Articles tagged under: Gas

Construction of world’s largest LPG pipeline connecting Gujarat to UP to start in 8 to 10 months

August 13, 2019
Construction of world’s largest LPG pipeline connecting Gujarat to UP to start in 8 to 10 months

Ahmedabad:The construction work for the world's longest LPG pipeline to connect Kandla port in Gujarat to Gorakhpur in Uttar Pradesh covering a distance of 2757km across three states including Madhya Pradesh would start in 8 to 10 months, a highly placed source in the IndianOil which hold 50% stake in the Rs 10,000 crore joint venture project with two other oil and gas PSUs BPCL and HPCL, today said. 'The first bid meeting for the same had taken place in the last week of the last m...Read More

Gujarat CM announces Rs. 2.50 per SCM price cut in natural gas

July 01, 2019
Gujarat CM announces Rs. 2.50 per SCM price cut in natural gas

Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced to reduce natural gas prices by Rs.2.50 per Standard Cubic Meter (SCM) to encourage small, medium and large scale industries of the state to use it. The current rates of natural gas were reviewed in a meeting recently held under the chairmanship of Rupani. This announcement has been made following a suggestion made by Chief Minister in the meeting to reduce natural gas prices for industries using it in the state. Currently, 8...Read More

Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

June 30, 2019
Non-subsidised LPG cylinders to be cheaper by Rs 100 from Monday

New Delhi: The price of non-subsidised LPG Sunday was cut by over Rs 100 per cylinder on the back of softening international rates, Indian Oil Corp (IOC) said. The cooking gas in Delhi will be priced at Rs 637 per cylinder from midnight tonight as against Rs 737.50 currently, IOC said in a statement. Subsidised cooking gas price will be Rs 494.35 per cylinder. DeshGujaratRead More

Abellon CleanEnergy inks pact with German Agraferm Group to set up biogas plants in Gujarat

June 26, 2019
Abellon CleanEnergy inks pact with German Agraferm Group to set up biogas plants in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Abellon CleanEnergy Limited, an integrated sustainable energy solutions provider has entered into a pact with Germany’s Agraferm Group for setting up biogas plants pan India. Under this strategic technical tie-up, Abellon will set up multiple Biogas plants in Gujarat in the initial phase, with technical support from Agraferm GmbH. The Biogas plants will be developed using different sets of feedstock including animal waste, food & kitchen waste, garden waste and agricultural resid...Read More

Gujarat govt. announces ‘CNG Sahbhaagi Yojana’ with aim to add 300 new CNG pumps in two years

June 25, 2019
Gujarat govt. announces ‘CNG Sahbhaagi Yojana’ with aim to add 300 new CNG pumps in two years

By staff writer, Gandhinagar: In order to ensure wider and speedier availability of CNG, the State government has today announced its decision to start 300 new CNG pump stations across the states through State government owned Gujarat Gas Ltd and Sabarmati Gas Ltd under franchisee and OMC-dealer models. The State has at present 542 CNG stations. The State government plans to open 300 new CNG pumps in just next two years. According to a note issued by the State government, the owners of e...Read More

Adani Gas Limited hikes CNG, PNG prices for residential consumers

January 02, 2019
Adani Gas Limited hikes CNG, PNG prices for residential consumers

Gandhinagar: Adani Gas Limited (AGL) which serves 2,85,000 households and 1,50,000 CNG users in Ahmedabad and Vadodara has hiked the prices of compressed natural gas (CNG) and piped natural gas (PNG) for residential consumers from January 1, 2018. CNG price for Ahmedabad and Vadodara markets has been hiked by Rs 1 per kg to Rs 55/kg from Rs 54/kg, while PNG prices for residential consumers has been increased by Rs 13.2 per million metric British thermal units (mmBtu) or 1.97% to 682.50 per ...Read More

Shell signs binding Letter of Intent (LoI) to secure 100% equity in Hazira LNG & Port Companies

August 27, 2018
Shell signs binding Letter of Intent (LoI) to secure 100% equity in Hazira LNG & Port Companies

Mumbai: Shell Gas B.V., a subsidiary of Royal Dutch Shell plc (“Shell”), announced today that it has signed a binding Letter of Intent (LoI) with Total Gaz Electricité Holdings France (“Total”) to acquire its 26% equity in the Hazira LNG and Port venture in India, subject to regulatory approvals. Hazira LNG & Port venture comprises two companies; Hazira LNG Pvt Ltd (“HLPL”) that operates a LNG (Liquefied Natural Gas) regasification terminal in the State of Gujarat; and Hazira Por...Read More

Some CNG pumps in South Gujarat go on strike

July 23, 2018
Some CNG pumps in South Gujarat go on strike

Surat: It happens after a gap of every few years. Whenever the gas station operators through their association decide they want more commission from company, they go on strike. It has happened again now. About 40 CNG pumps in South Gujarat have gone on strike from today seeking more commission from State run Gujarat Gas company. While 60 CNG franchises across Gujarat seek 57 paisa increase in commission, Gujarat Gas has announced increase of 29 paisa in commission. The company has already...Read More

Gujarat to become 1st state with 100% piped gas network

June 14, 2018
Gujarat to become 1st state with 100% piped gas network

Ahmedabad: Gujarat that has already 84.31% of its area under the city gas distribution(CGD) network covering 87.37% of population will become the first Indian state to get completely covered under the piped gas distribution network after the ninth round of bidding which opened last month, Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Board Chairperson D K Sarraf said in Ahmedabad.With this, the country's overall penetration will go up in terms of geographical areas, from existing 11 per cent to 24 per ce...Read More

Editor’s blog: Well done, and don’t rest till all is done

May 02, 2018
Editor’s blog: Well done, and don’t rest till all is done

By Japan K Pathak: Watched this heading(image attached) this morning in city edition of the Times of India and I started searching whether Ahmedabad's name was mentioned in this list or not. If it was the decade of 1990s or say beginning of 2000s, I could simply see this list to search for the rank of Ahmedabad. There was a time when color-scheme for auto rickshaws in Ahmedabad was yellow and black. If you dress in black and yellow, others would tease you calling 'rickshaw'. Most of thes...Read More