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Jan 2020

Adani Gas Ltd's share prices have tanked with the NSE writing to the management seeking confirmation on allegations that PNGRB has threatened to cancel its licences to 13 geographical areas for reportedly, as per the gas regulator's own terminology, "perpetrating a fraud"
8The website has learned that Adani Gas had indeed been served with a strongly worded show cause notice by the regulator, and there is a possibility that the process of cancellation of licence will proceed ahead despite a clarification given by the Adanis. There is also the threat of cancellation of Rs 400 crore of guarantees given by Adani Gas
8While allegations are flying thick and fast, the website also carries here the views of Adani Gas on the subject. "As far as we are concerned, we have given a satisfactory reply," an Adani Gas representative told this website.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Subscription of various Cloud Services Details
8Supply of Hot Dip Galvanized Grating Details
8Supply of Once Through Hydro cracker Unit Catalyst (OHCU) along with Inert balls Details
8Partial Catalyst Unloading, Skimming and Loading in Inert Atmosphere in NHT Reactor Details
8Non-Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Contract for Gas Detectors Details
8Artificial intelligence based antivirus for endpoints and servers Details
8ARC for Steel Cord Belt Pulling, laying & jointing for 3 years at CPP Coal Handling System Details
8ARC for Product Tank M&I jobs in Refinery Offsite area Details
8De-Silting of Small Drain at MRPL Area Details
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8Adani Gas cracks 14% as report suggests PNGRB seeks to cancel its licence Details
8AGR dues: GAIL moves SC for clarification, DoT says outstanding amount at Rs 1.83 lakh cr Details
8GST credit against excise duty on petroleum products Details
8Fuel prices set to fall as virus scare may hit demand Details
8Have responded to PNGRB with all information: Adani Gas Details
8Natural gas pipeline linking Kochi-Koottanad-Mangaluru most likely by end of March: Gail Details
8Petrol, diesel prices see big cut on Saturday Details
8EPCA decides for full ban on diesel gensets in NCR next winter Details
8Oil India may hold 74 per cent in BPCL's NRL, Assam 26 per cent Details
8Reliance's partnership with Saudi Aramco not a retreat from energy business: Report Details
8OPINION: Prepare for turbulence in emerging markets Details
8Slash GST on Auto LPG, address policy issues stalling growth: Industry body to FM Details
8Govt moves to green 2 lakh telco towers Details
8India's Ujjwala scheme provided LPG access, but failed to promote its use: Study Details
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Phosphoric acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 130 crore
8Project Event: The company authority has been decided to do the project through its existing engineering team. Purchase of long lead items is continuing. Construction is likely to start in April 2020 due to a delay in the energy-saving project which is likely to be commissioned in March 2020, The construction of the Phos acid project is to start after the commissioning of the energy-saving project.
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Granular Single Super Phosphate Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 148 crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the environmental clearance has been accepted and the project is in the initial stage, Still discussion is ongoing, RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in March 2020 instead of January as thought of earlier.
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We have an update on two Cairn India blocks won under OALP-1
They are:
Project Name: RJ-ONHP-2017/3 Block Exploration
8Project Cost: Rs 2142 crore Click here for more details
Project Name: CB-ONHP-2017/10 Block Exploration
8Project Cost: Rs 1663 crore Click here for more details Details
8Project Name: Bhopal and Rajgarh Dictricts City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
8Project Description: Think Gas Investments Pte. Limited, in consortium with Think Gas Distribution Private Limited, had been granted permission on September 20, 2018, to set up a CGD network in Bhopal and Rajgarh districts of Madhya Pradesh. The entity won the project under the 9th CGD bidding round. Think Gas then requested transfer of authorization to Think Gas Ludhiana Pvt Ltd, wholly-owned subsidiary of Think Gas Distribution Private Limited
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RFQs will start from Q-2, 2020
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8Project Cost: 146.37 crores
8Project Description: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) along with Engineers India Limited (EIL) as the PMC contractor is planning to install a demonstration plant with a capacity of 850 kg/hr Slurry Resid hydrocracking (indResid) unit. IOCL's in-house team is the licensor and FEED work is going on. Currently, the RFQs are on hold due to lack of capital approval which is expected by March-2020.
8Project Event: RFQ for the EPC contractor is expected in April-2020.
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8Project Cost: 146.37 crores
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Project Description: Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) along with Engineers India Limited (EIL) as the PMC contractor is planning to install a demonstration plant with a capacity of 850 kg/hr Slurry Resid hydrocracking (indResid) unit. IOCL's in-house team is the licensor and FEED work is going on. Currently, the RFQs are on hold due to lack of capital approval which is expected by March-2020.
8Project Event: RFQ for the EPC contractor is expected in April-2020.
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In fleet owners in India are warned to be extra vigilant when following IMP 2020 regulation on use of complaint bunker fuel
8The cost non-compliance is high
8The US is strict, under their "magic pipe" formulation but Chinese inspectors are also extra vigilant these days Details
Oil tankers equipped with scrubbers are earning a much higher return on investment than those without scrubbers and forced to use low sulphur fuel oil
8The heavy disparity in low and heavy sulphur fuel oil is the reason
8Find out more on what kind of differential earnings those with and without scrubbers are earning
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Fuel retail outlets in India are going through a transformation process just like anywhere else in the world
8Fuel retail has been commoditized, with consumers choosing between one retailer and another by price, location and availability of specific services.
8People are more likely to decide on one station over another for compelling reasons, and while location will remain a key factor, the presence of diverse convenient services is becoming more important as a differentiator.
8Find out more on what kind of changes are in the offing and how fuel retail outlets of the future are going to look like
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The PNGRB notice to Adani Gas has left French energy major Total red faced
8Well placed sources said that the multinational was putting together its own investigation as to why this flouting of the rule was not discovered by its own forensic team which did the due diligence for purchase of a 37.4% stake in Adani Gas
8Total paid Rs 6155 crore for the stake. 
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Following our story on "McDermott's bankruptcy: Indian operations will be hit", company officials got back to us, claiming that the company's operations will not suffer in India.
8In fact, things will get better after the embattled multinational's technology division is jettisoned, it is pointed out.
8Find out how this logic will work in India? And what is the company's strategy for India?
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Get a full listing of offshore oil & gas vendors in India
8The list holds both engineering service providers as well as equipment and service providers
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Phosphoric Acid & Sulphuric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 18000 crore
 
