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Jan 18, 2019
Nitin Gadkari says crude oil import costing India Rs 7 lakh crore, calls for shift to alternative fuelsNitin Gadkari said the prime minister has already declared that by 2022 the country will have to reduce the import bill of crude oil by 10 percent.
Dec 07, 2018
Ethanol blending with petrol to double at 8% in 2018-19 sugar year: Oil minister Dharmendra PradhanEthanol blending with petrol is likely to double to 8 percent in the current season as a better price is being offered by oil marketing companies, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.
Oct 29, 2018
Sugar output may dip 3% this year to 31.5 million ton on untimely rains, pest attack and ethanol: ISMASugar production reached an all-time high of 32.5 million tonnes in the 2017-18 marketing year (October-September).
Oct 18, 2018
Ethanol as alternative fuel: Why the idea is bad and will worsen the plight of sugarcane farmersSugarcane has become a bitter crop for Maharashtra. Ethanol is just one more way by which it seeks to gain legitimacy.
Oct 12, 2018
Narendra Modi reviews oil and gas production profile of ONGC, OIL; Dharmendra Pradhan also present at meetingNarendra Modi on Friday reviewed the oil and gas production profile of state-owned ONGC and OIL over the near to medium term to assess how his target to cut oil imports by 10 percent would be met.
Oct 04, 2018
Country facing 'economic crisis' due to crude imports, says Nitin Gadkari; blames OPEC countries for oil price hikeIndia is the third largest importer of crude oil and rising international oil prices are inflating domestic transport fuel costs in a strong demand environment.
Sep 19, 2018
CCI slaps Rs 38.05 cr penalty on 18 sugar mills, two trade associations for rigging bidsThe OMCs -- Indian Oil Corporation Ltd, Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd -- had invited bids from alcohol manufacturers for supply of ethanol through a joint tender in January 2013.
Sep 14, 2018
Sugar stocks jump 20% as government raises ethanol price for blending in petrol by 25%The government on Wednesday approved an over 25% hike in the price of ethanol produced directly from sugarcane juice for blending in petrol in a bid to cut surplus sugar production and reduce oil imports.
Sep 12, 2018
Cabinet approves hike in ethanol procurement price by up to 25% in bid to reduce India's crude oil dependencePetroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said that the Cabinet approved the increase in the procurement price of ethanol produced from B-heavy molasses to Rs 59.19 per litre from the current Rs 47.13 per litre and that produced from C-heavy molasses to Rs 53 a litre from the existing Rs 43.46 a litre, an increase of 25 percent.
Sep 11, 2018
Nitin Gadkari urges farmers to produce ethanol to replace petrol, diesel, says new technology can run vehicles on biofuelNitin Gadkari also said that the Petroleum Ministry will set up five ethanol making plants and diesel will be available at Rs.50 per litre and petrol alternative at Rs.55 per litre.