Hydrocarbons: GK, Current Affairs, Questions, Trivia and News

India becomes most favoured destination for energy investments

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said, India is among the top 10 FDI destinations in the world while addressing the investors in Abu Dhabi on 12 Nov at the roadshow organized by the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) to promote India as a favorable investment destination in the oil and gas sector . India presently being ..

ONGC’s Energy Strategy 2040

India’s foremost Oil and Gas Exploration & Production (E&P) PSU, the Oil and Natural Gas Cooperation has set its target to double the oil and gas production from its domestic and foreign hydrocarbon reservoirs. It has named this plan the ONGC Energy Strategy 2040. What is ONGC’s Energy Strategy 2040? As per the current chairman ..

Jamnagar Refinery to produce only Jet Fuel and Petrochemicals

In light of the growing uncertainty over the future of gasoline-powered cars, one of the world’s largest oil refineries and India’s largest oil refinery, the Reliance Industries owned Jamnagar Refinery has decided to eliminate most of liquid fuels portfolio to produce only a specific variety of high-end fuels. What has happened? The RIL-board is concerned ..

Vietnam

Vietnam, also known as the Socialist Republic of Vietnam, is the easternmost country located on the Indochina Peninsula. Geography It shares its land borders with China to the north and the countries of Laos and Cambodia are located to its west. It also shares some sea borders with Thailand in the Gulf of Thailand and ..

Hydrocarbon Exploration in India

The Indian government, through the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural gas (MoPNG), routinely carries out the allocation of blocks (areas) for the exploration of oil and natural gas in the country. This is usually carried out by the bidding system and various national and international companies Exploration & production (E&P) companies participate in it. The ..

Kerosene-free Delhi Scheme launched by Delhi state govt

The Delhi govt has taken an initiative to make the national capital Kerosene free, the Delhi Government. It has unveiled Kerosene-free Delhi scheme in the capital. Under this scheme, the Delhi govt will distribute gas stoves and LPG cylinders free of cost to over 3.50 lakh households. The state government will spend Rs 108 crore on ..

R N Choubey: New head of DGH

Government appoints Rajiv Nayan Choubey, a senior bureaucrat,1981batch IAS officer of Tamil Nadu cadre, as Director General, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH). He will be the first bureaucrat to head the highly technical arm of the Oil Ministry, which has been blemished in controversies for the past few years. Earlier, Mr.Choubey has served as Development ..

India’s Global roadshows for Hydrocarbon projects

What are these roadshows? Minister of State for Petroleum Jitin Prasad was recently in North America for shows in tour for promotion & atttraction of investment in India;s petroleum assets. Rounds of auction are held. Here is a summary of recent road shows held at various places. Mr. Prasad held road shows in Calgary in ..