Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that under the Strategic Petroleum Reserve project Phase-I, underground rock caverns for storage of 5.33 MMT of crude oil at three locations, viz. Vishakhapatnam (1.33 MMT), Mangalore (1.50 MMT) and Padur (2.5 MMT) have been created.
A study by World Bank shows that about two-thirds of the developing countries (considered in the study) have kept domestic prices of one or more petroleum products below market-clearing levels in the past three years. It adds that with the additional burden sharing by the oil and gas companies included, fuel subsidies amount to about 2
Andhra Pradesh Civil Supplies Minister D Sridhar Babu informed that the Union Oil and Gas Minister Veerappa Moily may take a decision on the extension of the deadline for beginning Adhaar-linked subsidy transfer scheme for LPG cylinders. It may be recalled that oil marketing companies (OMCs) set February 15 as the deadline for providing LPG cylinders on s
Experts argue that the multiplicity of price points in the natural gas and petroleum sector in the country discouraged private investment.Multiplicity of price points has created market distortions in sectors such as city gas distribution, as it led to considerable differences in prices for end-consumers. There are multiple price points, depending on the source and