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India becomes Second Largest LPG Consumer and Importer

India is now the second largest consumer and importer of the LPG in the world. This is attributed to government initiatives to push for cleaner alternatives to traditional cooking fuels such as firewood and cow dung. Import of LPG The import of LPG grew by 12.5 per cent over the past five years to 12 ..

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Saksham 2019: Annual high intensity people-centric mega campaign under Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas

Saksham 2019 is an annual high intensity one-month long people-centric mega campaign, which is organised by Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA) under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. The purpose of the Saksham (Sanrakshan Kshamta Mahotsav) is to sensitize the masses about conservation and efficient use of petroleum products which will lead ..

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Government forms Rajiv Kumar Committee to look at selling of OIL, ONGC fields to private companies

Union Government has constituted six-member committee to look at selling as many as 149 small and marginal oil and gas fields of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) and Oil India Ltd (OIL) to private and foreign companies to boost domestic output. The committee will be headed by NITI Aayog Vice Chairman Rajiv Kumar ..

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PM Narendra Modi lays foundation stone of City Gas Distribution Projects

Prime Minister Narendra Modi laid foundation stone of City Gas Distribution (CGD) Projects of Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in 65 Geographical Areas (GAs) in 129 districts under 9th CGD bidding round. He also launched 10th CGD Bidding Round in 50 GAs spread over 124 districts in 14 states. Natural gas is superior ..

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Abu Dhabi National Oil Company signs MoU with signed MoU with Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd

On November 12, Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) signed MoU with the Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) to explore the possibility of storing ADNOC crude oil at Padur Underground Facility in Udupi district of Karnataka, which has a 2.5 million tonne (~17 million barrels) capacity. So far, ADNOC is the only foreign oil ..

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