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To unclog gas demand, government gets into crisis management .  Gas buyers scurry for cover-I: PLL looking at triggering Force Majeure on Qatargas.  Gas buyers scurry for cover-II: Other Indian buyers in trouble too.  Coronavirus attacks ONGC directly: Contractor declares force majeure.  Numaligarh refinery expansion: Two different implementation models to be followed.  COVID-19: Survival guide for managers.  PLL boss holds company's interest above his job.  2G bioethanol project: Why did Bargarh go through while others won't.  COVID-19 impact: Roundup.  OIL's 30 MW power plant tender: Good response.  Liner Hanger Contract : Poor Response Received..  Raniganj East CBM block development: Timelines put off.  Software update: CGD projects.  Rs 1517 crore NPK project: JV partnership may come apart.  Economic stimulus: Free LPG cylinders for Ujjwala beneficiaries for three months.  Gas supply: Heading for a near-crisis a few days from now.  Manpower requirement in a CGD project: Details.  India can come back to normal faster than others.  Coronavirus impact: Find out what HPCL is doing with its Barmer refinery tenders.  Nayara petrochemical tenders: What is the latest status.  

To unclog gas demand, government gets into crisis management

Mar 27: The government is acting very quickly to avoid a total collapse of gas demand in the country.
8Two specific sets of instructions have been sent out from the highest levels of the govenrment
8"The speed at which the government is moving is heartening," an industry observer said.
8The lines are being unclogged rapidly, confirming the widely held belief that the Indian administration can gear up to work at a very fast pace when facing a crisis
Click on Details for more Details

Gas buyers scurry for cover-I: PLL looking at triggering Force Majeure on Qatargas

Mar 27: 8Petronet LNG may end up triggering the Force Majeure mechanism on Qatargas sooner than later, it is learned, as its storage capacity fills up at Dahej on account of weak downstream offtake
8It is another matter however whether Qatargas will accept PLL's argument
8Also, know more about that one event, if it happens, will force PLL to immediately trigger the Force Majeure clause
Click on Details for more Details

Gas buyers scurry for cover-II: Other Indian buyers in trouble too

Mar 27: Even as PLL mulls invoking the Force Majeure clause, Indian buyers who enthusiastically tapped the international spot market when prices ruled at $3/mmbtu and below are in a panic as demand has petered out following the virus attack
8There was an anticipation that there will be an upsurge in demand in the price sensitive Indian market but then the virus hit
Click on Reports to know more what is going on Details

Coronavirus attacks ONGC directly: Contractor declares force majeure

Mar 27: The lockdown is going to hit ONGC quiet badly it seems
8One of its biggest contractor consortium in its KG-DWN-98/2 has declared force majeure. Find out what ONGC has to say on the notice, and how badly will the project be hit.
8What is more, even for large forthcoming tenders, potential bidders are saying that the lockdown is making it impossible to elicit quotes from vendors not just in India but outside
Click on Details for more Details

Numaligarh refinery expansion: Two different implementation models to be followed

Mar 27: Bids for the EPCM contractor for NRL refinery expansion project -- from 3 to 9 MMTPA -- has come in
8Find out what kind of RFQs are expected next?
Click on Details for more   Details

COVID-19: Survival guide for managers

Mar 27: 8Top Indian managers have never seen anything like a lockdown before
8The best consultancies in the world are now uncovering COVID-19 rescue plans on the steps which are needed to be taken to protect employees, customers, supply chains, and financial results.
8What is more, the timeline for companies to react to the coronavirus has shrunk dramatically. Here are five principles that leaders can follow to make smart decisions quickly during the pandemic.
8Clear and specific advisories are carried here which managers will find very helpful
Click on Reports for more Details

PLL boss holds company's interest above his job

Mar 27: Petronet LNG MD Prabhat Singh could get a one-year extension
8But he put his company above his job, says insiders
Click on Details for more Details

