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A maze of crude oil pipes and valves at the Strategic Petroleum Reserve in Freeport, Texas, US(Reuters File Photo)

India plans to store oil reserves in US

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rajeev Jayaswal
UPDATED ON JUL 17, 2020 12:22 PM IST
The plan will be finalised after a bilateral ministers’ meeting on Friday.
India has ensured that energy has become both widespread and affordable for its citizens, whose typical income is a small fraction of the global average(Bloomberg)
India has ensured that energy has become both widespread and affordable for its citizens, whose typical income is a small fraction of the global average(Bloomberg)

Analysis| India’s energy choices are critical for the world

By Amitabh Kant and Fatih Birol
PUBLISHED ON JAN 09, 2020 08:16 PM IST
Renewables, investments, oil security, climate resilience and innovation will be critical to India’s energy future
Ahead of the Howdy, Modi event, PM Narendra Modi met top energy sector CEOs at a roundtable meeting on Saturday.(NarendraModi/Twitter)
Ahead of the Howdy, Modi event, PM Narendra Modi met top energy sector CEOs at a roundtable meeting on Saturday.(NarendraModi/Twitter)

Ahead of ‘Howdy, Modi!’ event, PM Narendra Modi meets CEOs of oil firms, says ‘Impossible not to talk energy in Houston’

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2020 10:24 AM IST
PM Modi’s discussion with top energy sector CEOs in Houston city, focused on working together for energy security and expanding mutual investment opportunities between India and the United States, the ministry of external affairs (MEA) said.
Ethanol’s growing importance comes in the backdrop.(Mint photo)
Ethanol’s growing importance comes in the backdrop.(Mint photo)

Is ethanol the right answer for India’s energy security needs?

livemint, New Delhi | By Utpal Bhaskar
UPDATED ON SEP 04, 2019 02:18 PM IST
At the heart of the problem is sugarcane production, with 48.84 lakh hectares under cane cultivation in India. Experts believe that a fine balance needs to be maintained between India’s energy security needs and climate change concerns.
PM Modi will hold one-on-one and delegation-level talks with Russian President Putin after his arrival in Vladivostok on Wednesday.(PTI PHOTO.)
PM Modi will hold one-on-one and delegation-level talks with Russian President Putin after his arrival in Vladivostok on Wednesday.(PTI PHOTO.)

India, Russia to unveil 5-year roadmap on hydrocarbon cooperation

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 02, 2019 10:14 PM IST
PM Modi will travel to the Far Eastern port city during September 4-5 to participate as the chief guest in the Eastern Economic Forum and hold an annual summit with President Vladimir Putin. With India intent on not depending on any country or region for its energy security, oil and gas exploration will be a key part of the bilateral discussions.
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and its components like batteries to ensure clean cities, reduce imports and utilise solar power.(PTI file photo)
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said India has put in place a game plan for electric vehicles (EV) and its components like batteries to ensure clean cities, reduce imports and utilise solar power.(PTI file photo)

India has game plan for electric vehicles: NITI Aayog CEO

Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
UPDATED ON JUL 27, 2019 06:52 PM IST
NITI Aayog CEO Amitabh Kant said the country’s EV focus should mainly be on two-wheeler and three-wheeler vehicles and public transport.
Aerial View of Dharavi in Mumbai. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT Photo by Kunal Patil)
Aerial View of Dharavi in Mumbai. Image used for representational purpose only.(HT Photo by Kunal Patil)

Rising electricity bills of Mumbai slums threaten India’s energy security, reveals Cambridge study

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 09, 2019 01:03 AM IST
The researchers surveyed 1,224 households in Mumbai for the study and conducted empirical analysis using covariance-based structural equation modelling.
Tehran was among New Delhi’s top three energy suppliers, providing 23.6 million tonnes of oil last year, or about 10% of the country’s energy needs.
Tehran was among New Delhi’s top three energy suppliers, providing 23.6 million tonnes of oil last year, or about 10% of the country’s energy needs.

