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Crude oil output of India drops

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas recently released its data for the fiscal year 2020-21. According to the data, crude oil production of India fell to 30.5 million tonnes. It was 32.17 million tonnes in 2019-20. Key Highlights The data released by the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas are as follows: Oil The ..

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Cabinet approves India-Nigeria Space Cooperation

On October 21, 2020, the Union Cabinet approved the Memorandum of Understanding signed between the Indian Space Research Organisation and the National Space Research and Development agency of Nigeria. About the MoU The agreements were signed in June 2020 at Bengaluru and in August 2020 at Abuja Nigeria. The agreements enable cooperation between the countries ..

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The researchers at Purdue University in US develops a new method to purify water used in oil refinement

Researchers at Purdue University in the US, including one of Indian origin, have developed a new process to remove nearly all traces of oil in produced water — a byproduct from the oil refinery and extraction process. The process uses activated charcoal foam and subjects it to solar light to produce heat and purify the ..

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Delta Airlines world’s first carrier to produce own fuel

U.S.-based Delta Airlines will soon become the world’s first air carrier to produce its own jet fuel. Delta announced it is buying a oil refinery near Philadelphia from the Phillips 66 oil company for 150 million Dollars for the purpose. Delta spent 12 billion dollar on jet fuel last year, which was about 36 percent ..

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