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Jan 2019

Project Name: Thermal Power Expansion Project
8Project Cost: 6000 crores
8Project Description: BHEL has been issued an LOI for providing Wet limestone flue gas desulphurisation (WFGD) in a super-critical thermal power complex. Get to know what kind of RFQs are expected from BHEL, and if you are an equipment supplier, get to know the list of contractors associated with the project.
8Expenditure Approval: 2014
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: 2014
8Completion Date: Q4:2020
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Project Name: Greenfield Hydel Power Project
8Project Cost: 900 crores
8Project Description: A greenfield hydropower project is facing time overrun of one year due to delay in the land acquisition. Moreover, sanctioning of funds for the project is a major issue. Know the latest progress in the project, and the upcoming RFQs.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2019
8RFQ Date: Q2:2019
8Release Date: Q2:2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2024
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8A survey of top executives about how the oil & gas sector is going to fare came out with the forecast that 2019 will remain an uncertain year. Here are a few excerpts of what they said:
-- “Can’t get much worse; cure for low prices is low prices.”
-- “Given the recent lows in energy, I anticipate flattish markets until supply-side of the equation retracts.”
-- “U.S. shale will always balance the market.” S
-- “Upstream: Permian capacity constraints won’t alleviate until 2H19 and growth concerns on the demand side. Midstream component manufacturers should be solid given planned build out. Downstream should be solid with IMO 2020 looming and chemical positive due to feedstock prices.”Click on Report for more.
8Another major research agency came out with the finding that the Indian economy, through growing at a much healthier pace than the global ecoomy, will slow down for the next two years even as inflation goes up. Click on Report for more.
8With the clock ticking to IMO 2020, the stage is set for 2019 to be an exciting year for tanker sales and purchases. Click on Report for more. Details
Project Name: Thermal Power Project: Implementation of De-NOx System
8Project Cost: 3000 crores
8Project Description: A power company is in the process of installing a De-NOx abatement system in the existing units.  A pre-bid has been organized and hiring of project engineering consultant is in process. Know more about the EPC contractors who have shown their interest in the bidding process.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2022
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Project Name: Thermal Power Station - FGD Addition Project
8Project Cost: 300 crores
8Project Description: A consultant is writing out a final DPR for installation of a wet flue gas desulphurisation system (WFGDs) in a 1500 MW thermal power station. Approval is pending at the state level. Get to know the latest RFQs coming up ahead
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2017
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2022
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8ONGC to overhaul boilers at its gas processing plant. Click on Details to know more. on which company is doing it
8Procurement of Mud Tank System Coming Up: Find out more Details
8Project Name: Offshore Water Injection Platform
8Project Cost: Rs 2500 crore
8Project Description: There is much anticipation over this particular RFQ for an EPC contractor. The PQC meeting for the project is expected by 7th Feb 2019. The LOI for the project is likely to be awarded by May and platform is expected to be commissioned by April 2021.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1/2018
8RFQ Date: 11/Jan/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q3/2019
8Completion Date: Apr/2021
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8Project Name: Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 200 crore
8Project Description: This oil & gas contractor has taken a big leap of faith by becoming an E&P operator now. It has recently appointed a consultant to conduct environmental studies and report preparation for a DSF Round block. Find out more.
8Project Event: RFQs for hiring integrated drilling is expected by March 2019.
RFQs for hiring Crude transportation and Evacuation services are expected by Q2 2019.
RFQs for hiring Crude transportation and Evacuation services are expected by Q2 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q2/2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Jul/2019
8Completion Date: Jul/2021
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8Project Name: Panipat Refinery Naphtha Cracker Unit Expansion Project
8Project Cost: Rs 1636 crore
8Project Description: The latest status as drawn up by our internal team of engineers from our sources on the ground shows that the. HAZOP study for NCU, ERU & MEG has already been completed while the Safety Integrity Level study is in progress. Further RFQs are expected soon.
8Project Event: RFQ for the Enhanced Binary Refrigeration compressor, cold box is expected by March 2019.
RFQ for the coke removal system and Naphtha Cracker Unit heater is expected by April 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4:2016
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q1:2019
8Completion Date: Q1:2021
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8Project Name: Brownfield LPG Bottling Plant Project
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: Mounded storage work has been completed. Civil and structural work of the plant and offsite work is in full swing. RFQ for the mechanical piping and firefighting work have already come out. Further RFQs are expected soon.
8Project Event: RFQ for the electrical and instrumentation work is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q2:2017
8RFQ Date: Apr/2019
8Release Date: Apr/2019
8Start Date: Q1:2018
8Completion Date: Q1:2020
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8A Propylene Recovery Unit Expansion is going to commissioned soon- Find out more
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Procurement of Two Skid Mounted Engine Driven Portable Details
8Procurement of Ethylene Glycol Mono Butyl Ether Details
8Procurement of Ethyl Mercaptan Details
8Providing Civil Works at PPAJ, PPDH and PPDI Drill Sites Details
8Procurement of new MCC Switchboards for Pneumatic Conveying System & Flaker Unit Details
8Procurement of Transducers for ECS System at Switchyard Details
8Corrigendum: Project Management Consultancy Services and Engineering to revamp existing Reformer Feed Preparation Unit at refinery Details
8Construction of Above Ground for Ethanol Storage Tanks Details
8Permanent Cathodic Protection for Underground Steel Pipelines Details
8Supply of HSC Perforation Charge and Accessories Details
8Expression of Interest for Catering, Housekeeping and Maintenance Services for Living Quarters and Onshore Terminal Details
8Providing Bottom Loading Arm Details
8Design and Commissioning of Effluent Treatment Plant Details
8Providing Service Assistance for Routine Field maintenance jobs Details
8Laying & Construction of Steel P/l Network and Associated Facilities including Last Mile Connectivity for CNG Stations Details
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Cooking Gas: Devil take the last mile! Details
8Megha Engineering and Infrastructure Limited launches Piped Natural Gas supply to households Details
8Praj Industries starts work on CBG demo plant Details
8A reality check on the reform narrative that drove Indian equities higher Details

8India's plunging inflation rate opens door to monetary easing Details
8Saudi's Falih meets Japan economy minister, discusses how to meet Japan oil requirements Details
8Saudi Arabia plans $2-billion solar and carbon black complex Details
8Saudi energy minister says global economy, oil demand are strong Details
8Turkey's Botas says no interruption to gas flow after explosion Details

