CHENNAI: The Central Pollution Control Board on Friday revoked its earlier order directing Manali Petrochemicals to shut down operations of its Plant-I. The decision was taken after the company submitted a report claiming that it had complied with the directions.
GANDHINAGAR: India’s richest person Mukesh Ambani on Friday committed to invest Rs 3 lakh crore in various projects in the next 10 years in Gujarat, that may range from energy and petrochemical to new technology and digital business.
BHUBANESWAR: Billionaire Gautam Adani-led Adani group is all set to enter the petrochemicals sector. The company on Thursday announced a partnership with German chemical giant BASF SE for a chemical factory at Mundra in Gujarat. That apart, BASF will also invest in wind and solar power plants at the site to meet the electricity requirement…
KOCHI: Prime Minister Narendra Modi will dedicate to the nation BPCL’s Rs 16,500 crore Integrated Refinery Expansion Project here on January 27.
THIRUVANANTHAPURAM: The KSRTC loses a whopping Rs 28 crore annually as a result of the IOC slashing the discount provided on Heavy Speed Diesel (HSD) purchase. The KSRTC purchases 4.5 lakh litre of HSD from the IOC daily. One-third of KSRTC’s total operating cost is spent exclusively on fuel purchases.
CHENNAI: The ambitious terminal for storage and re-gasification of imported LNG, built by the nation’s largest fuel retailer Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), at a cost of Rs 5,151 crore inside Kamaraj Port at Ennore here, will be inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi this month end.
India pushed its fuel quality upgradation programme a few years ahead of schedule in 2016, with plans to move directly from Bharat Stage IV (equivalent to Euro IV) standard to Bharat Stage VI (BS VI) by April 2020. With the deadline nearing, all three state-run oil marketing companies expect refinery upgradation to happen in phases…
NEW DELHI: Fuel prices continued to witness the upward trend for the second consecutive day on Friday with petrol and diesel being sold at Rs 69.07 and Rs 62.81 per litre respectively in the national capital.
BHUBANESWAR: State-owned GAIL (India) Limited, the country’s largest state-owned natural gas processing and distribution company, plans to pump in an additional Rs 5,000 crore for the construction of pipelines to supply gas and CNG in West Bengal in the next five to six years.
KOCHI: The demand for Compressed Natural Gas (CNG) is growing with business expanding 10 times after four CNG outlets were introduced in March 2018 in Kochi. Compared to the 1.5 tonnes sales recorded in April, IOC, which operates the pumps, reports that the sale has increased to 150 tonnes in December.