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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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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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Chennai Petroleum plans capex of Rs.760 crore this fiscal


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Oil refining company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) plans a capital expenditure of Rs.760 crore this fiscal on various projects, said a top company official.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Government may reduce subsidised LPG cylinders to rich


July 18th, 2012 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, July 18 (IANS) The central government is mulling reducing the subsidy on cooking gas by limiting supply of LPG cylinders to those who do not belong to the economically ... 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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Cabinet nod for petrochemical region in Tamil Nadu


July 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the setting up a Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamil Nadu that ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers 137 mn barrels of oil


May 20th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, May 20 (IANS) The Bangladesh Oil, Gas and Mineral Corporation - popularly known as Petrobangla - Sunday announced the discovery of 137 million barrels of oil in two old ... 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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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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GAIL, PEC get awards for most efficient state-run firms


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) State-run Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) and international trading firm PEC Ltd have won awards for being the most efficient public sector undertakings ... Read more...

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Bina refinery’s two units go on-stream


January 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Naftogaz India said Sunday it has completed work on two projects of Bharat Oman Refineries Limited, a joint venture of the state-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka to drop colonial Ceylon from official names


December 30th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Dec 30 (IANS) The Sri Lankan government is to officially drop the name Ceylon from titles of government institutions by bringing in legislative changes, Xinhua reports."The cabinet has decided to change ... Read more...

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HPCL posts Rs.2,089.61 crore profit


November 12th, 2010 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 12 (IANS) State-run refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) Friday reported Rs.2,089.61 crore profit for the second quarter of the current fiscal as against Rs.136.68 crore net loss in the ... Read more...

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BPCL’s second quarter net profit at Rs.2142.22 crore


November 10th, 2010 - 7:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 10 (IANS) State-owned hydrocarbon company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) Wednesday reported a net profit of Rs.2,142.22 crore for the second quarter of the current fiscal year."Company has posted a ... Read more...

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No shortage of LPG during festive season, assures HPCL


October 25th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) There will not be any shortage of domestic cooking gas in the pre-Diwali season and temporary backlogs will be cleared by month end, public sector oil marketing company ... Read more...

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No “overdues” to oil companies, says Mallya


September 23rd, 2010 - 6:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 23 (IANS) Kingfisher Airlines Thursday said it does not have any "overdues" to oil marketing companies (OMCs). "We have given them (OMCs) a lot of money, so we do not ... Read more...

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Chennai Petro at advance stage of completing Euro IV project


September 6th, 2010 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) Monday said its subsidiary Chennai Petroleum Corporation is at an advance stage of completing a project to meet diesel fuel quality and other ... Read more...

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Six private airlines owe Rs.1,887.82 crore to public OMCs


August 17th, 2010 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Six private airlines, including Jet and Kingfisher, owed Rs.1,887.82 crore to public sector oil companies, Civil Aviation Minister Praful Patel Tuesday informed the Rajya Sabha. He was replying ... Read more...

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UAE company launches aid campaign for poor


June 6th, 2010 - 6:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 6 (IANS/WAM) A petroleum company here has found a novel way to help the poor. Some 16 service stations of the company will collect used clothes from people to distribute ... Read more...

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Rs.10,000 cr power plant proposal for Tamil Nadu


May 24th, 2010 - 6:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 24 (IANS) The Indian Oil Corporation and the Tamil Nadu Industrial Development Corporation have submitted a proposal to the Tamil Nadu government for jointly setting up a liquefied natural gas ... Read more...

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Chennai Petroleum plans 9 million tonne refinery


May 18th, 2010 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 18 (IANS) City-based refinery Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) is planning to set up a 9 million tonne per annum (mtpa) plant to increase capacity to around 18 mtpa by ... Read more...

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UAE gives top priority to energy conservation (Second Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE, which has the world's highest ecological footprint, is according top priority to environment conservation and has launched two major projects on recycling and conversion of waste ... Read more...

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UAE starts conservation projects (Lead)


April 9th, 2010 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE is according top priority to environment conservation and has launched two major projects on recycling carbon dioxide and converting waste into energy. The Emirates launched a paper ... Read more...

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UAE launches paper recycling programme


April 9th, 2010 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, April 9 (IANS/WAM) The UAE has launched a paper recycling programme to increase awareness on pollution and emphasise the importance of environment conservation. Two leading business groups from the region -- Emirates ... Read more...

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Rs.34 lakh looted in Greater Noida (Lead)


March 2nd, 2010 - 9:41 pm ICT by IANS
Greater Noida, March 2 (IANS) Three armed robbers Tuesday looted Rs.34 lakh from three employees of a petrol station in the parking lot of a State Bank of India (SBI) branch ... Read more...

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HPCL plans to increase retail outlets


February 18th, 2010 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Feb 18 (IANS) Public sector oil company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) plans to increase its retail outlets to 9,000 by next year from the current 8,500, a top company official ... Read more...

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BPCL partner finds gas in Mozambique


February 18th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Feb 18 (IANS) State-run oil marketing company Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) Thursday said gas had been discovered at an offshore Mozambique find in which its overseas subsidiary holds a 10 ... Read more...

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UAE petroleum company promotes biodegradable bags


February 12th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 12 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) based Emirates General Petroleum Corporation Emarat is promoting environment friendly biodegradable plastic bags, WAM news agency reported Friday. Hussain Kazim, manager of corporate communications ... Read more...

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UAE observes National Environment Day


February 8th, 2010 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Feb 7 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has observed its 13th National Environment Day, WAM new agency reported Sunday. Emirates General Petroleum Corporation (Emarat) took part in the celebration with its ... Read more...

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Time for grown-ups to listen to young sane voices:Save fuel, save environment


January 24th, 2010 - 9:13 pm ICT by admin
By Bobby Ramakant/CNS The young people are the true custodian of our future, so their voices must not be ignored. The children who live in urban slums in state capital of Uttar Pradesh ... Read more...

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Sri Lanka may face fuel shortage as strike continues


November 15th, 2009 - 7:01 am ICT by IANS
Colombo, Nov 15 (IANS) Sri Lanka may face fuel shortages in the coming days as the petroleum sector trade unions vowed to continue their strike after politicians threatened to take action against ... Read more...

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Reliance-partnered India Fund in Canada next month


June 24th, 2009 - 2:39 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, June 24 (IANS) Toronto-based Lawrence Asset Management Inc. is re-launching the Lawrence India Fund in Canada next month in partnership with Reliance Asset Management.An open-ended mutual fund, it was ... Read more...

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Nepal dealer is Tata’s best distributor abroad


April 22nd, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Kathmandu, April 22 (IANS) Despite political turmoil, mounting inflation and a nagging fuel crisis, a Nepali car dealer pipped rivals from 16 other countries to become the highest seller of commercial vehicles ... Read more...

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Saina leads BPCL to win over ONGC


January 22nd, 2009 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Jan 22 (IANS) World No. 10 Saina Nehwal scored a 21-10, 21-14 win over Ruth Misha to lead Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited to a 3-0 win over ONGC in a league ... Read more...

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