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Monthly Production Report for February, 2019

Monthly Production Report for February, 2019

  1. Crude Oil

Crude oil production[1] during February, 2019 was2563.73TMT which is13.36% lower than target and6.14% lower when compared with February, 2018.Cumulative crude oil production during April-February, 2018-19 was 31348.98 TMT which is 7.06% and 3.96% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year.Unit-wise and State-wise crude oil production is given at Annexure-I. Unit-wise crude oil production for the month of February, 2019 and cumulatively for the period April-February, 2018-19 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-1 and month-wise in Figure-1.

Table-1: Crude Oil Production (in TMT)

Oil Company Target February (Month) April-February (Cumulative)
2018-19 (Apr-Mar) 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year
Target Prod.* Prod. Target Prod.* Prod.
ONGC 23040.00 1862.60 1598.79 1684.47 94.91 20973.54 19273.94 20369.95 94.62
OIL 3738.00 304.33 243.68 260.49 93.55 3397.06 3015.06 3094.75 97.43
PSC Fields 10233.60 792.04 721.25 786.53 91.70 9360.68 9059.98 9177.98 98.71
Total 37011.60 2958.98 2563.73 2731.48 93.86 33731.28 31348.98 32642.69 96.04

Note: Totals may not tally due to rounding off.                                       *: Provisional

 

Figure-1: Monthly Crude Oil Production

 

 

 

 

 

Unit-wise production details with reasons for shortfall are as under:

 

    1. Crude oil production by ONGC during February, 2019 was 1598.79 TMT which is 14.16%lower than the monthly target and5.09%lower when compared with February, 2018. Cumulative crude oil production by ONGC during April-February, 2018-19 was 19273.94TMT which is 8.10% and 5.38% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively,during the corresponding period oflast year.Reasons for shortfall are as under:

 

  • Electric submersible pump (ESP) problem in some wells of NBP field.
  • Loss from WO-16 fields in the absence of MOPUs SagarSamrat.
  • Sub-sea leakage in some well fluid lines of Mumbai High &NeelamHeera Asset, leading to flow restriction.
  • Less than envisaged production due to reduced EOR effect in Santhal and Balol fields in Mehsana. Air injection rates under optimization.

 

    1. Crude oil production by OIL during February, 2019 was243.68 TMT which is 19.93%lower than monthly target and 6.45% lower when compared with February, 2018. Cumulative crude oil production by OIL during April-February, 2018-19 was 3015.06 TMT which is 11.24% and 2.57% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year.Reasons for shortfall are as under:

 

  • Loss from bandh and miscreant activities in operational areas.
  • Less than planned contribution from work over well and drilling wells.

 

    1. Crude oil production byPvt/JVsin PSC regime during February, 2019 was 721.25 TMT which is 8.94% lower than the monthly target and8.30%lowerthanFebruary, 2018.Cumulative crude oil production by Pvt/JVs during April-February, 2018-19 was 9059.98TMT which is 3.21% and 1.29% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year.Major reasonsin for lower production are;

 

  • Loss from Mangala due to delay in upgrade of Mangala Processing Terminal (MPT) and delay in drilling, completion and hooking up online 45 infill wells(CEIL).
  • Lower yield from NE development drilling campaign due to geological uncertainties(CEIL).
  • Closure of around 98 oil wells due to various reasons like liquid handling constraint at MPT plant, pump failure, surface facility limitation, etc(CEIL).

 

2.Natural Gas

Natural gas production during February, 2019 was 2565.75 MMSCM which is 3.29% higher when compared with February, 2018 although 8.71% lower than the target for the month. Cumulative natural gas production during April-February, 2018-19 was 30057.41MMSCM which is marginally higher by0.64% when compared with the production during corresponding period of last year, but is lowerby 7.53% than target for the period.Unit-wise and state-wise natural gas production is given at Annexure-II. Unit-wise natural gas production for the month of February, 2019 and cumulatively for the period April-February, 2018-19vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-2 and month-wise in Figure-2.

