Petrol, LPG consumption up 10% in India; diesel, kerosene sees sluggishness

The pace of growth in petroleum consumption slowed this year, but private retailers are getting ready to open more and more outlets, Fitch Ratings said. Consumption of petroleum products, such as diesel, petrol, LPG and kerosene, has been increasing at a rate of about 5% in India over the last three years, Fitch said. However, […]

Diesel deregulation could arrive soon – Edelweiss

Deregulation of, or removing price controls from, diesel sales in India is imminent, said Edelweiss Securities in a report after meeting dealers. “We expect benign global oil prices to persist, paving way for de-regulation during Q4CY14,” analyst Jal Irani said in a report on Thursday. “We met the President of Petrol Dealers’ Association, Mumbai, and […]