8Eastern Mediterranean countries to form gas forum to increase competitiveness Details
8Russia has not promised Belarus help over oil tax overhaul: PM Details
8Mexican economy likely hit by fuel crunch in Jan: cenbank nominee Details
8Oil prices edge up on supply cuts, but weakening economic outlook caps gains Details
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8What is the deal that Petronet LNG Ltd is trying to work out with 1 MMTPA LNG supply deal with Tellurian Inc?
8Against a high upfront payment, Tellurian is willing to provide low cost LNG to PLL
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8When will the petcoke gasification programme of RIL going to stablize before the company cuts down sharply on its LNG imports
8Currently, RIL is continuing to import LNG
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Nagarjuna has two standard sized ammonia-urea plants with a large consumption of gas
8They were shut for five months because of economic reasons.
8One has recently been commissioned.
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Ammonia Revamp Project
8Cost - Rs 200 Crore
8Project Event: The discussion process is ongoing and RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2019, and completion by the end of 2020.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 481 Crore
8Project Event: Long lead item purchase is ongoing. Construction is likely to be start in February 2019.
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8A 3x660 MW greenfield thermal power project is getting delayed.
8Get to know more.
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8Find out more on the latest status on H-Energy's 4 MMTPA Jaigarh LNG terminal. Why has the deadline been put off? Click on Report for more.
8Higher electric vehicles sales have already begun biting into China's petrol and diesel consumption. Click on Report for more.
8In the run up to Parliamentary elections in May, GAIL is planning a big publicity bliz of its gas and pipeline work in petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan's home state of Odisha. Click on Report for more.
8Find out how Accenture is pushing its global gas and LNG with clients. Click on Report for more.
8Latest figures suggest US exports crude oil exports will rise to almost 3 million b/d this year, Find out more on how the US is transforming the global crude marke. Click on Report for more.
8Shipping market: Get the latest on what is up ahead in the market. Click on Report for more.
8Get the latest piracy update for the global shipping market. Click on Report for more.
8Availability of bio-fuel feedstock is going to be one major hurdle. Find out how sustainable bio-energy development can be ensured. Click on Report for more.
8The Rupee is going to weaken in the first six months of this year. Know more click on Report.
8Find out more on why Adani Ports is right now in a sweet spot. Click on Report for more.
8CNG compressors: Who is the best producers of these compressors. Click on Report for more.
8Is it possible to provide sustainable bio-ATF for the Indian airline industry? Find out more  click on Report.
8Global stock outlook:The game has changed. Click on Report for more.
8What could be an operating model for a Public Private Partnership in Operation and Maintenance of Electric Buses in Cities. Click on Report for more. Details
The road to becoming a Discovered Fields Round entrepreneur is a rough one
8One developer -- intending to put together a 6-well programme -- found out it had been handed over not papers whatsoever on the environmental status on his block
8He had start from the beginning
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It is imperative for an oil & gas company to build a resilient IT backbone with a flexible hybrid cloud infrastructure.
8The website outlines here the broad and comprehensive steps needed to take advantage of all the advances in technology that had taken place so far
8Data analytics using sensors and comprehensive maintenance systems are just one aspect of this revolution
8Find out how the digital transformation of the Indian oil & gas industry going to proceed, going ahead
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8Project Name: CBM Block Development
8Project Cost: Rs 957 crore
8Project Description: Wait until April for a RFQ for a big Field Development plan. The scope of work will include drilling work, cementing and logging, perforation, and HF, completion, surface facilities, pipelines (Gas and Water)), operating cost, maintenance for 7 years subsequent to development phase). Integrated service providers shall have a minimum of 3 years of experience during the last 10 years in CBM industry.
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Project Name: Integrated Renewable Energy-cum-Standalone Pumped Storage Project
8Project Cost: 6000 crores
8Project Description: Owner along with consultant is planning the development of a greenfield integrated renewable energy project comprising wind-solar-pumped storage-cum-hybrid power project connected with a common PGCIL's 400 kV pool station. Get to know the latest progress in the project along with future RFQs.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2019
8RFQ Date: Q2:2019
8Release Date: Q2:2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2023
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8Project Name: Mathura Refinery BS-VI Up-gradation Project
8Project Cost: Rs 1713 crore
8Project Description: All long lead items have been ordered Heater work of PrimeG unit has commenced. Tankage work is almost 97% completed. Civil, structural & composite works of the revamped units are in full swing and expected to be completed by end of the January 2019. A slight delay has occurred in the delivery of 3rd stage Hydrodesulfurization reactor which is expected by February 2019. Further RFQs are expected soon.
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8Project Name: Paradip Port- Numaligarh Refinery Greenfield Crude Oil Pipeline Project
8Project Cost: Rs 6000 crore
8Project Description: Preliminary has been initiated on this project.
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8Operation and maintenance contract is coming up for a compressor
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8Project Name: ETP Modernization
8Project Cost: Rs 50 crore
8Project Description: Find out the companies who have submitted their bids for a Project Management Consultant for the modernization of an Effluent Treatment Plant Unit
8Expenditure Approval: Q1/2018
8RFQ Date: 11/Jan/2019
8Release Date: 4/Feb/2019
8Start Date: Q2/2019
8Completion Date: Q4/2019
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Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited's tender for the purchase of 20 Automated Hydraulic Work-over Rigs seems to have grabbed a lot of attention from foreign suppliers.
8Know more about the interested parties
8Also, why is the bid submission date being extended
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8PSU directorships: Are bureaucrats eying them?
8Get the latest on the application for the Director Technical's job in Petronet LNG LTd
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Mitigation & Control of Hydrogen Sulphide at Offshore Platform Details
8Supply of Rock Bit Details
8ARC for Supply of Fabrication Group to carry out Pipeline and structural jobs Details
8Hiring of services for EIA Studies for OALP Blocks Details
8Supply of Pneumatic Pressure Controllers Details
8Customized Gas Chromatographic Analyzer and Permanent Gases Details
8Procurement of pneumatic driven hot tapping machine Details
8Analysis of refractory failure of PFCC Reactor Regenerator through CFD Details
8Semi-automatic Melt Flow Index Tester with Auto Cutter and Accessories Details
8Electrical and Instrumentation Works at LPG Bottling Plant Details
8Supply, Installation & Commissioning of Hydrocarbon Gas Detectors Details
8Basic ,Detailed Engineering and finalization of major tenders Details
8Hiring of services for 4C-3D OBN data processing and interpretation of data Details
8Procurement of Detailed Hydrocarbon Analyzers Details
8Hiring of services for turnkey transportation of Work-over Rigs Details
8Procurement of Sodium Sulphite for Mehsana Asset Details
8Procurement of Substitutes for the year 2018-19 Details
8Request for Proposal for Mobile POS for Retail Automation across Retail Outlets Details
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ONGC unit wins arbitration against South Korea's Daelim Industrial Company Details
8RIL to shut two units at Jamnagar refinery for maintenance Details
8Gujarat: Waste from restaurants to generate fuel, manure Details
8Petrol price hiked by 19 paise, diesel by 28 paise Details

8India's fuel demand rose 3.2 per cent in December Details
8TAP gas pipeline completes $4.5 billion project financing Details
8Petrol prices up 19 paise/litre, diesel by 28 paise as global crude rates rise Details
8Petrol price hike: Fuel prices witness uptick in Delhi, Mumbai Details
8NITI Aayog floats model PPP concession agreement for electric buses Details
8RIL to shut two units at Jamnagar refinery for maintenance Details
8Petrol, diesel see sharp price rise on Sunday Details
8Plea in Supreme Court to ensure transparency at fuel stations Details
8OMCs signal worry on pricing freedom in run-up to polls Details
8Petrol touches Rs 70-mark in Delhi for first time in 2019 Details
8U.S. oil drillers cut rigs for second week in a row: Baker Hughes Details
8Moody's affirms BPCL's Baa2 ratings, outlook stable Details

8UAE energy minister expects average oil price of $70 in 2019 Details
8Saudi energy minister concerned about oil price volatility Details
8US official rules out further waivers on Iran oil imports Details
8Zimbabwe president doubles price of gas as fuel crisis bites Details

8Saudi Arabia to set up $10 billion oil refinery in Pakistan Details
8Oil prices edge up on OPEC-led supply cuts, lower U.S. drilling activity Details
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IOC is going through some active contracting of late.
8Find out what is the latest in the contracting for the 1.2 MMTPA PX-PTA plant in Paradip refnery
8Also know what is up with the Koyali refinery expansion project
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The volatile North East seems to be opposed to Production Enhancement Contracts that ONGC and OIL are trying to push through in their aging fields
8This is yet another factor that the three PEC bidders must take into account while looking for contracts in the North East
8The PEC allows service contractors to take full control of their fields with very limited deployment of personnel from public sector companies
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8Project Name: Onshore Drilling  
8Project Cost: Rs 800 crore
8Project Description: GeoEnpro Petroleum Limited Limited has chalked out some ambitious plans for Kharsang Oil Field in Arunachal Pradesh. Equipment required for the project include Drill Pipes, Casing Pipes, Xmas Trees, Blow Out Preventer, Cementing services, Drilling fluid services and other Oilfield chemicals.
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8Project Name:  Drilling Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 300 crore
8Project Description: The owner of the DSF Round field now wants to go through an IPO to raise funds. It also has ambitious plans of bidding aggressively under DSF Round 2 and put together a comprehensive E&P plan thereafter. For the time being, its RFQ for a drilling rig has been put off on the ground that it is doing some financial reengineering
8Project Event: RFQs for rigs services are expected by Q2 2019
RFQs for hiring EPC contractor for pipeline installation is expected by Q2 2019

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Hiring of services for Re-tubing of heat exchangers Details
8PMC Services for the Project Modernization of ETP Plant Details
8Civil works and other jobs for modular ETP Details
8Integrated Facility Management services for two years Details
8Rate Contract for carrying out M&I Jobs on Floating Roof and Fixed Roof Petroleum Storage Tanks Details
8Procurement of Tubing Strippers Details
8Supply, Installation and Commissioning of DRS alongwith AMC Details
8EOI of Global Tech Services Details
8Expression of Interest for cleaning of Petroleum Storage Tanks Details
8Two years ARC for cable tray duct and accessories Details
8Hiring of Hydraulic operated, Telescopic boom mobile crane Details
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Vedanta cuts crude supply to IOC, restores after govt intervention Details
8Share market update: OMCs trade in the red; HPCL, BPCL among top losers Details
8Pune: Petrol prices hit 13-month low, may fall further over slide in crude rates Details
8Mexican ports see bottlenecks as fuel distribution slows, say traders Details
8Nigeria is producing 1.78 mn barrels of crude per day: Oil minister Details
8CPC pipeline exports 61.1 mt of oil in 2018, sees 11 per cent rise in 2019 Details
8Pakistan's PM sacks heads of gas utilities over energy crisis Details
8Norway cuts 2019 oil and gas output forecasts Details
8Torrent Power seeks 5 LNG cargoes for 2019: Sources Details
8Saudi Aramco to issue bonds in Q2 2019, list in 2021: Energy minister Details
8OPINION: US natural gas prices sink on mild weather and hedge fund sales Details
8Dutch court to hear demands to end Groningen gas output on January 17 Details

8TransCanada to change its name to TC Energy Details
8Rise in oil price, fund outflows dent equity indices; banking stocks down Details
8Norway cuts 2019 oil output forecast to reach 30-year low Details