Decision on oil purchase after Lok sabha polls, India tells Iran

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON MAY 14, 2019 11:46 PM IST
The US decision to end exemptions to sanctions on Iranian oil imports on May 2 has hit India.
The US has sought to increase pressure on Iran by warning it is “not looking” to extend waivers on sanctions that apply to eight countries buying Iranian crude, including India, once they end on May 2.s(REUTERS)
The US has sought to increase pressure on Iran by warning it is “not looking” to extend waivers on sanctions that apply to eight countries buying Iranian crude, including India, once they end on May 2.s(REUTERS)

May not extend waiver for buyers of Iranian oil: US

Washington/New Delhi | By Yashwant Raj and Rezaul H Laskar
PUBLISHED ON APR 03, 2019 11:55 PM IST
The exemptions were granted in November when the US rolled out the second phase of sanctions re-imposed after President Donald Trump’s decision to walk out of the Joint Comprehensive Plan of Action (JCPOA), better known as the Iran nuclear deal.
Saudi Arabia and Iraq are the two top suppliers of crude to India, and the kingdom has been eyeing a larger share of the country’s oil market.(AP File)
Saudi Arabia and Iraq are the two top suppliers of crude to India, and the kingdom has been eyeing a larger share of the country’s oil market.(AP File)

Saudi Crown Prince’s first visit to India this month, but after trip to Pak

New Delhi | By Rezaul H Laskar
UPDATED ON FEB 05, 2019 02:36 PM IST
The 33-year-old prince, often referred to by his initials MBS, is expected to travel to Pakistan on February 16. He will then go to Malaysia before travelling to New Delhi in the fourth week of February, two people familiar with plans for his tour to the region said
Goyal said the dimensions will pave the way for the country to turn into a modern, high-growth and transparent society.(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)
Goyal said the dimensions will pave the way for the country to turn into a modern, high-growth and transparent society.(Sanjeev Verma/ Hindustan Times)

Budget 2019: Piyush Goyal lays out 10 dimensions of Modi govt’s Vision 2030

New Delhi | By Indo Asian News Service
UPDATED ON FEB 01, 2019 03:38 PM IST
Harping on India’s aspiration to become a $10 trillion economy in the next decade, Finance Minister Piyush Goyal laid out the 10 “most importunate dimensions” of the Modi governments “Vision 2030”.
Term loans ranging from Rs 10 crore to Rs 50 crore would be provided to MSMEs interested in manufacturing electric vehicles.(HT/Picture for representation)
Term loans ranging from Rs 10 crore to Rs 50 crore would be provided to MSMEs interested in manufacturing electric vehicles.(HT/Picture for representation)

Uttarakhand cabinet nod to new electric vehicle manufacturing policy to combat pollution

Hindustan Times, Dehradun | By Deep Joshi
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2018 12:43 AM IST
Under the electric vehicle manufacturing and battery charging infrastructure promotion policy, a number of exemptions and incentives would be provided to entrepreneurs to set up electric manufacturing units.
The minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj with the foreign minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi, May 28, 2018. While oil trade is extremely crucial for Iran’s economy, India also stands to gain from it. Price of oil imports from Iran has always been less than that of Saudi Arabia since 2016-17.(Sonu Mehta/HT)
The minister of external affairs Sushma Swaraj with the foreign minister of Iran Mohammad Javad Zarif in New Delhi, May 28, 2018. While oil trade is extremely crucial for Iran’s economy, India also stands to gain from it. Price of oil imports from Iran has always been less than that of Saudi Arabia since 2016-17.(Sonu Mehta/HT)

On Iran oil crisis, India needs a long-term strategy

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 26, 2018 10:52 AM IST
An oil shock will hurt even more at a time when the global economy is staring at the prospect of a trade war, inflation is worsening, and depreciating rupee are threatening to jeopardise macroeconomic stability
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi speaks at the 16th International Energy Forum Ministerial Meeting in New Delhi on Wednesday.

Need gas price regulation that benefits consumers, says PM Modi

Indo Asian News Service, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 11, 2018 12:46 PM IST
Prime Minister Narendra Modi, while inaugurating the 16th International Energy Forum in New Delhi, said India need a transparent and flexible market and a mutually supportive relationship between producers and consumers.
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