barrels of oil ...

DEC 18 2018

Ujjwala Yojana: LPG scheme extended to all poor

  • FE Bureau , Financial Express / 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Cabinet on Monday extended the Ujjwala Yojana of providing cooking gas (LPG) connections to ‘all poor households,’ a move that could potentially bring an additional ...

DEC 18 2018

ONGC, OIL spend Rs 13,000 cr on 115 discoveries govt took away from them

  • PTI , The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Union Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) spent over Rs 13,000 crore on 115 oil and gas discoveries. He ...

DEC 18 2018

Maharashtra: Mahagenco to import coal, can lead to increase in tariff

  • Makarand Gadgil , ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The state government-owned power generation utility Maharashtra Power Generation Company (Mahagenco) is forced to buy imported coal as the central government owned Coal India (CIL) ...

DEC 18 2018

Imported, domestic coal supply swap in the works to cut costs

  • Debjoy Sengupta , ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  The Centre is considering a proposal to encourage power plants in remote areas to mostly use domestic coal while allowing plants closer to ports to use imported coal, interchanging ...

DEC 18 2018

Three workers killed after gas leak in Chhattisgarh coal mine

  • PTI , ETEnergyWorld / Kobra, 18th December 2018 Published on : 18th December 2018
  • Created:Tue 18th DEC 2018

  Three workers were killed after a gas leak in an underground coal mine of South Eastern Coalfields Limited (SECL) in Chhattisgarh's Korba district, police ...

DEC 17 2018

Ujjawala Yojana: All ration cardholder can avail benefits now

  • Saurabh Kumar , Financial Express / New Delhi, 17th December 2018 Published on : 17th December 2018
  • Created:Mon 17th DEC 2018

  To expand the scope of the flagship LPG-for-cooking scheme, the government has decided to extend it to all ration-card holding households. An announcement to this effect is likely ...