8Iran will not comply with 'illegal' U.S. sanctions: Oil Minister Details
8Crude oil prices dip as worries over economic slowdown return Details
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Project Name: Greenfield Hydroelectric Project
8Project Cost: 1500 crores
8Project Description:  The RFQs for E&M works are being delayed due to due to queries raised for changes in the technical parameters. The civil and H&M works bid is still not awarded. Further bids are expected soon.
8Project Event: RFQ for engineering, procurement, construction and commissioning of electro-mechanical works is expected by March 2019.
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Project Name: Thermal Power Plant - FGD Addition
8Project Cost: 500 crores
8Project Description: The RFQs for supply, installation, erection, and commissioning of four FGDs in a 920 MW (2x210 + 2x250 MW) thermal power plan is getting delayed due to delay in preparation of detailed project report
8Project Event: RFQ for supply, installation, erection, and commissioning of FGDs is expected by February 2019 now.
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Did Afcons made a mistake for not choosing a partner to bid for the additional development of Cluster-7 fields?
8The answer seems to be "yes".
8The other bidders for the project are Sapura Energy, Vietsovpetro-Federal Offshore-Dolphin Offshore JV and L&T
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 Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: The RFQ for the Water Pre- Treatment, DM & Condensate Treatment has been released and finalization is due in February 2019. Erection is ongoing at the site.
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Sulphuric Acid Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 100 Crore
8Project Event: The company submitted the proposal for an amendment in capacity for environmental clearance. Discussion is ongoing and RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February in place of January 2019 due to delay in the discussion.
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Single/Triple Super Phosphate Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 30 Crore
8Project Event: The proposal for environmental clearance  is accepted by SEAC, The RFQ for the EPC contractor has been released and finalization is due.
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8Project Name: Khordha Greenfield LPG Bottling Plant Project
8Project Cost: Rs 161 crore
8Project Description: Indian Oil Corporation Limited has selected an EPCM contractor for an LPG bottling plant with a mounded storage capacity of 3X600MT and a bottling capacity of 60 TMTPA in the Khordha district, Odisha.
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8A JV is looking for a five year supply deal
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Contracting activities are currently on for the Barmer refinery
8The refinery is being built on a tight schedule, with Q-3, 2022 as the deadline
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8Project Name: Gujarat Refinery Greenfield Pipeline Development
8Project Cost: Rs 450 crore
8Project Description: Indian Oil Corporation Limited is planning to create infrastructure at its existing Gujarat refinery as well as the Dumad intermediate pumping station for its Koyali- Ahmednagar- Solapur greenfield pipeline. Oriental Nicco Projects Private Limited has got the contract for detailed engineering of the project in May 2018. Piping and instrumentation diagrams (P&ID), plot plan, equipment layout, and process data sheet submitted to IOCL for review. Hazop study and 60% model review has already been completed. Landfilling work is completed. A slight delay has occurred in tank construction work. Further RFQs are expected soon.
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The North East is today being subject to high pressure policy and polictics from the BJP government at the centre
8On the political front, the introduction of the National Register Citizenship, the Citizenship Amendment Act and the providing of SC/ST status to five large OBC groups have created massive social turmoil in the region.
8The government is now doing some heavy lifting on the economic front, by trying to push through the Rs 20,000 crore Numaligarh refinery and a Rs 10,000 crore, 1400 km gas grid that will connect the state capitals of the North East. Both these projects are not viable on a standalone basis. The refinery will need excise duty relief and capital support while the cost of unsubsidized delivered gas from the Indradhanush Gas Grid will be too high to be economically sustainable
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There are allegations that the bidding for F&G rigs under the 9 jack-up rig tender is being gamed
8ONGC officials however are in a dilemma over how to handle the problem
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There are some hiccups too in Category-1 of the Jack-up rig tender by ONGC
8The new quality-cum-cost criteria have thrown up their own set of complications
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NTPC plans a grid-connected solar PV power project.
8Know the latest stage in the project and kind of bids expected to come out.
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8China is phasing out polluting diesel trucks in a phased yet sophisticated manner: Are there lessons in this for India? Click on Report for more.
8The crude carriers market witnessed a softer first week of the year as it was more or less expected, while with the adjustment in Worldscale flat rates the actual direction of earnings will be clearer as the month progresses. Click on Report for more.
8Effects of crude oil price shocks on the Indian economy: An exhaustive look. Click on Report for more.
8Crude prices are unlikely to stay low for long, even after taking into account all downside risks. Get a full technical analysis here click on Report.
8Find out more on how a bagasse-based surfactant concentration can being about more E&P extraction efficiencies click on Report.
8The domestic commercial vehicles business is facing a lot of challenges, know more click on Report. Details
8Project Name:  Integrated Facilities Complex
8Project Cost: Rs 350 crore
8Project Description: The EOI for hiring an LSTK contractor for the integrated complex is undergoing financial assessment and tender documents are being prepared and will now be released by March 2019. RFQ for hiring an EPC contractor for the pipeline package will also be released along with the integrated complex tender. The project involves Design, Engineering, Supply, Fabrication, Erection, Testing, Commissioning of the complex comprising of Group Gathering Station (GGS), Effluent Treatment Plant (ETP), Water Injection Plant (WIP), Gas Compression Plant (GCP), with an available timeframe of 1 year. Further RFQs are expected shortly.
8Project Event: RFP for the LSTK contractor for the Integrated Facilities Complex is March 2019 instead of January end, 2019
RFQ for EPC contractor for pipeline package are expected by March end 2019 instead of January end, 2019

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Engagement of Consultant to develop IS and Digital Strategy Details
8Carrying out DCU Heaters Decoking Jobs Details
8Aboveground GI Installations Including Last Mile Connectivity at Consumer End Details
8Non Comprehensive O&M AMC Contract of Compressor Packages Details
8Procurement of Mono Methyl Ether of Hydroquinone Details
8Expression of Interest from globally reputed Geophysical service providers having the requisite experience to carry out 3D Seismic Data Acquisition Details
8Providing Services for Line Jobs of Bottling Operations at LPG Bottling Plant Details
8Conversion of Cone Roof Tank to Internal Floating Roof Tanks Details
8Design and Commissioning for conversion of HRSG Details
8Empanelment of Third Party Inspection agency for pre-bid Inspection of Offshore Rigs Details
8Online de-sludging of the Crude Oil Tanks by Chemical Dosing Method Details
8Annual Rate Contract for civil works for Drill Sites Details
8Procurement of Drill Pipes for the year 2019-20 Details
8Hiring of Mobile Bulk Cement Carriers Details
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Shell completes acquisition of Total's 26% stake in Hazira LNG Details
8Government may widen subsidy net to cover all cooking fuels Details
8Indian refiners pay for Iranian oil in rupees: UCO Bank executive Details
8INNOVATION: IIT-Madras scientists create 'space fuel' in lab Details
820 crore workers joined nationwide strike against policies of BJP-led government Details
8Finance ministry to deploy 15 electric vehicles, save up to 36,000 litre of fuel annually Details
8Oil companies offer additional 23,946 petrol pump dealerships across 5 states Details
8West Bengal holds Rs 50,000 crore shale gas hope but with riders Details
8Saudi Arabia to announce slight rise in oil, gas reserves after audit: Source Details
8Exxon sees need for large-scale LNG projects: Goldman Sachs Details
8China says Turkmenistan gas supply has returned to normal after November hiccup Details
8Putin hails energy security boost from Russia's first LNG floating storage Details
8Termites may help extract clean energy from coal: Study Details
8Oil falls 1 percent on swelling U.S. supply, but mood generally upbeat on trade hopes Details
8Italy to block oil and gas exploration permits Details
8Saudi Arabia to trim oil exports further in February Details
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What is the latest status on ONGC's tender for 9 jack-up rigs?
8It looks like orders for one set of rigs are being processed faster than another
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Urea (Granular) and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project
8Cost - Rs 700 Crore
8Project Event: Environmental clearance is under process, it takes minimum two to three months to elicit the environment clearance and RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2019.
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Effluent Treatment Plant Up-gradation Project
8Cost - Rs 101 Crore
8Project Event: The discussion is ongoing and RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released at the end of January 2019.
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This is one super thermal power plant that has seen a 10-year overrun.
But it is back on track again
The balance work is being carried out by
8BHEL
8Doosan
8Navyuga Engineering Company
8Bridge and Roof Co.(India)
8D C Industrial Plant Services
8Driplex Water Engg
8Paharpur Cooling Towers
8NBCC
8Techno Electric & Engg
Find out more on what kind of RFQs can be expected, going ahead
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Expect yet another jack-up rig tender from ONGC
8Well placed sources said that a substantial bulk tender for jack-up rigs is expected again
8Find out how many rigs will be sought in the new tender
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Know more about the ONGC project where a new ultra shallow water jack-up rig is going to be needed. This requirement will be added to the bulk jack-up rig tender that is going to come up.
It will be a six-well exploratory drilling programme
8Project Name: Offshore Drilling  
8Project Cost: Rs 400 crore
8Project Description: The TOR for the project has been granted and EIA report preparation is going on. The CRZ clearance for the project will also be required as the drilling site lies within the 10km range of the nearest landmass.
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Two developments this week have raised interest in the E&P industry. They are
8The government's claim that first gas from the KG-DWN-98/2  block will take place by December 2019 but will that be possible?
8Marginal fields of ONGC and OIL will be developed through the cluster development concept:
8Find out what that will entail
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Among the various contractors working for this particular BS VI upgradation project are:
8Engineers India Ltd
8Honeywell
8ThyssenKrupp
8Aarkay Erectors Pvt Ltd
8Deloitte
8Tuaman Engineering Ltd
8Tecnicas Reunidas
8GR Engineering Projects Pvt Ltd
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8Project Name: Mumbai Refinery Greenfield Gasoline Hydrotreating Unit (BPCL)
8Project Cost: Rs 554 crore
8Project Description: Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited along with the PMC contractor Engineers India Limited and licensor Axens are at work to install a new Gasoline Hydrotreating Unit (GTU) of 0.9 MMTPA capacity and associated facilities to produce 100% BS-VI MS in its Mumbai refinery.
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8A Mechanical maintenance work is coming up
The job is linked to a shutdown of a GPU
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The procurements coming up for in March 2019:
8Potassium Chloride
8Mud Lube
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Project Name: Super-Critical Thermal Power Project
8Project Cost: 18000 crores
8Project Description: The super-critical thermal power project is being delayed by a year. The EPC contractor BHEL along with sub-contractors is carrying out the erection works at the main plant and BoP area. Get the latest update on the project, and if you are a supplier of goods and services, know which companies have got the major contracts and subcontracts. Further bids are expected soon.
8Expenditure Approval: Mar/2014
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Feb/2016
8Completion Date: Mar/2021
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Project Name: Thermal Power Station Addition Project
8Project Cost: 180 crores
8Project Description: An ash water re-circulation package in a thermal power project is on hold due to pending approval. The scope of work envisages design, engineering, manufacturing, fabrication, transportation, unloading, and storage at the site, including all associated civil, structural and architectural works, erection, testing, commissioning and trial operation, required for completing the ash water re-circulation system.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: Q3:2019
8Release Date: Q3:2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2021
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LNG prices have fallen sharply over the last few days
8Find out more
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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EOI for supply of Power under Open Access Details
8Corrigendum: Procurement of Measuring Equipments Details
8Corrigendum: Procurement of Hydraulic Bolt Tensioners and Hydraulic Pullers Details
8Corrigendum: Supply Installation Commissioning of Dual Stream Metering Skids Details
8Supply of Sluice Gate for refinery Details
8Design and Performance Guarantee Tests of Bypass Conductors Details
8Supply of Diesel Lubricity Additive for refinery Details
8EOI for Renewable Energy power on Round the clock basis Details
8Corrigendum: Processing, Packing and Supply of various types of Greases and Compounds Details
8EOI for Project Management Consultancy Services for refinery Details
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BPCL to buy Iranian oil in February after three-month gap: Sources Details
8Rajasthan CM Gehlot goes ahead with refinery plan but wants it by 2022 Details
8Gail India seeks LNG cargo for Jan-Feb delivery: Sources Details
8Share market update: OMCs trade in the red; Indraprastha Gas slips 1% Details

