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Nidhi Verma

Saudi Aramco, ADNOC's India refinery project delayed by two years

Dec 11 2018

NEW DELHI India has delayed the commissioning of a giant refinery that state-owned firms are building in tie up with Saudi Aramco and Abu Dhabi National Oil Co (ADNOC) by two year to 2025, a senior official at the consortium told Reuters on Tuesday.

India's Petronet looking for long-term deal to buy U.S. LNG

Dec 10 2018

NEW DELHI Top Indian gas importer Petronet LNG is looking to sign a deal in a year's time to buy at least 1 million tonnes of U.S. natural gas annually for a period of up to 10 years, as it pushes to diversify its supply sources beyond the Middle East.

India's HPCL to buy Iranian oil in Jan after six-month gap: sources

Dec 06 2018

NEW DELHI State-run Indian oil refiner Hindustan Petroleum Corp will buy Iranian crude in January after a gap of six months, with the nation's overall purchases from Tehran at 9 million barrels in the month, four industry sources said.

India's ONGC gets $32 million payment from Venezuela's PDVSA

Dec 05 2018

NEW DELHI India's Oil and Natural Gas Corp has received a payment of $32 million from Petroleos de Venezuela (PDVSA) as part of a settlement of outstanding dividend payments and said it now hopes that Venezuela's state oil firm will be regular in making further payments, a senior ONGC official said.

Indian Oil Corp issues five-year tanker tender to import Iraqi oil: document

Dec 04 2018

NEW DELHI India's top refiner, Indian Oil Corp (IOC), has issued a global tender to charter scrubber-fitted oil tankers for at least five years to import Iraqi oil, a tender document seen by Reuters showed.

Wave of refinery shutdowns may push India into importing fuel next year

Nov 27 2018

NEW DELHI/MUMBAI A wave of shutdowns will hit Indian state-owned refineries next year as the country prepares for cleaner fuels from April 2020, company officials said, in moves that could temporarily dent oil demand and push up imports of refined fuels.

Citing disease risk to tribe, group urges halt to hunt for dead American

Nov 26 2018

PORT BLAIR/NEW DELHI A rights organization urged Indian police on Monday to call off efforts to recover the body of an American missionary believed to have been killed by an isolated tribe on a remote island due to the risk of introducing them to diseases.

Indian police consult anthropologists on prospect of recovering dead American

Nov 26 2018

NEW DELHI, Nov 26 Indian police are working with anthropologists and psychologists to see if a plan can be forged to recover the body of an American missionary suspected to have been killed by an isolated tribe on a remote island, an officer said on Monday.

Exclusive: Trafigura, BP increase loans to Russia-backed Indian refiner to $3 billion

Nov 23 2018

NEW DELHI/LONDON Russian-backed Indian refiner Nayara Energy is set to secure its biggest fuel-backed loan, a $1.5 billion advance from Trafigura, BP and some banks, according to industry and banking sources familiar with the matter.

Jobless Indian man says he raped and killed nine children: police

Nov 21 2018

NEW DELHI A jobless 20-year-old Indian man has confessed to raping and killing at least nine girls aged between three and seven in New Delhi, the capital, and three other cities over the past two years, police said on Wednesday.

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