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India Offers 42 Hydrocarbon Blocks in Latest Auction

Oct 11, 2022

India is offering 26 oil and gas blocks and 16 coal bed methane blocks in its latest exploration licensing round, according to the country's upstream regulator, as the world's third largest oil consumer seeks to boost local output.'There is…

India's BPCL Signs MoU with Petrobras to Diversify Oil Sourcing

Sep 26, 2022

India's state-run Bharat Petroleum Corp said it had signed a preliminary agreement with Brazil's national oil company Petrobras PETR4.SA to help it diversify its crude oil sourcing.Indian state refiners rarely buy Brazilian oil. The Memorandum…

ONGC Inks Deal with ExxonMobil for Deepwater Exploration in India

Aug 19, 2022

Indian oil explorer and producer Oil and Natural Gas Corp said on Wednesday it signed a Heads of Agreement (HoA) with global petroleum giant ExxonMobil Corp for deepwater exploration in the country's East and West coasts.The two oil explorers…

US Says India Hid Russian Origin of Fuel Shipped to US

Aug 15, 2022

The United States has expressed concern to India that it was being used to export fuel made from Russian crude, through high-seas transfers to hide its origin, to New York in violation of U.S. sanctions, a top Indian central banker said on Saturday…

India's Imports of Cheap Russian Crude Surge Since Ukraine Invasion

May 30, 2022

India has received 34 million barrels of discounted Russian oil since Moscow invaded Ukraine on Feb. 24, according to Refinitiv Eikon data, more than trebling the value of total imports from Russia, including other products, compared with the same period of 2021…

India Plans to Install 30GW of Offshore Wind

May 04, 2022

India plans to set up 30,000 megawatts (MW) of offshore wind power capacity alongside 50,000 MW of solar capacity, the country's power minister said on Tuesday.'India has focused programs for capacity addition and accelerating the energy transition…

RWE, Tata Power Looking to Jointly Develop Offshore Wind Farms in India

Feb 21, 2022

Germany-based renewables giant RWE and India-based power giant Tata Power have agreed on a partnership to explore the potential for a joint development of offshore wind projects in India. 'India is an unexplored and highly attractive market…

India Asks ONGC to Sell 60% in Major Offshore Fields

Nov 11, 2021

India's petroleum ministry has asked state-run explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp to consider selling a 60% stake in its two major oil and gas fields to private companies to boost output, a government source said on Thursday.India, the world's third-biggest oil consumer and importer…

India's Top Oil Refiner Plans 10,000 Electric Car Charging Stations

Nov 03, 2021

Indian Oil Corp (IOC) will set up 10,000 electric vehicle charging stations in the next three years and is drawing up plans to cut greenhouse gas emissions from its operations to aid the country's net-zero carbon target by 2070, its chairman said on Wednesday…

India Receives First LNG Cargo from Yamal LNG Project

Oct 26, 2021

India received its first import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) from Russia's Yamal LNG project over the weekend, Refinitive Eikon LNG flows data showed.The cargo was supplied by Russian gas company Gazprom under its long-term LNG sales deal with GAIL (India) Ltd…

ExxonMobil Looking to Buy Into ONGC's Deepwater Fields Offshore India

Oct 25, 2021

Global oil major ExxonMobil Corp is looking at buying a stake in some of the local deepwater fields of Indian explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp, oil secretary Tarun Kapoor said on Friday.India, the world's third-biggest oil importer, and consumer…

Report: As Power Crisis Worsens, India Presses Qatar for Delayed LNG Cargoes

Oct 18, 2021

India, grappling with its worst power crisis in five years, has asked Qatar to expedite delivery of 58 delayed liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes, two sources familiar with the matter said.Asia's third largest economy is suffering its worst…

COVID-19-hit Asia Ships More Gasoline to U.S.

Jun 10, 2021

Exports of gasoline and blend stocks from Asia to the United States rebounded in May from April, including two rare shipments from India, to meet rising summer demand in the west, industry sources and analysts told Reuters.Global gasoline demand…

LNG Tankers Diverted from India Ports as Surging COVID-19 Cases Hit Demand

May 03, 2021

Liquefied natural gas (LNG) cargoes are being diverted away from ports in India as surging coronavirus cases there hamper domestic gas demand, trade and shipping sources said on Monday.Six LNG tankers diverted away from India since April 20…

Shelf Drilling Jack-up Scores Three-year Contract in India

Apr 23, 2021

Offshore drilling contractor Shelf Drilling has landed a three-year contract for one of its jack-up drilling rigs with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in India.The Dubai-headquartered shallow water drilling specialist said its J.T. Angel…

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