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Andhra Pradesh gas leak: Affected workers stable, says apparel unit
India

Andhra Pradesh gas leak: Affected workers stable, says apparel unit

According to the latest count, around 95 workers fell sick with nausea and vomiting after they inhaled a pungent gas that filled the air at the manufacturing unit on Tuesday night

Russia’s key pipeline restarts pumping gas to Germany: The significance of the Nord Stream 1
World

Russia’s key pipeline restarts pumping gas to Germany: The significance of the Nord Stream 1

Nord Stream 1, which is Germany's main source of gas, resumed operations after it shut down on 11 July for maintenance work. There had been concerns across Europe that there could be a complete shutdown of gas supplies via the pipeline from Russia

Romania aims to reduce its reliance on Russian gas in a mine-infested sea
World

Romania aims to reduce its reliance on Russian gas in a mine-infested sea

Russia's threat to reduce its gas shipments in response to EU’s support to Ukraine is raising concerns throughout the European Union. Countries are scrambling to find alternative sources of gas

Lunchflation: What it is and how American workers are affected by it
World

Lunchflation: What it is and how American workers are affected by it

In the US, workers returning to offices after two years of logging on remotely are finding everything from coffee to commuting and lunch way more expensive

Most coal, oil and gas reserves need to stay underground if Paris agreement goals are to be met
science

Most coal, oil and gas reserves need to stay underground if Paris agreement goals are to be met

Burning fuels for electricity, transportation and other uses are the chief driver of climate change, pulling long-buried carbon in fossil fuels out of the ground and depositing that carbon into the atmosphere as carbon dioxide.

Despite lockdowns, emissions from use of oil, gas, coal were higher in Dec 2020 than 2019: Study
World

Despite lockdowns, emissions from use of oil, gas, coal were higher in Dec 2020 than 2019: Study

The right energy policies could ensure the historic opportunity to make 2019 the definitive peak in global emissions, is not wasted, experts said.

Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings
Business

Cheaper gas to cut urea subsidy bill; to boost profitability of urea makers: CRISIL Ratings

Profitability of urea makers is likely to surge due to reimbursement of additional fixed cost, as cheaper gas will reduce urea subsidy bill by Rs 12,000 crore, according to a report

India's gas demand picks up gradually; relaxation in lockdown curbs help resume economic, industrial activities
Business

India's gas demand picks up gradually; relaxation in lockdown curbs help resume economic, industrial activities

An executive from India’s top gas importer Petronet also said there had been some recovery in demand compared to last month.

Eyewitness from Vizag recounts what transpired after the gas leak at LG Polymers Plant
India

Eyewitness from Vizag recounts what transpired after the gas leak at LG Polymers Plant

Naveen, a resident of Vizag, where the LG Polymers Chemical Plant is located, explains what transpired after the gas leak from the plant.

ONGC asks govt to waive cess, royalty as plummeting oil prices not enough to cover operating cost
Business

ONGC asks govt to waive cess, royalty as plummeting oil prices not enough to cover operating cost

State-owned ONGC has asked the government to waive payment of oil cess and royalty as plummeting international oil prices have meant that the rate it now gets does not even cover the operating cost, sources said

Interstellar object 2I/Borisov is very different from other comets that have formed in our solar system
science

Interstellar object 2I/Borisov is very different from other comets that have formed in our solar system

Gas coming from 2I/Borisov contained high amounts of carbon monoxide indicating the object had large concentrations of carbon monoxide ice.

IOC gets first shipload of 1 million barrels crude oil from UAE to fill strategic reserves
Business

IOC gets first shipload of 1 million barrels crude oil from UAE to fill strategic reserves

India is capitalizing on low global oil prices to fill its underground strategic oil reserves, with the first shipload of 1 million barrels of crude oil from the UAE arriving at Mangalore as part of efforts to shore up supplies to meet any supply or price disruption

Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC gas output drops 15% as shut factories refuse to take supplies
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC gas output drops 15% as shut factories refuse to take supplies

State-owned ONGC has been forced to cut natural gas production by over 15 percent as factories shut down following the unprecedented nationwide lockdown have refused to take supplies

Adani Gas cuts CNG, piped cooking gas prices in line with cut in raw material rates
Business

Adani Gas cuts CNG, piped cooking gas prices in line with cut in raw material rates

Adani Gas Ltd on Wednesday announced a reduction in prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) used for cooking in household kitchens, in line with a cut in raw material rates

ONGC to lose Rs 4,000 cr revenue as govt slashes gas prices by steep 26%; seeks freeing of price control
Business

ONGC to lose Rs 4,000 cr revenue as govt slashes gas prices by steep 26%; seeks freeing of price control

State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will lose about Rs 4,000 crore in revenue and start making cash losses after the government slashed the natural gas prices by a steep 26 percent by benchmarking it against rates prevalent in gas-surplus nations

Coronavirus Outbreak: LNG importers invoke force majeure as gas demand slumps amid nationwide lockdown
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: LNG importers invoke force majeure as gas demand slumps amid nationwide lockdown

India’s top gas importer Petronet LNG served a force majeure notice on Qatargas and is seeking delayed delivery of cargoes, two sources said.

Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC gas output drops by one-tenth as shut factories refuse supplies
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: ONGC gas output drops by one-tenth as shut factories refuse supplies

With the unprecedented nationwide lockdown shutting down factories, ONGC has been forced to cut natural gas production by up to one-tenth as customers refused to take supplies because of business disruption

GAIL to invest Rs 1.05 lakh cr over next five years to create infrastructure for gas-based economy
Business

GAIL to invest Rs 1.05 lakh cr over next five years to create infrastructure for gas-based economy

GAIL India Ltd, the country's largest gas utility, will invest Rs 1.05 lakh crore over the next five years to expand pipelines, lay city gas distribution network and raise petrochemical production capacity, its new chairman and managing director Manoj Jain said on Monday

India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts
Business

India wants Qatar to lower gas price; Gulf nation refuses to reopen existing long-term supply contracts

India on Monday pressed its largest LNG supplier Qatar to lower the price of gas under the existing long-term supply contracts, a request that Doha turned down saying sanctity of contracts is important for the credibility of both sides