Table-2: Natural Gas Production (MMSCM)

Oil Company Target February (Month) April-February (Cumulative)
2018-19 (Apr-Mar) 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year
Target Prod.* Prod. Target Prod.* Prod.
ONGC 25981.00 2045.01 1953.74 1800.02 108.54 23744.50 22539.76 21415.86 105.25
OIL 3120.00 223.65 203.70 209.33 97.31 2859.44 2486.78 2644.77 94.03
PSC Fields 6498.11 541.89 408.31 474.75 86.00 5901.20 5030.87 5806.06 86.65
Total 35599.11 2810.55 2565.75 2484.10 103.29 32505.13 30057.41 29866.69 100.64

Note:  Totals may not tally due to rounding off.                                      *: Provisional

 

Figure-2: Monthly Natural Gas Production

 

 

    1. Natural gas production by ONGC during February, 2019 was 1953.74 MMSCM which is 8.54% higher when compared with February, 2018 although 4.46% lower than the target for the month. Cumulative natural gas production by ONGC duringApril-February, 2018-19 was 22539.76MMSCM which is 5.07% lower than the cumulative target but5.25% higher than the production during the corresponding period of the last year. Some of the reasons for lower production viz monthly target is decline in pressure/potential in GS-4 Gas cap reservoir in Gandhar field.

 

    1. Natural gas production by OIL during February, 2019 was 203.70MMSCM which is 8.92% lower than the monthly targetand2.69% lower than February, 2018. Cumulative natural gas production by OIL during April-February, 2018-19 was 2486.78 MMSCM which is 13.03% and 5.97% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall are as under:

 

  • Loss of potential in Deohal area due to presence of CO2 in production stream.
  • Loss from bandh and miscreant activities in operational areas.

 

    1. Natural gas production by Pvt/JVs during February, 2019 was 408.31 MMSCM which is 24.65% lower than the monthly target and14% lower when compared with February, 2018. Cumulative natural gas production by Pvt/JVs during April-February, 2018-19 was 5030.87MMSCM which is 14.75% lower than the cumulative target and13.25% lower than the production during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall in production are as under:

 

  • Sohagpur West CBM Block:  Increase in number of wells requiring workover due to sanding, scaling and resultant pump replacement requirement etc. 36 development wells which are still under dewatering phase and gas breakout is yet to be seen. (RIL)
  • Loss from Mangala due to delay in upgrade of Mangala Processing Terminal (MPT) and delay in drilling, completion and hooking up online 45 infill wellsand lower inputs from NE development drilling campaign (CEIL).

 

  1. Refinery Production (in terms of crude oil processed)

 

Refinery production during February, 2019 was 20083.43TMT which is marginally higher (0.01%) when compared with February, 2018, but 1.54%lower than the target for the month. Cumulative production during April-February, 2018-19 was 234709.43 TMT which is 0.69% and 1.69% higher than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year. Unit-wise production is given at Annexure-III. Company-wise production for the month of February, 2019 and cumulatively for the period April-February, 2018-19 vis-à-vis same period of last year has been shown in Table-3 and month-wise in Figure-3.

 

Figure 3: Monthly Refinery Production

 

Table 3: Refinery Production (TMT)

