29 Apr 2012
Sri Lanka has rejected an Indian offer to upgrade a refinery that is built to refine only Iranian oil, a minister said on Sunday.
02 Aug 2016
Dharmendra Pradhan, the Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas, has informed the Lok Sabha in a written reply that the ministry has decided to make BS-IV–compliant fuel available across the country by April 2017. This will be done in a phased manner.
20 Feb 2015
New Delhi: Congress leaders on Friday targeted Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan over his remarks that hinted at espionage in the Ministry allegedly having taken place during the UPA regime and demanded an apology from him.
07 May 2015
New Delhi: Government on Wednesday said it is aware of pilferages in petroleum sector and will come out with a marketing plan to stop it through technological intervention.
09 Mar 2015
New Delhi: Oil Ministry is keen to protect state-owned ONGC from subsidy burden in the March quarter as volatility in crude oil prices have taken a hit on its finances, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Monday.
13 Aug 2014
New Delhi: Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday faced ire of opposition members in Rajya Sabha as they accused him of not giving specific replies even as Chairman Hamid Ansari agreed that ministers need to give direct replies to pointed queries.
27 Nov 2015
New Delhi: Keen to revive investor interest in oil and gas sector, Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan today promised policy interventions to make the sector fair, transparent and attractive to investors.
20 Jun 2014
New Delhi: In the wake of week-long conflict that has threatened to push Iraq into civil war, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Thursday reviewed availability of petroleum products in the country and said that fuel supplies will not be affected by the ongoing crisis in the Islamic nation.
13 Jun 2014
Patna: The price of domestic LPG cylinders will not be increased and the number of subsidized refills given to consumers would continue, Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Friday.