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Kerala firms Rs.20,000-crore refinery expansion project


September 14th, 2012 - 4:32 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Sep 14, (IANS) A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) has been signed between the Kerala government and Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) here Friday at the Emerging Kerala-2012 investment meet for ... Read more...

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Government committing fraud, says CPI-M


September 14th, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 14 (IANS) The CPI-M Friday accused the government of committing a "gigantic fraud" by hiking fuel prices at a time when Indian oil companies were making huge ... Read more...

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MCC-Murugappa Hockey: BPCL, Air India enter semis


September 14th, 2012 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 13 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and Air India completed the semi-final line-up in the 87th All-India MCC-Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament in contrasting styles here Thursday.BPCL ... Read more...

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Hike likely in diesel, LPG, kerosene prices


September 5th, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 5 (IANS) The oil ministry has moved a cabinet note seeking a hike in diesel, cooking gas and kerosene prices and limiting supply of subsidised cooking gas ... Read more...

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BPCL to set up refuelling facility at Shillong airport


September 5th, 2012 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Shillong, Sep 5 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd (BPCL) wants to set up a refuelling facility at Shillong airport, says Meghalaya Transport Minister Abu Taher Mondal.Formerly known as Umroi airport, ... Read more...

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Ten teams for Murugappa hockey


September 5th, 2012 - 2:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 5 (IANS) Ten teams, including holders ONGC, will take part in the 87th All-India MCC Murugappa Gold Cup hockey tournament commencing here Thursday.According to organising secretary Sanjay Gulvady, ... Read more...

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Petronet’s Kochi LNG terminal to start in two months


August 23rd, 2012 - 6:52 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 23 (IANS) The Petronet LNG Ltd. (PLL) terminal here in Kerala is likely to be commissioned within two months, a top official said Thursday.The liquefied natural gas (LNG) ... Read more...

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No deregulation of diesel, kerosene, LPG prices


August 21st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) The government has no plans to deregulate diesel, cooking gas (LPG) and kerosene prices by withdrawing subsidy on them, Minister of State for Petroleum ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 3.2 percent


August 16th, 2012 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 16 (IANS) Jet fuel or aviation turbine fuel (ATF) price was hiked Thursday by over 3.2 percent, according to the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).Jet fuel constitutes over ... Read more...

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Kohli shocks Jain in All India Snooker meet


August 6th, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 6 (IANS) Amandeep Kohli fashioned the second upset in the competition when he shocked India No.5 Himanshu Jain in the Shyam Shroff Memorial All India Open Invitation Snooker ... Read more...

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Pahuja stuns Gandhi All India Snooker


August 5th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) Harish Pahuja stunned Abhimanyu Gandhi of Gujarat 4-3 in a Group A thriller to give the elite main draw an explosive start in the Shyam Shroff ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price hiked by 4.5 percent


August 1st, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies (OMC) Wednesday hiked aviation turbine fuel (ATF) or jet fuel price by 4.5 percent for the second time in a month. According ... Read more...

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ONGC-led consortium to invest $3 billion in Venezuela


July 11th, 2012 - 3:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The overseas arm of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC Videsh), in partnership with other government-run firms, plans to invest $3 billion to explore oil ... Read more...

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Indian Oil, Reliance lead Indian 8 in Fortune 500


July 10th, 2012 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Washington, July 10 (IANS) Eight Indian companies have made it to Fortune magazine's 2012 list of world's 500 largest companies with public sector Indian Oil and Mukesh Ambani-led Reliance ... Read more...

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Petrol to be cheaper by Rs.2.46 a litre (Second Lead)


June 28th, 2012 - 10:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 28 (IANS) India's three oil marketing companies (OMCs) have decided to reduce petrol prices by a minimum of Rs.2.46 a litre, depending on states' sales taxes, from ... Read more...

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Government launches web-portal to curb LPG black-marketing


June 22nd, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 22 (IANS) In a bid to curb black-marketing of domestic cooking gas, the government Friday launched a web-portal that will empower nearly 14 crore users of liquified ... Read more...

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Under huge financial strain: Oil marketing companies


June 3rd, 2012 - 9:12 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) Three state-run oil marketing companies Sunday said they are under "huge financial strain" due to selling diesel, kerosene and cooking gas at subsidised rates and ... Read more...

