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Novel catalyst can help harvest fuel from water

Scientists have developed an inexpensive material that can help split water to produce hydrogen fuel.

30 Jun 2018 1:06 PM

India's fuel demand rose 3.4 per cent in May

Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 2.0 per cent higher from a year earlier at 2.46 million tonnes.

09 Jun 2018 10:22 AM

Climate change may be responsible for lightning-ignited fires

Climate change is amplifying climate-fire teleconnections.

05 Jun 2018 3:47 PM

WPI inflation eases to 2.47 pc in March as food articles turn cheaper

On the basis of Wholesale Price Index (WPI), inflation was 2.48 per cent in February and 5.11 per cent in March last year.

16 Apr 2018 12:37 PM

Pradhan for inclusion of petroleum products in GST ambit

The state governments are gradually making up their mind in this direction.

06 Apr 2018 9:12 AM


IOC to invest Rs 1.4 lakh crore to double refining capacity

Company currently owns and operates 11 out of the country's 23 refineries.

31 Mar 2018 4:59 PM

India's fuel demand rose 7.5 per cent in December

Cooking gas or liquefied petroleum gas sales increased 6.0 per cent to 2.06 million tonnes.

10 Jan 2018 10:53 AM

India's fuel demand rose 6.2 per cent in November

Sales of gasoline, or petrol, were 4.8 per cent higher from a year earlier at 2.12 million tonnes.

11 Dec 2017 3:24 PM

Cheers! Scientists turn beer into fuel

Ethanol is not an ideal replacement for petrol as it has issues such as lower energy density.

07 Dec 2017 12:26 PM

Chicken poop can be used to generate electricity: study

Treated excrement from turkeys, chickens and other poultry birds may be used as a fuel for heat and electricity generation.

20 Nov 2017 1:07 PM


India needs to double refining capacity by 2040 to meet fuel demand growth

Recent implementation of a goods and services tax and demonetisation are unlikely to dent fuel demand in the longer term.

27 Sep 2017 4:17 PM

Centre makes Rs 1.6 trillion more on fuel

At present, a consumer pays additional excise duty of Rs 11.77 on every litre of petrol and Rs 13.57 a litre on diesel.

14 Sep 2017 2:47 AM

India's August fuel demand declines 6.1 per cent, most in 14 years

LPG sales rose 11.8 per cent to 2.06 mt while kerosene usage declined by more than 41 per cent to 2,92,000 tonnes.

12 Sep 2017 7:58 PM

OMCs to install new device to check refill of fuel, gas: Paswan

These devices will be replaced with new ones in view of rising frauds at petrol/gas stations.

09 Sep 2017 5:17 PM

Scientists create fuel using air

Scientists have found a way to produce methanol - an important chemical often used as fuel in vehicles - using oxygen in the air.

08 Sep 2017 5:00 PM


Jaitley asks states to cut VAT on natural gas, other fuel

Jaitley requested other states to explore possibility of having a lower rate of VAT on petroleum products.

18 Aug 2017 1:47 PM

India's fuel demand grows 1 per cent in July

Fuel consumption in July totalled 15.8 million tonnes as compared to 15.63 million tonnes last year.

14 Aug 2017 5:52 PM

Concerns rise over home-delivery of fuel in Bengaluru

The minimum order should be 20 litres and they charge Rs 99 for delivery for any order up to 100 litres.

22 Jun 2017 12:55 PM

'Continuing gas price cuts to deter fresh exploration capex'

Govt in March lowered domestic gas prices by 0.8 per cent to USD 2.48 per million British thermal units.

14 May 2017 12:20 PM

India makes a green statement, launches BS-IV fuel

The launch came days after the Supreme Court banned sale and registration of BS-III vehicles from April 1.

01 Apr 2017 9:17 PM