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  • The Economic Times, 21 February 2006

The inability of oil marketing companies (OMCs) to pass on the burden of increasing international oil prices to domestic consumers has resulted in their profit levels eroding from nearly Rs 11,000 crore in 2003-04 to a negative of nearly Rs 3,000 crore in the first nine months of 2005-06.

  • DNA, 9 February 2006

President George W Bush's State of the Union address surprised observers across the world for its reference to the US "addiction" to oil and his appeal to reduce drastically that country's dependence on oil imports. Other leaders round the world have been encouraged by this apparent shift in position by an administration whose energy policy...

Energy efficiency, in a holistic sense, covers all steps for efficient use of energy resources, resulting in reduced need for production of energy, and thus, enhancing energy security. Energy (namely, electricity, coal, oil and gas) is consumed in various sectors such as industry, power,transport, domestic, etc. Naturally, any energy efficiency...