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DEC 11 2017

Coal India to leverage mining expertise for diversification

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  Making a case for Coal India’s foray into metal and mineral mining, the government has said the state-owned firm being the biggest miner in the world would like to leverage ...

DEC 11 2017

Coal imports rise 40% on restocking demand in November

  • PTI, The Financial Express / New Delhi, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  Coal imports surged by 40 per cent to 19.18 million tonnes (MT) in November, mainly due to pick up in demand for winter restocking and low coal stock position in power plants. ...

DEC 11 2017

Trade unions to make case for Coal India Ltd contract workers wage hike

  • PTI, The Financial Express / Kolkata, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  After an average wage revision of 20 per cent for around 2.98 lakh permanent employees of Coal India Ltd, trade unions are now readying to pitch for a similar wage agreement for ...

DEC 11 2017

There is no need to import coal: Power ministry tells High Court

  • Vaibhav Ganjapure, ETEnergyWorld / Nagpur, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  The Union ministry of power made a startling claim that coal import was not necessary owing to improved generation and availability, thus exposing the Mahagenco which was importing ...

DEC 11 2017

Oil firms skip monthly LPG price hike for the first time in 17 months

  • PTI, Live Mint / New Delhi, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  After increasing prices of subsidized LPG cylinders by Rs76.5 in 19 instalments in the past 17 months, oil companies skipped the monthly LPG price hike ahead of Gujarat elections. ...

DEC 11 2017

Indian shippers want IOC to ease tanker hire condition

  • Aditi Divekar, Business Standard / Mumbai, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  To increase their chances in the latest tender floated by state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) for hiring of tankers, domestic shipping companies are asking for an easing of the ...

DEC 11 2017

Govt to soon unveil policy on methanol blending in petrol: Gadkari

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Mumbai, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  Union Roads Minister Nitin Gadkari said the government will be soon announcing a policy which calls for 15 per cent blending of methanol in petrol to make it cheaper and also reduce ...

DEC 11 2017

Speed up rollout of piped gas in North East: Dharmendra Pradhan to OMCs

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has asked the oil marketing firms to speed up expansion of city gas distribution network and provide compressed and piped natural gas connections in ...

DEC 11 2017

Meghalaya to get its first LPG bottling facility to increase clean fuel use

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / Shilong, 11th December 2017 Published on : 11th December 2017
  • Created:Mon 11th DEC 2017

  The Centre has sanctioned Rs 75 crore for setting up a Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottling plant in Meghalaya which will help increase the clean fuel's penetration, especially in ...

DEC 08 2017

GAIL announces Rs 6,000 crore worth of contracts awarded under Urja Ganga

  • ETEnergyWorld, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  GAIL (India) Ltd, the country’s largest gas transmission utility, today announced it has awarded contracts for laying 520 Kilometre of gas pipeline connectivity from Dobhi in ...

DEC 08 2017

China push dumped as India becomes profitable for cylinder maker Everest Kanto

  • Santanu Chakraborty, Live Mint / New Delhi, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  India’s biggest maker of compressed natural gas cylinders plans to sell its China operations to cut debt and expand faster in the domestic market, prompted by Prime Minister ...

DEC 08 2017

L&T shares climb over 2% after unit gets Rs. 1,600 cr order from HPCL

  • PTI, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  Larsen & Toubro today said its wholly-owned subsidiary has bagged an order worth Rs. 1,600 crore from Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL). “L&T ...

DEC 08 2017

Tuticorin port sets new record in coal handling

  • TNN, ETEnergyWorld / Tuticorin, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  V O Chidambaranar (VOC) Port at Tuticorin created a new record by handling 36,526 metric tonnes of thermal coal at NCB-I from the vessel MV Asian Champion on Wednesday, surpassing ...

DEC 08 2017

Coal-based power units flouting emission control norms: Report

  • IANS, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  Over 300 out of around 500 units of coal-based power plants are not adhering to the emission norms notified by the Union Environment Ministry in December 2015, a report said here on ...

DEC 08 2017

Coal supply bottlenecks high on the agenda of State power ministers meeting

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 8th December 2017 Published on : 8th December 2017
  • Created:Fri 08th DEC 2017

  Bottlenecks in coal supply remained high on the agenda of the conference of Power and New and Renewable Energy Ministers of States and Union Territories held here on ...

DEC 06 2017

No gas! Inclusion in GST to light up producer, distributor stocks

  • Ashutosh Shyam, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 6th December 2017 Published on : 6th December 2017
  • Created:Wed 06th DEC 2017

  The likelihood of including natural gas under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) gamut augurs well for the gas producing and distributing companies since it will result in lower ...

DEC 06 2017

Indian oil refiners turn to use dirty fuel petcoke to produce power, gas

  • Reuters, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 6th December 2017 Published on : 6th December 2017
  • Created:Wed 06th DEC 2017

  Indian oil refiners are drawing up plans to use petroleum coke for power generation and to produce syngas after the government banned use of the heavily polluting fuel in and around ...

DEC 06 2017

IOC evaluates Rs 20,000 crore coke gasification project at Paradip

  • PTI, ETEnergyWorld / New Delhi, 6th December 2017 Published on : 6th December 2017
  • Created:Wed 06th DEC 2017

  Indian Oil Corp (IOC), the nation's biggest oil company, is evaluating setting up a Rs 20,000-crore coke gasification project at its Paradip refinery in Odisha to convert the ...

DEC 06 2017

Indian fleet-owners term IOC, BPCL tanker charter tenders not workable

  • P Manoj, The Hindu Business Line / Mumbai, 6th December 2017 Published on : 6th December 2017
  • Created:Wed 06th DEC 2017

  Two separate tenders floated by state-run Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) to hire an oil super tanker and a Suezmax tanker, respectively, on ...

DEC 06 2017

ADB to fund RPowers Bangladesh LNG project

  • Our Bureau, The Hindu Business Line / New Delhi, 6th December 2017 Published on : 6th December 2017
  • Created:Wed 06th DEC 2017

  The Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) Board has approved debt financing and partial risk guarantees for $583 million to develop Reliance Power’s Liquified Natural Gas (LNG) ...