Oil and Gas Current Affairs - 2020

M B Lal Committee

The recent massive fire at the Baghjan Oil field, Assam had caused serious environmental damages and led to migration of 1000s of people in the region. More than 1,610 families are now lodged in 4 relief camps. The Government of India has taken several measures to address the issues of such oil field fires. In Read More…

CO2 Emissions of India falls in 4 decades

According to the study conducted by Centre for Research on Energy and Clean Air (CREA), the Carbon dioxide Emissions in India has declined the least in four decades. Highlights The study says that the carbon dioxide emissions in India has reduced by 15% in March and by 30% in April. The study also says that Read More…

IEA Report: Global Energy Review, 2020

The International Energy Agency recently released Global Energy Review in 2020. The report highlights the global energy demand in 2020 and carbon dioxide emissions. Highlights The report was prepared by collecting data from 30 countries. This includes India and China. Key Findings of the report According to the report, 15% of the daily electricity demand Read More…

IISD: India’s Renewable Subsidies decline by 35%

The Council on Energy, Environment and Water (CCEW) and International Institute of Sustainable Development (IISD) recently released a report called “Mapping India’s Energy Subsidies, 2020”. Highlights The report says that India’s energy subsidies have declined by 35% in 2019 as compared to 2017. On the other hand, the oil and gas subsidies have increase by Read More…

Home Ministry issues Guidelines for Lock Down 2.0

On April 15, 2020, the Ministry of Home Affairs launched revised guidelines for lock down 2.0. The second lock down, also called the smart lock down aims to consolidate the gains achieved by the first lock down. It is to be extended till May 3, 2020 Highlights Under the smart lock down the public transport Read More…