The government is mulling selling as many as 149 small and marginal oil and gas fields of ONGC to private and foreign companies and allow the state-owned firm to focus only on big fields, sources with knowledge of the development said.
Venezuela’s state-run PDVSA has shipped a crude cargo valued at $35 million as partial payment to Indian oil company ONGC Videsh Ltd for overdue dividends from a joint venture, according to two people familiar with the matter.
The payment is based on an agreement signed in 2016 by PDVSA and ONGC Videsh, the overseas investment arm of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp, to repatriate about $530 million in dividends due from their San Cristobal oil project in Venezuela.
The government’s decision to curtail marketing margins on auto fuels by Rs 1/liter brings to fore the earnings uncertainty for oil PSUs, associated with an environment of higher crude prices amid the government’s socio-economic compulsions.
We reiterate our negative stance on OMCs, while seeing a possibility of further curtailment of profitability given the rising ask-rate of fuel prices hikes amid higher crude and a weaker rupee.
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is not in a hurry to sell its stake in Indian Oil Corp and GAIL (India) and will wait for the right price before offloading the shares, a senior company official said.
ONGC holds 13.77 per cent stake in oil refiner IOC and 4.86 per cent in gas utility GAIL India.
Seven men arrested in connection with a job racket promising employment to youths with the ONGC confessed to having duped at least 20 people of Rs 20 million in last two years, the police said Sunday.
Last week, police arrested the seven, two Ministry of Rural Development employees among them, for allegedly cheating unemployed youths on the pretext of getting them jobs in Oil and Natural Gas Corporation as Assistant Managers.
Indian Institute of Technology Madras (IIT-M) has announced a collaboration with Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Limited (ONGC) to enhance the operational life cycle of the latter's existing platforms and reduce running and operating cost by optimum use of offshore survey requirements.
IIT-M is going to develop a database management system for all the more than 280 platforms of ONGC and develop software for structural integrity management system (SIMS) as well.
India’s efforts to sell a $1.6 billion stake in Oil & Natural Gas Corp. has run into concerns that government policies on fuel pricing would weigh on the state-run explorer’s share price, according to people with knowledge of the situation. Investors and fund managers that met with Indian government officials during a U.S. roadshow last month voiced concern that the government may reimpose fuel subsidies and that the nation’s state-set natural gas prices are too low,
The Centre will likely sell a 5% stake in the country’s largest oil explorer ONGC in what could be one of its largest disinvestment exercises in the current fiscal. At current prices (the ONGC stock closed Rs 176.20 on Monday), the stake sale may fetch the exchequer Rs 11,300 crore.
The department of investment and public asset management (DIPAM) held roadshows in the US last week to reach out to potential investors for the proposed offer for sale (OFS) of the government’s stake in ONGC.
State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will not sell its stake in IOC and GAIL in the near future as it has used internal resources to repay close to a third of the Rs 24,881 crore loan it had taken to buy Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL), people with direct knowledge of the matter said.
ONGC had in January received government approval to sell its 13.77 per cent stake in Indian Oil Corp (IOC) and 4.86 per cent state in gas utility GAIL India Ltd to help fund the Rs 36,915 crore acquisition of HPCL.
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