8Iran hopes India will seek fresh waiver from US sanctions: Deputy Foreign Minister Details
8Domestic LPG coverage up to 97.6% in Tamil Nadu Details
8Kolkata likely to get CNG stations by year-end Details
8Not getting NOC for petroleum mining licence from WB govt: ONGC Details

8In surprise move, World Bank president to quit by February Details
8Oil prices to trade in $60-70 by mid-2019: APICORP Details
8Jet fuel in Asia at biggest cash discount on record for January Details
8Tapped-out pipelines cause gas shortage in Mexico Details
8Canada's Husky Energy considering sale of non-core downstream assets Details
8U.S. carbon emissions spike in 2018 on industry, fuel demand Details
8Venezuela congress slams oil deals with U.S., French companies Details
8China's CNOOC to build pipeline linking coal-to-gas project to supply grid Details
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Around 25 mmscmd of extra gas can come out of ONGC's fields
8The problem is how to provide the right business model to make it viable
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OLAP-2 has just been launched
8Find out more on what to expect in OLPA-3 round
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8Project Name: Drilling Field Exploration
8Project Cost: Rs 120 crore
8Project Description: The 3-well exploratory drilling programme in the North East has been delayed on account of amendments sought by the Environment Appraisal Committee (EAC). Owner-owned electrical type rigs are proposed to be deployed for undertaking drilling in the block. The equipment required for the project will be Drill Pipes, Casing Pipes, Xmas Trees, Blow Out Preventer, Cementing services and Drilling fluid services. Further RFQs are expected shortly.
8Project Event: RFQs for the hiring of equipment and oilfield chemicals are expected by May 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2016
8RFQ Date: May/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Q4:Dec/2019
8Completion Date: Dec/2022
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8Project Name: Bargarh Greenfield 2G Ethanol Bio-Refinery Project
8Project Cost: Rs 800 crore
8Project Description: Two rounds of price negotiations have not been able to bridge the yawning price gap between the internal price of the owner and that of the lowest EPC  bidder. Another round is now likely, it is claimed. Clearly, the attempt is to get a deal before the elections in Odisha, which is the petroleum minister's constituency.
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Barauni refinery is implementing an IndJet Unit Modernization project
8Owner Indian Oil Corporation Limited along with EPCM contractor Engineers India Limited with in-housing technology developed by IOCL R&D is carrying out engineering activities to install a new IndJet unit to produce 250 KTA of Aviation Turbine Fuel (ATF) and 75 KTA of Pipeline Compatible Kerosene (PCK) at Barauni Refinery.
Know what the latest status is. Also what kind of RFQs are left to be floated.
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8Business opportunity for the maintenance contractor for FCCU unit
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8Project Name: Hazira Trunkline Modification
8Project Cost: Rs 100 crore
8Project Description: Find out the latest status. Six companies, namely Canada Based Finger Food, Santane Ltd, ABS, A consortium of Askara Group and Houston based Stress Engineering Services, Techniche Engineering Pvt Limited and Pittsburgh based D'Appolonia had previously participated in the EOI for consultancy services. The pipeline supplies gas from BPA and BPB offshore process platforms to the Onshore Hazira terminal.
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8Project Name: Offshore Drilling  
8Project Cost: Rs 400 crore
8Project Description: The Field Development Plan (FDP) of the block has already been approved by the ministry. But the owner has not applied for the TOR till now. First oil from the block has been scheduled for June 2020. 200 STB/Day of crude oil and 0.5 MMSCFD of gas is expected from the project. The project will also involve the installation of an offshore process platform and interconnecting pipelines.
8Project Event: RFQ for hiring a jack-up rig is expected by June 2019.
RFQ for the hiring of an EPC contractor for platform and pipeline installation is expected by June 2019.

