petroleum

Three Uttarakhand students force hosteler to drink alcohol, strip

The police have registered a case of assault and blackmail against the three suspects. All the students are pursuing BBA from the University of Petroleum and Energy Studies (UPES), Bidhauli.

published on : 1st December 2022

Three BBA students in Uttarakhand strip fellow student, force him drink alcohol & shoot video 

Police have registered a case of assault and blackmailing against the three students.

published on : 30th November 2022

New refinery in Tamil Nadu to boost economic growth in the region

A Joint Venture Agreement has been signed by IOC and CPCL with five seed equity partners recently.

published on : 27th November 2022

Natural gas tariff, authorisation, capacity regulations amended

The petroleum ministry said these amendments will act as stepping stones for implementation of unified tariff regulations which will be effective from April 1, 2023.

published on : 26th November 2022

ONGC to reverse oil, gas output decline; sees 18% jump in production in FY25 

In the current fiscal year (2022-23), crude oil production is slated to rise to 22.823 million tonnes and gas to 22.099 bcm.

published on : 20th November 2022

Its a slug life: the secret skincare routine to never age

Slugging is said to lock in the moisture and, in turn, rejuvenate and revive its youthful lustre.

published on : 20th November 2022

OMCs’ losses mount to Rs 21K crore in first half

Overall, in the first half of the current financial year, the three government-owned OMCs have reported a cumulative loss of Rs 21,400 crore.

published on : 9th November 2022

HPCL reports back-to-back quarterly losses; posts Rs 2,172 crore loss in Q2

Just like HPCL, Indian Oil Corporation - the nation's largest oil firm - too had posted a second straight quarterly loss as state-owned firms sold petrol, diesel and cooking gas at rates below cost.

published on : 3rd November 2022

Saudi, UAE back cuts to oil production as US warns of 'uncertainty'

OPEC and a loose confederation of other countries led by Russia agreed in early October to cut its production by 2 million barrels of oil a day, beginning in November.

published on : 31st October 2022

India’s most wanted petroleum product smuggler arrested in Delhi

The accused, identified as Sunil alias Banda, was carrying a reward of Rs 25,000 on his arrest. 

published on : 22nd October 2022

NGT imposes Rs 18.35 crore fine on HPCL-Visakh Refinery for green violations

The conclusion of the monitoring report also stated that the capacity of the unit must be reduced to 70 per cent of the original capacity.

published on : 21st October 2022

Tamil Nadu: Crackers to cost a bomb this year as production dips

Traders say, after 40 per cent drop in production in Sivakasi, firecrackers will be 30 per cent costlier.

published on : 15th October 2022

Looking into it: India on US sanction against Mumbai-based petrochemical firm

"That is a private company. This is a new development and we are looking into it," Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) Spokesperson Arindam Bagchi said, replying to a question.

published on : 7th October 2022

Govt increases natural gas price by 40 per cent; CNG, PNG prices may go up

The government on Friday raised the price of natural gas by 40%. Natural gas is used to generate electricity or fertiliser and turned into compressed natural gas (CNG).

published on : 1st October 2022

Egypt to raise Suez Canal transit fees for ships in 2023

About 10% of global trade, including 7% of the world's oil, flows through the Suez Canal, a major source of foreign currency to Egypt, the most Arab populous country with over 103 million people.

published on : 17th September 2022

CPCL eyes petrochem biz as green energy consumption sees uptick

Rs 31,850-crore refinery in Nagapattinam to focus on petrochemicals if oil-based fuel demand declines.

published on : 7th September 2022

Bangladesh looking for Russian oil at discounted rates via India, in talks with Rosneft

Bangladesh is trying to buy cheap oil from Russia to reduce its crude bill and possibly routing the shipment via India. 

published on : 7th September 2022

100 LPG cylinders explode in Prakasam after truck catches fire 

Fortunately, there were no casualties thanks to the truck driver, Mohan Raju.

published on : 3rd September 2022

Nepal seeks India's assistance to construct two more petroleum pipelines 

A 69-km-long petroleum pipeline between Motihari in Bihar and Amlekhgunj in Nepal's Bara district constructed with India's assistance is already in operation.

published on : 2nd September 2022

Crude output 5.6 per cent lower than target in July

The cumulative crude oil production by ONGC during April-July was 6,606.19 TMT, 1.12% lower than the target.

published on : 24th August 2022
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