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  • Dharmendra Pradhan to visit Russia, Japan from October 22-26 Oct 21, 2019 09:10 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan to visit Russia, Japan from October 22-26

    Pradhan will also visit the shipbuilding Complex, Zvezda and the Sakhalin-1 oil and gas project in Russia's Far East. 'Possible areas of collaboration in other sectors like coking coal, and shipping routes will also be discussed,' it said.

  • India asks OPEC not to cut oil production; seeks better commercial terms Oct 15, 2019 09:33 PM IST

    India asks OPEC not to cut oil production; seeks better commercial terms

    'We discussed the present oil availability scenario,' Pradhan told reporters here. 'Organization of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) is now taking cognizance of consumer interest in deciding on its policies.'

  • India to chart is own course of energy transition: Dharmendra Pradhan Oct 15, 2019 11:53 AM IST

    India to chart is own course of energy transition: Dharmendra Pradhan

    As the world battles alarming rates of carbon emission threatening the environment?, countries around the globe face pressure to reduce hydrocarbon use and switch to greener sources such as renewable power and electric vehicles.

  • Global oil majors see surge in Indian demand for natural gas Oct 14, 2019 10:05 PM IST

    Global oil majors see surge in Indian demand for natural gas

    Spot LNG prices have more than halved since last year due to oversupply as producers battle for market share.

  • ONGC free to sell stake in HPCL: Dharmendra Pradhan Oct 14, 2019 02:25 PM IST

    ONGC free to sell stake in HPCL: Dharmendra Pradhan

    In its most expensive acquisition ever, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) last year paid Rs 36,915 crore to buy government's entire 51.11 per cent stake in Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL).

  • India turns to UAE for extra LPG imports as Saudi Arabia cuts supplies Sep 24, 2019 10:28 PM IST

    India turns to UAE for extra LPG imports as Saudi Arabia cuts supplies

    The sources said additional supplies from ADNOC would compensate for lower imports from Saudi Arabia, which has lowered refinery runs to meet its oil exports commitment after attacks on its oil facilities.

  • India signs pact expressing interest in taking stake in Far East Russian oilfields Sep 17, 2019 09:05 PM IST

    India signs pact expressing interest in taking stake in Far East Russian oilfields

    Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan discussed investment opportunities when he met Igor Sechin, chief executive of Russian oil major Rosneft, here on Tuesday.

  • Steel Minister urges industry to be competitive, improve quality of products Sep 13, 2019 08:52 PM IST

    Steel Minister urges industry to be competitive, improve quality of products

    The minister who recently led a delegation to Russia to discuss bilateral cooperation in the areas of oil and gas, steel and coal -- informed the industry players that there is large scope and demand for Indian products in the international markets.

  • Energy extremely crucial for India's socio-economic development: Dharmendra Pradhan Sep 10, 2019 10:34 PM IST

    Energy extremely crucial for India's socio-economic development: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Speaking about rural electrification, Pradhan said that India has achieved the universal electrification of all villages.

  • India's energy demand to grow by 4.2%: Dharmendra Pradhan Sep 10, 2019 07:05 PM IST

    India's energy demand to grow by 4.2%: Dharmendra Pradhan

    Speaking at the eighth Asian Ministerial Energy Roundtable in Abu Dhabi, he said the share of world's third-largest energy consumer in total global primary energy demand is set to double to 11 per cent by 2040.

  • No plan to completely ban petrol, diesel vehicles: Dharmendra Pradhan Jul 16, 2019 09:15 PM IST

    No plan to completely ban petrol, diesel vehicles: Dharmendra Pradhan

    The Niti Aayog has reportedly proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India.

  • BJP targets 50 lakh membership in Odisha Jul 07, 2019 07:44 AM IST

    BJP targets 50 lakh membership in Odisha

    The campaign will also lay an emphasis on strengthening the BJP at the grassroots level.