8Project Event: The Company is in the process of discussions with phosphoric acid process Licensors for the supply of Basic Engineering Package based on which it will execute the project on an EPC basis. Finalization expected in February 2020. Simultaneously the company is in final discussion with rock phosphate suppliers for the execution of Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to ensure the availability of rock phosphate on a long-term basis. he RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 262 crore
8Project Event: 90 % construction work has been completed and commissioning is likely to be completed in April 2020 in place of January 2020 due to delay in the procurement work.
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We have two city gas update for you
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Project Name: Jalandhar (Except areas already authorized), Kapurthala, and SBS Nagar Districts City Gas Distribution
RFQs are expected from Q-2 onwards
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Project Name: Ludhiana (Except area already authorized), Barnala, and Moga Districts City Gas Distribution
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8Project Name: Madanam CPF and Pipeline Development
8Project Cost: Rs 390 crore
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is expected to award the contract for the hiring of Gas Dehydration and Dew Point Depression services for Madanam field, at CPF Madanam by end of next month.
8Project Event: LOI for the GDU services is expected to be awarded by Feb end 2020.
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8Project Name: B-66 and C-Series 3-D Seismic Data Acquisition
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited awarded the cumulative tender for the hiring of 3D seismic survey services for its B-66 and C-Series field
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Slowly but inexorably, Indian companies are getting their toe-hold in the high-tech offshore steel fabrication and pipeline business.
8Pushed by Make in India policy of the government of India, foreign suppliers are going to be edged out unless they set up manufacturing facilities in India.
8But for foreign companies, the market is not big enough to warrant an investment but for an Indian company, it is not just orders locally from the likes of ONGC that they can count on but also look out for orders from the rest of the world
8Two Indian companies have muscled their way into the exclusive offshore seamless line pipes segment
8Moreover, at least three new companies are setting up fabrication units which will qualify for bidding in offshore tenders
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What has been OIL's loss of production in December when the CAA stir hit Upper Assam?
8Output was badly hit
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DES West India LNG prices are at a 10-year low at sub-$4/mmbtu
8And spot LNG prices could be quickly hurtling towards the $3/mmbtu mark by summer
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Cairn India seems to have moved from being high performer to an under-performer now
8Despite huge potential, the company's flagship RJ-ON-90/1 field seems to be underperforming
8It is also encountering problems with its vendor base.
8"The company is behaving in a rather quirky manner these days," one vendor said
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Supply of Secondary Reformer Catalyst in Ammonia Plant Details
8Supply of Foam Cum Water Monitors at Pipeline Locations Details
8Two Year Comprehensive Maintenance Contract for IT Assets including availing services of Resident Engineers Details
8Hiring of OFC maintenance services for Gailtel network under agra region Details
8Procurement of CPVC Pipes Fitting and Valves for IOP&S And GCU-1 Plant Details
8Procurement of Hydrochloric Acid Details
8Supply of monoliths with integrated LED rate display units and product display units for retail outlets Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Relief to consumers as petrol, diesel get cheaper Details
8Indian Oil signs MoU with Ghana's National Petroleum Authority Details
8Draft policy to push CNG, PNG in cities Details
8Five non-telecom PSUs seek clarity from SC on AGR order Details
8ONGC gets 28 bids for 50 oil, gas fields in 1st bid round Details
8Lenders bet on clean fuel, city gas projects worth Rs 38,000 crore tie up funds Details
8Adani Gas to invest Rs 9,000 cr on distribution networks over next 10 yrs Details
8BRIEF: Will soon discuss long-term deals with Russia and Qatar, says Oil Minister Pradhan Details
8BRIEF: India's oil ministry wants IOC, other state refiners to buy oil from Brazil Details
8PNGRB to launch 11th City Gas Distribution round soon: Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Punjab to replace old three wheelers with electric, CNG three wheelers Details
8India keen on importing more oil from Brazil Details
8U.S., Canadian oil company bankruptcies surge 50 per cent in 2019 Details
8Kinder Morgan profit jumps 26 per cent on Gulf Coast Express pipeline strength Details
8Norway court to rule in Arctic oil drilling case Details
8Oil slump deepens as China virus casts cloud over fuel demand, economy Details
8China's Beijing Gas wins state approval for Tianjin LNG terminal Details
8Brazil produces more than 1 billion barrels of oil in 2019 Details
8Greenpeace loses Norway Arctic oil lawsuit again Details
8UK gas prices fall as mild weather reduces demand Details
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Offshore jack up rig rates have shown sharp increases, lifting the mood in the industry
8Spot day rates in India rose a whopping 60%. What is more, there is a modest rig count recovery in India in 2019 after drop in 2018 but a further rise likely in 2020
8While a majority of players are still posting low capacity utilization levels, smarter players are leveraging the volatility by buying rigs at rock bottom rates and deploying them at higher rates
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A recent tender for sale of 19 Tag Offshore vessels did not elicit a good response despite a lot of interest shown initially
8Only two bidders participated eventually and not all vessels have elicited interest
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ONGC's offshore  platforms have pathetic living conditions, company officials have complained
8From rat infestations to lack of drinking water to poor food quality and hygiene have made a posting to an offshore platform a nightmare," an officers' association official told this website
8The quality of equipment is poor, gas leaks are frequent and an accident is waiting to happen
8ONGC's L-1 bidding system, without adequate caveats to bring in quality vendors, has resulted in such conditions, claim officers
8"Sub par suppliers, lack of adequate controls, have ruined the system," he said
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8Project Name: Alwar (Other than Bhiwadi) and Jaipur Districts City Gas Distribution
8Project Description: Torrent Gas Private Limited, had been granted permission on September 27, 2018, to set up a CGD network in Alwar (Other than Bhiwadi) and Jaipur districts of Rajasthan. 
8The entity won the project under the 9th CGD bidding round. The CGD network will have a coverage area of 1918 sq. km.
8GAIL's Neemrana-Alwar-Jaipur is being constructed which will supply RLNG to the said network.
8Find out more on what kind of progress has been made and what kind of RFQs are coming up ahead. Click here for more details Details
8Project Name: Begusarai City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
8 Gas will be drawn from GAIL's Jagdishpur-Haldia-Bokaro-Dhamra Natural Gas Pipeline.
8Know more about what is up
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8Project Name: Peravali Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 1500 crore
8Project Description: Oil And Natural Gas Corporation Limited's project for the 50 well development drilling project in Godavari On-land PML block of KG Basin in East & West Godavari Districts of Andhra Pradesh is expected to take some time.
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8Project Name: Crude Oil Handling Facility
8Project Description: Bharat Petro Resources Limited is expected to take some time to float the RFQs for the hiring of an EPC contractor for the construction of a Crude Oil Handling Facility at ONGC's Central Tank Farm facility in Kheda, Gujarat, as the financial approval for the project is still pending.
8Project Event: RFQ for the EPC contractor is expected by Q2 mid 2020.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Ambient air quality monitoring around refinery Details
8Procurement of spares for Well-logging Truck Details
8Hiring of Services for Annual Maintenance Contract for LAN and EPABX System Details
8Spares for national type Triplex Power Slush pumps Details
8Supply of Resineated Lignite Details
8Standing Rate Contract for Retail Visual Identity including Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Details
8NHT Catalyst for CCRU Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Aramco IPO proceeds to fund Saudi industry, including defence: Finance minister Details
8Cairn hunts for big oil partner via stake sale Details
8Gujarat: Morbi coal-to-gas switch turns into a case study Details
8GAIL to invest over Rs 45,000 cr to create infra for gas-based economy Details
8Slash GST on auto LPG, address policy issues stalling growth: Indian Auto LPG Coalition Details
8Indian state refiners near first annual deals to buy Russian oil Details
8AGR dues demand from Oil India a credit negative: Moody’s Details
8CAA protests in North East dent ONGC and Oil India's Dec output Details
8Oil India files petition for review of SC order on Rs 45,000 cr AGR dues Details
8Indian Oil signs MoU with Ghana oil regulator for assistance in LPG programme Details
8FM Sitharaman may raise disinvestment target for FY21 to Rs 1.5 lakh crore in Budget 2020 Details
8Crude story: Oil demand rises 1.8 per centduring April-December Details
8Ghana to replicate India's cooking gas success model Details
8India keen on importing more oil from Brazil Details

8China virus could hit oil prices by $3 per barrel - Goldman Sachs Details
8BP's Looney goes all-in on climate goals and explores overhaul Details
8US calls for immediate resumption of Libya oil operations Details
8Brazil to start discussions on joining OPEC in July Details
8Indonesia's Pertamina considers buying stake in Rokan block ahead of 2021 transfer Details
8Slovenia's largest fuel retailer Petrol nominates Popovic as new CEO Details
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8Project Name: Bharuch Development Drilling and Production
8Project Cost: Rs 2393 crore
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is yet to award the contract for the hiring of EIA services for 145 wells development drilling project in Bharuch, Surat and Vadodara districts, Gujarat. As per the sources, the tender will be awarded by the mid of next month, subsequent to that the public hearing and EC process will be started. In the meanwhile, RFQs for the oilfield services and equipment will be released by March 2020. 
8Project Event: RFQ for the hiring of equipment and oil field services is expected by March 2020 instead of February earlier
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What is the 2020 gas and LNG outlook globally?
8Where is the market headed?
8Ahead of its negotiations with Qater, Petronet LNG Ltd can derive some satisfaction from the fact that it is not the only company seeking better terms from long term suppliers as contract LNG,  mostly priced at a steep slope to crude oil, has become twice as expensive as spot LNG prices.
8Get all the data that you may need here.
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Ammonia Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: The project is in the initial phase and discussion is ongoing, RFQ for the process licensor is now likely to be released in March 2020 instead of January. The preparation of the EIA report is still ongoing, a proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in February 2020.
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Sulphuric Acid and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 300 crore
8Project Event: The project is considered for environmental clearance, and is expected to clearance in March 2020. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020 instead of February as was anticipated earlier.
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Oil & gas giant McDermott International has filed for bankruptcy in the US as it has run into cash flow problems in the US
8McDermott has a big footprint in India
8The bankruptcy process will no doubt have a big impact on Indian operations. Some of the people working with MsDermott will find themselves dealing with new owners.
8The multinational has vendors in India, how will they be impacted?
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The hunt is on for new EIL chief.
8The present CMD retires in January, 2021.
8The petroleum ministry made some rather subtle amendments in the job description, it seems
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Has the golden run for gas, and in turn for LNG, begun in India?
8LNG imports were up 22% in December in relation to the same month in the previous year. This increases is despite a serious slowdown in the Indian economy.
8Part of the upsurge in LNG was fostered by an 7.9% decline in domestic gas production but lower LNG prices have had a hand in the upswing in imports
8The high price elasticity of LNG is proven yet again, it seems. Also gas demand has been buoyant enough, growing at a faster pace than general POL consumption.
8Lower prices predicted for 2020 will give a further impetus
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There is a center-state confrontation brewing over the recent environment ministry relaxation of the public hearing caveat for onshore and offshore E&P projects
8Public hearings are a way to voice grievances or opposition to projects particularly in economically sensitive areas and doing away with this caveat is seen as an affront to the local population around the affected areas as well as to state governments which conduct these hearings
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The news can't be worse: POL consumption is down in December. In some sectors the slide is precipitous, pointing towards a severely slowing economy.
8Consumption of key industrial products are all down: Naphtha (-5.6%), Diesel (HSD) (-0.7%), Light Diesel Oil (LDO) (-11.4%), Furnace oil & Low Sulphur Heavy Stock (FO/LSHS) (-12.2%) and Bitumen (-8.4%).
8From April to December, we have had five months of negative growth. Consumption during the entire period is up only 1.8%
8Bitumen consumption is down, indicating that the momentum in road construction has petered out
8Diesel consumption recorded a drop over the December last year in the face of a 12.3% decline in commercial vehicle sales in December
8Consumption of FO/LSHS is down 12.2% on the back of weaker demand from power, fertilizer, petrochemical and steel.  .
8The ban on fuel oil use in Delhi, Uttar Pradesh, Rajasthan and Haryana should have led to an increase in the consumption of LDO, but offtake is down 11.4% in December
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8Project Name: Mehsana Development Drilling
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited's mega project for the 406 wells development drilling in Mehsana, Patan, Ahmedabad and Gandhinagar is now finally picking up speed. ONGC along with its EIA consultant ABC Technolabs Limited is now planning to carry out the public hearing for the project on 3rd march 2020, despite its earlier stance of seeking an exemption from public hearing. It is pertinent to note that among the total number of wells, 211 wells are EOR wells and 195 are non EOR wells. 
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8Project Name: Dholpur District City Gas Distribution
8Project Description:  Torrent Gas has acquired Dholpur CGD Private Limited from the Essel Group and is now doing work in the CGD network. The CGD network will have a coverage area of 3028 sq. km.
For an overall timeframe of 8 years, Torrent Gas is expected to install 14 CNG stations, 18000 piped natural gas connections and lay 412 inch-km of steel pipe. GAIL, using the Vijaypur –Ibrahimpur-Dadri- LNG Pipeline (and a 30 km Ibrahimpur-Dholpur LNG Spurline) will bring LNG to the network.