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Project Name: Super Thermal Power Greenfield Project
8Project Cost: 15000 crore
8Project Description: National Thermal Power Corporation's 1980 MW (3x660 MW) greenfield super thermal power project in Chatra, Jharkhand is facing a time overrun of one year due to delay in land handover by NTPC to the EPC contractor
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Project Name: Thermal Power Station Addition Project Stage - II
8Project Cost: 180 crores
8Project Description: The RFQs for ash water re-circulation package of 2x195 MW thermal power project is on hold due to approval pending from headquarters on account of a dispute over the acquisition of additional land
8Project Event: RFQ for an ash water re-circulation package is expected by the Q3 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: Q3:2019
8Release Date: Q3:2019
8Start Date: 2020
8Completion Date: 2021
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Ammonia-V Revamp Project: RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released in February 2019
8
Cost - Rs 102 Crore
8Project Event: The detail engineering is ongoing and RFQ for the LSTK contractor is likely to be released February 2019. The project is expected to be commissioned by April 2020.
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Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project: Erection is ongoing
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: The erection of all the equipment is ongoing at the site, the purchase of a long lead item is ongoing, delivery at the site will take a minimum two to three months. The project is likely to be commissioned in December 2020.
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SSP Expansion Project: RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2019
8
Cost - Rs 15 Crore
8Project Event: The public hearing is ongoing for the environmental clearance and RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2019 in place of January 2018.
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Rohit Kapur, the main private shareholder of Selan Exploration Technology Ltd, is an incremental entrepreneur.
8The company was set up by Rohit's father, a former oil multinational employee, and it was among the first private sector companies to have obtained rights to develop three discovered oilfields, namely Bakrol, Indrora and Lohar, all with proven oil and gas reserves.
8Rohit is not an entrepreneur with a lot of ambition though, he is happier accumulating cash than spending it.
8Currently, an application is lying with the DGH for a 10-year life extension for the three fields
8Is he better off selling his assets than hanging on to them?
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Talks of hiving off GAIL either to IOC or to HPCL and GAIL together seems to have subsided for now.
8It seems the government likes it better if it is directly the owner of the gas company, which is building pipelines on its behalf, rather than controlling it as a subsidiary of another of its oil companies.
8There is no action either on splitting up the company. The GAIL brass, it seems, has been able to convinced the government that a weakened GAIL cannot do the government's bidding,
8The government now claims GAIL was carved out of ONGC, implying that there is no reason to merge it back with another entity.
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8Deloitte Touche Tohmatsu India LLP has recently grabbed a 10-week oil & gas consultancy contract, beating Wood Mackenzie to it.
8Schlumberger has lost a deal for a gravel pack job
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Know more about Quippo's  Rs 120 crore contract for a 2000 HP rig that it won recently
8How many bidders were found to be technically qualified?
8How many were rejected
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An Oil India seismic tender saw only one bidder qualifying
8Three others were found not to qualify
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The government claims it has come out with 33 different sets of policy reforms to galvanize the Indian oil & gas sector
8Know more about how many of them were fresh initiatives and how many were initiatives taken by the earlier regime but pushed forward by the current dispensation
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Corrective steps to improve output from the KG-D-6 block also involves measures to revive sick wells in the D-1 and D-3 fields
8What are the other steps to be taken?
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Despite uncertainty, asset values grew in the tanker market in 2018 when compared to 2017
8For tankers, a 305K-dwt VLCC value is up 4.6% from $61.4m to $64.2m as on January 2, 2019 compared to a year ago.
8A105K-dwt Aframax is up 5.2% from $29.5m to $31.0m and a 51K-dwt MR is up 11.5% from $23.7m to $26.3m.
8Will these assets values grow in 2019?
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Now that US sanctions are operational in Iran and the US, Indian companies will have to be extra sensitive when dealing with these countries
8What is to be feared are US guidelines for secondary sanctions. To illustrate, State A (sanctioning country) may prohibit trade or investment by X, a national of State C (third-party country), if it trades with State B (targeted country).
8An RIL publication now claims that Indian companies are more vulnerable than others because of lack of strong governmental counter measures.
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8The use of high cost LNG in India in relation to cheaper domestic gas is funded by the government exchequer
8Find out how that is so
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Hiring of Vehicle for O&M Emergency Services Details
8Hiring of Trailer Services on Callout basis for Onshore Blocks Details
8Supply of HV Package for Vijayawada Dharmapuri Pipeline Project Details
8Procurement of UG tank Equipments Details
8Execution of Cyclic Steam Stimulation Pilot Project Details
8Hiring of services for supply, fabrication & installation of steam tracing system Details
8Rate Contract for procurement of Caustic Soda Details
8Empanelment of Third Party Inspection agency for Pre-bid Inspection of Offshore Rigs Details
8Carrying out Total Station Survey of ONGC Base Complex Details
8Providing and laying of Non Pressure pipes Details
8Procurement of Valves-USM Skids Installation Details
8Replacement of PCV and FCV Details
8Procurement of Valves-USM Skids Installation Details
8Replacement of PCV and FCV Details
8Civil Works for Ethanol and Bio-diesel Proposals Details
8Bid Document for the PNG Control Room Manpower Services Details
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Fuel prices witness fresh hike, petrol at Rs 68.50 in Delhi Details
8Essar Global repays last tranche of Rs 12,000-crore debt to Indian, foreign lenders Details
8India hopes to launch next round of auctions for oil exploration in few weeks: Government Details
8EAC recommends environmental clearance for RIL’s Jamnagar refinery expansion project Details
8Govt offers 14 blocks under OALP-II, expects work commitment for $500-600 mn Details
825 contract areas offered under DSF II to generate Rs 45,000 crore: Dharmendra Pradhan Details
8Govt allows ONGC, OIL to induct foreign partner; special incentives for difficult finds Details
8Government plans to incentivise ONGC, Oil India to raise output Details
8Rs 40,000 cr investment expected in OALP-II bid round Details
8Essar group has cleared 80% of debt, says Ruia Details
8Politics India’s jobs crisis & flaws in Gujarat model of development Details
8Government to come out with sops for nomination-era oil and gas fields soon Details
8India begins commercial activity at Chabahar port Details
8Fire extinguished at major Russian oilfield Details
8Norway oil and gas investment to rise in 2019 before sliding: lobby Details
8Oil prices rise on trade talk optimism, OPEC cuts Details
8Venezuela's PDVSA in oil deal with firm part-owned by Florida Republican Details
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A maintenance contract for an ESP is coming up for a 3x500 MW thermal power station.
8The period of contract will be for 12 months.
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Project Name: Thermal Power Expansion Project
8Project Cost: 6000 crores
8Project Description: A letter of intent is still pending for the main plant turnkey package in a 660 MW super-critical thermal power expansion complex. Get the latest update on the project, and what kind of RFQs can be expected going ahead
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2017
8RFQ Date: Feb/2019
8Release Date: Feb/2019
8Start Date: Q2:2019
8Completion Date: 2024
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8Project Name: Early Production System
8Project Cost: Rs 250 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for hiring services for mechanical equipment installation and commissioning works is expected by February 2019
RFQ for hiring an EPC contractor for pipeline installation is expected by April 2019
8Expenditure Approval: Q2/2016
8RFQ Date: 20/Feb/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Q4/2019
8Completion Date: Q1/2021
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8Project Name: Offshore Drilling  
8Project Cost: Rs 400 crore
8Project Description: Owner's RFQs for equipment for the MB-OSN-2005/1 offshore block for 04 well exploratory drilling have been delayed as the proposal had been returned from the environment ministry's end. Following this, the scheduled amendment in the proposal has been carried out by the owner and the proposal has been resubmitted to the ministry..
8Project Event: RFQ for the hiring of equipment and oilfield chemicals are expected by March 2018.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4/2017
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Apr/2020
8Completion Date: Dec/2022
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ONGC to overhaul BHEL made E1400-XIV rig: Find out more
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8Project Name: POL Terminal Cum LPG Bottling Plant Expansion Project
8Project Cost: Rs 530 crore
8Project Description: EPCM contractor Punj Lloyd is doing basic engineering work to expand its POL terminal and construct a new LPG bottling plant
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8Project Name: Greenfield Crude Oil Terminal Project
8Project Cost: Rs 3480 crore
8Project Event: RFQ for the FEED work is expected by April 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2018
8RFQ Date: Apr/2019
8Release Date: Apr/2019
8Start Date: Q3:2019
8Completion Date: Q3:2021
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8Pipeline goes up by Rs 100 crore
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Services needed for an 11-well drilling programme
8Get key contact here Details
Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: The purchase of major equipment and services is ongoing and finalization of Civil and Structural works for Main Utility & SILO Substation  is due. Price bid has been opened for Effluent Treatment Plant and Sewage Treatment plant, and finalization is due in January 2019. Tender for Supply and Erection for Electrical and Instrumentation works for Offsite and Utilities has been out and bid due date is 28 January 2019.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project
8Cost - Rs 200 Crore
8Project Event: Detailed engineering has been done by KBR and Tecnimont. Erection and installation of mechanical equipment are ongoing. The project is likely to be commissioned in June 2019.
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Ammonium Sulphate Expansion Project

8Cost - Rs 9 Crore
8Project Event: The public hearing has been completed. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in February 2019 in place of January 2019.
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Is there any way that the government can revive stalled gas based power projects in India?
8There is a huge gap between what the power project owners want to make their units viable and what the government can provide.
8Get a full listing of what is needed and what the government is willing to give
8Also find out how a possible solution can be arrived at
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8The Norwegian government and companies are making a big push into the Indian oil & gas and energy sector, find out more click on Report.
8EV sales are going up dramatically in the US. Click on Report for more.
8Oil India's standard G&G software licence is running out as the developer has made it clear that they will no longer support the product. The company is now looking to migrating to other platforms.Click on Report for more.
8Get the latest Indian notices to mariners here click on Report.
8Late in 2018, China issued a raft of additional refined product export quotas to cope with a domestic oversupply of fuel. These additional volumes were partly responsible for the strength of the Asian product tanker market towards the end of 2018 and the persistent weakness in the Asian oil products markets. For many, the question is therefore: what will Chinese refined product export volumes look like in 2019, and can they help sustain the regional product tanker market? Click on Report for more.
8The fertilizer sector is one of the largest consumers of gas in the country. It is driven by complex subsidy driven systems. Here is a full template on how the fertilizer sector operates. Click on Report for more.
8An oil collection station and a Group gathering station are coming up in Assam. Ordering is currently on. Know more click on Report.
8Everyone is talking about of four automotive trends that are foundational to the future of mobility -- vehicle autonomy, electrification, connectivity, and shared transportation. There is more hype than reality in these trends just now, a new report seems to claim.Click on Report for more.
8Why are a large number of solar tenders getting canceled? Click on Report for more.
8The Chinese solar industry is going through massive turmoil as the leadership begins withdrawing subsidies from the sector. Find out what lies ahead, and what are the lessons for India.Click on Report for more. Details
CPCL has been in the news after a $5.1 billion plan to shut down its existing 1 MMTPA refinery at Nagapattinam and replace it with a new 9 MMTPA facility.
8It also plans to build a petrochemicals plant of about 0.475 mmtpa.
8Financial closure is still some time away
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HPCL has a capex projection of Rs 70,000 crore in the 2019-23 period
8Get a break-up of this capex into different segments
8Know more about the major projects coming up ahead
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The earnings outlook as of now does not look all that bright for oil marketing companies.
8There are uncertainties on many fronts, not the least of them being lower GRMs and inventory losses.
8Find out why the market has gone bearish on them
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RIL's proxy publications have begun mounting an increasingly strident campaign against the petroleum ministry's policies.
8After claiming that there is a big gap between reality and planning in the Ujjwala scheme, there is now an attack on the government's petroleum products taxation policy.
8The government's CGD policy will also face challenges, it is claimed
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RIL is the country's largest private sector company. It has exception abilities
8And yet, the company is not without being exposed to significant risks both in its refinery, petrochemicals, E&P and telecom businesses
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Now that the Ujjwala scheme has been fully launched and LPG penetration is at saturation point, is India entering a phase of stagnant or even declining LPG sales?
8The fact that consumption fell almost 8% in November, the first drop in five years, has set the alarm bells ringing.
8Many of the first time cylinder owners are not refilling but optimism abounds
8The international LPG market is in turmoil too.
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If you are a decision maker in the petroleum ministry, you can expect a call from an investigative agency well after you are retired.
8An investigation is now expected to be launched on the entire decision making process leading up the advisory given by the ministry on availability of gas from the KG Basin
8The advisory from the petroleum ministry on gas availability lead to the setting up of a string of gas fired power plants which have now become stressed assets
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In the overall story behind oil demand stays hidden the story of how individual oil products are going to grow going ahead.
8An objective assessment shows that refinery configurations are going to be out of sync with what the actual oil demand is going to be for various demand segments.
8Find out which products will see a decline or an increase in growth. How will that impact profitability?
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A case is being made out for all city buses in India to run on batteries
8Across a broad range of average daily utilization rates from 150 to 250 kilometers, and at the current unsubsidized cost of electricity supply, we find that electric buses have a lower Total Cost of Ownership relative to diesel buses not only in the absence of EV subsidies but even after factoring in the 30% tariff on import of EV batteries into India
8Factoring in the air quality benefits, projected reductions in the cost of batteries and solar electricity, it becomes evident that transitioning to an all-electric bus fleet presents an enormous opportunity for India
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8We have evolved an entirely new way of depicting a business development opportunity in the E&P sector in India
8We do not just provide you an opportunity along with a key contact but give you a detailed mapping of the E&P site.
 
