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Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope
World

Bruising 2020 for Big Oil: Fossil fuel industry left to confront its diminished future, cope

Oil majors are considering expanding to offshore wind farms and hydrogen fuel, to prepare for a world that uses less oil and gas.

Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up
Business

Finance Ministry credits govt, RBI for ‘green shoots of economic revival’ as agriculture, petroleum, electricity indicators pick up

The Finance Ministry cited "green shoots" of recovery in agriculture, manufacturing and services sectors, and said the prompt policy measures taken by the government and RBI have helped reinvigorate the economy with minimal damage

Transporters demand rollback in diesel price hike; say increasing duties, taxes may disrupt supply of essential commodities
Business

Transporters demand rollback in diesel price hike; say increasing duties, taxes may disrupt supply of essential commodities

All India Motor Transport Congress (AIMTC) on Tuesday demanded the rollback of diesel price hike and said increasing duties and taxes may disrupt the supply of essential commodities

Fuel prices hiked: Petrol up by Rs 1.67 per litre, diesel by Rs 7.10 in Delhi; prices remain unchanged in Mumbai
Business

Fuel prices hiked: Petrol up by Rs 1.67 per litre, diesel by Rs 7.10 in Delhi; prices remain unchanged in Mumbai

According to the official website of Indian Oil Corporation, on Tuesday, petrol costs Rs 76.31 per litre in Mumbai and diesel costs Rs 66.21 a litre.

Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers
Business

Cargo handling at top 12 ports marginally up at 705 MT in FY20; growth driven by higher handling of containers, coal, fertilisers

The 12 major ports are -- Deendayal (erstwhile Kandla), Mumbai, JNPT, Marmugao, New Mangalore, Cochin, Chennai, Kamarajar (earlier Ennore), V O Chidambarnar, Visakhapatnam, Paradip and Kolkata (including Haldia).

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's March petrol sales fall 17%, diesel down 26% as economy declines after lockdown
Business

Coronavirus Outbreak: India's March petrol sales fall 17%, diesel down 26% as economy declines after lockdown

The country’s consumption of liquefied petroleum gas or cooking gas rose 1.7 percent in March from a year earlier to about 2.3 million tonnes, they said.

In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles
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In Bhutan, misinformation, lack of funds pose major hurdles in move towards electric vehicles

Even if the introduction of 300 electric vehicles pans out as expected by 2021, the UNDP funding stops there. If Bhutan hopes to continue with an electric vehicle programme beyond next year, the government will have to find new sponsors – a process that could derail the programme’s future.

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer
science

Why is air pollution so harmful to us? Human being's DNA may hold the answer

Some genetic variants from a human's past can be helpful as it may allow people to have a long life despite smoking

Exports decline 1.1% in October, imports contract 16.3%; trade deficit narrows to $11 bn
Business

Exports decline 1.1% in October, imports contract 16.3%; trade deficit narrows to $11 bn

The country's exports dipped by 1.11 percent to $26.38 billion in October on account of contraction in sectors like petroleum and leather

Exports dip 6.57% in September, imports contract 13.58%; trade deficit narrows to $10.86 bn
Business

Exports dip 6.57% in September, imports contract 13.58%; trade deficit narrows to $10.86 bn

India's exports contracted by 6.57 percent to $26 billion in September mainly due to significant dip in shipments from key sectors such as petroleum, engineering, leather, chemicals, and gems & jewellery

Piyush Goyal to embark on two-day visit to UAE today to seek FDI in petroleum, railways, aviation sectors
India

Piyush Goyal to embark on two-day visit to UAE today to seek FDI in petroleum, railways, aviation sectors

Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal will embark on a two-day visit to the United Arab Emirates (UAE) starting Saturday, to attend the meeting of 7th India-UAE High-Level Task Force on Investment

Govt rules out bringing petroleum products under GST ambit; ignores aviation sector and oil companies' long-standing demand
Business

Govt rules out bringing petroleum products under GST ambit; ignores aviation sector and oil companies' long-standing demand

The overall levy is not going to reduce significantly as the govt will impose cess above the 28 percent rate on petrol and diesel to ensure that there is no loss to the exchequer

Amit Shah chairs meeting on investment in petroleum, gas sectors; Dharmendra Pradhan, S Jaishankar among those present
India

Amit Shah chairs meeting on investment in petroleum, gas sectors; Dharmendra Pradhan, S Jaishankar among those present

The meeting chaired by Shah was also attended by the chairmen of ONGC, BPCL, NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant and Petroleum Secretary.

Will Iranian oil shutdown hurt India?
India

Will Iranian oil shutdown hurt India?

Iran is among its leading oil suppliers, but India seems unconcerned by American threats

Oil regulator rejects Adani Gas' application for CNG retailing in Jaipur, Udaipur; says not in compliance with regulations
Business

Oil regulator rejects Adani Gas' application for CNG retailing in Jaipur, Udaipur; says not in compliance with regulations

On Adani Gas' claim of having made substantial investment in the two cities, PNGRB said "no documentary evidence has been presented by Adani Gas to show the mammoth expenditure it has supposedly incurred on the project."

'No immediate plans to retire, Vedanta needs my agression, risk-taking ability', says Anil Agarwal
Business

'No immediate plans to retire, Vedanta needs my agression, risk-taking ability', says Anil Agarwal

Agarwal has delisted his flagship Vedanta Resources from the London Stock Exchange (LSE) and is now concentrating on growing mineral mining and oil and gas businesses out of the India-listed firm, Vedanta Ltd.

Around 5,000 compressed bio gas plants with annual production of 15 mn tonnes to be set up by 2023: Dharmendra Pradhan
Business

Around 5,000 compressed bio gas plants with annual production of 15 mn tonnes to be set up by 2023: Dharmendra Pradhan

Compressed bio gas can be produced from various types of feed stocks such as agriculture residues, press mud and spent wash of distilleries, sewage water, municipal solid waste (MSW), cattle dung and bio degradable fractions of industrial waste.

Inclusion of petrol, diesel under GST not possible till revenues stabilise, says Arvind Subramanian
Business

Inclusion of petrol, diesel under GST not possible till revenues stabilise, says Arvind Subramanian

The GST needs to be improved in terms of many things, so there are many many challenges ahead for the economy, Subramanian said.

NASA makes a surprise request for petroleum developments in the Arctic Ocean
science

NASA makes a surprise request for petroleum developments in the Arctic Ocean

NASA says Sea drilling rigs could be affected by launches from its only high-latitude rocket range.