8Project Event: RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected in Q2 2020.
RFQs for laying steel pipeline network and associated works is expected later in Q3 2020.
RFQs for further equipments for CNG stations are expected later in Q4 2020.
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Being a downstream man all his life, eyebrows were raised when BC Tripathi joined the Essar Group's E&P division as its chairman. One more senior level executive has joined up after him. More are to follow.
8Tripathi did not adhere to the mandatory cooling off period for a public sector executive when joining Essar but he had his reasons for not doing so.
8Find out more on what Tripathi is expected to do
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Supply of Nickel Catalyst Assy for Gas Chromatograph Details
8Laying of Coated Carbon Steel Pipelines Details
8Procurement of Catalyst Tube Assembly Details
8Procurement of PP Catalyst Details
8Procurement of Flow Tees for BGPL Project Details
8Procurement of Insulating Joints Details
8Consultancy Services for Cooling Water Network Optimization Details
8IA Compressor Package Reciprocating for installation of GTC Details
8Supply of Air Cooled Heat Exchanger for installation of GTC Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Reliance Industries is India's answer to Exxon, AT&T, Amazon - all rolled into one Details
8India, Brazil to sign 20 pacts during Bolsonaro visit to elevate strategic partnership Details
8GAIL ferries LNG in trucks over 1,700 km to fuel gas demand in east Details
8Essar appoints Pankaj Kalra as CFO of energy arm Details
8Relief to consumers as petrol, diesel prices dip further on Tuesday Details
8Goa: Tourism corp does U-turn, to lease out its fuel pumps Details
8Vedanta keen to Replicate Reliance-BP Model Details
8Oil falls again as amply global supply seen offsetting Libyan outage Details
8IEA's Birol sees 1 million bpd oil market surplus in H1 2020; says Iraq a concern Details
8Aramco IPO proceeds to fund Saudi industry, including defence: Finance minister Details
8OPINION: Mission Impossible, China can't meet its commitments on U.S. crude, LNG, coal: Russell Details
8Barclays raises 2020 oil demand forecast on expected global economic recovery Details
8Nigeria charges ex-attorney general with financial crimes in $1.3 bln oil deal Details
8Halliburton takes $2.2 bln charge on fracking, swings to loss Details
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 481 crore
8Project Event: 90% of the project work has been completed. The installation of first and Second HRSG have been completed. The pre-commissioning is ongoing, the commissioning is likely to be completed in April 2020 instead of December
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Ammonia Greenfield Project 
8Cost - Rs 2773 crore
8Project Event: The project is likely to be submitted for environmental clearance in February 2020. The company needs Rs 600 to 700 crore addition capex which is under process. The RFQ for the contractor is likely to be released in March 2020.
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Now that IMO 2020 regulations are in place, what is the bunker fuel outlook for India?
8What is the demand?
8And where is the complaint fuel going to come from?
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8Get the full year LNG import cargoes to India from the US here
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The BPCL disinvestment is making progress, it seems
8Documentation is being prepared for potential investors and request for proposal sought
8Since there is no formal instruction yet on public sector companies putting in bids, will IOC put in a request?
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Uncertainty seems to persists over the Gujarat Refinery expansion from 13.7 MMTPA to 18 MMTPA
8Officially IOC claims that capital approval is still under process, but that has been the standard line for a long time now
8Tenders for EPC packages are to come out after capital approval happens and after the bids for an EPC package that was already floated, for the Atmospheric Vacumn Distillation unit, is opened
8What is the new timeline now?
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LOAs are starting to be handed out for the Barmer refinery project
8One was handed over to Toyo Engineering last week for a a Diesel Hydrotreater (DHDT) and the Hydrogen Generation Unit but only after much haggling
8Tata Projects is the L-1 EPC bidder for the Sulphur Recovery Unit but an LOA is far from certain as of now
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Sanjay Gupta, former CMD of Engineers India Ltd. has joined as the CEO of an engineering company with a large international footprint
8Gupta was EIL CMD for two-and-half years and retired in October, 2017
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The government has eased rules for public hearing for E&P projects
8This will come as a big relief for many companies
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Today's CGD updates are:
8Project Name: Burdwan City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 1200 crore
8Project Event: RFQs for laying steel pipeline network and associated works is expected later in Q1 2021.
RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected in Q3 2020.
RFQs for further equipments for CNG stations are expected early in Q3 2020.
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Project Name: Kolkata City Gas Distribution Network
8Project Cost: Rs 5200 crore
RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected in Q3 2020.
RFQs for further equipments for CNG stations are expected later in Q3 2020.

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This is one job that ONGC wants done confidentially.
8It has put in some strict caveats
8For one, it has said that Indian agents will not be allowed in
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Tamil Nadu has acquired a noteriority quite of its own for stalling oil and gas projects
8Here is a Rs 5600 crore ONGC investment held up on account of a lack of a public hearing slot
8But the company claims RFQs for equipment will come out in March, 2020
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8Project Name: CBM Development Expansion
8Project Cost: Rs 27200 crore
8The project authorities seem confident of going ahead.
8RFQs for drilling and engineering services have been delayed by a quarter
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Project Name: Kochi Refinery Motor Spirit Block upgradation project
8Petrofac is the LSTK contractor
8Some RFQs are up ahead
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Hydrotesting of High Pressure Heat Exchangers Details
8Supply of Flanges Details
8Supply of Demulsifier for Ahmedabad, Tarapur & Sanand Miroli Block Details
8RCC Piling Work for Tank Foundation at LPG Plant and Haldia Coastal Installation Details
8Managed Services for Multi Functional Printers Details
8Carrying out Housekeeping & Catering Services Details
8Procurement and Installation of Battery Bank under buyback Details
8Annual Rate Contract for inspection, testing, examination and certification of pressure vessels Details
8Hiring of Services for GPS based Foot Patrolling and Surveillance Jobs for pipelines Details
8Supply of Nitrogen Compressor Reciprocating for installation of GTC Details
8DHT-HGU Pre-reformer catalyst Details
8Carrying out Catalyst Replacement jobs in refinery Details
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8Oil min to take Cabinet approval on natural gas sector reforms Details
8India’s refineries stare at a huge water crisis Details
8Middle East share of India's oil imports falls to 4-year low in 2019: Report Details
8Oil and gas firms invest less than 1 per cent in green energy Details
8Refining and Petrochemical Technology Meet underscores need for energy security Details
8HPCL holds rally for awareness on petroleum conservation Details
8DoT seeks Rs 48,000 cr from Oil India in telecom dues; company to challenge it in TDSAT Details
8Petrol, diesel prices cut further on Monday Details
8Saksham Cycle Day organised to create awareness about fuel conservation Details
8In a first, Indian Oil to buy 2 MT Russian crude oil to diversify supply Details
8DPIIT launches paperless licensing process for petroleum service stations Details
8Oil and gas sector keeps faith in low-carbon energy: survey Details
8Oil prices gain on Libya, Iraq supply worries Details
8IEA warns oil companies doing nothing on emissions is not an option Details
8China's CNPC finds oil and gas reserves from pre-salt field at Tarim Details
8EU warns Turkey off Mediterranean gas exploration plans Details
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Swan Energy's FRSU based 5 MMTPA LNG terminal in Jafarabad in Gujarat is built on solid foundations.
8It has its gas offtake agreements in place and it is just a few miles away from GSPL's pipeline network but the problem seems over a delay in the commissioning of the project.
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Major LNG exporters have bought up the entire primary capacity of  of European regasification terminals for a 15-year period (on average).
8Europe is a "sink" for excess LNG capacity globally.
8Can excess capacity in India also become a "sink"?
8It can perhaps, but there will be a need for flexibility in regulations and contracts
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Sapura's pointsman in India is its country manager Phanindhar Chivukula
8He is an experienced hand, well versed in dealing with ONGC over the years
8But this time around, he is in unfamiliar territory.
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Spurred by prevailing low LNG prices, which may go even lower in the coming months, Indian spot LNG operators are reportedly among the most active buyers in the global market.
8Current purchases are still in the $5/mmbtu range but RIL was able to source a March cargo at $4.50-$4.70/mmbtu range
8GSPC's Mundra commissioning cargo came at a low $5/mmbtu
8The timeline on how long gas prices are going to remain low is getting extended, as waves of fresh capacity areexpected to come up going ahead.
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The Sapura-Afcons consortium bid against the Ratna platform tender is running into trouble.
8The consortium may not make it to the final list
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8RIL's Vadodara debottlenecking comes with some significant environmental riders. This includes zero liquid discharge within a stipulated time. And a 40% increase in green belt of the total land area. Click on  Details for more
8It is a small Rs 30 crore refinery debottlenecking activity. RFQ for an EPCM is expected in March. Click here for more details Details
8Project Name: Tengakhat-Kathaloni-Dikom Development Drilling
8Project Cost: Rs 5655 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for a drilling rig is expected by Q3 2020.
RFQ for a EPC contractor is expected by Q3 2020.

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8Project Name: Bhuvanagiri Development Drilling
8Project Cost: Rs 3750 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the hiring of EIA services is expected by March 2020.
RFQ for the hiring of a Horizontal drilling services is expected by Q2 2020.
RFQ for the hiring of an EPC contractor for EPS expansion is expected by Q2 2020.

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8Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited's tender for the charter hiring of a Drillship Rig of 3000m WD capability for 1.5 years seems to be have evinced a lot of interest
8Find out who are interested and what kind of work will the drillship do  Details
Project Name:  Varanasi Greenfield LPG Bottling Plant Project
8Project Cost: 195 crores
8Project Event: RFQ for the EPCM contractor is expected by March-2020.instaed of January now
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We have stepped up our coverage of the city gas distribution sector in our database
8Project Name: Kota, Baran, and Chittorgarh (Rawatbhata Taluka) Districts City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 600 crore
8Project Event: RFQs for laying steel pipeline network and associated works is expected later in Q1 2021.
RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected in Q3 2020.
RFQs for Galvanized Iron pipes is expected in Q3 2020.
RFQs for further equipments for CNG stations are expected later in Q3 2020.
8RFQ Date: Q3/2020
8Release Date: Q4/2020
8Start Date: Q1/2019
8Completion Date: Q4/2027
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Project Name: SAS Nagar District, Patiala and Sangrur District City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 800 crore
8Project Event: RFQs for laying steel pipeline network and associated works is expected later in Q1 2021.
RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected in Q3 2020.
RFQs for further equipments for CNG stations are expected later in Q3 2020.
8RFQ Date: Q3/2020
8Release Date: Q4/2020
8Start Date: Q1/2019
8Completion Date: Q4/2027
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Fresh offshore investment in new gas exploration in India is likely to come to a standstill, after the big decisions taken by ONGC and RIL-BP in India
8Globally, the move is towards pushing out gas from the sub-$3/mmbtu reservoirs
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Request for proposal for Sale of Oil & Gas Inventory Details
8Decontamination with Passivation of process loops/ equipments in Sour Water Strippers (SWS) units Details
8ARC for carrying out IBR piping jobs Details
8Supply of Manpower for shutdown related jobs Details
8Supply, Transportation and Installation of Smart Pylons together with Comprehensive Annual Maintenance Details
8Annual Rate contract for supply of Caustic Soda Lye on 100 % purity basis Details
8Supply of around 253 crore litres of Anhydrous Denatured Ethanol Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8RIL third quarter net profit rises 14 per cent to Rs 11,841 crore; Oil-to-chemical business weighs on top-line Details
8RIL-Saudi Aramco deal unlikely to close by March-end, says CFO Details
8Fuel price: Petrol, diesel rates dip in Delhi on third consecutive day Details
8Thirteen private companies bid to operate ONGC's 64 oil and gas fields Details
8Assam Hydrocarbon seeks 10 per cent participating interest in Oil India Details
8Reliance outpaces industry in petrol, diesel sales from its outlets Details
8LNG pumps being planned along golden quadrilateral Details
8Govt considering specific excise duty on aviation turbine fuel Details
8Make in India to get Rs 22,000 crore boost from city gas expansion programme Details
8Switch to cleaner fuel or face closure, EPCA chief warns Ghaziabad factories Details
8Petrol, diesel prices cut for 4th straight day Details
8Oil surges as Libyan pipeline shutdown cripples output Details
8Biodiesel producer BioD Energy planning to expand footprint Details
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It is hard to know sometimes whether natural gas is in a golden age or a dark age.
8Gas is often presented as a promising candidate to deliver cleaner air and decarbonization, which are reasons why many outlooks see a continued need for gas to 2040 and beyond, even assuming a rapid energy transition.
8Others see it as a temporary and expensive solution that we, as a world, must not lock in, lest we undermine our efforts on deep decarbonization.
8And others still question whether gas should play any role at all in the energy transition, its environmental credentials undercut by fugitive emissions, venting and flaring, and by the fact that it is still a carbon-emitting energy source. In their eyes, the sooner we can phase out gas, the better.
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2020 is going to see a precipitous drop in spot LNG prices
8And this may well become the golden age for gas in India, powered by LNG. Low prices, along with policy support, can trigger the start-up of the currently hibernating gas-based power capacity.
8The gas market in India is elastic and low prices can see a wholesale switch from up to 100 industrial clusters which are currently under notice from the National Green Tribunal
8The big constraint will be on the part of the gas supplier, in being able to reach out either through physical pipeline or virtual pipeline deliveries wherever gas is needed.
8How far can prices fall?
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There has been an easing in the trade war between China and the US
8China has committed to $52.4 billion in additional energy purchases,
8So what are the implications for the crude tanker and LNG shipping market?
8Will this lead to higher traffic?
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Coal based Ammonia-Urea & Coal Handling Plant Greenfield Project
 