  • ONGC discovers 230 mn tonnes of oil reserves: Dharmendra Pradhan Jul 01, 2019 05:16 PM IST

    ONGC discovers 230 mn tonnes of oil reserves: Dharmendra Pradhan

    In a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha, he said India's top oil and gas producer ONGC as on April 1, 2019, has in place oil reserves of 459.84 million tonnes.

  • India expresses concern over rising oil prices following developments in Strait of Hormuz Jun 21, 2019 10:13 PM IST

    India expresses concern over rising oil prices following developments in Strait of Hormuz

    Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan discussed the situation with Saudi Oil Minister Khalid Al Falih.

  • Govt to make efforts to push engineering exports to $200 bn by 2030 Jun 11, 2019 08:00 PM IST

    Govt to make efforts to push engineering exports to $200 bn by 2030

    The issues being faced by engineering sector were discussed in detail during a meeting which was attended by Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan, Commerce and Industry Minister Piyush Goyal, senior officials of both the ministries, top steelmakers and representatives of engineering export sector.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to US Energy Secretary, raises issues of volatility in oil prices Jun 10, 2019 09:00 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan speaks to US Energy Secretary, raises issues of volatility in oil prices

    India has time and again warned oil producers that higher crude prices are hurting global economic growth and they should do more to bring down rates to reasonable levels.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan to urge PM Modi for Puri tourism package Jun 09, 2019 08:05 AM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan to urge PM Modi for Puri tourism package

    Pradhan asked banks to develop a blue print for the economic revival of the areas affected by Cyclone Fani.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan holds review meeting with steel ministry officials Jun 03, 2019 07:32 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan holds review meeting with steel ministry officials

    Several key points regarding the working of the ministry and various sectoral functions were discussed at length by the both Union Steel Minister Dharmendra Pradhan and Minister of State for State Faggansingh Kulaste, Ministry of Steel said in a separate tweet.

  • Know your minister | Dharmendra Pradhan - Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister May 31, 2019 01:54 PM IST

    Know your minister | Dharmendra Pradhan - Petroleum, Natural Gas and Steel Minister

    Pradhan, 49, a tough task-master was credited for implementation of the Pradhan Mantri Ujjawla Yojana to see LPG customer base more than double to 26 crore in just five years

  • Dharmendra Pradhan: Ujjwala Man who helped BJP make inroads in Patnaik's citadel May 30, 2019 08:14 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan: Ujjwala Man who helped BJP make inroads in Patnaik's citadel

    A tough taskmaster, Pradhan was picked to head the high-stake Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas when Prime Minister Modi first rode to power in 2014.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan calls Naveen Patnaik a 'merchant of lies' Apr 25, 2019 09:52 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan calls Naveen Patnaik a 'merchant of lies'

    The statement of Pradhan, also a Union minister, came hours after Patnaik accused the BJP led central government of contributing only 20 per cent of the cost of setting up two medical colleges in the state.

  • Dharmendra Pradhan accuses Patnaik of suppressing facts in his nomination papers Mar 28, 2019 09:20 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan accuses Patnaik of suppressing facts in his nomination papers

    Hitting out at Patnaik over his role in the coal block allocation during his tenure as union minister for steel and mines, Pradhan said a Nagpur-based company which was registered in January, 1999 was allotted a coal block on April 3, 1998.

  • Bhubaneswar airport to get Rs 900 crore terminal: Dharmendra Pradhan Feb 23, 2019 09:59 PM IST

    Bhubaneswar airport to get Rs 900 crore terminal: Dharmendra Pradhan

    The terminal would be constructed on the west side of the Biju Patnaik International Airport.

  • Deloitte launches women’s support programme `WorldClass’ initiative to empower 10 million people Feb 23, 2019 07:36 PM IST

    Deloitte launches women’s support programme `WorldClass’ initiative to empower 10 million people

    The initiative aims to support girls and women by 2030 through education and skills development

  • Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation of HPCLs LPG Plant at Rayagada Feb 19, 2019 07:38 PM IST

    Dharmendra Pradhan lays foundation of HPCLs LPG Plant at Rayagada

    Addressing the gathering at Rayagada, Pradhan said the Centre is according top priority to accelerating development of backward KBK region in the state.

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