We provide multiple parameter mapping in terms of
 -- Block name and attendant details, along with maps
 -- Well maps, depth, drilling results, opportunities ahead
 -- Seismic maps and opportunities
 -- Rigs, rig movements, day rates
 -- Gathering and processing station details
 -- Gathering and drilling pipeline details in terms of length, diameter and type of pipelines, and opportunities ahead
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8Project Name: Greenfield POL Terminal Project
8Project Cost: Rs 432 crore
8Project Description: PDIL as an EPC contractor
8Project Event: RFQ for the long lead items is expected by March 2018.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2017
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q1:2019
8Completion Date: Q1:2021
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8Project Name: POL Depot Greenfield Project
8Project Cost: Rs 570 crore
8Project Description: IOCL is the owner
8Project Event: RFQ for the FEED is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q3:2019
8Completion Date: Q3:2022
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Construction of new marketing terminals is coming up
8Rs 300 crore project.
8Land acquisition is going on
8Work to start from July, 2019
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IOCL to supply lubricants to ONGC for Assam Asset
8It is a Rs 3 crore order
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8Project Name: Pipeline Repair
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: Offshore pipeline repair and dredging opportunity coming up. T
8Project Event: RFP for the hiring contractor O & M services and an LSTK contractor is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4/2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Q4/2019
8Completion Date: Q4/2022
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8Project Name: KG-DWN-98/2 FPSO
8Project Cost: Rs 6500 crore
8Project Description: Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited has extended the last date of bid submission for the turret moored FPSO for KG-DWN-98/2 Cluster-2 Project
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Traditionally gas fired ammonia-urea plants have been the bastion of Western technology providers.
Not longer so
A Rs 10000 crore proejct has just been awarded to a Chinese company, who will be the process licensor
Even for a tender for a coal-based ammonia-urea plant, a Chinese company is hotly in the race

Ammonia - Urea & Captive Power Plant Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 10000 Crore
8Project Event: A Chinese EPC contractor has been selected process licensor. RFQ for the long lead item is likely to be released in February 2019.
8The project will need 5 mmscmd of gas
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Project Name: Greenfield Hydroelectric Project
8Project Cost: 6000 crores
8Project Description: Get the latest update on the project, and if you are a supplier of goods and services, know which companies have got the major contracts and subcontracts. Further bids are expected soon.
8Project Event: RFQ for material handling and transportation of electromechanical equipment is expected by March 2019.
RFQ for erection and commissioning of E&M equipment is expected by the Q2 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: 2016
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Aug/2018
8Completion Date: 2023
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Engagement of Technical Consultancy Firm for providing Detailed Engineering Design for Construction of Production Facilities for Wells Details
8Repair of Rotor and overhauling of Steam Turbines Details
8Consultancy Services of repairing with EBFRP Details
8Project Management Consultancy Services and Engineering, Procurement & Construction Management Services to revamp existing Reformer Feed Preparation Unit at refinery Details
8Procurement of tube bundles for ECU Details
8Hiring of service contract towards analysis and diagnostic of transformer oil Details
8Procurement of Laser Methane Remote Detectors Details
8Internal Inspection and Non-destructive Testing of LPG Column Details
8Providing car hiring services Details
8Hiring of services along with supply of Permanent Packers and Accessories with Tools Details
8Appointment of C&F operator cum Secondary Transportation at Lube Depot Details
8Procurement of Electrical Cables Details
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Govt squandered assets of ONGC to favour select few, alleges Ahmed Patel Details
834 lakh homes got clean fuel in 3 years in Maharashtra under PM scheme Details
8Karnataka coalition govt hikes tax on petrol, diesel by 2 per cent Details
8India's ONGC Videsh Ltd finds more crude oil in Colombia block Details
8NHAI to sign pacts with 3 OMCs for issuing FASTags at petrol pump outlets Details
8Over 55% renewable energy MoUs signed in Vibrant Gujarat investors summits dropped Details
8Move of oil cos to float new petrol pumps challenged in HC Details
8IndianOil to raise up to $1.5 billion from overseas bond sale Details
8SBI chairman says no future for gas-based power plants in the country Details
8Falling oil prices push eurozone inflation to 8-month low Details
8PNG to help save over Rs 60 lakh per month on cooking gas in Goan town Details
8ONGC to invest Rs 6,000 crore in drilling 200 wells across Assam oil, gas fields Details
8India Oil Corp’s outlook stable despite negative free cash flow: Moody’s Details
8Oil and gas prices will remain volatile but range-bound in 2019: Moody’s Details
8Try diverting gas from non-core sectors to stuck power units: Panel Details
8Government to launch delayed second round of oil block auction on Monday Details
8PetroChina's 2018 shale gas output up 40 pct vs 2017 Details
8Libya targets oil output of 2.1 million bpd from 953,000 bpd currently - NOC Details
8Iraq says committed to OPEC+ oil output reduction Details
8Exxon stops production at Nova Scotia offshore Sable natgas project Details
8Iran says despite U.S. sanctions, it has found new 'potential' oil buyers Details
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8Get a full briefing on all 333 public sector enterprises here click on Report.
8Indian logistics industry to grow at 8-10% over the medium term buoyed by demand and supply side positives. Click on Report for more.
8A CGD company is looking at leasing out LNG storage capacity.Click on Report for more.
8China's grand plans to ensure energy security.Click on Report for more.
8LNG projects in Canada have compelling economics. Click on Report for more.
8Chabahar Port: Operations still at low key?Click on Report for more.
8There were fears that India has not invested enough in Machine Learning and AI. The truth is that it has turned out some very good products so far .Click on Report for more. Details
Is the Indian proppant market big enough for domestic manufacturers to emerge with economic manufacturing facilities?
8Hydrofracturing is now a common E&P activity and the demand for proppant is on the rise and as of now, ONGC, Oil India, Essar and other oil and gas drillers are importing the premium garde proppant, which is 6 to 8 time more efficient compared to that of the normal domestic work material.
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In the Asia-Pacific region, India is now among few countries with the largest pre-FID offshore projects
8Drilling rates however have halved from their highs but they are now expected to double by the year 2020.
8New contracts on ultra-deepwater rigs will be in the $200,000 to $225,000 per day range,on average,in 2019, increasing to about $250,000 per day in 2020
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Andhra Pradesh has eased red tape around the building of gas pipelines and city gas distribution networks
8Find out how much work has already been done in laying of:
-- Steel pipelines
-- MDPE pipelines
8Find out more on what the roadmap is for the next five years
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Corrigendum: Procurement of Carbon Steel Coated Line Pipes for JHBDPL Project Details
8Hiring of Environmental Clearance Services Details
8QRA and HAZOP of Compressor Station Details
8Enabling Works Package of Iron Ore Processing Plant Details
8Rate Contract for procurement of Potassium Hydroxide Details
8Procurement of Pneumatically driven high pressure test units with chart recorder for testing of production equipment Details
8Hiring of one set of SRDH Drilling tools Details
8Procurement of EUE Tubings, Pup joints and Cross overs Details
8Construction of Bio Diesel Tanks Details
8Supply of Free Fatty Acids Details
8Hiring of contract engineers Details
8Transportation of Bulk POL products MS HSD and Branded fuels Details
8Carrying out LUBE COD operation Details
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CPM opposes Vedanta Ltd's proposed Tripura entry Details
819 lakh free LPG connections given in Gujarat by oil PSUs Details
8Coal ministry increases fuel supply for power plants Details
8Ujjwala expands LPG coverage from 55% to 90% of households Details
8Share market update: OMCs trade in the red; ONGC falls over 3% Details
8Seven districts on offer for gas bidding Details
8Piped gas supply in Patna from next month: Sushil Kumar Modi Details
83 things that make India's path to becoming fifth largest economy harder Details
8HPCL, Rajasthan let contract for Barmer integrated complex Details
8BRIEF: Moody's says global oil and gas industry heads into 2019 on steady footing Details
8Oil slips on economic downturn fears, but OPEC cuts offer support Details
8Crude oil output falls in 2018 at China's top Daqing oil field Details
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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 likely to be released in April 2019. The proposal for the environmental clearance is likely to be submitted in February 2019.
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Sulphuric Acid and Captive Power Unit Expansion Project

8Cost - Rs 300 Crore
8Project Event: Discussion process is ongoing, The project team is not been formed yet. Project activities are likely to start in February 2019. RFQ for the EPC contractor is likely to be released in March 2019.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project

