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India to Drive LNG Capacity Growth in Asia

Oct 23, 2019

India is expected to drive capacity growth in Asia and Oceania’s liquefied natural gas (LNG) regasification industry from planned and announced (new-build) projects between 2019 and 2023, contributing around 35% of the total growth.According…

India's Oil Imports at 3-year Low

Oct 22, 2019

India's oil imports fell to their lowest in more than three years in September to 3.82 million barrels per day (bpd), data obtained from industry and shipping sources showed, as some refiners cut purchases due to shutdowns for maintenance and fuel upgrades…

India and Russia Sign Energy Deals

Sep 05, 2019

India and Russia have agreed on a five-year roadmap to step up cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector, including investment, not only in exploration and production in each other's oil and gas fields but also in downstream projects.India invited…

Novatek Signs MoU with Petronet LNG

Sep 05, 2019

Russia’s largest independent natural gas producer Novatek signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) on cooperation with India’s largest liquefied natural gas importer Petronet LNG.The MoU envisages delivering LNG supplies from Novatek's portfolio to the Indian market…

India Eyes $250 bln for Renewable Energy

Jul 05, 2019

India is undertaking one of the world’s largest renewable energy expansion programs, which will require additional investments of around $80 billion till 2022, growing more than threefold to $250 billion during 2023-30.According to the Economic Survey 2019…

Engie Crosses 1.5 GW Renewable Capacity in India

Jul 01, 2019

French power group Engie’s total renewable capacity in India now exceeds 1.5 GW. The company recently bagged a 200 MW onshore wind project in the state of Gujarat from Solar Energy Corporation of India.ENGIE is all set to sign a 25-year power purchase agreement (PPA) with Federal Government entity…

India to Evacuate Thousands as Cyclone Nears West Coast

Jun 11, 2019

Indian authorities are preparing to evacuate 300,000 people along the western coast as a severe cyclone is expected to make landfall on Thursday morning in the state of Gujarat.Storm Vayu, which formed in the Arabian Sea, is likely to cross…

Sercel Delivers 508XT Acquisition Systems

May 28, 2019

Sercel has announced the successful delivery of five of its state-of-the-art 508XT seismic acquisition systems to India’s national oil company, ONGC.ONGC selected Sercel’s cross-technology (X-Tech) solution to conduct various 3D surveys for a total of 40…

India, Denmark Forge Offshore Wind Alliance

Apr 16, 2019

India’s Union Cabinet has given its approval for a cooperation agreement between India and Denmark on strategic sector cooperation in the field of renewable energy with a focus on offshore wind.According to a government release, the Cabinet…

OWC, TCE Targets Offshore Wind in India

Mar 12, 2019

UK-based Offshore Wind Consultants (OWC) and Tata Consulting Engineers Limited (TCE) have signed an agreement to partner up for upcoming projects in the Indian offshore wind sector.Under the agreement, OWC and TCE will combine its powers to…

India's Ennore Terminal Gets Qatari LNG

Mar 06, 2019

Qatargas, the world’s largest LNG producer, supplied a commissioning cargo for India’s Ennore LNG receiving terminal, near the southern Indian city of Chennai.The commissioning LNG cargo was delivered onboard the vessel ‘Golar Snow’ on 25th February 2019 by the Swiss commodity trader…

India's Thermal Coal Imports Could Rise 10 pct in 2019

Feb 19, 2019

India's thermal coal imports could rise by about 10 percent in 2019 due to rail transport problems and other logistical bottlenecks, an executive at the country's largest coal trader Adani Enterprises said on Tuesday.Thermal coal imports rose in 2018 after two years of decline…

Siemens Gamesa to Suppy 270 Turbines in India

Jan 31, 2019

Siemens Gamesa Renewable Energy (SGRE)  has won a new order in India from ReNew Power, India's large largest renewable energy independent power producer (IPP), for the supply of 270 SG 2.1-122 wind turbines with a total capacity of 567 MW.The…

Norden Gets Sembcorp Contract

Jan 31, 2019

Danish shipping company Dampskibsselskabet Norden has signed a ten-year Panamax contract of affreightment (COA) with Indian utility firm Sembcorp Energy India.Commencing April 1, Norden will carry out the transportation of steam coal in panamaxes…

Shell Acquires 26% Stake in Hazira LNG

Jan 10, 2019

Royal Dutch Shell announced that it has completed the acquisition of French oil major Total SA's 26 percent stake in the company that operates 5 million tonnes per annum-Hazira LNG terminal in Gujarat, India.'Shell Gas, a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc…

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