Two of Britain’s biggest energy suppliers are accelerating the drive towards greener vehicles by pledging to replace their existing fleet of vans with all-electric models by 2030.

Question raised in Lok Sabha on Ethanol in Petrol, 08/07/2019. Government is implementing Ethanol Blended Petrol (EBP) Programme through Oil Marketing Companies (OMCs). At present, Public Sector OMCs are selling upto 10% ethanol blended petrol.

Question raised in Rajya Sabha on Subsidies on petroleum products, 03/07/2019. Prices of petrol and diesel have been made market-determined by the Government with effect from 26.06.2010 and 19.10.2014 respectively.

A fuel price cut by India’s central government from October 2018 to June 2019 resulted in subsidies of INR 26,957 crore (USD 3.9 billion) for gasoline and diesel. This far overshadowed funding for the government’s flagship electric vehicles (EV) subsidy program of INR 10,000 crore (USD 1.4 billion) over three years.

The economic situation in Zimbabwe is getting worse, as trade unions and protesters call for a three-day strike. It came after the cost of petrol and diesel more than doubled on Sunday.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Belvedere Tower Condominium, Association (Regd.) Vs State of Haryana & Others dated 19/11/2018 regarding location of an electric sub-station within 100 m from the petrol pump in Zone-G, Sec-24, DLF Phase-II, Gurugram, Haryana.

Order of the National Green Tribunal in the matter of Aditya N. Prasad & Others Vs Union of India & Others dated 01/11/2018 regarding installation of Stage-I and Stage-II Vapor Recovery Devices (VRDs) at all fuel stations, distribution centers, terminals, railway loading/unloading facilities and airports in the National Capital Territory of Delhi. Such devices are required to safeguard against Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) released in the process of transfer of petroleum products.

The Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Statistics presents updated comprehensive statistics on various aspects of Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas sector. The data on international developments in respect of the key parameters of Petroleum and Natural gas sector have also been captured in the publication. The statistics presented in the current publication cover the exploration, production, refining, marketing activities, etc. of Oil and Gas sector.

Order of the Supreme Court of India in the matter of M. C. Mehta Vs Union of India & Others dated 23/07/2018 regarding action plan for air pollution control.

Delhi government has mandated the use of only cleaner fuels and barred all toxic and polluting fuels. According to the notification by Delhi Pollution Control Committee, only Bharat Stage VI compliant petrol and diesel with 10 ppm sulphur, CNG, LPG, biogas, aviation fuel, energy from waste, charcoal for limited use in tandoors and ironing of clothes, and wood for cremations are allowed. All other pollution causing fuels including petcoke, furnace oil, tyre oil etc are banned.

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