8Cost - Rs 7484 crore
 
8Project Event: The feasibility study is still ongoing, It is likely to be completed in March 2020. The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in April 2020 in place of January 2020. due to delay in the studies.
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NPK-TSP-GSSP Greenfield Project 
 8Cost - Rs 100 crore
 
8Project Event: RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in March 2020 instead of January as was envisaged earlier.
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The PNGRB is drawing up what will arguably be the most ambitious mapping of the gas sector in India
8It will lay out in great detail the current and the future road map for demand as well as supply of gas
8It is going to be a bottom up exercise, and therefore likely to be more realistic.
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Cairn India has decided to fast track its E&P work in its offshore fields
8It is now actively looking for contractors
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8Cyclic Steam Simulation project coming up. Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited is planning to enhance the productivity from the Lanwa field, using cyclic stimulation pilot project.
 Pre bid conference is on January 28, 2020
8ONGC awards seismic contract: Alphageo bags the award Details
The job involves process platforms across different fields
8February 20 is the pre-bid meeting
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Project Name: Natural gas pipeline
8Project Cost: Rs 1632 crores
8Phase-2 work has begun
8Project Event: RFQ for the mainline pipes and pumps is expected in March-2020.
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8Project Name: Hilara Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: Prize Petroleum Company Limited, the DSF-1 round awardee for AA/ONDSF/HILARA/2016 block, is finally expected to float the tenders for the hiring of oilfield equipment and services for the project. As of now, the capital approval for the project is still awaited. In-house feasibility studies are under process, the project is expected to start by the end of 2020 or early 2021. Third party integrated drilling services contract will come out by June 2020
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8Project Name: Offshore Living Quarters Platform Development
8Project Cost: Rs 1600 crore
8Project Event: LOI to the L-1 bidder was expected in December but has not been put off to January end 2020.
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Project Name: Faridabad Greenfield Research And Development Center Project
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Project Cost: Rs 2281.94 crores
8EPCM may go to L&T?
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Petronet LNG Ltd (PLL) will make another attempt to bring down its steep long term LNG slope with Qatar Gas
8Find out what steps PLL is taking in this direction. Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Supply of High Pressure Small Bore Valves Details
8Procurement of spare parts for battery operated forklift truck operating at PTD Details
8Supply and Commissioning of CO2 Flooding System Details
8Corrigendum: Appointment of Consultant for Rationalisation of Natural Gas Pipeline Tariff Structure Details
8ARC for Calibration of Portable Multigas Detectors Details
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8New petrol pumps to be at least 50 mtrs away rom schools, hospitals, houses: CPCB Details
8Indian Oil eyes output of over 1 mt 'very low sulphur' marine fuel in 2020 Details
8PetroChina's oil and gas trade turnover up 5% in 2019 Details
8Petrol, diesel prices cut after slump in crude rates Details
8ONGC sells March-loading Russian Sokol crude at higher premium Details
8IOC to decide on bidding for BPCL after govt lays out rules: Chairman Details
8Iran expects India to source its oil, devise new barter trade: Iranian minister Details
8India looks to double oil import from US, would seek concessions Details
8Punjab: Peda upgrades bio-CNG plant at Hambran Road Details
8INNOVATION: IIT-M develops eco-friendly way to produce hydrogen fuel from seawater Details
8Crude oil futures gain on spot demand, global cues Details
8Tension but no shock on oil market: IEA Details
8Australia's Woodside Petroleum posts 8 per cent fall in Q4 revenue Details
8Crude oil outlook turns bearish on US-Iran relief, surplus fears Details
8Crude price expected to stay around $65-70 through 2024 Details
8Global oil prices rise as China agrees to more U.S. energy purchases Details
8Oil slips on doubts about U.S.-China deal, OPEC outlook Details
8Petronas raises Feb crude price factor to record high $9.20/bbl Details
8IEA says oil stocks, non-OPEC output to buffer market from shocks Details
8U.S. energy exports to climb as China pledges ramp-up in purchases Details
8The $95 billion centerpiece of the trade deal is already in doubt Details
8Air pollution from oil, gas production sites visible from space Details
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8Ms Vartika Shukla has been appointed as a new Director (Technical ) of EIL.
8There were seven candidates are in the race and she beat them all to the job.
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Effluent Treatment Plant Up-gradation Project  
 
8Cost - Rs 101 crore
 
8Project Event: The NIT for the LSTK contractor is likely to be re-released in late January 2020 in place of Dec 2019 due to a delay in the board approval and technical issues.
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Urea Casale Revamp Project   
8Cost - Rs 137 crore
8Project Event: The project has been delay by three months due to procurement issues, as all long lead item has not reached the site. The company is planning to revamp the urea plant in the upcoming shut down in April 2020.
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8Project Name: Navsari, Tapi, and Dang Districts City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: Adani Gas Pvt. Ltd. has been granted authorization
8Project Event: RFQs for laying of MDPE pipes network and associated works is expected early in Q3 2020.
RFQs for GI pipes are expected later in Q2 2020.
RFQs for equipments for City Gas Station expected late in Q2 2020.

