Oil and Natural Gas Corporation: Current Affairs, GK & News - 2020-2021

CAG Report: 40% of toilets in Government schools unused

Published: September 24, 2020

On September 23, 2020, the Comptroller and Audit General submitted its report to both the houses. The report was titled “Construction of Toilets in Schools by the CPSEs”. CPSEs are Central Public Sector Enterprises. The report found gaps in construction of toilets by the CPSEs. Over seven CPSEs were employed in the task. They were ..

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ONGC exits from Sudan

Published: September 17, 2020

India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) recently exited from Sudan oilfields. This step was taken by ONGC after the African nation refused to pay for oil it lifted from the fields. Key Facts ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) has also with withdrawn from the block. OVL had a 25 per cent stake in Block 2A&4 ..

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Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan visits oil field

Published: October 30, 2019

The Sakhalin oil field in Russia is a prolific oil producing field like Bombay High. Exxon Mobil, Rosneft, Japanese SODECO and ONGC Videsh are the partners in this field which will continue to produce oil and gas till 2055. It is in news because the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel – ..

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Fire in ONGC Plant in Mumbai

Published: September 3, 2019

A large fire broke out in a plant belong to Oil and Gas Natural Corporation (ONGC) located in Uran, Navi Mumbai. While the fire was successfully contained within two hours, it caused the death of five people and eight others were injured. What has happened? As per a statement put out by the ONGC, they ..

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ONGC CMD honoured with Distinguished Fellowship of IOD 2019

Published: August 28, 2019

Shashi Shanker, the Chairman and Managing Director (CMD) of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) was honoured with Distinguished Fellowship of Institute of Directors (IOD), 2019 during 29th Institute of Directors (IOD) Annual Day Ceremony held in New Delhi. Key Highlights The prestigious Fellowship honour was conferred to Shanker in appreciation of his distinguished contribution ..

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