2G bioethanol project: Why did Bargarh go through while others won't

Mar 27: It is now a well known fact that the blending cost for production of alcohol out of India's new 2G bio refineries is unviable
8This is the reason why new 2G bio-ethanol projects are not coming up, except for Bargarh
8Find out more on how the government got the Bargarh economics -- where BPCL has already awarded the LOI to Tata Projects -- come together but how what happened with Bargarh will not work for other projects elsewhere in the country.
Click on Details for more Details

COVID-19 impact: Roundup

Mar 27: 8Petrochemical sector goes into a tailspin in India. Click on Reports for more.
8Indian refiners slice production. Click on Reports for more.
8Indian seafarers are left in the lurch as lockdown does not allow them to deboard. Click on Reports for more.
8Confusion rules in Indian ports. Click on Reports for more.
8Faced with demand destruction, Indian refineries may have to fight to push higher exports. Click on Reports for more. Details

OIL's 30 MW power plant tender: Good response

Mar 27: 8It has got a big response
Click on Details for more Details

Liner Hanger Contract : Poor Response Received.

Mar 27: 8Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited's tender for the procurement of Liner Hanger has received poor response.
Click on Details for more Details

Raniganj East CBM block development: Timelines put off

Mar 27: 8Project Name: Raniganj East CBM Block Development
8Project Cost: Rs 3000 crore.
8The timelines for hiring of drilling rigs and equipment has been put off, know what the news deadlines are
Click here for more details
Details

Software update: CGD projects

Mar 27: 8Project Name: West Singhbhum District City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: The project is in its first phase. MECON Ltd. has been appointed as the PMC for the project. Gas is expected to be drawn from GAILs Jagdishpur - Haldia Natural Gas Pipeline through 125 km Jamshedpur- Purulia spur-line. The operator has floated some RFQs and more are expected
Click here for more details
8
Project Name: Seraikela-Kharsawan District City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
Click here for more details for RFQ dates as well as key contacts
Details

Rs 1517 crore NPK project: JV partnership may come apart

Mar 27: NPK Fertilizer Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 1517 crore
8Project EventThe JV is planning to re-release the RFQ for the LSTK contractor in May 2020 in place of March 2020 due to effect of lockdown. The project location is likely to change and one JV partner may end up parting ways.
Click here for more details
Phosphoric acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 130 crore
8Project Event: The purchase of a long lead item is ongoing. The proposal for the environmental clearance has been elicited in May 2018, there is no need for a contractor, The company has been decided to do the project with its own inhouse engineering team. Construction is likely to be started in May 2020, due to delay in the procurement. Long lead items have not reached at the site on account of the lockdown lockdown in India.
Click here for more details
(
Avilable only through www.indianfertilizer.com)
Details

Economic stimulus: Free LPG cylinders for Ujjwala beneficiaries for three months

Mar 27: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Contract for Technical Advisory services of MHPS for Restoration Work Details
8Supply of Data Acquisition Unit and DAU Display/ board unit for RTG system Details
8Procurement of Control Valves Details
8Procurement for Spares of Vertiv Make UPS Details
8Supply and performance testing of high mast system at refinery Details
8Expression Of Interest for supply of around 253 crore litres of Anhydrous Denatured Ethanol at oil marketing companies locations Details
You can also click on Tenders for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Uttar Pradesh: 16,000 get home delivery of gas cylinders in Bijnor Details
8LPG bookings zoom 200 per cent; oil companies say measures in place Details
8Covid-19 lockdown: BPCL defers turnaround of units at refineries on shortage of labour Details
8Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for tenth day on Thursday amid 21-day lockdown Details
8RIL best stock for flight to safety: Jal Irani Details
8India could witness first technical recession since the 1990s: Report Details
8Economic stimulus: Free LPG cylinders for Ujjwala beneficiaries for three months Details
8Cash to cooking gas: India announces measures for poor women hit by lockdown Details
8Finnish, Polish refiners spurn Saudi oil, Indians seek delays: sources Details
8Ujjwala beneficiaries to get 3 free cylinders till June Details
8Numaligarh Refinery Limited running around at full throughput despite low staff Details
8Gujarat: SGCCI seeks deferment of gas, power bill payments Details
8Fuel for vehicles on essential services duty only in Pune: Admistration Details
8Now, India a key contributor to crude slump due to nationwide lockdown Details
8Oil storage buckles as virus saps demand Details
8Australia may need LNG imports from 2024 Details
8PetroChina to seek price talks with gas suppliers as coronavirus hits Details
8Qatar offers LNG cargoes after Indian buyers cancel cargoes: sources Details
8Crude oil futures fall 3.57 per cent on weak global cues Details
8Gazprom says 20 workers isolated at field feeding Nord Stream gas pipeline Details
8Gas prices in UK decline on higher LNG send-out, wind output Details
8China says imports of some products affected by coronavirus epidemic Details
8Global oil refiners to deepen output cuts as virus destroys demand Details
8Malaysia's Petronas offers LNG cargo from Australian plant Details
821-day lockdown to dent petrol diesel sales; Margin gains to offset impact on OMCs Details
8Gastrade happy with gas bids for Greek offshore LNG terminal Details
8Oil storage crisis is new threat to OPEC Details
8Shell, other oil companies seek less Saudi crude in April due to weaker demand Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more   Details