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Project Name: Greenfield Product Pipeline Project
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Project Cost: 350 crores
8Project Event: RFQ for mainline pipes and pumps is expected ahead
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8Project Name: Jambusar Drilling Site Development
8A wokover rig tender was meant to come out, but has been delayed by a month
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8Project Name: Sanarudravaram Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
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8Project Name: Nagayalanka Field Phase 2 Development
8Project Cost: Rs 500 crore
RFQs are going to be delayed
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Well head gas prices are going to go down in 2020 in relation to 2019
8Lower hub prices will help push LNG prices even lower as production outpaces demand
8All of this comes at a bad time when domestic gas producers, such as RIL and ONGC, are beginning to market gas out of the KG basin
8ONGC was forced to cancel is earlier tender, and is now auctioning fresh gas from its KG-DWN-98/2 field at a lower price.
8A minimum of $6/mmbtu is its breakeven price, and it is now marketing the gas at a lower price point than that
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The PNGRB is expected to digitize the entire CGD network in the country
8Pipeline networks and CGD stations are all going to be on a GIP map, with interactive features
8Whether the regulator will use these maps for its own consumption or whether they will be open for public viewing remains a moot point however.
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At a time when coal use is being frowned upon, a consortium of Engineers India Ltd, Thermax and HPCL is planning to re-start its coal-to-liquid (CTL) pilot plant, where work was discontinued a couple of years ago.
8CTL is a complex technology and few companies globally have mastered it.
8As the world has moved towards renewable energy, a CTL project with a 20-year life span can only be acceptable if there is compatible carbon sequestration technology available.
8Given this background, analysts are wondering why the consortium is reviving the pilot plant again
8EIL however thinks that demand for couple of such plants may emerge and it wants to be prepared to bid for them
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L&T will need to do a reappraisal of how it has been conducting project cost estimations for refinery projects
8In the last 5 refinery EPC packages opened recently, it has been bag only one
8In the other four, it seems to be well behind the competition, coming last
8What is more the differential between the L-1 bidder and L&T is very wide, raising eyebrows everywhere
8Clearly, the cost estimation teams needs to go through their calculations more thoroughly, or somewhere L&T is losing its competitive edge.
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The Rajasthan refinery tender for a polypropylene unit, along with a Butene-1 unit and associated bagging system was opened earlier this week
8Find out who the EPC winner is
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LNG demand in November 2019 had gone up 19% over the same month in the previous year
8This jump has been cheered as a sign that demand is speeding up
8But the story going ahead may be less cheerful for the LNG supplier
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Hiring of vendors for carrying out GIS mapping of PNGRB authorized geographical areas, natural gas pipelines and petroleum & petroleum product pipelines on political map of India Details
8Civil Jobs related to MERC Renovation Works Details
8Spares for Grove GMK6250-250 MT all terrain crane Details
8Overhauling/ Servicing, Testing and Boxing up of Butterfly valves at CPP3/ Utilities Details
8Schedule of Rates for Civil & Plumbing, Electrical, Painting and other works Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8India's oil regulator offers 11 blocks under fifth bidding round; Up to $450 mn commitment expected Details
8India’s crude oil production may show marginal increase by 2024: IEA Details
8India offers 11 oil and gas blocks in 5th bid round Details
8We are focusing on data assurance for benchmarking quality crude and refinery products: Andre Lacroix, CEO, Intertek Group Details
8Subsidised LPG prices rise 13 per cent in 6 months Details
8New petrol pumps to be at least 50 mtrs away rom schools, hospitals, houses: CPCB Details
8Crude oil outlook turns bearish on US-Iran relief, surplus fears Details
8Crude price expected to stay around $65-70 through 2024 Details
8Oil drops on concerns that U.S.-China trade deal may not stoke demand Details
8As Aramco hails record IPO, Abu Dhabi's ADNOC whips up $19 billion Details
8Russia is ready to fulfil OPEC+ deal in January Details
8Trump administration signals compromise on gas mileage rules Details
8BW Offshore set to spin off $800 million oil unit in first quarter Details
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There is no disagreement on the fact that the Adanis have a huge appetite for risk
8This is evident from the Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone Ltd's acquisition of a controlling stake of 75% in Krishnapatnam Port Company Ltd (KPCL) from the existing shareholders at a total enterprise value of Rs.13,572 crore.
8But this time around, has the group bitten off more than it can chew?
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The government has launched HELP bid round-V, covering 11 blocks with an area of approximately 19,800 sq. km.
8All eleven (11) blocks are based on Expressions of Interest received during EoI Window-V from 16th May 2019 to 30th November 2019.
8With the release of Notice Inviting Offer (NIO), bidders can study the data available in National Data Repository (NDR) and select blocks for the bidding. The bidders would be able to submit their bids through an online e-bidding portal starting 14th January, 2020 and the bidding round would continue till 1200 hrs. 18th March 2020.
8Meanwhile, the 6th cycle of submitting Expressions of Interest (EoIs) is currently going on till March 31, 2020 and would be followed by the 7th cycle from April 1, 2020 till July 31, 2020.
8It is expected that OALP Round V would generate immediate exploration work commitment of around USD 400-450 million.
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Testing and Painting of Cylinder at Khapri LPG plant Details
8Civil Jobs related to MERC Renovation Works, MRPL Township Details
8Procurement of Gas Detectors and Controllers Details
8Item Rate Contract for Civil Maintenance activities Details
8Support Services of Operational and Maintenance Activities Details
8ARC for handling Pipeline Emergency and other Pipeline Works Details
8AMC for Instrumentation Trouble Shooting and Maintenance of C2C3, IOP and LPG Plants Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Indian Oil Corporation launches special NATO class diesel for Indian Navy Details
8Pune NGO offers to produce fuel from city’s plastic waste Details
8BC Tripathi joins Essar Exploration & Production Mauritius as non-executive chairman Details
8Petrol prices fall for 3rd day, diesel rates stable Details
8Indian Oil Corp seeks six LNG cargoes for April-Dec delivery Details
8Inter-ministerial talks on natural gas sector reforms begin Details
8China reports early case of IMO fuel non-compliance Details
8Libya's 2019 oil and gas revenue down 6 per cent: Central Bank Details
8China's 2019 annual crude imports set record for 17th year Details
8Oil extends decline as supply disruption fears recede Details
8Indonesia to allow Pertamina 50 mln barrels of crude imports in 2020 Details
8Aramco Trading Company hires LNG trading manager Details
8Oil prices dip as Mideast tensions ease; market eyes trade deal Details
8Iraq appoints new head of oil contracts office Details
8China to pump up U.S. car, aircraft, energy purchases in trade deal Details
8OPINION: Oil is the world's new oyster Details
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Process Air Compressor Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 347 crore
8Project Event: The project is still on hold due to some technical issues, the hiring process of LSTK contractor is also on hold. The project is likely to activated in April 2020.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 380 crore
8Project Event: The Company will be undertaking significant debt-funded capex to meet energy consumption norms applicable under NUP-2015 from FY2021 onwards. The company was under shutdown for economic reasons but now project work is expected to gain speed. Contractor finalization is expected in March 2020.
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8Project Name: Jaunpur and Ghazipur City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
8Know more about what kind of RFQs are ahead
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Project Name: Haridwar-Rishikesh-Dehradun Natural Gas Pipeline.
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Project Event: RFQ for the Remote Terminal Unit is expected in the end of February-2020.
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It is a Rs 750 crore petrochemical complex.
8The EPMC has been selected
8The RFQ for a licensor was meant to come out in December but has been delayed
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Firm dates have come up for RFQs for the Rs 200 crore West Godavari greenfield early production system.
8First an RFQ for an EPC contractor for the early production system is expected
8Subsequently an RFQ for a contractor for pipeline installation will come up
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Indian Oil Corporation is handling the Jeraipathar oil field development project in Assam
8An RFP for a consultant to prepare a filed development plan is coming up
8There will be a RFQ for a EIA consultant
8Accordingly, an integreted drilling services tender is expected too down the line
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8Project Name: PY-3 Offshore Field Development
8The bid submission deadline for the chartered hiring of Floating Production Storage and Offloading (FPSO) unit has been extended.
8The FPSO with, a 20,000 BOPD crude and 3.5 MMSCMD gas processing capacity,  is planned to be hired for an overall period of 5 years, with a provision of validity extension of 5 more years.
8In the meanwhile, more than a dozen potential players have shown interest
8Find out who these players are, and also know more on further RFQs coming up in this project.
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Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
 8Cost - Rs 6000 crore
 
8Project Event: The procurement and installation work is ongoing, RFQ for the Bagging Building, Wagon Loading Platform, Conveyor Gantry, Transfer Tower and Pipe Rack Structure for Ammonia-Urea Fertilizer Plant has been released with a bid due date of 31 January 2020. The project mechanical completion and commercial production date is scheduled for Jan 2021 and May 2021 respectively.
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Phosphoric acid Expansion Project
 8Cost - Rs 500 crore
 
