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HPL awaits nod for product swapping terms in next board meeting


August 4th, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 4 (IANS) In a bid to arrange a temporary financing option, cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the second-largest maker of polyethylene in India, is awaiting a nod from ... Read more...

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HPL plans to hike production for turnaround


July 11th, 2012 - 11:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 11 (IANS) Attempting a turnaround, cash-strapped Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is planning to increase its production to 240 tonnes per hour and will perform a technical audit ... Read more...

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Bengal minister becomes HPL chairman


March 27th, 2012 - 9:45 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 27 (IANS) West Bengal Industry Minister Partha Chatterjee was Tuesday inducted as chairman of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) at a board meeting where it was decided to convert ... Read more...

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Chatterjee Group chief meet Mamata ahead of HPL board meet


March 26th, 2012 - 11:37 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, March 26 (IANS) The Chatterjee Group (TCG) chairman and co-promoter of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) Purnendu Chatterjee Monday met West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on the eve ... Read more...

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Bengal to seek legal opinion on Haldia verdict


October 29th, 2011 - 11:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 29 (IANS) Asserting that revival of the cash-starved Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL) is its top priority, the West Bengal government Saturday said it will take further steps after ... Read more...

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India seeks Qatari investment in oil and gas sector


October 28th, 2011 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 28 (IANS) Petroleum Minister S. Jaipal Reddy Friday urged Qatar to increase supply of crude oil and liquefied natural gas (LNG) and invest in Indian public sector ... Read more...

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HPL eyes two projects to beat financial crisis


October 26th, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Oct 26 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), the second largest maker of polyethylene in India, is giving top priority to producing Butiene-1 and Styrene-Butadiene-Rubber (SBR) to come out of ... Read more...

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K.K. Birla group company temporarily closed


August 31st, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 31 (IANS) Zuari Industries limited (ZIL), a K.K. Birla group company in Goa, has been temporarily shut due to a shortage of naphtha, a raw material needed to ... Read more...

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Pipeline sealed to quell naphtha leak in Goa


August 23rd, 2011 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) Long queues stretched before several petrol pumps here Monday following reports of petroleum shortage after a pipeline was sealed to quell a fire caused by a ... Read more...

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Naphtha pipeline shut as fire continues


August 22nd, 2011 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 22 (IANS) The authorities here Monday ordered the shutdown of a pipeline ferrying naphtha from the Mormugao Port Trust (MPT) to a fertilizer company as a fire caused ... Read more...

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Goa naphtha fire rages on (Lead)


August 20th, 2011 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Panaji, Aug 20 (IANS) Nearly a day after a naphtha pipeline caught fire in the port town of Vasco, injuring eight people, officials Saturday said the flames would be extinguished ... Read more...

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Haldia Petrochemicals on road to recovery: Official


June 15th, 2011 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Jun 15 (IANS) Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd (HPL), a joint-venture of the West Bengal government and the Chatterjee Group, will be on the road to recovery once issues of ownership, ... Read more...

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India to build stronger trade, economic ties with Brazil: Anand Sharma


March 8th, 2011 - 9:02 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 8 (ANI): Union Commerce Minister Anand Sharma today said that India is desirous to build stronger trade and economic ties with Brazil.During his meeting with Antonio Patriota, Minister of ... Read more...

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Naphtha cracker project at Indian Oil’s Panipat complex dedicated to nation


February 15th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Feb 15 (ANI): Rolling out the canvas for expansion of its operations through downstream integration into petrochemicals, India's largest Naphtha Cracker plant at Indian Oil's Panipat Complex was today dedicated ... Read more...

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‘Green violations by Tata Steel, L&T were overlooked’


December 16th, 2010 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 16 (IANS) The environment ministry overlooked green law violations by Tata Steel and Larsen and Toubro (L&T) in their Dharma port project in Orissa, an environmental group said Thursday, ... Read more...

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SPIC to restart Tuticorin fertlisers plants


September 22nd, 2010 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 22 (IANS) Fertiliser maker Southern Petrochemicals Industries Corporation (SPIC) will soon start its Tuticorin ammonia and urea plants as it is confident of getting natural gas to power the plants, ... Read more...

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India’s June inflation rises to 10.55 percent


July 14th, 2010 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) The recent fuel price hike drove India's annual food inflation further up to 10.55 percent, from 10.16 percent in May, edging the Reserve bank of India closer ... Read more...

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Smugglers in Iraq Blunt Sanctions Against Tehran


July 9th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 9 (ANI): The smuggling of crude oil and refined products to Iran by Iraqi Kurds is not only undercutting recent American sanctions on Tehran, but also worsening tensions within Iraq ... Read more...

