Daily Archives: July 3, 2018

Coal imports in Apr-May dip marginally to 36 mn tonnes

Coal imports in the first two months of the ongoing fiscal registered a marginal decline of 2.6 per cent at 36.49 million tonnes (MT). The drop in coal imports comes at a time when some regions, including the national capital, are facing power shortage due to fast depleting coal stockpiles at power plants. “Overall, coal

India’s MRPL buys first Iraqi Basra Heavy crude from Shell

Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd has bought its first cargo of Iraqi Basra Heavy crude from Royal Dutch Shell via a tender, two sources with knowledge of the matter said on Tuesday. MRPL is likely to blend the 1 million barrels Basra Heavy crude, which will be delivered in September, with lighter grades so it