8Project Event: The company had awarded a contract to ThyssenKrupp Industrial Solutions for the expansion of its phosphoric acid plant in Paradeep, Odisha. The plant is based on the di-hydrate technology from Prayon Technologies of Belgium.ThyssenKrupp is providing engineering and technical procurement services which will cover the plant's reaction unit, filtration unit, dry rock grinding section and an additional cooling tower cell. The project is planned to be completed within a period of 22 months from the effective date of the contract. The purchase of the long-lead item is ongoing, Construction is likely to be started in March 2020.
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Project Name: Haldia Refinery Cum Petrochemical Complex
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Project Cost: Rs 62714 crore
8There is work going on this project, according to our sources.
8One crucial RFQ is coming up ahead in March, 2020
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Project Name: Khamgaon Greenfield 2G Bio Ethanol Refinery
8Project Cost: Rs 600 crores
8It is BPCL promoted. Pertinent to note that the company just finished awarding an LOI for an EPC contractor for one 2G refinery alaready
8What is the latest status?
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8Project Name: Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar and Kushinagar City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
8Project Description: Torrent Gas Private Limited has been granted authorization for laying, building, operating and expanding CGD network in the authorized area of Gorakhpur, Sant Kabir Nagar and Kushinagar districts of Uttar Pradesh. The entity won the project under 9th CGD bidding round. The authorized area for the proposed CGD network will have coverage area of 9652.23 sq. km.
8Find out what kind of RFQs are ahead
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If they are not low sulphur fuel compatible, it will be difficult for ships to sail into Indian ports
8Vessels stand the risk of confiscation.
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Project Name: Cherlapally ATF Terminal Expansion Project
8Project Event: Tender for the construction work for tanks and associated civil works is expected in March-2020.
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It is a tender for 12 chartered helicopters
8The charter period is for five years
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ONGC is coming out with a big tender
8Get more details here Details
ONGC has revised the asking price for the KG-DWN-98/2 gas
8The earlier reserve price was set at $5.41/mmbtu
8It has been scaled down now Details
After the takeover the Deen Dayal field from GSPC, ONGC has not put in much work on this HPHT field so far
8Production continues to remain low, with an average gas production of 25 MMSCFD to 50MMSFD only
8But work has begun of late, with inspections and O&M work being carried out
8Get an update on the field, including what kind of RFQs are coming up
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New LNG terminals are getting commissioned, but will Petronet LNG Ltd continue to enjoy its predominant position in the LNG business in India?
8It will, it seems
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Is it possible to have a barter deal with Saudi Aramco: A sale of BPCL in return for the purchase of SABIC's fertilizer division?
8This is pure speculation, of course,.as there can be many problems with such a barter, valuation being one of them
8What is more, the government of India is looking at funds to come into its coffers from the sale of BPCL and it is not looking at a long term involvement
8But Saudi Aramco, which is currently undertaking a $70 billion takeover of SABIC, may want to divest out of some low return businesses in which SABIC is involved, such metals and fertilizers.
8And from the Indian stand point, acquiring fertilizer assets, with low feedstock prices, -- just as it did with Oman -- may make great economic sense..
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Design and Completion of 1 X 1000MT Capacity Mounded Storage Vessels for storage of LPG Details
8Hiring of Engineering Services for minor Modification on Manhour/ Manday basis Details
8Civil and Interior Works at Office Building of the Archaeological Society of India Details
8Supply of BQ Plates Details
8Providing MPLS VPN Connectivity Services in Onshore Block Locations Details
8Operation and Maintenance Services in Tarapur Block Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Domino effect: India’s crude oil production falls 6% in Nov, pushes import dependence to an all-time high Details
8Indian Oil to spend Rs 22,000 crore for expansion of Gujarat refinery Details
8India’s oil imports from Iraq, Nigeria and UAE increase in Nov 2019 Details
8RIL may get new MD before April 1; Manoj Modi, Meswanis among probables Details
8OPINION: There’s a new fight in an old, turbulent region, where India has to do business with all Details
8Fuel prices cut for second straight day on Monday Details
8China total fuel demand forecast to rise 2.3 per cent to 393 mln tonnes in 2020: CNPC Research Details
8China's natural gas demand growth in 2020 seen slowest in 4 years Details
8UAE's ADNOC agrees gas, petrochem deals with two Indonesian firms Details
8Iraq warns of 'collapse' if Trump blocks oil cash Details
8Saudi energy minister: We want sustainable oil prices Details
8Oil & gas set for a re-rating: UBS Details
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The industry is still trying to fathom why the proposed sale of RIL's shares to Saudi Aramco and the strategic sale of BPCL have been stalled, at least for the time being.
8It is construed that BPCL's sale was put off as there was not enough time to put it all together under such a short timeline
8The government meanwhile has raised hurdles on the sale of RIL shares to Saudi Aramco by demanding that it first pay off a $4.5 billion arbitral reward that went in favour of the government..
8But is there yet another common development that may have stymied, both the sale of BPCL and of RIL's shares to Saudi Aramco?
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In many segments of the oil & gas industry, Make in India policy caveats even though they exist, cannot be implemented
8Here is one instance, where ONGC backed off, when it was told that an insistence on Make in India will cause a large escalation in cost
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Transportation of Bulk POL products MS HSD and Branded fuels by Road Ex Secunderabad Details
8Procurement of Product and Dosing Pumps for Construction of POL Terminal Details
8Transportation of Bulk POL products MS HSD and Branded fuels Details
8Hiring of ARC of maintenance of CP & associated system of all the pipeline sections Details
8Procurement of Tri-Ethyl Aluminium Details
8Procurement of pressure and differential pressure switches Details
8ARC for Static, Rotary & Heat Exchanger Maintenance Jobs Details
8Requirement of ARC for Non-Destructive Testing & Inspection Activities Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8India's oil demand growth set to overtake China by mid-2020s - IEA Details
8OPINION: An oil shock for India in the new decade – a blip or a sign of things to come? Details
8Govt reviews IEA report on India's energy policies Details
8No relief from soaring petrol, diesel prices Details
8HC seeks Centre's reply on RIL plea to recall orders asking it to disclose assets Details
8Global oil market well supplied; see no reason for spike in prices: IEA Details
860 per cent of IGGL would be funded by Centre: Assam Industries Minister Chandra Mohan Patowary Details
8BioD Energy sells over 10 mn litres of biodiesel in 2019 Details
8Govt expects energy prices to remain reasonable, says Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8CWC expresses concern over situation in Gulf, says India should have contingency plan Details
8IEA slams India's gas pricing policy, says it reduces incentives for producers to raise supply Details
8No dearth of crude oil in global market, says Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Fuel prices fall on Sunday after rise for three days Details
8India’s petroleum products demand falls marginally in December 2019 Details
8Ample supplies, weak global demand growth to cap oil prices in 2020 - IEA Details
8Belarus halts own oil exports to Germany, Russian oil transit unaffected Details
8UAE investing to ensure energy resources well secured - minister Details
8Chief executive of UAE's ADNOC sees global economy in better shape in 2020 Details
8Putin says Nord Stream 2 pipeline to be completed by early 2021 Details
8Equatorial Guinea to add 20,000 bpd of oil production this year Details
8Saudi Aramco raises IPO to record $29.4 billion by over-allotment of shares Details
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Sulphate of Potash-Bromine and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 500 crore
8Project Event: The RFQ for the LSTK contractor is getting delayed, it was meant to have come out in October, shifted to December and now to February
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Ammonia and Captive Power Unit Greenfield Project  
8Cost - Rs 1920 crore
8Project Event: Here again, the RFQ for the EPC contractor has been pushed out, from November to Febarury and now even later.
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Is the Bargarh 2G refinery contract award to Tata Projects set the benchmark for other 2G plants to come up in the country?
8Unlikely, it seems
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What is the latest update on the Polyol project in Kochi refinery
8Project Cost: 8967 crores
8The envisaged plant configuration comprises of a Propylene Oxide (PO) unit, Ethylene Recovery Unit (ERU), Ethylene Oxide (EO) and associated units. Engineers India Limited (EIL) was entrusted for the preparation of Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) and Risk Analysis (RA) studies. Licensors have been selected
8Basic design is under process
8When is the RFQ for EPC contractors expected?
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After the Ratnagiri refinery failed to come up and after the announcement of the strategic sale of BPCL, there was a halt in capital approvals in the downstream sector
8But things are looking up now
8Two crucial IOC projects are expecting capital approval ahead
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There is volatility in the oil & gas industry today. The introduction of IMO guidelines, low LNG prices but lower domestic producer gas prices, lower oil production and fluctuating oil prices, all of them have differently impacted Indian oil & gas companies
Find out what the immediate outlook is for these companies
8RIL
8ONGC
8OIL
8HPCL
8BPCL
8GSPL
8Mahanagar Gas
8Gujarat Gas
8Indraprastha Gas
8Petronet LNG
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Oil India Ltd is undertaking a two-well programme in the East Godavari block KG-ONN-2004/1
8These are HPHT wells in the NELP-IV block
8It is on the lookout now for a mobile rig package. Click on Reports for more
8OIL is also looking for seismic acquisition --8400 LKM of 2D and 1020 sq km of 3D -- in the Andaman Basin and Kerala-Konkan Basin. Click on Reports for more Details
It is never easy to coax a Japanese company to come and work in India
8Differences in culture as well as perspective come in the way but for a persistent entrepreneur, efforts can eventually pay off
8According to a recent survey, there are 11,000 Japanese companies working in ASEAN countries, of which just 1400 are present in India
8While the really big Japanese companies are already here, the small and medium Japanese companies are still to come in.
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A Rs 570 crore LOI from Cairn India has pushed this Indian oil field services company's order book to a whopping Rs 1343 crore
8Profits are not so high as percentage of turnover yet given that the market is highly competitive, but the outlook is bright. More orders will be in the offing.
8The E&P industry in India is on an upswing, with traditional orders from OIL and ONGC being supplemented by operators of DSF and OALP blocks.
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8Project Name: Saharanpur City Gas Distribution
8Project Cost: Rs 100 crore
8Phase-1 has been completed, Phase-II is coming about
8RFQs are going to come out for steel and MDPE pipes
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Hiring of Consultancy Services for Preparation of Integrated Annual Report 2019-2020 Details
8Procurement of Pressure and Differential Pressure Switches Details
8Detailed Route Survey for Bhatinda Sangrur Pipeline Details
8ARC for lettering in MRPL phase-1, 2 &3 area substations associated facilities APMC Yard, SPM, Jetty, Sarapady Details
8Supply, Retrofitting, Testing and Commissioning of 110KV SF-6 breaker at 110KV yard Details
8ARC for Repair and Rewinding of Motors Details
8Requirement of agency for Coke Drum Engineering & Constructability Study at refinery site Details
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8Restricted oil supply due to US-Iran tensions will have huge impact on Indian economy: Ambassador Anil Trigunayat Details
8India on alert as oil, gold touch new highs, stocks fall Details
8Oil prices fall further as threat of Middle East war recedes Details
8Relief to airlines: Government ends levy of fuel throughput charges at all airports Details
8Green nods waived for distilleries planning to hike ethanol production Details
8Ahead of April 1 deadline, Chennai begins to get BSVI fuel Details
8US: Oil, natural gas going different directions Details
8Indonesia plans new gas pricing for industrial users in March Details
8Pavilion Energy expands beyond Asia, starts operations in Europe Details
8Asia most dependent on Middle East crude oil, LNG supplies Details
8Norway sees rapid growth in oil output from 30-year lows Details
8Oil steadies around levels prevailing before U.S.-Iran attacks Details
8Commodity prices, access to capital among top risks for oil and gas companies: Moody's Details
8Canada's Cenovus Energy aims for 30 per cent cut in emission intensity by 2030 Details
8Iraq raises Feb Basra crude prices to Asia Details
8Exclusive: China suspends national rollout of ethanol mandate - sources Details