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Trade pact causes South Korea-India trade to nearly double


April 6th, 2010 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, April 6 (DPA) South Korea's trade with India has almost doubled since a free trade deal went into effect Jan 1, the Korea Customs Service said Tuesday. Trade volume rose to $2.58 ... Read more...

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Anacortes Refinery Explosion Turns Out Severe


April 3rd, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Anacortes, Apr 3, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The news of the Tesoro Corp oil refinery explosion that rocked Anacortes yesterday has sent shock waves among the media and others. As per the ... Read more...

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ONGC joint venture planning IPO in 2012


March 14th, 2010 - 6:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dahej (Gujarat), March 14 (IANS) ONGC Petro-additions Ltd (OPaL), a joint venture promoted by Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC), Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC), ... Read more...

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South Korean trade pact with India going into effect


December 31st, 2009 - 9:36 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Dec 31 (DPA) An India-South Korea trade agreement going into effect Friday would immediately eliminate tariffs on 7,044 goods traded between Asia's third and fourth-largest economies. South Korea and India signed their ... Read more...

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Indian-American works new way to save refineries’ billions


December 23rd, 2009 - 1:34 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 23 (IANS) Oil refineries worldwide could save billions of dollars in energy costs yearly, by using a novel method developed by an Indian-Amercian chemical engineer. Researchers led by Rakesh Agarwal, ... Read more...

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Southern states want ‘fair’ share of Krishna-Godavari gas


December 19th, 2009 - 7:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 19 (IANS) Kerala Chief Minister V.S. Achuthanandan has demanded a "fair" share of natural gas from the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin in Andhra Pradesh for the southern states of Tamil Nadu, ... Read more...

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Rising inflation a matter of concern: Pranab (Lead)


December 14th, 2009 - 10:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday said the rise in inflation, primarily due to increase in food prices, was a matter of concern. "This is a matter of ... Read more...

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India’s annual inflation rate in November rises 4.78 percent


December 14th, 2009 - 2:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 14 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation, based on wholesale prices, rose sharply to 4.78 percent in November from 1.34 percent in the previous month, mainly on account of ... Read more...

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Supreme Court to hear Ambani case again


November 5th, 2009 - 3:19 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 5 (ANI): The court battle between the Ambani brothers will begin afresh today, after two judges of the Supreme Court rescued themselves from two separate cases on Wednesday, citing ... Read more...

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Madhya Pradesh raises nursing staffs’ retirement age


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Bhopal, Oct 23 (IANS) The Madhya Pradesh government Friday raised the retirement age of nursing employees in the state to 65 years from the present 60 years, an official said. "A cabinet meeting ... Read more...

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After 13 weeks, inflation turns positive at 0.12 percent (Second Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 8:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After remaining in the negative zone for 13 consecutive weeks, India's annual rate of inflation was back to positive at 0.12 percent for the week ended ... Read more...

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Genetically engineered dandelion can ooze more rubber


September 17th, 2009 - 5:46 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, September 17 (ANI): Scientists have developed a genetically engineered dandelion that produces more latex that could be used in gloves, tyres and drugs.For thousands of years, most of the world's rubber ... Read more...

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After 13 weeks, inflation turns positive at 0.12 percent (Lead)


September 17th, 2009 - 1:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) After remaining in negative zone for 13 consecutive weeks, India's annual rate of inflation was back to positive at 0.12 percent for the week ended Sep 5, ... Read more...

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Platts gets oil price assessments


August 26th, 2009 - 8:21 pm ICT by IBNS
Kolkata, Aug 26 (IBNS) Platts, a leading global energy and metals information provider and a division of The McGraw-Hill Companies, has introduced a series of new oil price benchmarks for the Indian ... Read more...

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Inflation rate rises marginally, still in negative


July 16th, 2009 - 4:36 pm ICT by ANI
July 16, 2009, New Delhi (ANI): Inflation on Thursday rose marginally to (-) 1.21 per cent for the week ending July 4 against (-) 1.55 per cent in the week before according ... Read more...

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Inflation rate rises marginally, still in negative zone


July 16th, 2009 - 2:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 16 (IANS) India's annual rate of inflation rose marginally to minus 1.21 percent for the week ended July 4, from minus 1.55 percent the week before, according to ... Read more...

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Fire breaks out at Haldia Petrochemicals unit


July 2nd, 2009 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 2 (IANS) The furnace of Haldia Petrochemicals Ltd. naphtha cracker unit caught fire in the early hours of Thursday, according to a company spokesperson. Nobody was injured in the fire, ... Read more...

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