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IOCL inks MoU with Oil Regulator of Ghana

To further strengthen the bilateral relationship between India and West African country, Ghana,  a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) was inked between the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) and National Petroleum Authority (NPA) of Ghana on Wednesday, 22nd January 2020, under which IOCL will have the administrative assistance for commercial participation in the gas-rich petroleum sector ..

Kirit Parikh committee to review existing marketing structure in LPG marketing in India

The Government of India (GoI) has recently constituted a 5-member committee to review existing marketing structure in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) marketing in India. The committee, headed by economist Kirit Parikh, will look into issues related to definition or quality standards of LPG being marketed. Its terms of reference also include scope for liberalizing government ..

Betul becomes first Solar Kitchen only village in India

Bancha in Betul district of Madhya Pradesh has become the first village in India to have zero wooden stoves and almost no use for LPG cylinders with all its 75 houses relying on solar-powered stoves to meet their cooking needs. The team of IIT Mumbai has designed a special solar stove & now no trees ..

2nd Asia LPG 2019 Summit

The 2nd edition of the Asia LPG Summit 2019 was held in New Delhi with theme ‘LPG – Energy for Life’. The summit was organized by the World LPG Association (WLPGA) in association with major Indian public-sector oil companies (OMCs) Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum, and Bharat Petroleum. In it, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan stated ..

LPG Transparency Portal begins functioning to ensure in delivery of domestic LPG cylinders

Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry launched a LPG Portal aimed at ensuring transparency in the delivery of domestic LPG cylinders to the consumers. This step is expected to materialize into a potent tool for social audit for all domestic LPG supplies. Civil Society can also access LPG distribution information from this portal and can report ..

No Govt decision yet on doing away with LPG subsidies for rich

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas R.P.N. Singh held that the Standing Committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas had advocated that the government may consider doing away with furnishing subsidized domestic LPG cylinders to those people having an income of more than Rs 6 lakh per annum. The panel had also proposed ..