KATHMANDU, August 17: The Ministry of Finance (MoF) finally walked the talk when it comes to substituting the use of LPG with electric stove (popularly known as induction stove).

KATHMANDU, May 29: The government has decided to reduce the subsidies on the Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) or cooking gas gradually starting next fiscal year.

JANAKPUR, March 16: A campaign to encourage as many people to opt for electric ovens has been launched in Madhesh Province.

KATHMANDU, Nov 19: Using an electric stove is 65 percent cheaper than LPG in the kitchen. However, due to lack of uninterrupted supply of electricity, the interest of the ordinary public toward induction cookers has not increased.

KATHMANDU, March 25: In a bid to ensure smooth distribution of Liquefied Petroleum Gas, the Nepal Oil Corporation has introduced "One family one cylinder" system.

KATHMANDU, March 7: Though the Nepal Oil Corporation is importing liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) in normal fashion, Kathmandu Valley has started to see a distribution crisis as consumers are panicking and rushing to buy the cooking gas cylinders.

BHAIRAHAWA, Feb 28: In a bid to reduce indoor air pollution in the region, Sammarimai Rural Municipality is planning to distribute liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) cylinders to each household of the rural municipality.

LPG price down by Rs 25 per cylinder

August 8, 2019 08:05 am

KATHMANDU, Aug 8: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has slashed the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder. The petroleum monopolist, however, has increased the price of petrol by Re 1, and diesel and kerosene by 50 paisa per liter, respectively. The new prices came into effect from Tuesday itself.

KATHMANDU, Aug 6: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has adjusted the price of petroleum products.

Gas bottlers warn of protest

February 21, 2019 05:00 am

KATHMANDU, Feb 21: Gas bottlers have threatened to launch series of protest programs if the government continued to turn deaf ears toward their demands.

Nepali gas bullets to supply cooking gas

September 28, 2018 18:42 pm

KATHMANDU, Sept 28: A bilateral meeting held between the high level officials of Nepal and India has decided that the gas bullets of Nepal would supply cooking gas (LPG) now onwards.

KATHMANDU, March 14: Forty eight out of the 55 LPG industries operating in the country have not yet taken the Nepal Standard certification.

KATHMANDU, Jan 6: The government’s monitoring agencies have not been inspecting the expiry date of LPG cylinders -- the household cooking gas cylinders -- in the market, which is an obligatory safety practice for such cylinders, it has been learned.

LPG supply halted in Biratnagar

January 6, 2018 08:43 am

BIRATNAGAR, Jan 6: Supply of domestic cooking gas, LP gas, has been halted in Biratnagar due to protest of gas distributors.

KATHMANDU, Sept 9: The sub-committee on Supplies and Consumers Interest under the Committee on Commerce, Industries and Consumer Welfare Relation of parliament has instructed the government to immediately resolve the problem for Nepali gas bullets in getting explosive clearance certificate from the Indian government.

KATHMANDU, Sept 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has been keeping infrastructure development fee, which it charges from the end customers, in its profit accounts. Such profits are directly allocated to the corporation’s staff bonus and other incentives, NOC balance sheet shows.  As per the balance sheet of 2015/16, NOC has put the fee into its profit accounts.

LPG price down by Rs 25 per cylinder

August 2, 2017 09:50 am

KATHMANDU, August 2: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has reduced the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) by Rs 25 per cylinder.

NOC slashes Rs 25 in LPG

August 1, 2017 17:42 pm

KATHMANDU, August 1: The government has reduced the price of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG), offering some respite to consumers.

KATHMANDU, Mar 14: Nepal will be able to import cooking gas from countries other than India very soon.

KATHMANDU, March 13: National Consumers Forum (NCF) has condemned the decision to raise price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG).

KATHMANDU, March 10: The Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) has increased the price of LPG by Rs 25 per cylinder.

KATHMANDU, Feb 15: Nepal LP Gas Industry Association has opposed the decision of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) to operate new gas bottling plants in the country.

KATHMANDU, Feb 1: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), the state-owned oil monopoly, has hiked the price of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) by Rs 25.

KATHAMNDU, Sept 1: The government has reduced the price of cooking gas by Rs 50 per cylinder, effective from Thursday mid-night.

KATHMANDU, Aug 30: It has been revealed that Surya Gas Industry refilled cooking gas cylinders of substandard quality without conducting hydraulic test and sent them to market for sale.

KATHMANDU, Aug 9: The recent price adjustment for Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) has brought a huge profit margin for Nepal Oil Corporation, and only nominal relief to the consumers of cooking gas.

KATHMANDU, July 6: The Industry, Commerce and Consumer Welfare Protection Committee of the parliament on Tuesday directed the government to test quality of Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG) cylinders in circulation in the market and take action against the concerned bottlers if the cylinders are substandard.

KATHMANDU, July 5: Albeit late, stakeholders have started showing concern on security issues attached to Liquefied Petroleum (LP) gas cylinder.