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Petrol price cut by Rs.2 a litre (Second Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) In a partial roll-back, oil marketing companies cut petrol prices by Rs.2 a litre with effect from midnight Saturday after crude prices softened in the ... Read more...

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Fuel shortage to ease in Chennai, says Jayalalithaa


May 29th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 29 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Tuesday said the acute shortage of petrol and diesel will end in the metropolis as urgent steps are being taken ... Read more...

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Petrol bunks go dry in three Tamil Nadu districts(Lead)


May 29th, 2012 - 12:33 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has hit three districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 1,000 bunks going dry, a petroleum dealer said Monday.The shortage ... Read more...

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Petrol bunks go dry in three Tamil Nadu districts


May 28th, 2012 - 5:42 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 28 (IANS) An acute shortage of petrol and diesel has hit three districts of Tamil Nadu with nearly 1,000 bunks going dry, a petroleum dealer said Monday. Officials ... Read more...

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Sensex up 222.60 points in noon trade


May 24th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, May 24 (IANS) A benchmark index of Indian equities markets was trading 222.60 points higher around 12.30 p.m. Thursday on a healthy buying spree in bank, oil ... Read more...

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BPCL to take 21 percent stake in Kannur airport


May 4th, 2012 - 7:23 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, May 4 (IANS) Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a public sector oil marketing company, will take 21 percent stake in the proposed airport in Kannur in north Kerala for ... Read more...

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Court notice on villagers’ plea against oil depot (Lead)


May 2nd, 2012 - 8:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 2 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday issued notice to Hindustan Petroleum Corp and the National Disaster Management Authority on a plea by villagers opposing the construction ... Read more...

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Oil marketing firms losing Rs.518 crore per day


May 1st, 2012 - 5:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Oil marketing companies are losing Rs.518 crore per day on sale of diesel, kerosene and domestic liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), government data showed Tuesday.Oil ... Read more...

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Blast in Assam refinery, ULFA claims responsibility (Lead)


April 7th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) An explosion rocked a refinery in Assam Saturday evening. The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) claimed responsibility for the blast in which no casualties ... Read more...

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Blast in Assam refinery, ULFA claims responsibility


April 7th, 2012 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, April 7 (IANS) An explosion rocked a refinery in Assam Saturday evening. No casualties have been reported so far, police said.The banned United Liberation Front of Asom (ULFA) has ... Read more...

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Petrol price hike in the offing as crude soars


March 23rd, 2012 - 6:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) Consumers may have to bear another round of price hike in auto and cooking fuels as the government is mulling a review in the wake ... Read more...

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Technopark IT firm all set to capture Indian market


February 24th, 2012 - 3:55 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Feb 24 (IANS) After capturing the 'intelligent transportation system' (ITS) markets in Europe, Technopark based ARS Software Engineering, the subsidiary of the Netherlands-headquartered ARS Traffic and Transport Technology, ... Read more...

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Airlines should tie-up with suppliers to import jet fuel


February 16th, 2012 - 9:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The civil aviation ministry Thursday said domestic airlines interested in importing jet fuel should tie up with suppliers who have the infrastructure to import ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price cut by Rs.350.70 a kilolitre


February 16th, 2012 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) Thursday cut aviation fuel prices by Rs.350.70 or 0.56 percent a kilolitre (kl), effective from midnight Friday.With this, the ... Read more...

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Century on, end of a bullock cart saga in Mumbai (With Images)


February 8th, 2012 - 1:43 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 8 (IANS) Rain or shine, they would deliver their ware. But, following a sustained campaign by an animal rights group and celebrities, Maharashtra has finally brought the curtains ... Read more...

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Government approves direct jet fuel import, Air India debt plan (Lead)


February 7th, 2012 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) An empowered group of ministers (EGoM) led by Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Tuesday allowed domestic airlines to directly import fuel and approved Air India's ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price cut by Rs.1,974 a kilolitre


January 31st, 2012 - 9:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 31 (IANS) State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) Tuesday cut aviation fuel prices by Rs.1,974.29 or 3.04 percent a kilolitre (kl), effective from midnight Wednesday, as an ... Read more...

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Jet fuel price cut by Rs.622 a kilolitre


December 31st, 2011 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 31 (IANS) State-owned oil marketing companies (OMCs) slashed the jet fuel rates by Rs.622.33 or 1.05 percent a kilolitre (kl), effective from midnight Saturday, as crude ... Read more...

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