Oil Company Target February (Month) April-February (Cumulative)
2018-19 (Apr-Mar) 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year 2018-19 2017-18 % over last year
Target Prod.* Prod. Target Prod.* Prod.
CPSE 147759 11676.11 11939.71 11486.58 103.94 135538.49 138221.71 132706.92 104.16
IOCL 71150 5692.44 5519.81 5346.49 103.24 65508.07 66156.17 63404.35 104.34
BPCL 29000 2270.95 2521.97 2365.58 106.61 26521.76 28030.39 25484.47 109.99
HPCL 18000 1404.17 1466.01 1468.16 99.85 16446.89 16816.77 16685.58 100.79
CPCL 10500 760.00 881.38 860.67 102.41 9650.00 9690.82 9807.04 98.82
NRL 2850 218.63 215.15 206.25 104.31 2607.95 2654.29 2592.09 102.40
MRPL 16200 1325.00 1328.34 1233.22 107.71 14750.00 14815.04 14660.32 101.06
ONGC 59 4.92 7.06 6.22 113.46 53.82 58.23 73.08 79.67
JVs 17240 1453.00 1642.33 1446.24 113.56 15657.00 16391.13 14004.05 117.05
BORL 6400 620.00 635.53 500.73 126.92 5740.00 5013.11 6138.74 81.66
HMEL 10840 833.00 1006.81 945.51 106.48 9917.00 11378.02 7865.31 144.66
Private 88896 7269.32 6501.38 7147.63 90.96 81905.52 80096.59 84103.11 95.24
RIL 70470 5553.32 4921.74 5553.32 88.63 65195.52 62991.09 65195.52 96.62
NEL 18426 1716.00 1579.65 1594.31 99.08 16710.00 17105.50 18907.59 90.47
TOTAL 253895 20398.43 20083.43 20080.46 100.01 233101.01 234709.43 230814.08 101.69

Note: Totals may not tally due to rounding off.                       *: Provisional

               

    1. CPSE Refineries’ production during February, 2019 was 11939.71TMT which is 2.26%higher than the monthly targetand3.94%higher when compared with February, 2018.Cumulative production by CPSE refineries during April-February, 2018-19 was 138221.71 TMT which is 1.98% and 4.16% higher than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year. Reasons for shortfall of refinery production in some CPSE refineries are as under:

 

  • IOCL-Guwahati: Lower due to Crude Distillation Unit(CDU) idling for 3days due to extended Delayed Coker Unit shutdown.
  • IOCL-Gujarat: Lower due to Intermediate Stock (ISD) depletion for Vacuum Gas Oil – Teater (VGO-T) shutdown
  • NRL Numaligarh: Lower due to less Crude receipt.

 

3.2    Production in JV refineries during February, 2019 was 1642.33TMT which is 13.03% higher than the target for the month and13.56% higherwhen compared with February, 2018.Cumulative production by JVs refineries during April-February, 2018-19 was 16391.13TMT which is 4.69% and 17.05% higher than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year.

3.3    Production in private refineries during February, 2019 was 6501.38TMT which is lowerby 10.56% than the target for the month and9.04% lowerwhen compared with February, 2018. Cumulative production by private refineries during April-February, 2018-19 was 80096.59 TMT which is 2.21% and 4.76% lower than the cumulative target and production respectively during the corresponding period of last year.

3.4    Refinery-wise details of the capacity utilization and production of petroleum products during the month of February, 2019 and cumulatively for the period April-February, 2018-19vis-à-vis April-February, 2017-18 are given atAnnexures -IV and V respectively.

Click here to see Annexure-I

Click here to see Annexure-II

Click here to see Annexure-III

Click here to see Annexure-IV

Click here to see Annexure-V

Cabinet approves reservation in Teachers’ Cadre Ordinance, 2019

Cabinet approves reservation in Teachers’ Cadre Ordinance, 2019

The Union Cabinet, chaired by the Prime Minister Narendra Modi has approved the proposal for promulgation of “The Central Educational Institutions (Reservation in Teachers’ Cadre) Ordinance, 2019” considering the University/ College as a unit instead of ‘Department/ Subject’.

Impact:

This decision is expected to improve the teaching standards in the higher educational institutions to attract all eligible talented candidates.

Benefits:

This decision will allow filling up of more than 5000 vacancies by direct recruitment in Teachers’ Cadre duly ensuring that the Constitutional Provisions of Articles 14, 16 and 21 shall be complied with and stipulated reservation criteria for the Scheduled Castes/ Scheduled Tribes and Socially and Educationally Backward Classes are met with.

