Energy Security Current Affairs - 2019

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The Future of Rail Report: Key Facts

The Future of the Rail Report was prepared by the International Energy Agency (IEA) in association with the International Union of Railways (UIC). Findings of the Report The report provides a specific focus on India, The important findings of the Future of Rail Report are: Indian railways will account for nearly 40% of total global rail Read More…

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Strategic Petroleum Reserve: India receives first crude oil cargo from UAE for Mangalore reserve

India received first consignment of 2 million barrels of crude oil from United Arab Emirates (UAE) for its strategic petroleum reserve (SPR) at Mangaluru (on west coast), Karnataka. This first consignment from UAE fill one of two strategic reserve caverns at Mangaluru under agreement between Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) and Abu Dhabi National Read More…

Month:  Categories: Environment & Biodiversity

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9th India-Japan Energy Dialogue held in New Delhi

The 9th India Japan Energy Dialogue was held in New Delhi. Both countries issued Joint Statement at conclusion of the meeting, agreeing to work together for energy security, energy access and climate change issues. The meeting was chaired by Minister of State (MoS) for Power and New & Renewable Energy R.K Singh and Japan’s Minister Read More…

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India to work with China on OPEC’s Asian Premium issue

India is coordinating with China and other Asian countries to raise voice against Asian premium charged by Organisation of the Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC). Indian Oil Corporation Chairman Sanjiv Singh will coordinate with head of China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) to chalk out strategy that will result in getting better price from OPEC countries. Asian Read More…

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India hosts 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial Meeting

India, world’s third-largest energy consumer after US and China hosted 16th International Energy Forum (IEF) Ministerial Meeting from 10-12th April 2018 in New Delhi. It was formally inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi. This is second time India hosting IEF Ministerial meeting. It had earlier hosted 5th IEF Ministerial in 1996 at Goa. IEF Ministerial Meeting Read More…

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NTPC to supply 300 MW electricity to Bangladesh

India’s biggest electricity producer NTPC Ltd has won tender to supply 300 megawatts (MW) of electricity to power-starved Bangladesh for 15 years. The tender was floated by Bangladesh Power Development Board (BPDB) for supply of 500 MW power from India for short term (2018-2019) and long term ( 2020 2033). Key Facts The supply of Read More…

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7th India Energy Congress 2018 held in New Delhi

The 7th India Energy Congress (IEC) 2018 was held in New Delhi. The theme for this edition of conference was Energy 4.0: Energy Transition Towards 2030. It was organised by World Energy Council India (WEC India) and inaugurated byUnion Power and New and Renewable Energy Minister R K Singh. Key Facts IEC is the flagship Read More…

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