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05 October 2020

NTPC invites bids for the supply of biomass pellets

NTPC has invited bids for the procurement of biomass pellets which would be used to co-fire its thermal plants. The pellets made out of stubble and husk would be utilised at its 17 thermal coal-fired power...
05 October 2020

Tata Steel and CSIR sign MoU to collaborate on CCUS

Considering the importance of Carbon Capture, Utilisation & Storage (CCUS) in India’s fight against Climate Change and Global Warming, meeting the growing energy demands, and building a strong ecosystem...
05 October 2020

PM inaugurates 6 mega projects in Uttarakhand

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has inaugurated six mega projects in Uttarakhand under the Namami Gange Mission through video conference. He has also unveiled the logo of Jal Jeevan Mission through video...
05 October 2020

CIL invites bids to set up Coal to Methanol project

Coal India Ltd. (CIL) has floated a global tender for setting up the country’s first coal to methanol plant in West Bengal at an investment of Rs 6,000 crore. The company is in dialogue with Indian Oil...
05 October 2020

Aramco is committed to $44bn Ratnagiri refinery complex

Saudi Aramco remains engaged with the proposed USD 44bn refinery-cum-petrochemicals complex in Maharashtra, the project’s CEO said amid speculation that the oil crash may tempt Saudis to dump the venture...
05 October 2020

Baker Hughes announces LNG turbomachinery order

Baker Hughes announced an order with longtime partner Qatar Petroleum to supply multiple main refrigerant compressors (MRCs) for Qatar Petroleum’s North Field East (NFE) project, executed by Qatargas....
05 October 2020

Lub-rref to set up country's first lube oil refinery

In a bid to make Bangladesh self-reliant in lubricant production, Lub-rref (Bangladesh) Ltd., a local producer of lube oil, will set up a state-of-the-art base oil refinery with an investment of Tk 400...
28 September 2020

Mitsui & Nisso jointly Invest in BIL in India

Mitsui & Co., Ltd., (Mitsui, Head Office: Tokyo; President and CEO: Tatsuo Yasunaga) and Nippon Soda Co., Ltd., (Nisso, Head Office: Tokyo; President and CEO: Akira Ishii), have acquired majority shares...
28 September 2020

India - Arab energy partnership growing

As much as 53% of India’s oil imports and 41% of gas imports now come from the Arab region which is vital for India’s energy security, according to Sanjay Bhattacharyya, Secretary in the Ministry of External...
28 September 2020

SBICAP Trustee Company acquires 56.17% stake in JSL

SBICAP Trustee Company said it acquired a 56.17% stake in Jindal Stainless (JSL). The latter’s promoters had pledged shares as collateral to secure a term loan of Rs 400 crore from IndusInd Bank. JSL had...