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Petroleum

Black marketing of petroleum products rampant

A numbers of gasoline sellers have been found to be involved in the black marketing of the petroleum products taking undue advantage of soaring demand for essentials amid ongoing threat of  COVID-19 and weak government monitoring. While the unscrupulous gas dealers have been selling new cylinders by not refueling old…


Valley gasoline stations go dry as shortage fears spark panic buying

Deyan Sunuwar, 20, of Mulpani was finally able to refuel his motorcycle at Shakti Devi Petrol Pump, Lagankhel run by the Nepal Army after driving halfway across the valley to buy gasoline. According to Sunuwar, most of the gasoline stations were closed as they had run out of stock, and…


Fuel becomes cheaper

 Kathmandu- Nepal Oil Corporation has reduced the price of petrol and diesel by two rupees per litre each to Rs 106 a litre and Rs 95 per litre, respectively, effective from Tuesday. Similarly, NOC has reduced the price of aviation turbine fuel by Rs 4.5 per litre to Rs 90…


Nigeria gas explosion kills at least 15: emergency services

Lagos- A gas explosion in Nigeria's commercial capital Lagos on Sunday killed at least 15 people, injured many more and destroyed around 50 buildings, emergency services said. Houses, lorries, cars and motorbikes were torched in the blast. "15 bodies have been recovered now. So many people have been injured," national emergency services spokesman Ibrahim…


Global decline in oil price fails to benefit Nepali consumers

Kathmandu- The plummeting global crude oil price in recent weeks has failed to benefit Nepali consumers as the government is reluctant to cut down the price in line with the international market. Brent crude, the international standard, lost $11.44, or 25.3 per cent to $33.83 per barrel while the benchmark…


Petroleum exploration work hampered due to coronavirus

Dailekh- The widespread outbreak of coronavirus in China has affected the petroleum exploration work in Dailekh. Earlier, the Chinese team had carried out field research for five months in the Panchakoshi area. The team had already completed the work of statistics survey but the team has not been able to…


Indian experts conduct survey for second oil pipeline in Jhapa

The government has begun the process to establish another pipeline in Jhapa, buoyed by South Asia's first cross-border pipeline in Amlekhgunj through which oil started flowing from India last September. A team from Indian Oil Corporation, which built the Amlekhgunj pipeline as a gift, has conducted a survey for the…


Price of petrol, diesel down, LPG up

Kathmandu-  Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed price of petrol, diesel and kerosene by Rs 1 per litre each effective from Tuesday. Meanwhile, price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has been raised by Rs 25 per cylinder. With this adjustment, price of petrol will cost Rs 110 per litre while…


India turns positive to allowing Nepali LPG trucks on Indian soil

Kathmandu- The Indian government has struck a positive note on allowing LPG container bullets with Nepali license plates to transport cooking gas from India, asking the Nepali authorities to coordinate with Indian officials concerned. In July 2016, the government permitted domestic gas plants to operate such gas container bullets, breaking…


Bangladesh starts exporting LPG to Indian

Dhaka- Bangladesh has started commercial export of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) to neighbouring India with initial shipment of around 1,000 tonnes per month. Two privately owned firms — Omera Petroleum and Beximco LPG — are now exporting LPG to Tripura, a landlocked northeastern state of India, by road. Presently, each…


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