Dharmendra Pradhan Current Affairs - 2020

India’s IOCL and Bangladesh’s Beximco LPG Limited signs agreement for LPG JVC in Bangladesh

An agreement was signed on 30th June 2020 between the Dubai based IOC Middle East FZE-subsidiary of Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) and Bangladesh’s Beximo LPG Limited’s UAE based holding company RR Holdings Ltd. The agreement signing event was virtually presided by Dharmendra Pradhan (Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas). As per the agreement, Read More…

India’s first gas trading platform launched

On June 15, 2020, the Indian Energy Exchange launched the first gas trading platform. The platform was inaugurated by the Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan. Highlights The Indian Gas Exchange, the online gas trading platform will act as a subsidiary of Indian Energy Exchange and is to be launched in July 2020. Read More…

G20: Video Conference of Energy Ministers

On April 10, 2020, the G20 Energy ministers held virtual meeting on ways to ensure stable energy markets. The energy markets are greatly affected by demand reduction due to the ongoing COVID-19 crisis. Highlights India’s Energy Minister Shri Dharmendra Pradhan represented the country. The following were iterated by the minister at the meet As a Read More…

India to get uninterrupted LPG supply from Saudi Arabia

On March 29, 2020, the Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan announced that Saudi Arabia has assured India on uninterrupted LPG supply amidst growing threat of COVID-19. LPG in India India is the second largest importer of LPG in the world. It fulfils half of its requirements from the middle east countries such as Qatar, Saudi Arabia, Read More…

3rd India Energy Forum by CERAWeek held in New Delhi

The third India Energy Forum by CERAWeek was held in New Delhi from 13-15 October 2019. At the forum the Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel Dharmendra Pradhan called for the inclusion of petroleum products under GST regime and urged Union finance minister to at least begin by including natural gas and Read More…