February 2016


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Despite govt push, few takers for ethanol in UP

The Central government’s push for ethanol production from sugarcane may not reap any real benefits for the farmers failing to register as a viable alternative against falling oil prices. The dwindling interest in ethanol is…


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Turkmenistan discussing TAPI pipeline construction pace

A report on the construction pace of the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) gas pipeline was delivered at a meeting of the Turkmen Cabinet of Ministers, the Turkmen government said Feb. 27. It is reported that the work…


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BPCL: Refined show

The sharp market fall over the past few months has taken a toll on some promising stocks too. Public sector oil marketing company BPCL, for instance, is down about 18 per cent since the beginning…




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3 Reasons Why Saudi Arabia Will Keep Oil Prices Low

Last week Saudi Arabia, Venezuela, Qatar, and Russia reached an historic agreement to cap oil production at mid-January levels. Absent an improbable cut in global production, oil prices will stay low as the current glut…


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Natural gas: A promising U.S. export

The U.S. natural gas industry achieved a new milestone last week as a ship sailed from Louisiana with the first export of gas from America’s abundant shale fields. The tanker Asia Vision set off for…


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Sunita Narain: Learning from the poor on energy

We know that the poor in the world are worst affected by environmental degradation. They live in poverty; have the highest exposure to pollution; drink contaminated water, which is responsible for the highest mortality among…


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17 agencies to supply LPG to 3999 plots

17 agencies would supply LPG cylinders to 3999 plots allotted to the Akhadas in Simhastha Fair area by district administration. LPG Distributor Association Chairman Bhagwandas Aren addressing a meeting told that the main objective was…