Petroleum Minister

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  • Pradhan urges OMCs to speed up gas roll-out in northeast

    Pradhan urges OMCs to speed up gas roll-out in northeast

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has urged oil marketing companies (OMCs) to speed up roll-out of city gas distribution to provide CNG/PNG (compressed natural gas/piped natural gas) connections and early completion of ongoing infrastructure projects in the northeastern region. The Minister......

    December 10, 2017
  • Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

    Pradhan to visit Japan for LNG meet, ink cooperation on gas

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan will leave on Monday for a three-day visit to Japan where he will also sign an agreement with the island nation to cooperate in jointly developing a "liquid and flexible global LNG market" sharing technical knowhow......

    October 15, 2017
  • Pradhan for petrol, diesel pricing under GST regime

    Pradhan for petrol, diesel pricing under GST regime

    Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Saturday batted for including petroleum products under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) regime "in people's interest", even as he insisted petrol and diesel prices had started plummeting over few days. Pradhan told reporters......

    September 23, 2017
  • CEA meets Modi to brief on economy

    CEA meets Modi to brief on economy

    Chief Economic Adviser Arvind Subramanian met Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Friday and briefed him on the current economic situation including the petroleum products prices which are ruling high under the current dynamic pricing system. According to sources, the CEA......

    September 15, 2017
  • CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    CPI-M slams Centre, asks to cut diesel, petrol prices

    The CPI-M has demanded a substantial cut in petroleum and diesel prices, citing the drastic fall in international prices of crude oil. An editorial in the party journal "People's Democracy" said retail prices of petrol and diesel had reached a......

    September 14, 2017
  • Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    Can't keep changing fuel prices on knee-jerk basis: Pradhan

    The government cannot change fuel prices on a knee-jerk basis, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday on a day when stocks of state-run oil marketing companies (OMCs) tanked by as much as eight per cent following recent hikes in......

    September 13, 2017
  • No need to change daily revision in fuel prices regime: Pradhan

    No need to change daily revision in fuel prices regime: Pradhan

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Monday said the dynamic pricing regime, whereby prices of transport fuels are revised daily, would continue despite petrol prices going up by over Rs 6 per litre since the scheme was introduced pan-India from mid-June.......

    September 4, 2017
  • Oil firms' merger will create multiple entities -- also problems

    Oil firms' merger will create multiple entities -- also problems

    Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has clarified that Budget 2017-18's bare announcement of the government intent to merge state-run oil companies into a single entity will actually mean creation of multiple entities. The proposal, though welcomed by industry officials, has drawn......

    February 5, 2017