The visiting Russian Prime Minister, Victor Zubkov, is learnt to have given a "sympathetic and positive' response to India's plea for a major stake in the Sakhalin III and other major oil and gas projects in far-east Russia. India is a partner in Sakhalin I and gets oil supplies from there. At a 20-minute meeting between Mr. Zubkov and Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday, the latter also took up the Indian oil companies' interest in investing in the Russian oil and gas fields. Opportunities

Dealers allegedly making the most of the crisis by creating an artificial scarcity Waiting time for gas supply has gone up LPG black marketing has increased significantly NEW DELHI: The poor people who depend on small refilled gas cylinders for their cooking needs these days have been hit the hardest by the acute shortage of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) supply in and around Delhi. They are having to pay as much as Rs.80 per kg for the fuel -- equivalent to Rs.1,436 for a 14.2 kg cylinders -- whose real cost is only Rs.293.35.

Sri Lanka's Supreme Court has issued an injunction preventing the government-owned Ceylon Petroleum Corporation from selling liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to the multinational corporation Shell. The

dhl is set to go green. The logistics company plans to transmute their entire overland fleet to lpg, a more eco-friendly fuel. The company has around 333 vehicles in India and during its first phase

it's a turnaround of trends. Summers in Delhi are now more polluted than winters. Reason

partnership for Clean Indoor Air (pcia) is inviting partners in India to help implement measures to reduce indoor air pollution. This will help almost 90 per cent of India's biomass-based fuel

The National Sample Survey Organisation (NSSO) conducts socio-economic surveys covering various subjects on regular basis. Subjects are selected keeping in view their importance.

nagaland's forest department has undertaken a new scheme to increase the state's forest cover. Under the programme, forest officials are to gift villagers gas stoves and liquified petroleum gas (lpg)

What does the ubiquitous auto rickshaw and the plush aeroplane have in common, other than getting us from one place to another? The auto rickshaw, as India s largest manufacturer Rahul Bajaj will

With the declared objective of moving towards market determined prices for petroleum products, Government announced the dismantling of the Administered Pricing Mechanism (APM) effective 1.4.2002. However, it was decided to continue to subsidize PDS kerosene and domestic LPG on the ground that these were fuels of mass consumption largely consumed by