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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 ..

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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 ..

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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 ..

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Scientists Discover Oil-Eating Bacteria at the Bottom of the Ocean

Scientists from Ocean University in Qingdao, China and the University of East Anglia in Norwich, England have discovered a bacteria that eats oil. Oil-Eating Bacteria The oil eating bacteria was discovered in the western Pacific Ocean’s 10,994-meter-deep Mariana Trench. The team from collected samples from the trench. In the samples, they found microorganisms that eat compounds ..

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12 NCR districts, Agra switch to BS-VI Fuel

The Indian Oil Corporation has stated that Supply of ultra-clean BS-VI grade petrol and diesel has begun in cities adjoining the national capital. The rest of the country will follow suit from April 2020. New Delhi is the first city in the country to leapfrog from BS-IV grade petrol and diesel to BS-VI fuels. Bharat ..

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