KOCHI: Kochi is facing an acute LPG shortage. Back-to-back strikes by a section of employees and contractors have put LPG consumers, particularly Indane users, in a fix. With the house-keeping staff of IOC starting another strike at plants in Kochi, Kollam and Kozhikode the situation has become worse. The strike which started in Kochi on Tuesday extended to two other plants on Wednesday.

Barun Roy / New Delhi April 23, 2009, 0:06 IST

After a successful pilot, Indonesia plans to give a free LPG stove and a cylinder to wean users off subsidised kerosene.

The people living in rural areas of the capital have protested surge in the price of cylinders filled with liquid petroleum gas (LPG).

They accused the shopkeepers of selling an LPG-filled cylinder for Rs 80 per kilogramme against its official price of Rs 60 per kilogramme fixed by the federal government.

Ajay Modi / New Delhi April 20, 2009, 0:52 IST

To meet the high demand of power during the summer months, the government has decided to give priority to power plants over the liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) plants in the allocation of Reliance Industries

The Sui Southern Gas Company (SSGC) has floated a tender for supply of synthetic natural gas (SNG) up to 1000 mmsfd for injection into its own natural gas system, which is reportedly measured by the market players as an attempt to favour specific parties.

New petroleum policy would help bring positive changes in the energy sector, enabling the country to meet the growing demand of oil and gas by achieving autarky in this sector, renowned expert on energy, Dr Gulfaraz Ahmed said on Thursday.

Ajay Modi / New Delhi April 8, 2009, 0:48 IST

The consumption of auto LPG, which registered a decline of 2.4 per cent in January, has bounced back to double-digit growth since February on the back of a 11 per cent cut in prices. The segment is estimated to grow at 20 per cent in the current year.

This publication by the Programme for the Promotion of Household and Alternative Energy sources in the Sahel (PREDAS) is a summary of a series of surveys and analyses conducted in the Sahelian countries of Burkina Faso, Cape Verde, Mali, Niger, Senegal and Chad.

This study examines household behaviour related to fuelwood collection and use. The focus is on identifying the behavioral transition of fuelwood-using households from collection to purchase. The study examines the theory linking households

Sandeep Dikshit
ON BOARD THE PM

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