Tag: Petroleum

India's most wanted petroleum product smuggler lands in police net

Sunil Banda has a long criminal history and had also served a jail term of five years at Tihar prison, said the officer

  • Saturday, 22 October 2022
Hardeep S Puri
India to produce 25% of its oil demand by 2030: Hardeep Puri

As per the International Energy Agency estimates, India will contribute a quarter (25 per cent) of the growth in global energy consumption in the coming two decades.

  • Saturday, 15 October 2022
Hardeep Singh Puri
'India will buy oil from wherever it wants': Hardeep Singh Puri

India has been under pressure from the US-led West to cut its energy buys from Russia. It has stepped up its purchases, instead, to take advantage of the heavy discounts offered by Moscow.

  • Saturday, 08 October 2022
Surprise checks conducted at petrol pumps in Jharsuguda

Jharsuguda: Police, officials of Civil Supplies and Weights and Measures Departments conducted joint-checks at several filling stations in Jharsuguda town following reports that some petrol retailers  are allegedly installing micro-chips and other electronic gadgets to cheat consumers in weight. “As per the direction of SP, we are inspecting the petrol pumps as some filling stations […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Bhubaneswar gets eastern India's first CNG stations

Bhubaneswar: The State Capital today became the first city of Odisha as well as eastern India to get compressed natural gas (CNG) station for use by two and three wheelers. Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurated the station at a filling station in Chandrasekharpur and another at Patia. “By use of CNG instead of petrol and […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Govt planning to deliver Petrol, Diesel online: Dharmendra Pradhan

Bhubaneswar: At a time when the government is aiming to promote more digitisation in all spheres of life, people could very soon have the luxury of buying petrol and diesel on a single click without even going to petrol pump. According to union minister Dharmendra Pradhan all petroleum products will soon be available on e-commerce […]

  • Friday, 23 July 2021
Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries announces to raise oil production

Vienna: The Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) on Friday announced an agreement to raise oil output which, in accord with non-OPEC producers, had been reduced last year in order to boost prices that had been in free fall mainly due to a supply glut. Following a ministerial meeting here of the 14-nation cartel, the […]

  • Wednesday, 07 July 2021
IOC to supply Nepal 1 mn tonnes fuel for 5 years

New Delhi: State-run Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Monday signed an agreement to supply over 1 million tonnes (MT) of petroleum products annually to Nepal for the next five years, Chairman B. Ashok said. “The supply agreement signed today is for the period April 2017 to March 2022 and will meet the full requirements, demand and […]

  • Monday, 05 July 2021
Fuel prices will come down soon: Pradhan

Ahmedabad: Attributing the recent rise in fuel prices to a hurricane in the US, Union minister Dharmendra Pradhan today said the rates will come down in the next few days. “Fuel prices have gone up recently due to the hurricane in the US. As the prices reduce in the international market, they will come down […]

  • Tuesday, 29 June 2021
Naveen Patnaik
Odisha to ensure grounding of investment plans: Naveen

Bhubaneswar: Overwhelmed over the total investment intent of over Rs 2 lakh crore received during the recently concluded ‘Make in Odisha’ Conclave, Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik today said the state government will take steps to ensure grounding of these investments. “I am particularly pleased that the proposed investments have the potential to generate 1.4 lakh […]

  • Monday, 28 June 2021