India projects $15 billion domestic bio-fuel market by 2030

Indian Oil Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, estimates that a government regulated move towards sustainable or bio-fuels will capture the growing demand for petrol and diesel in the country. Mandatory blending programmes will require 20% ethanol in petrol and 5% bio-diesel in diesel by 2030. As the demand for petrol rises from 30 billion litres to 50 … Continue reading “India projects $15 billion domestic bio-fuel market by 2030”

India’s $2 billion biofuel policy to cut crude oil imports by 10%

At a conference marking World Biofuel Day on Thursday, 10 August, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan, announced India’s goal to establish a biofuel economy worth INR 1 trillion (USD 15.6 billion) by 2019. The nation’s three leading oil companies have already pledged a $2 billion investment to launch research and development in biofuel technologies. The investments … Continue reading “India’s $2 billion biofuel policy to cut crude oil imports by 10%”

Home delivered diesel revolutionises transport in Bengaluru

India’s Silicon Valley is notorious for traffic bottlenecks – many locals endure arduous daily commutes to industrial and office parks on the outskirts of Karnataka’s capital city. In Bengaluru, running on empty could mean ending up stranded for hours on the side of the road or in snaking gas station queues. True to form, Bengaluru’s … Continue reading “Home delivered diesel revolutionises transport in Bengaluru”