While the consumers are unhappy with the regular price rises in petrol and the Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs)

The commissioning of Bathinda's Guru Gobind Singh Refinery, whose letter of intent was issued nearly 15 years ago, is still five months away, but it is already embroiled in a controversy.

Ajay Modi / New Delhi September 7, 2010, 1:23 IST

First such tie-up between a sugar and a petroleum company.

Shree Renuka Sugars is looking to set up an integrated sugar-cum-ethanol plant with oil marketing company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) in Maharashtra.

NEW DELHI: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) is understood to have finalised plans to set up a 9-million tonnes refinery in Maharashtra with an investment of around Rs.15,000 crore.

Official sources said the Maharasthra Government had offered land places and the company was in the process of giving a final shape to the proposal.

Kalpana Pathak / Mumbai July 26, 2010, 0:07 IST

First refining firm to do so; Bihar sugar units to restart after 14 years

At a time when the ethanol-petrol blending programme has met with only partial success, government-controlled Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Ltd (HPCL) will become the first petroleum company in the country to produce its own ethanol.

Ajay Modi / New Delhi May 3, 2010, 0:35 IST

Rising losses due to sale of fuel products like petrol and diesel at government-controlled prices is not the only concern for public sector oil marketing companies (OMCs). These companies are faced with a sharply rising petrol and diesel consumption in tune with the economic recovery and improving industrial activity.

Ajay Modi / New Delhi April 13, 2010, 0:42 IST

The Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board (PNGRB) will resume hearing the case on petroleum product pricing between private oil companies and government oil marketing companies (OMCs).

Ajay Modi / New Delhi March 11, 2010, 0:21 IST

Even before the start of the new financial year, the spectre of rising losses during 2010-11 has begun to haunt the three state-controlled oil marketing companies that account for over 90 per cent of the country

Coimbatore: Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited in association with The Hindu organised an awareness rally to mark the oil conservation fortnight.

The observance started off with the administration of an oil conservation pledge to the students, followed by a quiz.