Monday November 10, 2014
In a setback to non-state LPG marketeers, the government's top law officer has ruled that all domestically produced cooking gas (LPG) should necessarily be sold to public sector undertakings for subsidised sale to consumers.
Thursday November 6, 2014
A modified direct cash subsidy transfer scheme for LPG consumers will be launched in 54 districts from November 15 and all over the country from January 1.
Wednesday October 29, 2014
Subsidised LPG in Delhi now costs Rs 417 per 14.2-kg cylinder as against Rs 414 previously.
Friday October 24, 2014
The government has no plans to curtail supply of subsidised cooking gas (LPG) from the current 12 cylinders per household in a year even as it looks to give cash subsidy to consumers across the country by June.
India | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 22, 2014
The Bihar government on Tuesday allowed sale of five kg LPG cylinders that were banned after Bodh Gaya serial blasts last year in which the use of unlicensed small gas cylinders was suspected.
Tuesday September 30, 2014
The price of non-subsidised cooking gas (LPG) was cut by Rs 21 per cylinder on Tuesday while that of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel was reduced by a steep 3 per cent on the back of falling international oil rates.
Saturday September 6, 2014
Announcing expansion plans worth Rs 4,500 crore for Odisha, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said the petrol, diesel and LPG network would be expanded to benefit all the consumers in the state.
Thursday August 28, 2014
In a relief to consumers, the Cabinet on Wednesday lifted the restriction of supply of only one subsidised cooking gas LPG cylinder to a household in a month, saying consumers can avail their quota of 12 bottles at any time of the year.
Wednesday August 27, 2014
The government had raised the annual cap on supply of cheaper LPG from nine to 12 cylinders of 14.2-kg each on January 30. It was inferred this meant one cylinder in a month.
Opinion | IP Bajpai | Thursday August 21, 2014
Destined to fail, writes IP Bajpai.
Monday August 18, 2014
Indian Oil Corporation has proposed to invest about Rs 1,200 crore during the current financial year for expanding its liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) pipeline projects.
India | Indo-Asian News Service | Sunday August 17, 2014
State-run gas utilities from India and Pakistan are in advanced talks for export of gas through a pipeline running from Jalandhar in India to Lahore in Pakistan.
Wednesday August 13, 2014
IOC lost Rs 15,328.34 crore on selling diesel, domestic LPG and kerosene at government controlled rates in April-June this year. The government made good about 40 per cent of this by way of cash subsidy of Rs 6,076 crore. It got another Rs 8,107.21 c...
Monday August 11, 2014
Fuel retailers sell diesel, domestic LPG and kerosene at government controlled rates which are below market price. The loss they thus incur is made good through cash subsidy from the government and dole from upstream firms like ONGC.
South | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 5, 2014
A total of 11,140 persons have been booked under various cases for misusing their LPG supply and gas cylinders worth Rs 1.43 crore have been confiscated from them across Tamil Nadu, the state Assembly was informed today.
Monday July 21, 2014
The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) will decide on the margin that natural gas sellers like GAIL and Reliance Industries can charge from urea manufacturers and LPG plants by the end of the year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said...
Sunday July 20, 2014
Cooking gas and kerosene prices will not be hiked keeping in view the impact of such a step on the people, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has said.
Sunday July 20, 2014
The Comptroller and Auditor General of India (CAG) has castigated state-owned oil firms for overcharging customers by Rs 26,626 crore in five years by charging notional levies like customs duty on fuel they sold.
Monday July 7, 2014
With diesel price deregulation likely at some point this fiscal, high subsidies on LPG and kerosene will continue to be a major challenge, ICRA Research said on Monday.
Monday July 7, 2014
Presently, urea-manufacturing fertiliser plants have the first right over the domestically produced gas, followed by liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plants and power stations. City gas distribution (CGD) projects are ranked fourth currently.