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Petroleum and Natural Gas

CII calls for inclusion of petroleum and natural gas under GST

GST has been rolled out from 1 July 2017 by subsuming most of the Central and State indirect taxes into a single tax.

Jan 17, 2018, 10:58 AM IST

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

PM Modi reviews performance of key infrastructure sectors

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday reviewed progress of key infrastructure sectors including petroleum and natural gas, power, renewable energy and housing.


May 09, 2017, 16:39 PM IST

Panel to review Odisha's pact with Indian Oil

The Odisha government today said a committee has been set up under the Chairmanship of the Secretary of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry to review the state's agreement with Indian Oil Corporation (IOC).

Mar 28, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

OilMin launches e-initiative to improve LPG customer service

The Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has launched an online initiative to seek suggestions from LPG consumers across the country

Jan 09, 2016, 15:50 PM IST

Ten new additional secretaries appointed; Rajiv Kumar new Establishment Officer

Senior IAS officer Rajiv Kumar has been appointed as the Establishment Officer and Additional Secretary in the Ministry of Personnel as part of a senior level bureaucratic reshuffle effected by the government on Monday.

Mar 10, 2015, 01:08 AM IST

Delhi MPs meet petroleum minister to discuss PNG issues

A delegation of members of Parliament from Delhi, led by the Union Health Minister, Dr Harsh Vardhan met Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pardhan here to discuss the issue of the supply of Piped Natural Gas (PNG) in the union territory.

Jul 25, 2014, 12:28 PM IST

Tax holiday, royalty exemption proposed for oil block auction

In a bid to attract more global oil majors, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has proposed exemption from royalty payment and an income-tax holiday of up to 10 years for the next round of auction of oil and gas exploration blocks.

Jan 14, 2014, 14:11 PM IST

Madras HC pulls up lawyer for foul language against PM, minister

The Madras High Court pulled up a city-based advocate for using unparliamentary words in his petition against the Prime Minister.

Aug 13, 2013, 16:17 PM IST

Moily asks oil sector companies to support sportspersons

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister M. Veerappa Moily has asked the oil sector companies to support sportspersons and play a larger role in creating infrastructure.

Jul 02, 2013, 20:06 PM IST

Uniform Gas Price Policy to be brought soon: Moily

The Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas will soon bring in a Uniform Gas Price Policy to ensure parity in the price of imported and locally-produced gas.

Jan 27, 2013, 19:59 PM IST

Will allow gas swap between power and fertiliser cos: Moily

Gas-starved power generating stations in Andhra Pradesh can now hope to purchase some fuel from external sources under the new "swapping policy" brought in by the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

Jan 27, 2013, 19:58 PM IST

PlanComm pitches for opening coal mining for private sector

Planning Commission on Tuesday pitched for privatisation of coal mining saying government should have a consistent policy for energy sector as third party sale is allowed for petroleum and natural gas in the country.

Sep 18, 2012, 15:58 PM IST

No subsidised cylinders for the rich?

A Parliamentary committee on Petroleum and Natural Gas on Friday recommended that people with an annual income of Rs six lakh and above should not be given subsidised cooking gas.

Apr 27, 2012, 22:34 PM IST