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  • Time to Change 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    Time to Change 'Look East Policy' to 'Act East Policy': Sushma Swaraj

    External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj said on Sunday that the time has come for India to adopt an "Act East Policy" as she began her three-day visit to Vietnam during which she will hold talks with the top leadership of the Communist nation.

  • Energy Firms Warn Against Cost-plus Pricing for Gas

    Energy Firms Warn Against Cost-plus Pricing for Gas

    The Association of Oil and Gas Operators, which is made up for over two-dozen members including the likes of Reliance Industries, ONGC, Cairn, BP, BG, BHP and Essar, on August 18 wrote to Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan listing out pricing challenges...

  • New Natural Gas Pricing Formula by September 30: Oil Minister

    New Natural Gas Pricing Formula by September 30: Oil Minister

    The government on Wednesday said it will come out with a new natural gas pricing formula by September 30.

  • ASEAN to Boost Cooperation With India in Various Fields

    ASEAN to Boost Cooperation With India in Various Fields

    The ASEAN, considered one of the world's fastest growing regions, today resolved to significantly enhance cooperation with India in combating growing challenges of maritime security, terrorism, drug trafficking and cyber crime besides expanding trade...

  • PM Modi Orders Immediate Steps to Minimise Damage From Odisha Floods

    PM Modi Orders Immediate Steps to Minimise Damage From Odisha Floods

    Prime Minister Narendra Modi has ordered immediate steps to be taken for minimising damages and losses from floods in rivers in Odisha, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

  • Singapore's Ground-Breaking Haze Law Faces Uphill Challenge

    Singapore's Ground-Breaking Haze Law Faces Uphill Challenge

    Indonesia's complex rules on land use and the difficulty in prosecuting foreign businesses mean Singapore has its work cut out bringing companies to book under its new cross-border air pollution law.

  • India Diversifying its Sources of Crude Oil Imports: Oil Minister

    India Diversifying its Sources of Crude Oil Imports: Oil Minister

    India is diversifying its sources of crude oil imports to reduce dependence on any one region, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told Rajya Sabha on wednesday.

  • Oil Regulator to Complete Study on Gas Market Margin by December: Minister

    Oil Regulator to Complete Study on Gas Market Margin by December: Minister

    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...

  • No Hike in LPG, Kerosene Prices: Oil Minister

    No Hike in LPG, Kerosene Prices: Oil Minister

    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.

  • Government Considers Selling 5 Per Cent Stake in ONGC: Report

    Government Considers Selling 5 Per Cent Stake in ONGC: Report

    The government will decide next month on the sale of a $3-billion (Rs 18,030 crore at 1 dollar = 60.10 rupees) stake in state oil firm Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), in a major test of whether Prime Minister Narendra Modi can follow through on refo...

  • Reliance Industries Penalised for Production Shortfall

    Reliance Industries Penalised for Production Shortfall

    The government has disallowed Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) from recovering $2.376 billion (Rs 14,256 crore at 1 dollar = 60 rupees) invested to develop offshore gas fields in the D6 block on the country's east coast as output has fallen drastically ...

  • Iraqi Kurds Take Over Two Northern Oil Fields

    Iraqi Kurds Take Over Two Northern Oil Fields

    Kurdish security forces took over two major oil fields outside the disputed northern city of Kirkuk before dawn Friday and said they would use some of the production for domestic purposes, escalating a dispute the central government of Prime Minister...

  • Iraq Accuses Kurdish Forces of Seizing Oil Fields

     Iraq Accuses Kurdish Forces of Seizing Oil Fields

    Iraq accused Kurdish peshmerga fighters of seizing two key northern oil fields near the disputed city of Kirkuk on Friday, as relations between Baghdad and the autonomous Kurdistan region hit a new low.

  • Economic Survey Sees Higher GDP Growth of 5.4-5.9%; Monsoon, Oil Prices Key Risks

    Economic Survey Sees Higher GDP Growth of 5.4-5.9%; Monsoon, Oil Prices Key Risks

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today tabled the Economic Survey for 2013-14, a day ahead of the Union Budget. The Economic Survey reviews the developments in the Indian economy over the previous 12 months, summarizes the performance on major developme...

  • Iraq Crisis Led to Rupee Depreciation: Minister of State for Finance

    Iraq Crisis Led to Rupee Depreciation: Minister of State for Finance

    The recent Iraq crisis has led to marginal depreciation of the rupee and government is calibrating "appropriate policy responses" to cope with the situation, Parliament was informed on Tuesday.

  • Drought Report 'No Cause to Panic': Arun Jaitley

    Drought Report 'No Cause to Panic': Arun Jaitley

    Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday said there was no cause to panic about the possibility of higher inflation, after a private forecasting agency said there was a 60 per cent chance India would face a drought this year.

  • India Still Worried About Rising Crude Prices: Arun Jaitley

    India Still Worried About Rising Crude Prices: Arun Jaitley

    India is worried about the impact of Iraq crisis on crude oil, though there were indications of moderation in prices in the last few days, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

  • India Still Worried About Rising Crude Prices: Arun Jaitley

    India Still Worried About Rising Crude Prices: Arun Jaitley

    India is worried about the impact of Iraq crisis on crude oil, though there were indications of moderation in prices in the last few days, Finance Minister Arun Jaitley said on Friday.

  • Brent Slips Towards $111 as Libya PM Declares Oil Crisis Over

    Brent Slips Towards $111 as Libya PM Declares Oil Crisis Over

    Libya's acting prime minister, Abdullah al-Thinni, said the government had reached a deal with a rebel leader controlling oil ports to hand over the last two terminals and end a blockade, making around 500,000 more barrels a day of crude available fo...

  • Ministry Approves B Ashok as Indian Oil Chairman

    Ministry Approves B Ashok as Indian Oil Chairman

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has approved appointment of B Ashok as the head of India's largest oil firm, Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), in what will be the first top level appointment by the new government.

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