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Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur
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Delhi: 17 hurt, five houses damaged after LPG cylinder explodes in Azadpur

The explosion took place on the third floor of a building while a cylinder was being changed. It not only led to the collapse of the roof and walls but also impacted four other houses on the second floor

India’s wholesale inflation drops to 11.16% in July from 12.07% in June as food prices soften
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India’s wholesale inflation drops to 11.16% in July from 12.07% in June as food prices soften

Inflation in food articles eased for the third straight month, and was at 'zero' percent in July, down from 3.09% in June, even as onion prices spiked. Inflation in onions was high at 72.01%

Centre seeks legal opinion to let BPCL sell subsidised LPG post stake sale
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Centre seeks legal opinion to let BPCL sell subsidised LPG post stake sale

A legal opinion has now been sought to ascertain if privatised BPCL will be eligible to receive liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) produced by companies such as ONGC and GAIL

Clean cooking fuel unavailable to most urban slums in states worst-hit by air pollution: CEEW report
India

Clean cooking fuel unavailable to most urban slums in states worst-hit by air pollution: CEEW report

The report reveals that a whopping 37 percent of LPG-using slum households didn't receive doorstep delivery of cylinders.

LPG prices hiked by Rs 50 for second time this month; 'Centre insensitive', says Ashok Gehlot
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LPG prices hiked by Rs 50 for second time this month; 'Centre insensitive', says Ashok Gehlot

Non-subsidised LPG now costs Rs 720.50 in Kolkata, Rs 694 in Mumbai, and Rs 710 in Chennai. Rates defer depending on the incidence of local sales tax or VAT

Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?
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Bhutan: Can progress in household electrification provide relief from expensive fossil fuel imports?

Bhutan has made substantial progress in household electrification in recent years, according to the Department of Renewable Energy. In 2018 over 99.97 percent of households had access to electricity, up from just 30 percent in 2003.

Fuel demand hit: Petrol sales down 61%, diesel at 56.5% in April; demand expected to pick up this month
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Fuel demand hit: Petrol sales down 61%, diesel at 56.5% in April; demand expected to pick up this month

India's fuel consumption slumped by close to 70 per cent in April as all petroleum products except LPG saw massive demand erosion following a nationwide lockdown halted economic activity and travel

Coronavirus Outbreak: Reliance Industries cuts crude processing at Jamnagar SEZ refinery by 24%
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Reliance Industries cuts crude processing at Jamnagar SEZ refinery by 24%

Reliance Industries Ltd has cut crude oil processing at its exports-only refinery at Jamnagar in Gujarat in March by close to one-fourth as it joins public sector oil firms in cutting run-rate to align production with a coronavirus-induced slump in fuel consumption

Coronavirus Outbreak: Petrol, diesel demand to pick up as govt allows trucks to ply, some industries to resume ops
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Coronavirus Outbreak: Petrol, diesel demand to pick up as govt allows trucks to ply, some industries to resume ops

Petrol and diesel consumption, which saw its biggest-ever decline in the aftermath of a nationwide lockdown, is likely to pick up in the second half of the month as the government has allowed trucks to ply as well as farmers and industries in rural areas to resume operations after 20 April

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

IndianOil steps up initiatives to augment LPG supply; company appeals to people to not resort to panic booking
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IndianOil steps up initiatives to augment LPG supply; company appeals to people to not resort to panic booking

the company said it had delivered more than 3.38 crore LPG cylinders in the last 15 days since the lockdown, which is 26 lakh cylinders every single working day.

Coronavirus Outbreak: MRPL reduces production of diesel, petrol by half on lower demand
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Coronavirus Outbreak: MRPL reduces production of diesel, petrol by half on lower demand

With the number of vehicles on roads falling sharply in the lockdown period due to the coronavirus spread, the public sector Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Limited (MRPL) has cut down production of petrol and diesel by half

Govt slashes LPG prices amid coronavirus lockdown; non-subsidised cylinder to cost Rs 744 in Delhi, Rs 714 in Mumbai
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Govt slashes LPG prices amid coronavirus lockdown; non-subsidised cylinder to cost Rs 744 in Delhi, Rs 714 in Mumbai

In India, every household is entitled to receive 12 cylinders at subsidized rates each year. If a family has requirement of more than that, they need to buy it at the market rate.

Oil firms to give Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia in coronavirus-related death of delivery boys, others working in LPG supply chain
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Oil firms to give Rs 5 lakh ex-gratia in coronavirus-related death of delivery boys, others working in LPG supply chain

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) and Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) on Monday announced an ex-gratia of Rs 5 lakh in case of coronavirus-related death of any LPG delivery boy or other personnel involved in the supply chain

Oil companies say no LPG shortage at all, delivering at least 40% more fuel now
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Oil companies say no LPG shortage at all, delivering at least 40% more fuel now

National oil marketing companies have come out on Sunday allaying the fears of consumers about product shortages, saying there is absolutely no shortage of any fuel, especially cooking gas, which is being supplied to customers at their doorsteps

IOC plans to open LPG bottling plant in Mizoram, upgrade 100 outlets in Northeast
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IOC plans to open LPG bottling plant in Mizoram, upgrade 100 outlets in Northeast

State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) is looking to set up an LPG bottling plant in Mizoram, besides upgrading 100 retail outlets across the Northeast in the next financial year, a senior official said

India's fuel demand expected to rebound to 3.8% in FY21; diesel to witness 2.8% growth next fiscal
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India's fuel demand expected to rebound to 3.8% in FY21; diesel to witness 2.8% growth next fiscal

Fuel consumption in the current fiscal ending 31 March will grow by just 1.3 percent, its slowest pace in six years.

Jet fuel price cut by steep 10%; non-subsidised cooking gas costs Rs 53 less as international oil declines
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Jet fuel price cut by steep 10%; non-subsidised cooking gas costs Rs 53 less as international oil declines

Jet fuel (ATF) prices were on Monday slashed by a steep 10 percent, the second straight reduction in rates in as many months, as international oil prices slumped on fears of the spread of coronavirus

BPCL disinvestment: Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal says state-run company's valuation high, evaluating bid; oil PSU's m-cap at 92,920 cr
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BPCL disinvestment: Vedanta chief Anil Agarwal says state-run company's valuation high, evaluating bid; oil PSU's m-cap at 92,920 cr

The government plans to sell its entire 52.98 percent stake in BPCL that will give buyers ready access to 14% of India's oil refining capacity and about one-fifth of the fuel market share in the world's fastest-growing energy market.

LPG prices may drop in March, last week's steep hike due to global market pressure: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan
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LPG prices may drop in March, last week's steep hike due to global market pressure: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan

Last week, cooking gas LPG price hiked by a steep Rs 144.5 per cylinder due to spurt in benchmark global rates of the fuel