LNG

  • US nod to build LNG plant that will ship fuel to India September 30, 2014

    Washington: Ahead of Prime Minister Narendra Modi's meeting with President Barack Obama, the US has approved construction of a liquefied natural gas project that will ship the fuel to India. US regulators gave the final approval yesterday for Dominion Resources to build the east coast's...
  • CNG price may rise by steep Rs 8 per kg from April January 13, 2014

    Close on the heels of the biggestever increase of Rs 4.50 per kg, the cost of CNG may go up by a steep Rs 8 per kg from April 1 when natural gas prices will almost double. The government on Friday notified the pricing of all domestically produced natural gas at...
  • PM on threeday visit to Kerala January 4, 2014

    Thiruvananthapuram: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh arrived in Thiruvananthapuram on Friday evening for a threeday visit in the southern state of Kerala. The PM is scheduled to launch an eliteracy drive sponsored by the state government on Saturday. He is also slated to open the international study centre of Tata Consultancy...
  • Government working to make LNG cheaper fuel option: Moily June 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The government is working to make liquefied natural gas (LNG) a comparably cheaper fuel option and achieve energy security by 2030. "Making LNG a cheaper fuel option is a great task," Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily said at the third IEF NOCIOC forum currently underway in New Delhi. The major...
  • Will electric vehicles finally take off in India? March 18, 2013

    Over the past five years, the clamour about electric vehicles (EVs) becoming a feasible transport option has become loud. "It has all come together", is the refrain. "It" means four things: The battery has evolved to a point where it is cheap and reliable; governments recognise the need to move...
  • LNG: Canada assures India of stable supply October 9, 2012

    New Delhi: India can depend on Canada as a reliable supplier of liquified natural gas (LNG) for decades to come, the country's Minister of Natural Resources, Joe Oliver, said on Monday. "We have vast natural resources in Canada. India, as one of the world's largest energy consumers, is looking to...
  • Delhi: CNG prices to be hiked by Rs 1.70 per kg March 5, 2012

    New Delhi: CNG price in the national capital and adjoining towns has been increased by up to Rs 1.90 per kg, as costlier LNG was being imported to make up for fall in output from Reliance Industries gas field. Compressed natural gas in Delhi will cost Rs 1.70 per kg more...
  • Fate of Dabhol LNG terminal next week April 5, 2007

    New Delhi: The Government is likely to decide next week on selling the LNG terminal linked with the Dabhol project. Three existing stakeholders NTPC, GAIL and Maharashtra government are keen on taking over the asset. The Empowered Group of Ministers (EGoM) on the Dabhol project is likely to meet on April...
  • Anil Group, Essar bid for Iran LNG March 14, 2007

    New Delhi: Under a governmenttogovernment deal signed in June 2005, Iran was to sell liquefied natural gas (LNG) to public sector firms (PSU). But now Anil Dhirubhai Ambani Group (ADAG) and Ruiasowned Essar Group are separately holding negotiations with the Islamic nation to buy the LNG as Tehran refused to honour...
  • India willing to pay more for Iran LNG December 11, 2006

    New Delhi: India is willing to pay up to $4.5 per million British thermal units (mBtu), which is 50 per cent higher than the one agreed in June last year, to buy 5 million tonnes of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) from Iran. Iran had asked for a revised higher price for...