8Airlines face higher fuel bills as they avoid Iran, Iraq amid tensions Details
8Auto LPG suppliers raise concerns over stalled growth of eco-friendly fuel Details
8PetroChina produces 8.03 bcm shale gas from Sichuan in 2019, up 88% Details
8BP announces first venture into artificial intelligence technology in China Details
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NPK Fertilizer Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 190 crore
8Project Event: The project has been elicited the environment clearance in September 2019, RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2020 now while earlier it was meant to come out in December.
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Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project Event: The project has been commissioned and RFQ for the sulphur is likely to be released in February 2020.
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What kind of pricing matrices will ONGC's tender for 10 offshore vessels -- two, 120 tonne AHTS, one, 80 tonne AHTS, two, 3000 tonne PSVs and three, 1500 tonne OSVs -- likely to elicit?
8Some cold stacked vessels may come into play, it seems
8Pricing will be a complicated business though.
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The 2G bio-refinery business seems to have hit a dead end in India, at least for now.
8There is now increasing skepticism whether stable technology is available at all for such units
8Get an update on progress made, or not made, in some of the key 2G projects so far.
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Project Name: Kharagpur Greenfield LPG Bottling Plant Project
8
Project Cost: Rs 161 crores
8Project Event: RFQ for the Electrical and Instrumentation work along with SCADA and automation is expected in February-2020.
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When an oil & gas manpower supplier transforms into an E&P operator, the transition is never an easy one as South Asia Consultancy Ltd is figuring out with its DSF-1 field
8Nevertheless the company is prodding on.
8It has got itself a consultant which is doing the DFR and all other related consultancy work
8March, 2020 is when it is expected to come out with drilling rig services and related RFQs
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Annual Maintenance Contract for Fire Water Spray System Details
8Hiring of Vehicles for JHBDPL Phase 2A Project Details
8Procurement of Cleaning Pigging Spares Details
8Supply of Garnet for a period of six months Details
8Strengthening of existing Technological Structure Details
8Supply of Electric Motor Driven Variable Suction Reciprocating CNG Compressor Package Details
8Provision of Internal Floating Roof for Existing Cone Details
8Bathymetry and CIPL Survey of Pipelines in water bodies Details
8Procurement of Vertical Centrifugal Pumps Details
8Procurement of Skid Mounted Rectangular Storage Tank Details
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8Petrol, diesel prices stabilise, crude oil rates surge Details
8Bharat Petroleum Refinery employees extend support to All India strike Details
8L&T Infrastructure Finance to provide Rs 518 crore loan to AG&P for CGD network Details
8Cabinet approves Rs 5,559 crore VGF funding for 1,600 Km Indradhanush gas grid project Details
8No crisis, preparing to deal with all kinds of situation: Pradhan on heightened US-Iran tensions Details
8No duty cuts to soften fuel spike: Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Exclusive: China suspends national rollout of ethanol mandate - sources Details
8Airlines face higher fuel bills as they avoid Iran, Iraq amid tensions Details
8Auto LPG suppliers raise concerns over stalled growth of eco-friendly fuel Details
8Vladimir Putin visits Turkey to talk Libya, Syria and gas Details
8Oil spikes after Iran attacks US forces Details
8China to open oil, gas exploration, production to foreign firms Details
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Torrent Gas is the operator
8A lot of contracting has been done
8But some more RFQs are coming up ahead
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8Clarifiactions given to potential bidders against ONGC's Platform Supply Vessel tender, in which the vessel needs to have the capacity to make pure water while also be equipped with fire fighting capacity, has not been found to be satisfactory.
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What is the latest status on the Indradhanush Gas Grid?
8When is it expected to take off?
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8Project Name: Uran Slug Catcher Unit Modification
8Project Cost: Rs 250 crore
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8Project Name: Ratna R Series Platform Development
8Project Cost: Rs 4476 crore
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited has floated the tenders for the Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Water maker and submersible pump at R-12A platform for Ratna R Series Platform Development project. The last bidding date for the tender is 13th January 2020, but another extension has been proposed for the tender. But the project timelines will continue to remain tight. Details
The tender for the Pipeline Replacement Project (PRP-7) in Western Offshore Basin is out
8A PQC meeting for the tender is scheduled by 10th January 2020
8Who are the potential bidders for this project?
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The city gas distribution industry is going through a major transformation
8We have begun populating our project monitoring software with upcoming CGD projects and in the days ahead, we will provide regular updates on future business opportunities along with attendant parameters and key contacts
8Here is an update on the CGD network coming up in the the authorized area of Mirzapur, Chandauli and Sonbhadra districts in Uttar Pradesh.
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The domestic line pipe industry has been propelled to significantly higher turnover and profitability on the back of an anti-dumping duty on Chinese pipes and the Make in India policy that gives preference to domestic manufacturers in the procurement of pipes by the oil & gas industry.
8Here are details of one company which sees to have benefited the most
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DAP Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 crore
8Project Event: The project is waiting for environmental clearance. It takes a minimum of three to four months. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in March 2020. The company is planning to complete its Phosphoric acid expansion first, for which construction has been started.
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Phosphoric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 1100 crore
8Project Event: The Company has selected Jacob for the EPCM contractor and the RFQ for the long lead item are being released one by one.  One RFQ for the Rotray Dryers & Tanks has been released and another RFQ for the Cyclone system & Air Pollution control system is likely to be released byt the end of January 2020. Construction is likely to be started in February 2020 as there seems to have been a delay in procurement work.
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How far has IMC gone in implementing the Kakinada- Nellore greenfield natural gas pipeline project?
8The pipeline length will be approximately 522 km, with 140 km of spur lines.
8Route survey is on, but project schedules are running late
8An EIA RFQ is expected, followed by a PMC RFQ 
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Procurement of full Encirclement Split Sleeves for HVJ Pipeline Network Details
8Procurement of LEL Detectors Details
8AMC for carrying out Civil Maintenance works Details
8Procurement of Pressure Transmitters, Differentials Pressure Transmitters & Temperatures Transmitters Details
8Procurement of Methanol Details
8Procurement of Tri Sodium Phosphate Details
8Bid package for Pipeline Replacement Project Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8High oil prices pose threat to improvement in Indian CAD: Report Details
8Govt going to be fully supportive, we are going to invest more: Anil Agarwal, Vedanta Group Details
8PSUs not allowed to bid for BPCL Details
8RIL plans to raise $2 billion foreign debt for capex Details
8UK: Premier Oil to buy BP assets for $625 mln with rights issue Details
8Fuel prices rise as crude tops $70 per barrel Details
8Truck rentals firm up due to fuel price fears Details
8China imports record LNG volumes in Dec, overtakes Japan for second month Details
8Brazil looks to smooth impact of oil price spikes Details
8OPINION: Aramco's war-risk snake trumps oil-price ladder Details
8Indonesia considers forcing gas producers to sell to domestic distributors Details
8Saudi Arabia and Kuwait hire consultant to assess Dorra gas field Details
8Fuel prices head north as global crude jumps 2 per cent Details
8U.S. oil industry warns of economic fallout from Democratic drilling ban Details
8Oil PSUs start payments for Mozambique LNG project Details
8Oil jumps as Iran rocket strike on U.S. forces jolts markets Details
8High crude oil prices over longer time could hit earnings across sectors Details
8Israel to build 2 natural gas power units amid plan to end coal usage Details
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Many state government's follow no specific rules when it comes to grant of petroleum exploration licences or petroleum mining licences
8The system is opaque and is susceptible to abuse
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New CGD companies are offering attractive salaries and better perks
8Senior managers in existing CGD companies seem to be willing to move to greener pastures.
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A scam seems to have been unearthed in Gujarat in the calculation of royalty in NELP and pre-NELP blocks
8Gold plating of post well-head expenditure has been found in several instances
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NPK Fertilizer Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1517 crore
8Project Event: The JV is planning to re-release the RFQ for the LSTK contractor, and that is likely to be in February 2020.
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NPK-SSP & Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 540 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for a contractor is likely to be released after environmental clearance. T The RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in March 2020.
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RFQs are out for what are called Simplified Landing String Services for ITC (Internal Tree Cap) installation in the block
8This piece of equipment is needed as ONGC begins completion phase work in some of the wells
8A total of 26 wells (07 gas wells, 13 oil wells and 06 water injection wells).
8Out of 26 wells, one of the gass well (U-3-B) is planned to be completed under first gas campaign, whereas other 25 subsea XMT’s (6 Gas wells, 13 Oil wells and 6 Water Injection wells) ranging from water depths 300 m to 1400 m will be completed over time
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The E&P industry is not for the faint hearted
8Here is a DSF 2016 field where the promoter had put work on hold
8But with the DGH as an effective watchdog now, E&P is a perform-or-perish business, so the company now claims it will come out with RFQs for oilfield equipment and services by Q3, 2020
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Supply of Spear for Drill Pipes and Tubings Details
8Portable Combustible (LEL) Gas Detector with digital indications ,alarms and in-built suction pump for sampling, complete with carrying case and shoulder straps Details
8Civil Works for Plant Shutdown related activities Details
8Procurement of Sulphur Condersers at refinery Details
8Civil Structural Architectural Works at IP and SV Stations - Karnataka for Hassan Cherlapally LPG Pipeline Project Details
8Procurement of Tool Laser Shaft Alignment Details
8Rationalisation of Natural Gas Pipeline Tariff Structure Details
8Reconcilliation of Contracts Registered under Project Import with Customs at VDBPL & VKPL Projects Details
8ARC for Pipeline Modification Jobs in GPU and GREP Plant Details
8Civil Structural Architectural Works at IP and SV Stations - Karnataka for Hassan Cherlapally LPG Pipeline Project Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Oil options sellers in the US said to hold key to prices in India Details
8Fuel prices in India touch one-year high amidst renewed tensions in West Asia Details
8Vadodara Gas' managing director pleads ‘not guilty’, seeks bail Details
8Rs 1.7 lakh crore AGR relief could help boost GAIL stock this year Details
8Vedanta to raise up to Rs 2,000 crore through NCDs Details
8Petrol prices up 15 paise, diesel by 17 paise as crude hits USD 70 mark Details
8Fitch says HPCL refining margins to fall in current fiscal Details
8Cabinet to consider marketing rights for pre-NELP gasfields Details
8OPINION: Will oil become a weapon of choice for Iran? Details
8Equinor seeks 40% greenhouse gas reduction in Norway by 2030 Details
8European shares tumble on Middle East tensions; oil stocks near 2-month high Details
8Kuwait signs long-term deal to import gas from Qatar Details
8Indonesia industry ministry to propose mandatory domestic gas sales Details
8Oil price rises with tension in Middle East Details
8U.S. states must target gas, oil use to meet climate goals Details
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Now that BPCL disinvestment has been shelved for the time being, RFQs which have been out on hold have are being reactivated
8Here is one such project of a subsidiary company, where RFQs have moved from "hold" to "active"
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Work is progressing apace in the Duliajan Baruani pipeline rehabilitation project.
8Tractbell along with its consultant K B Singh and Associates has completed the cathodic protection works for the project last week.
8Overall project involves, refurbishment of pipeline coating, re-designing of catholic protection system, mitigation of shorted cased crossings, recoating of buried Block valves, repair/replacement of shorted Insulating Joints, repair of defective pipeline sections.
When is commissioning expected?

