Petroleum Minister

Dharmendra Pradhan raises issue of premium on oil supplied to Asian countries by OPEC

Dharmendra Pradhan raises issue of premium on oil supplied to Asian countries by OPEC

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday again raised the issue of premium being charged on oil supplied to Asian countries by some OPEC members and asked that a reasonable pricing policy be adopted by the 13-nation producers' cartel.

Oct 08, 2017, 23:37 PM IST
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan felicitates Kashmiri students

Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan felicitates Kashmiri students

Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan felicitated students from Jammu and Kashmir for their success in the recently held 2016-17 IIT-JEE (Main and Advance) examinations on Wednesday.

Jun 14, 2017, 13:05 PM IST

Oil firms will decide on price revision: Pradhan

As per the practice of revising rates every fortnight, state fuel retailers were expected to announce a cut in petrol and diesel prices yesterday as global rates had fallen by about 4 percent. However, they skipped the revision.

Jan 16, 2015, 16:44 PM IST

Gunmen kidnap Nigeria oil minister's sister: Police

The sister of Nigeria's powerful petroleum minister has been kidnapped in the oil hub of Port Harcourt, police said on Friday, in the latest abduction targeting a prominent political family.

Oct 25, 2014, 00:48 AM IST

'Investment of Rs 1 lakh cr in petrochem, oil & gas in Odisha'

An investment of about Rs 1 lakh crore will be made in Odisha in the next five years in petrochemicals and oil and gas sectors including strategic oil reserves, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.

Sep 12, 2014, 20:49 PM IST

Delhi anti-graft agency says Reliance gas probe valid

The anti-graft wing of the Delhi government has filed an affidavit in the high court saying it has jurisdiction to lodge a report against Reliance Industries and former petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily, among others, in the gas pricing issue.

Aug 10, 2014, 00:47 AM IST

Irked Moily refuses to answer queries on gas pricing issue

Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily on Tuesday refused to answer queries on the FIR filed against him and industrialist Mukesh Ambani in Delhi in connection with the pricing of natural gas.

Feb 25, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Gas production unviable at current rates: Moily

Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily has written to the Prime Minister saying RIL's KG-D6 contract cannot be terminated pending arbitration on issue of gas output lagging targets.

Feb 24, 2014, 13:50 PM IST

RIL bank guarantee issue to be resolved in 15 days: Moily

Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Tuesday said he is confident of resolving the issue of securing USD 135 million in bank guarantees from Reliance Industries within a fortnight to enable the company to charge higher gas price from April 1.

Nov 26, 2013, 16:00 PM IST

Moily takes metro on Bus Day, ministry staff save 600 litres fuel

Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily took the metro to work as part of his ministry`s drive to promote fuel conservation and reduce India`s massive oil import bill.

Oct 09, 2013, 10:34 AM IST

CPI demands Moily`s resignation over gas price hike

CPI sought resignation of Petroleum Minister Veerappa Moily and probe into ministry`s proposal to hike natural gas prices, alleging it would subvert national interests and favour big corporate house.

Jun 21, 2013, 17:02 PM IST

Road map soon to raise oil consumption to 6 barrels/day: Moily

New Oil Minister M Veerappa Moily Monday promised expeditious decision making as he set a target for more than tripling of oil consumption in the country to boost economic growth.

Oct 29, 2012, 12:03 PM IST

India to continue Iran oil supplies: Reddy

India will continue its oil supplies from Iran, petroleum minister S. Jaipal Reddy said on Tuesday.

Mar 13, 2012, 22:43 PM IST

India's oil refining capacity to rise to 238 mn tonnes by 2013

India exported 50 million tons of refined petroleum products during 2010-11 valued at about $40 billion.

Dec 05, 2011, 18:54 PM IST

No immediate hike in fuel prices, indicates Reddy

Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy Thursday hinted that the government will not rush into raising retail fuel prices just yet, even though a falling rupee has increased cost of oil imports.

Nov 24, 2011, 14:34 PM IST

Telangana MPs meet Jaipal Reddy; ask him to resign

A group of Congress MPs from
Telangana on Sunday met Petroleum Minister S Jaipal Reddy and
urged him to join their fight for a separate Telangana state
by resigning from the Lok Sabha.

Jul 03, 2011, 23:44 PM IST

Deora says nothing to do with Ambani feud

Petroleum Minister Murli Deora
said the government has nothing to do with Ambani brothers` dispute.

Aug 04, 2009, 00:49 AM IST