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Petrol to be cheaper by Rs 1.89-2.38 per litre

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 17:11

Oil marketing companies will cut petrol prices by Rs 1.89 -2.38 per litre from midnight of August 14/15, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday.

Govt to announce new gas price formula by September end

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 13, 2014, 14:24

The Rangarajan formula was to be implemented from April 1 but was deferred by three months as general elections were announced.

Pradhan defends oil PSUs after CAG rap

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 17:34

The retail price for diesel, LPG and kerosene has always been lower than cost and the difference has been met through subsidy support.

Gas price revision can happen even before October 1: Pradhan

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 01:27

Weeks after implementation of a contentious gas pricing formula was put off by three months, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday indicated that gas price revision may happen well before October 1.

Pradhan for setting up statutory safety body for oil & gas ind

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:54

With more than a dozen people killed in a deadly fire at a gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Friday expressed shock at the lack of a statutory body for formulating safety measures for the oil and gas industry.

Pradhan for setting up statutory safety body for oil and gas industry

Last Updated: Friday, June 27, 2014, 13:15

With more than a dozen people killed in a deadly fire at a gas pipeline in Andhra Pradesh, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today expressed shock at the lack of a statutory body for formulating safety measures for the oil and gas industry.

Oil Minister to attend Cabinet meeting amid gas price hike speculation

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 25, 2014, 12:17

Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will attend a Cabinet meeting on Wednesday, a government source said, amid speculation that India could raise gas prices from July 1.

Varma appointed director (onshore), ONGC

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 19:39

The post of Director (Onshore) had been lying vacant since October 2012 when A K Hazarika super-annuated.

Gas price: PM meets Pradhan, Jaitley

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 17:20

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday met Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan for the second time in three days, apparently to hammer out an acceptable increase in natural gas prices that could be announced soon.

Oil Minister defends diesel price hike

Last Updated: Sunday, June 01, 2014, 22:57

New Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Sunday defended the fresh hike in diesel prices saying the fare for bulk consumption has come down.

India can be economic power, says new Oil Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 14:38

India can become an economic power if it becomes self sufficient in energy, said Dharmendra Pradhan who took charge Tuesday of the ministry of petroleum and natural gas.

Dharmendra Pradhan takes over as Oil Minister

Last Updated: Tuesday, May 27, 2014, 14:12

Hinting at pro-poor approach in dealing with fuel and gas price hike, new Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday said energy self-reliance is a pre- requisite for the country to become an economic superpower.