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Essar signs deal to supply aviation fuel direct to Etihad Airways

Essar signs deal to supply aviation fuel direct to Etihad Airways

Updated: Jul 13, 2017 18:00 IST     

New Delhi [India], July 13 (ANI): Essar Oil (UK) Limited, which owns and operates the Stanlow Refinery at Ellesmere Port has confirmed a new agreement with Etihad Airways for the direct supply of aviation fuel at Manchester Airport. Essar commenced supply to Etihad on Saturday 1st July 2017.
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India is all set to become a Gas bazaar

Updated: Jul 12, 2017 20:45 IST      

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): India is all set to become a Gas Bazaar where one can sell and purchase gas in open market.

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New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): Oil marketing companies such as Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (HPCL) on Wednesday gained around three percent intraday amid investors celebrating over the buzz of a merger likely to happen in the days to come.

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Istanbul [Turkey], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, held bilateral talks with Y Steinitz, Israeli Minister of National Infrastructure, Energy and Water of Israel.

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India opens 2.8 million sq. km for oil, gas bidding

Updated: Jul 12, 2017 14:53 IST      

New Delhi [India], July 12 (ANI): India has opened up 2.8 million sq. km of area for oil and gas bidding round of India under a new Open Acreage Licensing Policy and invited global companies for investment.

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Istanbul [Turkey], July 12 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan held bilateral talks with Turkish Energy Minister Berat Albayrak on Tuesday, during which issues of bilateral energy cooperation, including renewable energy were discussed.

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Istanbul [Turkey], July 11 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said that India has invested heavily in its gas distribution network adding that in next five years, 15,000 km would be added to it.

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Russia's Gazprom and Pakistan's OGDC ink deal

Updated: Jul 07, 2017 11:29 IST      

Islamabad [Pakistan], July 7 (ANI): Russia has also offered to export gas to Pakistan to meet its domestic needs.

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New Delhi [India], July 5 (ANI): ONGC Videsh has signed definitive binding agreements with Tullow Namibia Limited (Tullow), a wholly owned subsidiary of Tullow Oil plc, on 28th June 2017 for acquiring 30 percent participating interest in Namibia Petroleum Exploration License 0037 for Blocks 2112A, 2012B and 2113B and related agreements (License) out of Tullow's existing participating interest of 65 percent in the license.

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IGL should aim to increase business up to 30,000 crore: Pradhan

Updated: Jun 28, 2017 16:30 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 28 (ANI): Union Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, has asked IGL to increase its business from existing Rs 3000 Crore to Rs 30,000 Crore. He said that approximately 4.5 Lakh vehicles which use CNG contribute to the Rs 3000 Crore business of IGL.

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India plans to expand coverage of clean energy scheme PMUY

Updated: Jun 26, 2017 18:04 IST       By: Onkareshwar Pandey

New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): The NDA Government led by Prime Minister Narendra Modi is aiming for greater impetus to the Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY) and planning to expand the coverage of clean energy scheme PMUY to rural women.

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New Delhi [India], June 26 (ANI): Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) on Monday announced the opening of 34 new CNG stations by the end of 2017 to fulfill the growing demands of Delhi/NCR.

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Rosneft to foray in Indian retail fuel sector: Pradhan

Updated: Jun 19, 2017 09:31 IST      

Bengaluru (Karnataka) [India], June 19 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday revealed that Rosneft, the oil industry leader in Russia, is looking to venture into the Indian retail fuel sector.

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Prices of petrol, diesel to be revised daily from today

Updated: Jun 16, 2017 08:31 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 16 (ANI): From today onwards, the retail prices of petrol and diesel will be revised daily. The prices of petrol and diesel have already been slashed by Rs 1.12 and Rs 1.24 respectively, which affects from 6 a.m.

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US natural gas exports to offer hedge against Russia: Rick Perry

Updated: Jun 10, 2017 17:32 IST      

Washington D.C. [USA], June 10 (ANI): The United States shipping of Liquefied Natural Gas overseas is an act to confront economic aggression and to decrease Russia's leverage as Europe's dominant gas supplier, said Energy Secretary Rick Perry.

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Ankara [Turkey], June 10 (ANI) : The Moscow, Ankara -TurkStream gas pipeline, a 900-kilometre route under the Black Sea that stretches from Russia to Turkey and further extending to Turkey's border with neighbouring countries, will allow Moscow to strengthen its position in the European gas market and reduce dependence on Ukraine, the main route for Russian energy into Europe.

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Now U.S. to invest in hydrogen, fuel cell energy

Updated: Jun 09, 2017 15:57 IST      

Washington, D.C. [United States], June 9 (ANI): Merely a week after President Donald Trump's announcement to withdraw from the Paris Accord, the U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) has announced that approximately USD 15.8 million for 30 new projects aimed at discovery and development of novel, low-cost materials necessary for hydrogen production and storage and for fuel cells onboard light-duty vehicles.

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Simon India bags Rs. 370 crores EPC contract for Mundra Port

Updated: Jun 06, 2017 15:43 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 6 (ANI): Simon India on Tuesday announced receiving of a contract worth Rs. 370 crores from Mundra LPG Terminal Pvt. Ltd. of the Adani Ports and SEZ to provide Engineering, Procurement and Construction (EPC) services for Adani Mundra's LPG Terminal at Mundra Port in Gujarat.

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New Delhi [India], June 5 (ANI): Lauding the government's move on extending further assistance to Oil Palm growers under the NMOOP Scheme, Oil Palm Developers and Processors Association (OPDPA) on Monday announced the proposal of extending assistance for more than 25 ha area per farmer and revision in assistance for oil palm plantations.

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ONGC announces plans to buy government stake in HPCL

Updated: Jun 02, 2017 17:44 IST      

New Delhi [India], June 2 (ANI): State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has announced its plans to likely acquire the central government's majority stake in refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp. Ltd (HPCL) by the end of this financial year.

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