A massive drone strike on the world's largest crude-processing facility operated by Saudi Arabia's Aramco has driven up oil prices.
Rs 50,000 crore was committed in the 50 GAs awarded in the 10th round in March this year.
The economic slowdown has translated into falling oil demand in the United States, the world’s biggest oil consumer.
Oil and Natural Gas Corp in January last year bought the government's entire 51.11 pc stake in HPCL for Rs 36,915 crore.
Announced in the Union Budget, the Jal Jeevan Mission envisages to provide potable water to every rural household by 2024.
NITI Aayog has reportedly proposed that after 2030, only electric vehicles should be sold in India.
Govt is not privatising the ONGC but adopting a new model wherein both public and private players can participate in oil production.
Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan said this in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha.
Global oil prices rose sharply on fears of a US military attack on Iran that would disrupt flows from the Middle East.