TERI in the News

30 record(s) found in 'March 2006'

  • TERI workshop on lightning in April

    30 March 2006| The Assam Tribune

    TERI, Guwahati, is organising an intensive workshop on 'Lightning Protection' on April 26 and 27 at the Assam Administrative Staff College, in collaboration with the South Asian Lightning Information and Resource Centre, Colombo, Sri Lanka under the South Asian Lightning Awareness Programme.

  • India to boost refining capacity

    27 March 2006| United Press International

    The petroleum refining capacity of the country is expected to touch 210 million tonnes by 2012. In a presentation at the Sixth Indian Oil and Gas Conference, Mr Prabh Das, Joint Secretary in the Petroleum Ministry, said: "Our plan is to beat gems and jewellery as the highest group in the export basket of the country. Petroleum products are currently the second highest exported commodity, with the value of exports expected to touch $10 billion in 2005-06 from $6.8 billion last year."

  • IOC suffers loss of $386.36M in March

    27 March 2006| SiliconIndia

    Talking to media persons at the sidelines of the Indian Oil and Gas Conference organized by TERI, Mr S V Narasimhan, Director-Finance, IOC, said, "Our revenue loss on oil products sale is the highest in March."

  • Gulf firms eye Indian refining opportunities

    26 March 2006| Gulf Times

    Kuwait Petroleum Corp agreed to consider setting up exploration and oil-processing ventures with Indian Oil Corp (IOC) to tap rising demand in the South Asian nation. "India has become a net petroleum products exporter, exporting a range of products from diesel, petrol to naphtha and other products," Mr Prabh Das, joint secretary in the petroleum ministry said at the Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • Refining capacity to touch 210 mt by 2012

    25 March 2006| The Hindu Business Line

    The petroleum refining capacity of the country is expected to touch 210 million tonnes by 2012. In a presentation at the Sixth Indian Oil and Gas Conference, Mr Prabh Das, Joint Secretary in the Petroleum Ministry, said: "Our plan is to beat gems and jewellery as the highest group in the export basket of the country. Petroleum products are currently the second highest exported commodity, with the value of exports expected to touch $10 billion in 2005-06 from $6.8 billion last year."

  • Petronet LNG to get gas from Australia

    25 March 2006| The Peninsula

    "By May, we hope to sign the agreement with Australia for supply of 2.5 million tonnes of LNG. We will pay international prices for the LNG," said P Dasgupta, CEO and managing director of Petronet LNG, on the sidelines of Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • Bangladesh nod awaited on Myanmar pipeline

    25 March 2006| The Hindu Business Line

    The Minister of State for External Affairs, Mr Anand Sharma, has said that India is still awaiting a favourable response from Bangladesh on joining a proposed pipeline for transportation and import of natural gas from Myanmar. "We can only hope that they will see the collective benefit of the project," he told newspersons on the sidelines of the Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • TERI School announces MBA in infrastructure

    25 March 2006| The Tribune

    The TERI School of Advanced Studies has announced an MBA in Infrastructure, a programme with an orientation towards research dissertation for professionals. The course will allow professionals the flexibility to take up a research-thesis-based curriculum. The MBA programme is aimed at building capacity of experts in regulation to serve as managers of public utilities, consultants and as government regulators.

  • Saudi Arabia may expand 2 refineries

    24 March 2006| Kazakh Information Agency

    Saudi Arabia, which is set to build two major export-oriented refineries, may also expand two of its existing plants by 100,000 barrels per day (bpd) each. "We are looking at expanding Yanbu and Ras Tanura by 100,000 bpd each," Aramco Vice President for Corporate Planning Ali A. Al-Muhareb told reporters on the sidelines of the Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • Essar set to commission Gujarat refinery by Sept

    24 March 2006| The Hindu Business Line

    Essar Oil Ltd expects to commission its long-delayed 10.5-million-tonne refinery in Gujarat by the third quarter of 2006. Initially the refinery will have a capacity of seven million tonnes and by January 2007, full production of 10.5 million tonnes will commence, he said. The refinery capacity will be further raised to 12 million tonnes by 2007 end and even higher to 14 million tonnes by 2008 end, an official told mediapersons on the sidelines of the Sixth Indian Oil and Gas Conference organized by TERI.

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