Import of LPG sees a decline

March 24, 2023 18:00 pm

KATHMANDU, March 4: The import of liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) has decreased in Nepal. According to officials of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), there has been a decline in LPG import by almost six percent compared to last year. The corporation estimates that the use of cooking gas may have started to decrease as consumers have become accustomed to using electricity.

KATHMANDU, March 19: Gas Dealers Federation of Nepal (GDFN) has urged newly-appointed Executive Director of Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) Umesh Thani to implement automatic pricing system in Liquefied Petroleum Gas (LPG).

DHADING, April 14: Liquefied petroleum (LP) gas bullets that have reached bottling plants have not been able to unload gas as plants are not getting back cylinders from consumers for refilling.

KATHMANDU, April 5: Shortage of cooking gas continues to exist in the market despite the Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC) adopting a number of distribution mechanisms and importing adequate quantity of the liquefied petroleum (LP) gas from the Indian supplier.

KATHMANDU, March 28: The Food Management and Trading Company Limited (FMTCL) has witnessed a surge in buyers for induction stoves as consumers face shortage of cooking gas in the market.

KATHMANDU, March 27: The government is preparing to implement a subsidy plan worth around Rs 1 billion to promote use of induction stoves.

KATHMANDU, March 27: Nepal Oil Corporation (NOC), in a bid to ease the supply of cooking gas, has directed the gas bottling companies to sell half-filled cylinders to the customers.

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.

KATHMANDU, Sept 22: The Nepal Oil Corporation has slashed the price of aviation turbine fuel (ATF) by US$50 per kiloliter for international carriers in the wake of growing complaints from tourism and international airlines companies that the jet fuel price was too high in Nepal.

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.