8Cost - Rs 250 Crore
8Project Event: The company is still waiting for capital approval, sources, however, said that the energy saving project will come up within the DOF-inspired timelines.
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8Project Name: Refinery Greenfield Captive Power Project
8Project Cost: Rs 1034 crore
8Project Description: LSTK contractor is BHEL. Find out what kind of RFQs are expected ahead
8Expenditure Approval: Q4:2016
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q1:2019
8Completion Date: Q2:2021
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8Project Name: Greenfield LPG cavern storage Project
8Project Cost: Rs 702 crore
8Project Description: The owner is planning to store 1,00,000 MTPA of imported Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) in unlined rock caverns near Mangalore to maintain the supply chain to rail/road tankers or to export through ship tankers.
8Project Event: RFQ for the FEED work is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q1:2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q4:2019
8Completion Date: Q4:2022
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The delay has pushed the cost of the pipeline up by nearly 40%.
8But as of now everything is stuck
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Project Name: Greenfield Hydroelectric Power Project
8Project Cost: 2000 crores
8Project Description: The JV along with DPR consultant SNC Lavalin Engineering India Pvt Ltd, is carrying out the geotechnical investigations at the project site for a 1800 MW (8x216 MW underground powerhouse +2x36 MW surface powerhouse) greenfield multipurpose (power generation and flood moderation) hydel project.
8Project Event: RFQ for a social impact assessment studies consultant for carrying out SIA studies for project affected families is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q2:2019
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: 2021
8Completion Date: 2027
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Project Name: Greenfield Super Thermal Power Project
8Project Cost: 10821 crores
8Project Description: Find out how GE beat BHEL and a host of other contenders for the FDG systems package. Get the latest update on the project, and if you a supplier of goods and services, know which companies have got the major contracts and sub contracts.
8Expenditure Approval: 2014
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: 30/Apr/2012
8Completion Date: Aug/2019
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8An E&P company is going to release a tender for bulk procurement of centrifugal pumps
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8Project Name: Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: RFQs for the hiring of a consultant for feasibility report preparation for the development of  a DSF Round oil field are expected soon. The owner is expected to float an EOI for various services soon. Moreover, a consultant is also expected to be hired for the extension of the mining lease of the field which is set to expire by December 2019. 
8Project Event: RFQ for hiring a consultant is expected by March 2019.
RFQ for drilling services is expected by Q2 2019
8Expenditure Approval: Q2/2018
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Q1/2020
8Completion Date: Q4/2021
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8Project Name: CBM Drilling Site Development
8Project Cost: Rs 2500 crore
8Project Description: A 144 well drilling programme has been drawn up.The project also involves the construction of GGS, CGS and interconnecting pipelines for various production facilities.
8Project Event: RFQ for the equipment is expected by Q2 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4/2018
8RFQ Date: Q2/2019
8Release Date: Q2/2019
8Start Date: Q3/2019
8Completion Date: Q4/2022
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Baker Hughes was disqualified for an MEG contract for ONGC
8Find out who won the deal
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8Project Name: Polymer flooding
8Project Cost: Rs 2402.83 crore.
8Project Description: Polymer flooding programme for 406 wells development drilling has been delayed on account of pending clearances
8Project Event: RFQs for Polymer Flooding is expected by Q3:2019.
 RFQs for Mechanical equipment are expected by Q3:2019
8Expenditure Approval: Q2:2014
8RFQ Date: Q3:2019
8Release Date: Q3:2019
8Start Date: Q4:2019
8Completion Date: Q4:2025
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A Reliance Industries Ltd mouthpiece has launched a strident criticism of the Ujjwala Yojana.
8"The reality of the LPG scheme appears to differ from the government narrative," it claims.
8Is there more to it than meets the eye?
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Does the rapid spread of the City Gas Distribution network spell the end of the auto LPG industry?
8The answer may seem to be a "yes", as auto LPG outlets have remained stagnant over some time, with the public sector oil marketing companies seemingly ignoring this segment of the industry.
8But a clutch of private sector companies which are embarking on a rapid expansion of auto LPG dispensation centers across the country
8Find out why they are going against the grain
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The LPG cylinder market is undergoing a big expansion propelled by initiatives taken by the government.
8But an even bigger expansion of the cylinder market is expected not now but at a much later point in time
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Find out more on how the Direct Benefit Transfer scheme for LPG has dramatically impacted the commercial LPG market.
8Know more about what is ahead
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An Indian IT company has begun eliciting orders for a remote communication modular IoT Gateway that provides fully configurable and secure access to real-time data from remote
oilfield wellsites and gathering stations located on land or offshore across the globe.
8It provides 24x7 access to the remote assets -- Ethernet, WiFi, Cellular and Satellite connections -- deployed on the cloud or private network.
8This device can also be connected to any third-party platform. It reduces operating cost by enabling remote monitoring, equipment protection, and onsite automation.
8What is more, the deployment comes at a low price tag
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E&P prospecting has been stymied by environmental regulations
8The government had modified the rules recently but a groundswell of protest has forced it to remodify them again.
8Even so, newer less invasive seismic technology will find it easier to work under the new rules now than earlier
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The countdown seems to have begun for the implementation of IMO 2000 guidelines for the shipping industry in 2020.
8A new low sulphur benchmark has established a significant premium already for 0.5% low sulphur oil in comparison to HSFO, which is currently used by ships around the globe
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Implementation of S&D Process Automation Details
8Procurement of Helium Gas for online gas chromatographs Details
8Rate Contract for Handling and Loading of Hydrocarbons Details
8Refilling, Hydrotesting and Servicing of Calibration Gas Cylinders Details
8Health Assessment of Piping and Pressure Vessels Details
8Procurement of IBR Pipes and Fittings Materials Details
8Requirement of Additional Trucks for Transportation of Packed LPG Cylinders Details
8Annual Maintenance of civil works Details
8Procurement of Bends with Couplings Details
8Providing Service Assistance for Catalyst replacement in refinery Details
8Procurement of Particle Size and Shape Analyser Details
8Fabrication of Cross-overs/ Pup joints for Subsea Completion jobs Details
8Civil Works for deployment of Work Over Rigs Details
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Oil PSUs sign pact with IIT-Bombay to set up centre of excellence Details
8Energean to supply Israeli power provider IPM with natural gas Details
8PNGRB's Roadshow for 10th City Gas Distribution Bidding Round at Jaipur Details
8With expansion in mind, Gujarat Gas to build new HQ 
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8Companies ‘Govt hasn’t yet asked ONGC to reconsider ONGC Videsh IPO’ 
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8ONGC to reconsider government demand to list exploration subsidiary Details
8Indian Oil, BPCL, HPCL stop taking margin hit on Petrol, Diesel sales 
Details
8PSU oil firms stop absorbing government-mandated cut on fuel prices Details
8Oil companies not to recoup losses arising from Re 1per litre subsidy on petrol, diesel Details
8PSU oil firms are no longer taking margin hit on petrol, diesel sales 
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8ONGC to reconsider govt's demand to list OVL: CMD Shashi Shanker Details
8ONGC says no demand from govt to reconsider ONGC Videsh listing Details
8State oil firms have stopped taking margin hit on petrol and diesel sales Details
8Indian Oil says Iran may still invest in Chennai Petroleum expansion 
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8Energean to supply Israeli power provider IPM with natural gas Details
8BRIEF: Investment in Indonesia's energy and mining sectors hit $32 billion for 2018 Details
8Oil kicks off 2019 with losses on signs of economic slowdown, surging supply Details
8Oil prices fall amid currency and share market turmoil, crude supply surge Details
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Ammonia-Urea Brownfield Project
8Cost - Rs 6000 Crore
8Project Event: Commercial production started from 1 January 2019.
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Ammonia-Urea Energy Saving Project

