Crude oil production during January, 2017 was 3075.41 TMT which is 5.57% lower than target but 1.28% higher when compared with January 2016. Cumulative crude oil production during April, 2016 - January, 2017 was 30120.74 TMT which is 2.31% and 2.79% lower than target and production during corresponding period of last year respectively.
Essar Projects has bagged a contract for laying 100 km of pipeline for natural gas for GSPL India Gasnety. The pipeline is a part of GSPL India Gasnet's 2,100 km Mehsana Bhatinda - Jammu - Srinagar Pipeline project, and would connect Jalandhar to Amritsar.
CESC, a part of RP Sanjiv Goenka Group, has bagged the power distribution franchisee for Bikaner city in Rajasthan. It plans to invest INR 135 crore in the network in three years and hopes to clock a turnover of around INR 400 crore.
Mytrah Energy has signed pacts for 2,000 MW of renewable power projects worth INR 13,000 crore in Andhra Pradesh. The MoUs were s ignedin the presence Chief Minister N Chandrababu Naidu at the Partnership Summit held in Visakhapatnam.
Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal presided over a bilateral meeting with the Japanese delegation led by H.E. Mr. Hiroshige Seko, Minister for Economy, Trade and Industry, Government of Japan. The meeting took place on the side-lines of the 7th India-Japan Energy Forum, 2017 in New Delhi.
To improve fuel availability and cut its transportation cost, the government has allowed swapping of coal between public sector and private sector companies. The government and public sector companies can swap their coal with private companies also.
NTPC has partnered with Inox Wind for a 50 MW wind project to be deployed in Gujarat. With 47 GW of capacity under operations, NTPC is the country's largest energy conglomerate and this 50 MW maiden order marks its foray into wind energy generation.
A road map has been prepared by Coal India Limited (CIL) to substantially enhance production of coal to 1 Billion Tonnes by 2019-20 from the current level of production of 538.75 MT in 2015-16. As per Annual Plan document of Ministry of Coal, all India target of coal production for 2016-17 was fixed at 724.71 MT.
The Union Minister of State (IC) for Power, Coal, New & Renewable Energy and Mines, Shri Piyush Goyal, will inaugurate the National Energy Conservation Day on 14 December, 2016 and felicitate winners of National Energy Conservation Awards and National Energy Conservation Painting Competition 2016.