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Power Supply

  • NEA: 7597 MWh
  • Private Sector: 5641 MWh
  • India: 9243 MWh
  • Tripping: 0 MWh
  • Demand : 22481 MWh
  • Soure : NEA


Syria imposes new fuel rations as fuel crisis from sanctions bites

Damascus: Damascus has imposed new limits on subsidised petrol for cars and motorbikes in regime-held areas of Syria, in the latest bid to curb a fuel crisis it blames on Western sanctions. Owners of private cars would now be allowed just 20 litres (about 7.5 gallons) of fuel every five days, said the ministry of petroleum and…

Amlekhgunj oil pipeline to be extended to Chitwan

Nepal Oil Corporation has decided to extend the Motihari-Amlekhgunj oil pipeline to Chitwan with the construction of the country’s first pipeline being built with Indian assistance nearing completion. According to the corporation, the pipeline being laid from Motihari, India to Amlekhgunj is expected to be finished next month. Only 5…

Govt assures LPG bottlers to address their concerns within a week

The Ministry of Industry, Commerce and Supplies (MoICS) has promised to address concerns of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottlers within a week after suppliers of cooking gas warned to launch a fresh round of strike. The assurance was given during a meeting between LPG bottlers and MoICS officials yesterday. MoICS…

10 LPG air-mix plants to be set up in Balochistan

ISLAMABAD: Sui Southern Gas Company Ltd (SSGC) is in the process of floating tenders to set up 10 liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) air-mix plants in selected areas of Balochistan to facilitate consumers where natural gas supply does not exist. As per the instructions of SSGC Board, the process of setting…

LPG bottlers resume PDO collection from NOC

Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) bottlers have started collecting the purchase delivery orders (PDOs) of cooking gas from Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), following assurance that their concerns would be addressed. As a part of their protest programme against the government’s unwillingness to address their demands, bottlers had stopped collecting PDOs from…

No shortage of cooking gas: NOC

The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) on Monday said that current import of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders is sufficient to meet the demand and urged consumers not to run after rumours of cooking gas shortage. In this backdrop, the NOC has asked consumers, not to panic-buy cooking gas. The statement…

Consumers stock up on gas as commission row persists

Consumers are rushing to stock up on cooking gas fearing a possible shortage with Nepal Oil Corporation and gas bottlers still locked in battle over the commission rate. Gas bottlers have threatened to stop supplying liquefied petroleum gas from March 14 if the state-owned corporation does not increase their commission. Issuing…

10,000-kilolitre fuel tanks to be built at Bhairahawa

Nepal Oil Corporation said on Friday that it had started work to construct a 10,000-kilolitre storage plant for aviation fuel at Gautam Buddha International Airport in Bhairahawa which is expected to come online by December. Currently, it has storage tanks to hold 55 kilolitres of aviation fuel which will be…

Oil prices fall as U.S. crude output hits record 12 million bpd

Oil prices fell on Friday after the United States reported its crude output hit a record 12 million barrels per day (bpd), undermining efforts by Middle East-dominated producer club OPEC to withhold supply and tighten global markets. International Brent crude futures were at $66.87 per barrel at 0326 GMT, down…

Bottlers warn to halt LPG supply from March 1

Bottlers of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), commonly known as cooking gas, have announced a series of programmes to protest the “government’s inability” to resolve problems facing the LPG industry, including failure to substitute Indian LPG bullets with Nepali ones to transport cooking gas from India to Nepal. The Nepal LPG…