Gas supply: Heading for a near-crisis a few days from now

Mar 26: The gas supply industry may face its biggest supply crisis in the next one week. Find out why that is so.
8And that may create a massive choke up right up the supply chain
Click on Details for more Details

Manpower requirement in a CGD project: Details

Mar 26: What is the manpower requirement per individual geographical area for a city gas distribution project?
8The figures range from a 325 to up to 1700 people over a 0 to 5 year period
8The largest number of people needed will be under the retail outlet attendants category
8In all, manpower requirements are put under 25 categories
Click on Reports for more Details

India can come back to normal faster than others

Mar 26: Here is more data coming in on how India may end up coming to grips with the crisis better than other countries
8While consumption is down everywhere, India works well when there is a crisis. Sleepy clerks in government departments swing into action
8The fact that Chinese LNG consumption was up 2% in the January-February period in comparison to the same period last year is a general indicator that the same story can be repeated in India
8“China labor is returning, expected to be at 70% in March and over 90% in April,” claims Wood Mackenzie
Click on Details for more Details

Coronavirus impact: Find out what HPCL is doing with its Barmer refinery tenders

Mar 26: 8In the midst of the Coronavirus impact, is HPCL buying more time?
Click on Details Details

Nayara petrochemical tenders: What is the latest status

Mar 26: What is the latest on Nayara's petrochemical tender?
8Is the virus attack lead to a postponement here as well?
Click on Details for more Details

To unclog gas demand, government gets into crisis management

Mar 27: The government is acting very quickly to avoid a total collapse of gas demand in the country.
8Two specific sets of instructions have been sent out from the highest levels of the govenrment
8"The speed at which the government is moving is heartening," an industry observer said.
8The lines are being unclogged rapidly, confirming the widely held belief that the Indian administration can gear up to work at a very fast pace when facing a crisis
Click on Details for more Details

Gas buyers scurry for cover-I: PLL looking at triggering Force Majeure on Qatargas

Mar 27: 8Petronet LNG may end up triggering the Force Majeure mechanism on Qatargas sooner than later, it is learned, as its storage capacity fills up at Dahej on account of weak downstream offtake
8It is another matter however whether Qatargas will accept PLL's argument
8Also, know more about that one event, if it happens, will force PLL to immediately trigger the Force Majeure clause
Click on Details for more Details

Gas buyers scurry for cover-II: Other Indian buyers in trouble too

Mar 27: Even as PLL mulls invoking the Force Majeure clause, Indian buyers who enthusiastically tapped the international spot market when prices ruled at $3/mmbtu and below are in a panic as demand has petered out following the virus attack
8There was an anticipation that there will be an upsurge in demand in the price sensitive Indian market but then the virus hit
Click on Reports to know more what is going on Details

