Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Current Affairs, GK & News

Oil Discovery in Rajasthan

Vedanta Ltds. Cairn Oil & Gas has discovered oil in the Barmer district of Rajasthan. The company has notified the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas and Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) about this discovery. This oil was discovered by Cairn Oil & Gas in a block that was given to them under the Open ..

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Project of blending hydrogen into CGD network

Gas Authority of India Limited (GAIL) has started India’s first-of-it’s-kind project to mix hydrogen into natural gas system at Indore, Madhya Pradesh. Key Facts Hydrogen blended natural gas will be supplied to Avantika Gas Limited, which is a Joint Venture (JV) company of GAIL with HPCL. It is operating in Indore. GAIL started “hydrogen blending ..

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Bharat Petroleum launched door-to-door delivery of Diesel

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) launched door-to-door delivery of ‘High Speed Diesel’ with the objective of meeting the growing demand. Key Points BPCL also dedicated 15 mobile browsers and 9 jerry on the eve of Independence Day in Eastern Region. Initiative of door-to-door delivery using mobile dispensers has resulted in commissioning of 1588 FuelKarts and ..

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Oil ministry authorizes new companies to sell automobile fuels in India

India’s Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has granted authorisations to seven companies for selling of auto fuels in the country. Key Points These new approvals come under the relaxed guidelines for authorization to market transportation fuels which were revised in the year 2019. Under these norms Reliance Industries (RIL) were granted authorisation. RBML Solutions ..

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PM inaugurates Three Petroleum Sector Projects

Three key projects related to the Petroleum Sector in Bihar has been dedicated to the Nation by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi through video conference on September 13, 2020. Key Highlights The three projects include- Durgapur-Banka section of the Paradip-Haldia-Durgapur Pipeline Augmentation Project LPG Bottling Plants in East Champaran and LPG Bottling Plants in Banka. ..

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32nd interaction of PRAGATI held: Rs 24,000 crores worth projects discussed

On 22 January, 2020, PM Modi chaired the 32nd PRAGATI meet. Under the Pro-Active Governance and Timely Implementation, the Prime Minister reviewed projects that are being implemented by the union government and their progress. Highlights The Prime Minister discussed 24 projects that were of worth Rs 24,000 crores at the meet. The projects were spread ..

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