Last Updated: Thursday, February 13, 2014, 22:50
PMO forwarded to Oil and Petroleum Ministry letter written by Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal demanding decision to hike gas price extracted from KG basin be kept in abeyance till completion of a probe.
Last Updated: Wednesday, January 08, 2014, 19:03
A day ahead of a ministerial panel meeting to decide on disinvestment in Indian Oil Corp (IOC), Petroleum Ministry today opposed stake sale in the nation's largest oil firm at current subdued prices.
Last Updated: Thursday, December 26, 2013, 13:02
Shares of state-run oil marketing companies gain after a media report said the petroleum ministry was planning to propose a hike of 5 rupees in diesel prices.
Last Updated: Wednesday, October 23, 2013, 17:48
In a major development, Petroleum Ministry has allowed companies like Reliance Industries and Cairn India to start producing oil and gas from discoveries even before field investment plans are approved.
Last Updated: Tuesday, October 01, 2013, 15:28
The Petroleum Ministry has opposed the disinvestment of government stake in Indian Oil Corp (IOC) in current market conditions, saying the country's crown jewels cannot be sold at low prices.
Last Updated: Thursday, June 20, 2013, 17:30
CPI leader Gurudas Dasgupta on Thursday asked Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily to identify the "vested interests" whom he had alleged were influencing to stall decision-making in the oil sector.
Last Updated: Wednesday, June 05, 2013, 18:14
Petroleum Ministry's proposal to raise natural gas prices by at least 60 percent will result in more than doubling of electricity tariff and a whopping Rs 46,360 crore per annum impact on power plants.
Last Updated: Sunday, January 06, 2013, 14:16
The CCI (Competition Commission of India) had written to the Petroleum Ministry on the issue, but the Ministry said it had no role in deciding the price of petrol as it was a deregulated commodity now.
Last Updated: Monday, December 17, 2012, 16:04
Government will not compromise with quality in mid-day meal programme and the HRD Ministry will scout for resources.
Last Updated: Friday, November 23, 2012, 16:12
The Petroleum Ministry has turned down a request of the HRD Ministry to allow supply of subsidised LPG cylinders for the mid-day meal programme.
Last Updated: Thursday, November 22, 2012, 09:11
The note in question was prepared during the tenure of earlier oil minister S Jaipal Reddy for the Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM).
Last Updated: Thursday, October 18, 2012, 12:47
State-owned oil firms, led by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) and Indian Oil Corporation (IOC), hired over 4,200 people in 2011-12, Petroleum Ministry said on Thursday.
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