Coronavirus attacks ONGC directly: Contractor declares force majeure

Mar 27: The lockdown is going to hit ONGC quiet badly it seems
8One of its biggest contractor consortium in its KG-DWN-98/2 has declared force majeure. Find out what ONGC has to say on the notice, and how badly will the project be hit.
8What is more, even for large forthcoming tenders, potential bidders are saying that the lockdown is making it impossible to elicit quotes from vendors not just in India but outside
Click on Details for more Details

Numaligarh refinery expansion: Two different implementation models to be followed

Mar 27: Bids for the EPCM contractor for NRL refinery expansion project -- from 3 to 9 MMTPA -- has come in
8Find out what kind of RFQs are expected next?
Click on Details for more   Details

COVID-19: Survival guide for managers

Mar 27: 8Top Indian managers have never seen anything like a lockdown before
8The best consultancies in the world are now uncovering COVID-19 rescue plans on the steps which are needed to be taken to protect employees, customers, supply chains, and financial results.
8What is more, the timeline for companies to react to the coronavirus has shrunk dramatically. Here are five principles that leaders can follow to make smart decisions quickly during the pandemic.
8Clear and specific advisories are carried here which managers will find very helpful
Click on Reports for more Details

PLL boss holds company's interest above his job

Mar 27: Petronet LNG MD Prabhat Singh could get a one-year extension
8But he put his company above his job, says insiders
Click on Details for more Details

2G bioethanol project: Why did Bargarh go through while others won't

Mar 27: It is now a well known fact that the blending cost for production of alcohol out of India's new 2G bio refineries is unviable
8This is the reason why new 2G bio-ethanol projects are not coming up, except for Bargarh
8Find out more on how the government got the Bargarh economics -- where BPCL has already awarded the LOI to Tata Projects -- come together but how what happened with Bargarh will not work for other projects elsewhere in the country.
Click on Details for more Details

COVID-19 impact: Roundup

Mar 27: 8Petrochemical sector goes into a tailspin in India. Click on Reports for more.
8Indian refiners slice production. Click on Reports for more.
8Indian seafarers are left in the lurch as lockdown does not allow them to deboard. Click on Reports for more.
8Confusion rules in Indian ports. Click on Reports for more.
8Faced with demand destruction, Indian refineries may have to fight to push higher exports. Click on Reports for more. Details

OIL's 30 MW power plant tender: Good response

Mar 27: 8It has got a big response
Click on Details for more Details

Liner Hanger Contract : Poor Response Received.

Mar 27: 8Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited's tender for the procurement of Liner Hanger has received poor response.
Click on Details for more Details

Raniganj East CBM block development: Timelines put off

Mar 27: 8Project Name: Raniganj East CBM Block Development
8Project Cost: Rs 3000 crore.
8The timelines for hiring of drilling rigs and equipment has been put off, know what the news deadlines are
Click here for more details
Details

Software update: CGD projects

Mar 27: 8Project Name: West Singhbhum District City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: The project is in its first phase. MECON Ltd. has been appointed as the PMC for the project. Gas is expected to be drawn from GAILs Jagdishpur - Haldia Natural Gas Pipeline through 125 km Jamshedpur- Purulia spur-line. The operator has floated some RFQs and more are expected
Click here for more details
8
Project Name: Seraikela-Kharsawan District City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
Click here for more details for RFQ dates as well as key contacts
Details

Rs 1517 crore NPK project: JV partnership may come apart

Mar 27: NPK Fertilizer Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 1517 crore
8Project EventThe JV is planning to re-release the RFQ for the LSTK contractor in May 2020 in place of March 2020 due to effect of lockdown. The project location is likely to change and one JV partner may end up parting ways.
Click here for more details
Phosphoric acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 130 crore
8Project Event: The purchase of a long lead item is ongoing. The proposal for the environmental clearance has been elicited in May 2018, there is no need for a contractor, The company has been decided to do the project with its own inhouse engineering team. Construction is likely to be started in May 2020, due to delay in the procurement. Long lead items have not reached at the site on account of the lockdown lockdown in India.
Click here for more details
(
Avilable only through www.indianfertilizer.com)
Details

