The government’s desperation to raise Rs 40,000 crore from disinvestment this year notwithstanding, the Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) follow-on issue is nowhere on the horizon.

DIBRUGARH: Panic prevails in the Bordubi area in Tinsukia district following oozing out of natural gas from Oil India Limited’s well number 285 at Deosal Tea Estate under Bordubi police station fro

Jorhat, Sept.

The government proposes to offer gas for all power projects to be completed in the current Five Year Plan by creating a pool of domestic gas and imported re-gassified liquified natural gas (RLNG). The new mechanism will not only ensure that gas is available to meet around 80% of the requirement of these power plants, but also provide fuel to them at competitive rates as pooling will help moderate RLNG price.

KHARSANG: The growing demand for a motorable suspension bridge over the Noa-Dehing River connecting Miao with Pisi in Changlang district has at last been fulfilled. At least for the moment. Senior leader of the region, Minister for Power, Parliamentary Affairs, Environment & Forest Setong Sena, during a public meeting at Kharsang on August 4, made the commitment to construct a bridge at the said point under TFC within the current financial year.

GUWAHATI, July 26 – The crisis faced by the State’s power sector today due to the rise in the prices of natural gas has its genesis in the hike effected in the natural gas price by the Union Govern

To collaborate in research in petroleum biotechnology
In a unique initiative and partnership, state-run Oil India Limited (OIL) has signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) with The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) for research and collaboration in petroleum biotechnology and new and renewable energy sources. The MoU was signed by B. N.

Rohmoria, in the upper reaches of the Brahmaputra river in Assam, is severely affected by river-borne erosion. Efforts to get government help in combating this erosion passed through different stages of peaceful agitation and ultimately took a political character. People

When Ranbir Singh Butola took over as the managing director of ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) in 2004, the overseas subsidiary of Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), his brief was to expand India's oil and gas footprint.

Well-placed sources have hinted that Oil India Limited (OIL) is poised to gain Navratna status, a development that would not only ensure better visibility to the PSU, but reinforce its already solid credentials among partners and competitors. More important, as a Navratna company it would have additional decision making powers needed for nimble corporate moves.