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Cabinet tweaks pre-NELP oil blocks, reduces ONGC burden of levies

Jul 18 2018

The Cabinet today tweaked pre-1999 oil and gas contracts to provide for proportionate sharing of statutory levies like royalty and cess between the operators of an area, and not put the entire burden on state-owned ONGC.

India offers incentives to state-owned oil and gas firms

Jul 18 2018

Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd and Oil India Ltd will pay royalty and cess tax only to the extent of their equity holding in oil and gas blocks given to them before 1999, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

Renegotiated Gazprom LNG deal to save India up to Rs 9,500 cr: Pradhan

Jul 18 2018

India's renegotiated gas import deal with Russia's Gazprom will save between Rs 8,500 crore and Rs 9,500 crore over the contract period ending 2040, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said.

GST Council to decide when GST can be levied on petroleum products: Government

Jul 18 2018

The petroleum products are "constitutionally included" under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) but it is the GST Council which includes Finance Ministers of all states that would decide when petrol, diesel etc can be brought under its regime, parliament was told.

People with disabilities most marginalised segment of society: Gehlot

Jul 03 2018

People with disabilities are one of the most marginalised segments in the society as many of them remain deprived of gainful employment, Gehlot said.

Amit Shah holds poll strategy talks with Odisha BJP leaders

Jul 01 2018

Amit Shah, who has set a target for the party to win at least 120 of the 147 Assembly seats in Odisha, kicked off closed-door meetings with the state leaders here.

India rethinks decision to split up gas utility Gail Ltd

Jun 28 2018

India is working on plans to enable gas utility GAIL to keep its marketing and pipeline operations separate without breaking up the company, India’s oil minister said.

India working towards clean and affordable energy, says Dharmendra Pradhan

Jun 28 2018

With a clear vision for the future of India's energy sector, PNGRB intends to make our country a hot destination for investments in energy sector.

Maha govt not consulted on Aramco, ADNOC pact: Sena minister

Jun 26 2018

Shiv Sena alleged the state govt was not taken into confidence about an MoU signed by ADNOC with Saudi Aramco to take a stake in the planned USD 44-bn refinery in Maharashtra.

Govt repaid over Rs 2L cr on account of oil bonds taken: Pradhan

Jun 26 2018

The NDA government repaid over Rs 2 lakh crore, including Rs 70,000 crore interest, which was taken as loan through oil bonds by the previous Congress government at the Centre.

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