8Cost - Rs 200 Crore
8Project Event: The RFQ for EPC contractor has been already released and technical evaluation is completed but price bid is not opened yet, finalization is due in February 2018 in place of December 2018. Tender for major equipment and services is likely to be released in February 2019.
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Bid documents are being prepared for a ash pond fugitive dust suppression system package in a thermal power station.
8But approval from the high-level committee is pending.
8When will RFQs come up?
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8Project Name: Drilling Site Development
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: Owner's, RFQs for the hiring of a consultant for feasibility report preparation development of the DSF field are expected soon. The owner is expected to float an EOI for various services soon. Moreover, a consultant is also expected to be hired for the extension of the mining lease of the field which is set to expire by January 2020.
8Project Event: RFQ for hiring a consultant is expected by March 2019.
RFQ for drilling services is expected by Q2 2019
8Expenditure Approval: Q2/2018
8RFQ Date: March/2019
8Release Date: May/2019
8Start Date: Q1/2020
8Completion Date: Q4/2021
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8Project Name: Oil Field Development
8Project Cost: Rs 150 crore
8Project Description: A Linde India offshoot has become the PMC for two DSF Round fields. The owner has no previous experience in E&P Find out more on what is going on. Production is expected to start by the end of 2021.
8Project Event: RFQs for hiring an EPC contractor for pipeline installation is expected by Q2 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q4/2017
8RFQ Date: Q2/2019
8Release Date: Q2/2019
8Start Date: Q3/2019
8Completion Date: Q1/2021
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8Project Name: Greenfield 2G Bio Ethanol Refinery
8Project Cost: Rs 600 crore
8Project Description: At present only the DFR is being prepared
8Project Event: RFQ for the surveying work is expected by March 2019.
RFQ for the technology licensor is expected by April 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2017
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q2:2019
8Completion Date: Q2:2022
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8Project Name: Greenfield Natural Gas Pipeline
8Project Cost: Rs 1800 crore
8Project Description: A relatively inexperienced operator has been awarded the authorization for laying, building and operation of this 18 MMSCMD, 522 km pipeline by PNGRB.
8Project Event: RFQ for the surveying work is expected by March 2019.
8Expenditure Approval: Q3:2017
8RFQ Date: Mar/2019
8Release Date: Mar/2019
8Start Date: Q3:2019
8Completion Date: Q3:2022
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 A maintenance contract is coming up for an LNG terminal: Find out  more
8The period of contract will be for 36 months
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Recent materials science breakthroughs using high computer processing prowess will take steps toward commercial viability for a new plastic-like polymer that can be recycled indefinitely.
8More such materials are expected to come in existence as a few global companies are soon expected to announce "quantum supremacy" in terms of computer processing capacity. Quantum supremacy is the potential ability of quantum computing devices to solve problems that classical computers practically cannot
8Intel revealed a 49-qubit quantum chip, and IBM and Google are pursuing chips between 49 and 50 qubits—believed to be the tipping point for quantum supremacy.
8The point to note is that the D-Wave’s quantum annealing process recently made a materials science breakthrough.
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What should be the treatment be for a plant that is earning revenue even before it is ready for its intended use?
8An oil & gas asset, for example, can start selling its test oil or gas before the facility actually comes on stream.
8How is that to be treated?
8New standards are now being set up on this front
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There is now talk of a "smart tax" on crude oil and petroleum products depending upon actual lifecycle emissions associated with different types of oil and different methods of oil production and refining.
8Find out how this kind of efforts are already bearing fruit
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8Is the Cambay cash call problem between Oilex and GSPC now moving towards a resolution? It seems like. Click on Reports.
8Alphageo bags a new contract from ONGC. Click on Details
8ONGC starts pipeline laying activity for Geleki pipeline network, as part of an effort that will enhance the field life by an extra 20 years,  even as a service contract is sought to be worked out. Click on Details for more
8An ethanol tankage expansion project is coming up: Click on Reports for more
8GAIL is planning to run LPG units on RLNG. Know more click on Report.
8Bio-diesel offtake: Get the data here click on Report. Details
The International Maritime Organization (IMO) is on the cusp of implementing new sulfur regulations that will have significant implications for the shipping industry—and the 90 percent of global trade that relies on it.
8Given the low level of readiness to comply with these regulations, the global shipping industry will undergo a disorderly and disruptive transition to the new environment in 2019. The implications will go far beyond the shipping industry.
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How is 2019 going to fare for all us?
8Here are 10 significant predictions, including forecasts of events that we believe will occur and trends that we expect will gain momentum in the coming year.
8For each prediction, we first explain the current state of play and then lay out our expectations for how it will unfold over the next 12 months.
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The Chinese are becoming increasingly aware about resistance building to Chinese investments in some parts of the world.
8In 2018, the committee on Foreign Investment in the United States (CFIUS) blocked Broadcom’s takeover of Qualcomm in one high-profile example. Malaysia—increasingly wary of Chinese investment—froze $20 billion in Chinese projects. And countries such as Australia, France, and Germany strengthened oversight of inbound FDI.
8In this context, the Chinese seems to be winning the public relations battle in Africa.
8China was able to do so using a “five-no” approach.
8The Chinese example can be a lesson for India which also has a heavy-handed footprint in countries over which it exerts a lot of influence.
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Land acquisition for solar projects is running into trouble as increasingly state governments are being accused of steamrolling the interests and claims of vulnerable communities from whom land is acquired.
8A case study of explores the case of one of the world’s largest solar park projects in India, where tough government laws, a proliferation of middlemen and use extra-legal mechanisms have dispossessed small and marginal farmers of their life-sustaining assets
8Also find out why India’s long-awaited 2014 Right to Fair Compensation, Resettlement, Rehabilitation and Transparency in Land Acquisition Act, does not help much in protecting the vulnerable
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The oil & gas industry must take note of the government of India's determination to have an electric vehicle content of 30% by the year 2030.
8The first tentative steps are already been taken, with the government now mandating wet lease of electric vehicles in all government offices.
8Public sector or government funded companies are expected to follow suit.
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Now that the government is making a big push in the bio-gas sector, attention must look at biogas purification, particularly given the toxicity and corrosion potential of hydrogen sulfide in raw biogas
8Several techniques available for removal of hydrogen sulfide from biogas are out of the reach due to lack of knowledge, higher running costs, and insufficient operational skills.
8But low-cost solutions are available now
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Petronet LNG Ltd's $1 billion Bangladesh project is now on a "firm footing" now that the Sheikh Hasina has come back to power with a thumping majority in a controversial election.
8The main opposition party which lost the elections had opposed the project.
8Find out the tough conditions which have been set by PLL for setting up the project, including a higher hurdle rate than normal and a fail-safe LNG offtake agreement.
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FEED work has already begun in PLL's Sir Lanka LNG project
8But here at least, PLL's takes are not as high as in Bangladesh even though the company is demanding a higher hurdle rate
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Ennore (IOCL) and Mundra (Adani + GSPC) terminals are coming on stream
8Given that there is limited offtake of LNG in India, will these terminals eat away at the market share of Petronet LNG?
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Spot LNG prices have already moderated by about 13% towards the beginning of December 2018 from the recent peak of $11.5/mmbtu achieved in the beginning of November 2018. LNG prices are expected to moderate further to around $8.5-9/mmbtu by January 2019.
8Find out how this is going to impact the largest LNG purchasing segments in India
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The global cleantech industry will exceed a turnover of $6.4 trillion in the next 10 years
8This is a market ripe for penetration by SMEs and start-ups
8Innovative and new business models are coming up
8Find out more on what Indian start-ups are already doing on this front, as also the opportunities waiting to be tapped going ahead
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For reference purposes the website carries here the following tenders:
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Supply of Spent Catalyst for FCC Unit in refinery Details
8Production and Supply of Compressed Bio Gas Details
8Procurement of Splitter Column top Portion Details
8Carrying out Phased array ultrasonic testing of quench nozzles of hydrocracker reactor Details
8Inspection of Air Fin Cooler Tubes Details
8Design and Commissioning of HVAC System Details
8Annual rate contract for laying and maintenance of pipelines Details
8Availing services of Wholegenome Metagenome sequencing of Microbial samples Details
8Supply of DHDT Feed Filter cleaning by Ultrasonic method Details
8Supply of DHDT Catalyst for refinery Details
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Core sectors' output growth hits 16-month low in November Details
8OPINION: Why ethanol is not a suitable fuel for automobiles Details
8ATF price cut by 14.7 per cent; costs less than petrol and diesel Details
8INNOVATION: Chennai lab develops microbes that can eat away oil spill Details
8Adani Gas Limited revises CNG, PNG prices Details
8Iran to double down on investment in oil's growth engine India Details
8View: Why ethanol is not a suitable fuel for automobiles Details
8‘Address locals’ concerns on Nanar oil refinery’ Details
8India remains fastest growing economy ahead of China Details
8Iranian investment to help boost capacity at Chennai Petroleum Details
8In Assam, Oil India Limited workers rise in protest against the entry of private companies Details
8BRIEF-Petronas Gas announces execution Of gas processing agreement with Petroliam Nasional Bhd Details
8Crude oil prices fall as traders gear up for volatile 2019 Details
8Dubai crude average price in Dec drops to lowest since Oct 2017 
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8Petronas bets big in Canada to meet Asian LNG demand Details
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We have evolved an entirely new way of depicting a business development opportunity in the E&P sector in India
8We do not just provide you an opportunity along with a key contact but give you a detailed mapping of the E&P site.
 
We provide multiple parameter mapping in terms of
 -- Block name and attendant details, along with maps
 -- Well maps, depth, drilling results, opportunities ahead
 -- Seismic maps and opportunities
 -- Rigs, rig movements, day rates
 -- Gathering and processing station details
 -- Gathering and drilling pipeline details in terms of length, diameter and type of pipelines, and opportunities ahead
We have the most comprehensive mapping ever attempted of E&P business opportunities in India 
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Ammonium Nitrate and Nitric Acid Greenfield Project
8Cost - Rs 1375 Crore
8Project Event: The proposal for the environmental clearance has been accepted, RFQ for EPC contractor is likely to be released in January 2019 now due to the delay in the discussion process.
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Process Air Compressor Greenfield Project

8Cost - Rs 347 Crore
8Project Event: NIT for LSTK contractor has been released, price bid is likely to be opened in January 2019, finalization is due in February 2019.
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8Project Name: CPF and Pipeline Development
8Project Cost: Rs 400 crore
8Project Description: The EPC contractor has started the surveying of the oil pipeline route as also the gas manifold pre-engineering survey for the CPF cum Pipeline development project pending the issue of RFQ for pipelines. Mechanical work however on the CPF is expected to be completed by March 31, 2019. The EPC contractor is soon expected to release RFQs for the pre-commisioning activities and an O&M contract. Other RFQs are expected to follow suit.
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Annual Rate Contract for supply of Flanges in refinery Details
8Job Contract for Annual Preparatory services for inspection of Boilers Details
8Hiring Services of Work Over Rigs Details
8Procurement of Hydrochloric Acid for MH and NH Assets Details
8Operation & Maintenance of Captive Power Plant at Onshore Gas Terminal Details
8Hiring of Expert agency for simulation of oil spill scenarios around operational area Details
8Providing Balance Civil Works at Drill Site Details
8Procurement of Non-sparking Tools for Maintenance purpose Details
8ARC for providing GPS based foot patrolling and Online Monitoring Services for Pipelines Details
8Hiring of Lease Line Connectivity Details
8Procurement of Control Valves for GT Flare Line and Regeneration Unit Details
8Providing Route Survey and Allied Works Details
8Laying and Construction of Steel Gas Pipelines for supplying Gas Details
8Corrigendum: Project Management Consultancy Services for Polyols Details
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Petrol, diesel prices dip further on New Year's eve Details
8Share market update: OMCs trade in the red; Indraprastha Gas down nearly 1% Details
8Natural gas trading hub: Govt says no timeline can be indicated for operationalisation Details
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