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It is a Rs 10,000 crore greenfield Paraxylene & Purified Terephthalic Acid (PX-PTA) project
8EIA is being pursued
8A PMC is on the verge of selection
8But  capital approval is awaited
8This means that RFQ for licensor will get delayed, so when is it expected now
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Project Name: Refinery Greenfield INDMAX Project.
 
8Project Cost: 2582 crores
 
8Project Event: RFQ for pre-commissioning and commissioning activities are expected in March-2020.
 
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Petronet LNG Ltd has inked a deal with Tellurian of the US for up to 5 MMTPA of LNG, with an upfront investment of as much as $5 billion
8Find out what kind of LNG prices PLL is aiming at
8Also know more on why the investment can be a winning deal not just because PLL will have access to a cheap source of LNG
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Gas offtake in India continues to be less rosy than was anticipated
8But the glass is either half empty or half full depending upon the perspective that you take
8Here is an analysis on how the Indian market will see very high demand traction in the years ahead
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Indian IT majors seem to be eyeing the Indian energy market in more ways than one.
8One way is to sell their existing portfolio of services, including effciency enhancing tools, to the sector
8But are they slowly trying to step into the domain reserved for the big four consultancy companies?
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Transportation of Bulk POL products MS HSD and Branded fuels by Road Ex Bakania at L1 rates Details
8Supply of Valves as per tender Details
8Supply of Anthracite, for replacement of Filter Media in ETP#3 Details
8Maintenance & Handling of COMCO Rama Murthy Nagar Details
8Charter Hire of Drillship for firm period of 18 months Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Sharp rise in price of crude will cause problems for country, says Chidambaram Details
8Study conducted in India reveals air pollution can affect bone health Details
8Indian Oil Corporation to set up ethanol plant to end stubble fires Details
8BPCL sale: Govt stares at huge setback on sell-off front Details
8Indian Oil plans to monetise its assets through SPVs, arms Details
8ATF price hike could force airlines to avoid refuelling in Chennai Details
8HPCL begins supply of IMO-compliant marine fuel Details
8Iran tension may push up fuel prices, spook bid to boost economy Details
8OVL MD appointment through search-cum-selection committee Details
8Petrol, diesel prices up for 4th straight day as US strike roils oil market Details
8Soleimani’s killing: HPCL Chairman sees crude cooling down if Iran doesn’t strike big Details
8Govt expresses concern over tension in oil-producing region Details
8India hopeful that tensions in oil-producing countries subside in global interest, says Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Oil surges again after Trump threatens Iraq sanctions, Iran retaliation Details
8Over 200 big companies yet to split Chairman, MD roles Details
8U.S. crude stocks drop sharply, daily exports hit 4 million milestone: EIA Details
8Mexico to keep importing natural gas as U.S. exporters face oversupply Details
8Oil rises after US killing of top Iranian general fuels war fears Details
8Baltic pipeline opens to ease natural gas dependence on Russia Details
8Russia resumes limited crude oil supplies to Belarus amid talks Details
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The Haldia Barauni product pipeline augmentation comes with a price tag of Rs 3712 crore
8But tendering is going behind schedule as of now
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Golaghat Development Drilling
8Cost Rs 1325 crore
8EIA consultant has been appointed
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Rs 1850 crore Bhubandar drilling field development project
8EPC contractor for laying of a gathering pipeline network to connect the wells to the nearest GGS facility is coming up ahead
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Get an update on Cairn India's AA-ONHP-2017/8 OALP block exploration project
8Cost: Rs 426 crore
8Find out what kind of RFQs are coming up ahead
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Crude oil has spiked 4% on news that a US airstrike has killed a key Iranian commander in Baghdad. 
8But a detailed analysis shows prices will not move up much in Q1, 2020
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India's largest shipping company claims it is prepared to take on IMO 2020 regulations
8The company is also in the process of installing ballast water treatment plants on its vessels in compliance with the MARPOL regulations.
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IMO compliant fuel has been made available by Indian refineries in key bunker locations in the country
8For now, using low sulphur fuel oil seems to be alternative for the Indian shipping even as calculations show that the payback period if scrubbers are installed can be as low as two years
8As for the transition to LNG as fuel, India is unprepared for it, despite the mushrooming of LNG terminals, and will remain so for a long time to come
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Project Name: Paradip Port-Numaligarh Refinery greenfield crude oil pipeline Project
8Now that the BPCL disinvestment has been put off, will Numaligarh Refinery go ahead with its planned refinery-cum-pipeline augmentation programme?
8Company officials are saying that RFQs are going to come out soon for the pipeline
8The EIA has already been selected
8Let us keep our fingers crossed
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Ammonia-Urea Revamp Project 
8Cost - Rs 6000 crore
8Project Event: The installation of equipment is ongoing and 98% physical progress has been completed. The major progress made is that the Transco Switchyard has been charged with grid power, Wipro has compelted the water block, Simplex has done the prilling tower, Bhel is doing the utility bolier & tubes. From the monthly review, it was found that except for GITL, all others have completed their work in the first week of September 2019. GSPL India Transco Ltd (GITL), a subsidiary of Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (GSPL), had signed a Gas Transportation Agreement (GTA) with the fertilizer complex on July 8, 2016, for a period of 20 years. GITL will supply two million metric standard cubic meters per day (MMSCMD) of natural gas from Mallavaram of Andhra Pradesh (AP) to the plant through the Mallavaram-Bhopal-Bhilwara-Vijaipur Natural Gas Pipeline (MBBVPL) being developed by GITL. Now the commissioning is likely to be done at the end of March 2020, due to lack of gas connectivity
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PY-1 offshore field development
8EIA consultant has been selected
8But RFQs for jackup rig and an offshore pipeline will however be delayed
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Get the latest field-wise analysis of the E&P sector in India
8Also get a detailed mapping of India's seismic activity
8Get an update on discovered E&P assets
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Aliabet oil field development will cost Rs 160 crore
8RFQ for EPC contractor for laying a 35 km pipeline and attendant flow lines are expected soon
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8Project Name: Sarupathar Exploratory Drilling
8Project Cost: Rs 900 crore
8The EIA consultant has been selected but the public hearing is still to be conducted
8So RFQ dates are being rescheduled and so is the drilling programme
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Newly developing countries around the world were meant to underpin what was to be a great surge in demand for LNG in the coming decade as demand stagnates or plateaus in Europe, Japan and Korea
8But that is not turning out to be true
8The bottom fell out of the LNG business in one of India's neighbors, on which the world had pinned its hope as a new source of LNG demand
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An internal oil industry presentation admits that India is woefully unprepared to tackle oil & gas fires
8The MB Lall Committee recommendations on installing safety equipment have been implemented
8But that is clearly not enough, the presentation admits.
8For well blowouts, India has little expertise and no equipment to handle them
8While the need for emergency response centers is there, little progress has been made in setting them up
8Get a full report on how safety is being compromised in the Indian oil & gas industry Details
A contract was placed for Rs 130 crore
8Find out who were the bidders and who won it finally Details
Cairn India Ltd has begun admitting that its recovery rates from its Rajasthan reservoirs are not going up as planned
8The baseline decline rates are way higher than the earlier anticipated rate of 4%
8The company's in-house teams are admitting failure
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Procurement of 1400 MT of Mono Ethylene Glycol Lube Oil Blending Plant Details
8Design, Supply, Installation and Commissioning of Anode Bed for pipelines Details
8Handling, Transportation, Treatment and Disposal of Hazardous & Non Hazardous Solid Waste Details
8Procurement of CP Spares for KLPL Jetty Cathodic Protection System Details
8Procurement of Bearings on ARC Basis Details
8Expression of Interest for providing Creche cum Daycare Services Details
8Expression of Interest for Retrieval of documents of certain properties Details
8Three Years Standing Order for Hydrocarbon Tanks Repairs Details
8Hiring of Mud Logging Unit and Services with all Equipment, Consumables and Manpower Details
8Hiring of External Resources on Contract Basis for various LPG Plants Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan to preside over signing of contracts for OALP IV Details
8BPCL, Air India, Concor divestments "unlikely" this fiscal: Govt official Details
8ONGC walks away with all 7 oil, gas blocks on offer in latest bid round Details
8Petrol, diesel prices hiked across all major cities Details
8Cong protests against LPG price hike Details
8India to attract increased energy infrastructure investment in 2020: Pradhan Details
8Complete Alok Industries takeover: SBI to RIL Details
8ONGC extends deadline to accept bids for 64 fields to January 17 Details
8BPCL sale: Govt stares at huge setback on sell-off front Details
8Venezuela's PDVSA touts gasoline delivery to fuel starved OPEC nation Details
8PetroChina's Daqing 2019 oil&gas output rises 4.7 per cent, led by natural gas Details
8Global warming will lead to river ice cover decline: Study Details
8Russian oil, condensate output surges to record-high in 2019 Details
8Prompt prices fall as strong LNG output leads to oversupply Details
8Oil starts 2020 higher on trade optimism, Mideast tensions Details
8U.S. shale producers to tap brakes in 2020 after years of rapid growth Details
8Greece, Israel, Cyprus to sign EastMed gas pipeline deal Details
8Oil analysts bet on modest price gains in 2020 as supply shrinks Details
8Iraq oil exports fell to 3.428 mln bpd in December Details
8U.S. oil deals hit 5-year high in 2019 on Occidental's blockbuster Anadarko buy Details
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The contract was awarded for five years, ending December 21, 2019 for a sum of USD 76,302,260.
8The extension is under the same terms and conditions as the earlier contract Details
For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
8Maintenance & Handling of COMCO Yedehalli & Kodigehalli Details
8Revamping of Terminal Automation System at Kandla Installation Details
8Supply of Millipore Membrane Filter Holder Details
8Supply of Rotary Substitutes Details
8Supply of material & installation of proposed new 11 KV Switch yard Details
8Supply of Pressure Gauges Details
8Supply of VR Preheat Exchanger Condensate Pot Details
8Requirement of Steam Traps Audit/ Leakage Attending/ Service Jobs Details
8Requirement for Education and Skill Development Program Details
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following Newsclips:
8Oil ministry wants cut in GST on CNG vehicles to 5 per cent Details
8Petroleum ministry allows Vedanta to explore hydrocarbon in Shahjahanpur, Kheri districts Details
8Murali Madhavan to take over as Kochi Refinery head Details
8Core sector output declines by 1.5 pc in Nov due to fall in coal, crude oil and natural gas production Details
8Cooking gas price hike BJP's new year gift to people, Congress to stage protest: Subhash Chopra Details
8Oil climbs on US-China trade optimism, Middle East tensions Details
8Should India start worrying about oil prices? Details
8Jordan gets first natural gas supplies from Israel Details
8Non-subsidised LPG price hiked by Rs 19; jet fuel cost up 2.6% Details
8ONGC gets cracking at Panna-Mukta field; cost-saving measures reap dividends Details
8FACTBOX-IMO 2020: a major shake-up for oil and shipping Details
8Fresh EoI will be issued for Pawan Hans disinvestment in next few days: Aviation Minister Details
8Oil prices edge down but set for biggest yearly rise since 2016 Details
8Israel begins pumping from lucrative Mediterranean gas field Details
8Israel's Leviathan gas field begins production Details
8Bulgaria chooses Turkish route for Russian gas Details
8Putin and Lukashenko discuss oil and gas supplies to Belarus Details
8Russia, Ukraine sign gas transit agreement Details
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If you are an oil & gas EPC player with an eye at diversification, which are the other industrial segments in which you would like to develop the requisite expertise to be able to bid for projects?
8In the next five years, for example, the oil & gas sector is likely to see an investment of close to Rs 2 lakh crore
8But there are other segments,such as industrial corridors and rural infrastructure, in which significantly higher levels of investments are envisaged over the next half-a-decade.
8The choice of which new segment to be preent in is to be done carefully
8Here is a segment by segment analysis of what is in store over the next five years
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The RFQ for offshore platforms and subsea pipelines for the integrated development of the KG-OSN2004/1 and GS-49-2 fields was meant to have come out in December
8The cost of project is close to Rs 4000 crore
8But it did not
8When is the RFQ now expected
8The EIA tender elicited attention of just two players
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The Numaligarh Siliguri product pipeline project is running behind schedule
8Find out when RFQs for main pipes are expected going ahead
 
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Sri Lanka needs an LNG terminal but it not sure how to go about it
8Find out more on the underlying dynamics of this neighbouring country
8What size of terminal will best fit the island nation
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After a pipeline blast killed 15 people, GAIL has been very particular about avoiding similar incidents in the future.
8The company is now embarking on a pipeline by pipeline mapping of all hazards
8"We just want to stay safe," a GAIL official told this website
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The website carries here the details of a domestic E&P company whose ownership has just changed hands
8While the company has healthy financials, its rating stand degraded
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What kind of margins can a CGD player expect in India?
8Pretty healthy it seems, once the infrastructure is put in place
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