Daily Archives: September 6, 2018

BS-VI fuel to be available across India by April 2020: Dharmendra Pradhan

Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday assured the automobile industry of a steady supply of Bharat Stage-6(BS-6) emission norms compliant fuel by 2020. According to the Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Skill Development & Entrepreneurship, the fuel will be available across the country from April 1, 2020. Pradhan was speaking at the 58th

India needs stringent steps to maximise efficiency of coal plants: Report

India requires stringent steps to ensure maximising the efficiency of its existing coal-fired power plants to achieve nationally determined contributions under the landmark 2015 Paris Climate Change Agreement, a report said on Thursday. The report by the Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad, favours retiring old coal plants, scaling up new and alternative fuels, reducing end-use energy

Oil dips on emerging market turbulence, but looming Iran sanctions support

Oil prices dipped on Thursday as emerging market turbulence weighed on sentiment, while a deadline neared for a potential new round of U.S. tariffs on another $200 billion of Chinese goods. U.S. sanctions against Iran, however, prevented prices from falling further as they are expected to tighten the market after being implemented from November, traders

U.S., India in ‘very detailed’ talks about halting Iran oil imports: U.S. State Department official

The United States and India are engaged in “very detailed conversations” over Washington’s request to completely stop India’s oil imports from Iran, a senior U.S. State Department official said on Thursday. U.S. President Donald Trump this year ordered the reimposition of economic curbs on Iran after withdrawing his country from a 2015 nuclear deal between