Oil Ministry ensuring adequate supplies to flood-hit Kashmir

In order to improve the supply of petroleum products to the flood-hit Srinagar division of Jammu and Kashmir, the Petroleum Ministry is making efforts to ensure adequate supplies, it said on Thursday.

Ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers: BJP

BJP today urged the Petroleum Ministry to ensure supply of full quantity of cooking gas to consumers and fixing aluminum seal on cylinders amid reports that the bottles being delivered to consumers weighed much less than the prescribed 14.2 kg.

EC takes note of Kejriwal`s complaint of Reliance influencing gas price hike

Election Commission has taken note of AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal`s complaint that on proposal by Reliance Industries, petroleum ministry is going to hike gas prices from April 1.

Gurudas asks Moily to identify `vested interests`

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.

`Won`t compromise on mid-day meal quality`

Government will not compromise with quality in mid-day meal programme and the HRD Ministry will scout for resources.

No subsidised LPG cylinders for mid-day meal programme

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.

Charges framed against Petroleum Ministry official

A Delhi court framed charges against erstwhile Joint Director (Investigation) Uday Shankar of the anti-adulteration cell in Ministry of Petroleum.

Framing of charges against official in Petroleum Ministry

A Delhi court ordered framing of charges against a senior official in the Ministry of Petroleum.

HC to Centre: File affidavit on PIL against petrol

Bombay High Court directed Centre, Petroleum Min and Finance Min to file affidavit in response to PIL claiming recent petrol price hike was "illegal".

Oil Ministry convenes meet on adulteration

The move from the Centre came after in a gruesome incident Nashik additional district collector Yashwant Sonawane was burnt alive by the oil mafia.

Petroleum min proposes 33% hike in ONGC, OIL gas price

The Petroleum Ministry has
proposed a 33 per cent hike in the price of natural gas
produced by ONGC and Oil India and gradually increase it to
USD 4.20 per mmBtu set for gas from Reliance Industries` KG-D6
fields.

Petroleum Ministry rules out reducing ATF price

Petroleum Ministry on Thursday ruled out reducing the base price of ATF as demanded by the cash-strapped aviation industry, saying there was little scope for tinkering given the low margins oil firms earn.