Locals from 20 villages stage sit-in protest against oil refinery project in Maharashtra's Ratnagiri

Residents of 20 villages, including women and children, began the protest at Shivne Khurd village on Wednesday and stopped the agitation on Thursday afternoon.

published on : 9th June 2022

Manhunt on for suspects as 100 die in Nigeria refinery blast

The explosion Friday night at the Ohaji-Egbema local government area in Imo state was triggered by a fire at two fuel storage areas where more than 100 people worked.

published on : 24th April 2022

Nigerian oil blast kills at least 80

Officials said several burnt vehicles and jerry-cans used in scooping stolen crude and petroleum products littered the scene of the carnage. 

published on : 24th April 2022

Explosion at illegal oil refinery in Nigeria kills over 50

The death toll may be more than 100, according to a report in the Lagos-based Punch newspaper. The fire was reported to have spread to nearby properties.

published on : 24th April 2022

With import ban, German refinery fed by Russia oil for 32 years clueless on future

The mass of metal tubes and canisters in the former East Germany near the border with Poland employs 1,200 people, and many local businesses depend on the custom it brings to the area.

published on : 12th April 2022

Maharashtra CM Uddhav Thackeray asks Centre to shift refinery project to another site in Ratnagiri

The project was earlier proposed to be built at Nanar in Ratnagiri district, but has got stalled due to opposition from local organisations and the ruling Shiv Sena in the state.

published on : 30th March 2022

Assam-based Numaligarh Refinery to manufacture ethanol out of bamboo

Speaking at a CII event virtually, managing director of NRL Bhaskar Jyoti Phukan said the company has invested heavily in a bio-ethanol plant.

published on : 22nd February 2022

Rs 26,000 crore push from Centre for VRMP  expansion plan in Andhra Pradesh

The Centre has approved Rs 26,264 crore for the Visakha Refinery Modernisation Project (VRMP), the Rajya Sabha was told on Monday.

published on : 8th February 2022

Fire at Kuwait refinery kills two and critically injures five

This is the second fire to erupt at the Mina al-Ahmadi oil refinery in as little as three months.

published on : 14th January 2022

Bengal: 3 killed, 44 injured in IOC's Haldia refinery fire

The condition of seven of them are stated to be critical.

published on : 21st December 2021

US food major acquires edible oil refinery in AP

This facility will  allow Cargill to produce and package its own edible oil brands for retailers and other customers in AP, Telangana, Karnataka and Tamil Nadu.

published on : 1st December 2021

Slum dwellers of Odisha's Sandhakuda urge Union Minister Shantanu Thakur to redress issues

Slum dwellers of Sandhakuda on Saturday sought the intervention of Union Minister of State for Ports, Shipping and Waterways Shantanu Thakur on the proposed crude oil import terminal at Paradip.

published on : 28th November 2021

Indian Oil Corporation's Mathura Refinery gets green nod for expansion project

Mathura Refinery, since inception, has shown its concern for the environment through plantation and reducing sulphur content in diesel and petrol produced at the unit.

published on : 27th November 2021

Scores evacuated in fire at Indonesia's largest oil refinery

Pertamina, Indonesia's biggest state-owned enterprise and energy company, said the fire at the Cilacap refinery started at one of the 228 gasoline tanks used to accommodate crude.

published on : 13th November 2021

Contractors and workers stage pending dues stir

Contractors Sidhart Pradhan, Pritish Samal, Rajat Swain and others alleged that they have been living in pathetic condition due to non-payment of final dues for last two years.

published on : 30th October 2021
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