The Petroleum Conservation Research Association under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has selected Andhra Pradesh for the award of best performing State amongst the big states for the oil

Petroleum Conservation Research Association (PCRA)- Ahmedabad, an arm of union ministry of petroleum & natural gas (MoPNG) will sensitize industries about the energy efficiency and climate chan

The government has indicated it may revise the decision to cap the number of subsidised LPG cylinders to six a year, per household, following pressure from ruling and Opposition parties.

An inter-ministerial panel has been set up to find a solution to the dispute between the Ministries of Coal and Petroleum on simultaneous extraction of gas and coal.

The Central Electricity Authority (CEA) has said no new gas-based power plants will be set up in the country till 2015-16, as the natural gas output is expected to fall considerably.

The CEA in a letter to states indicated that as per Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas reports India's natural gas production is likely to fall by 35 per cent to 27.64 million metric standard cubic metre per day (mmscmd) in the next fiscal and may further dip by another 12 per cent to 24.22 mmscmd in 2013-14.

To look into grant of work permits for foreign nationals

Seeking to remove the unreasonable roadblocks and to win the confidence of international investors in the oil and gas exploration operations, the Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has stepped in and set up a high-powered Committee of Secretaries (CoS) to examine all issues of the petroleum sector and give its recommendations for grant of smooth clearances in future, including working conditions for foreign nationals of Pakistan, Sri Lanka and Bangladesh.

The High Court of Karnataka on Wednesday ordered issue of notices to the Central and State governments in connection with a petition seeking allocation of a gas agency to the coastal pilgrimage and tourist town of Gokarna.

The petitioners, Shankar J Markhande and two others, had moved the High Court seeking directions to the Union government to allocate a gas agency so that the scarcity of cooking gas in the temple town is overcome.

Empowered Committee of Secretaries clears 14 blocks to the first ranked/single bidder

With the production from the once prolific Krishna Godavari basin D6 block of Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) projected to decline to 27 million standard cubic metres per day (mscmd) by April thi

Meeting notice seeks details about ENI operated block

With the Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry's spat with the Defence Ministry and the Department of Space remaining unresolved, a worried Prime Minister's Office (PMO) has convened an urgent meeting on February 27 on the delay in carrying out exploration activities in blocks under New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) and also delay in announcing NELP-IX round.