Economic stimulus: Free LPG cylinders for Ujjwala beneficiaries for three months

Mar 27: For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Contract for Technical Advisory services of MHPS for Restoration Work Details
8Supply of Data Acquisition Unit and DAU Display/ board unit for RTG system Details
8Procurement of Control Valves Details
8Procurement for Spares of Vertiv Make UPS Details
8Supply and performance testing of high mast system at refinery Details
8Expression Of Interest for supply of around 253 crore litres of Anhydrous Denatured Ethanol at oil marketing companies locations Details
You can also click on Tenders for more

For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Uttar Pradesh: 16,000 get home delivery of gas cylinders in Bijnor Details
8LPG bookings zoom 200 per cent; oil companies say measures in place Details
8Covid-19 lockdown: BPCL defers turnaround of units at refineries on shortage of labour Details
8Petrol, diesel prices remain unchanged for tenth day on Thursday amid 21-day lockdown Details
8RIL best stock for flight to safety: Jal Irani Details
8India could witness first technical recession since the 1990s: Report Details
8Economic stimulus: Free LPG cylinders for Ujjwala beneficiaries for three months Details
8Cash to cooking gas: India announces measures for poor women hit by lockdown Details
8Finnish, Polish refiners spurn Saudi oil, Indians seek delays: sources Details
8Ujjwala beneficiaries to get 3 free cylinders till June Details
8Numaligarh Refinery Limited running around at full throughput despite low staff Details
8Gujarat: SGCCI seeks deferment of gas, power bill payments Details
8Fuel for vehicles on essential services duty only in Pune: Admistration Details
8Now, India a key contributor to crude slump due to nationwide lockdown Details
8Oil storage buckles as virus saps demand Details
8Australia may need LNG imports from 2024 Details
8PetroChina to seek price talks with gas suppliers as coronavirus hits Details
8Qatar offers LNG cargoes after Indian buyers cancel cargoes: sources Details
8Crude oil futures fall 3.57 per cent on weak global cues Details
8Gazprom says 20 workers isolated at field feeding Nord Stream gas pipeline Details
8Gas prices in UK decline on higher LNG send-out, wind output Details
8China says imports of some products affected by coronavirus epidemic Details
8Global oil refiners to deepen output cuts as virus destroys demand Details
8Malaysia's Petronas offers LNG cargo from Australian plant Details
821-day lockdown to dent petrol diesel sales; Margin gains to offset impact on OMCs Details
8Gastrade happy with gas bids for Greek offshore LNG terminal Details
8Oil storage crisis is new threat to OPEC Details
8Shell, other oil companies seek less Saudi crude in April due to weaker demand Details
You can also click on Newsclips for more   Details

Gas supply: Heading for a near-crisis a few days from now

Mar 26: The gas supply industry may face its biggest supply crisis in the next one week. Find out why that is so.
8And that may create a massive choke up right up the supply chain
Click on Details for more Details

Manpower requirement in a CGD project: Details

Mar 26: What is the manpower requirement per individual geographical area for a city gas distribution project?
8The figures range from a 325 to up to 1700 people over a 0 to 5 year period
8The largest number of people needed will be under the retail outlet attendants category
8In all, manpower requirements are put under 25 categories
Click on Reports for more Details

India can come back to normal faster than others

Mar 26: Here is more data coming in on how India may end up coming to grips with the crisis better than other countries
8While consumption is down everywhere, India works well when there is a crisis. Sleepy clerks in government departments swing into action
8The fact that Chinese LNG consumption was up 2% in the January-February period in comparison to the same period last year is a general indicator that the same story can be repeated in India
8“China labor is returning, expected to be at 70% in March and over 90% in April,” claims Wood Mackenzie
Click on Details for more Details

Coronavirus impact: Find out what HPCL is doing with its Barmer refinery tenders

Mar 26: 8In the midst of the Coronavirus impact, is HPCL buying more time?
Click on Details Details

Nayara petrochemical tenders: What is the latest status

Mar 26: What is the latest on Nayara's petrochemical tender?
8Is the virus attack lead to a postponement here as well?
Click on Details for more Details
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