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Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW)-January, 2019

Consumer Price Index for Industrial Workers (CPI-IW)-January, 2019

 

The All-India CPI-IW for January, 2019 increased by 6 points and pegged at 307 (three hundred and seven). On 1-month percentage change, it increased by (+) 1.99 percent between December, 2018 and January, 2019 when compared with the increase of (+) 0.70 percent for the corresponding months of last year.

The maximum upward pressure to the change in current index came from Housing group contributing (+) 5.16 percentage points to the total change. At item level, Wheat, Arhar Dal, Fish Frsh, Goat Meat, Coconut, Lady’s Finger, Tomato, Flowers/Flower Garlands, etc. are responsible for the increase in index. However, this increase was checked by Onion, Brinjal, Cabbage, Carrot, Cauliflower, Gourd, Peas, Potato, Cooking Gas, Electricity Charges, etc., putting downward pressure on the index.

The year-on-year inflation based on CPI-IW stood at 6.60 percent for January, 2019 as compared to 5.24 percent for the previous month and 5.11 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year. Similarly, the Food inflation stood at (+) 0.97 percent against (-) 0.96 percent of the previous month and 3.36 percent during the corresponding month of the previous year.

At centre level Nagpur reported the maximum increase of 21 points followed by Nasik (17 points), Amritsar, Quilon, Jharia (13 points each) and Jaipur (12 points). Among others, 11 points increase was observed in 3 centres, 10 points in 7 centres, 9 points in 3 centres, 8 points in 5 centres, 6 points in 9 centres, 5 points in 6 centres, 4 points in 7 centres, 3 points in 7 centres, 2 points in 7 centres and 1 point in 6 centres. On the contrary, Darjeeling recorded a maximum decrease of 4 points followed by Siliguri (3 points). Among others, 2 points decrease was observed in 4 centres and 1 point in 2 centres. Rest of the 4 centres’ indices remained stationary.

The indices of 35 centres are above All-India Index and 42 centres’ indices are below national average. The index of Rourkela centre remained at par with All-India Index.

 

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UPSC: Engineering Services Examination, 2019

 Engineering Services Examination, 2019

On the basis of the result of the written part of the Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019 held by the Union Public Service Commission (U.P.S.C.) on 6th January, 2019, the candidates with the under mentioned Roll Numbers have qualified for Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2019. The result is also available on the U.P.S.C.’s Website https://upsc.gov.in

The candidature of these candidates is purely provisional at all the stages of the Examination subject to satisfying the prescribed eligibility conditions. The candidates declared qualified are required to appear in the Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2019 to be held on 30th June, 2019. The qualified candidates are further advised to refer to the Rules of the Engineering Services Examination, 2019 issued by the Ministry of Railways and the Examination Notice No.01/2019 dated 26.09.2018 issued by the Commission, which is available on its Website. The candidates may download their e-admit cards from the Commission’s Website around 3 weeks before the commencement of the Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2019. Candidates are also informed that marks and cut-off marks of Engineering Services (Preliminary) Examination, 2019 will be uploaded on the Commission’s website i.e., https://upsc.gov.in after the entire process of Engineering Services Examination, 2019 is over i.e. after the declaration of final result of Engineering Services Examination, 2019. No request for change of centre/discipline for Engineering Services (Main) Examination, 2019 will be entertained under any circumstances.

3.         Union Public Service Commission has a Facilitation Counter at its campus.  Candidate may obtain any information/clarification regarding their examination/result on working days between 10.00 A.M. to 5.00 P.M. in person or over Telephone Nos. 23388088, (011)-23385271/23381125/23098543 from this counter.

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Ten-day Indian Panorama Film Festival to open on 4th January, 2019


‘EeMaaYove’ directed by Lijo Jose Pellissery, which won him the Best Director Award in IFFI 2018, to be screened during the Festival

The Indian Panorama Film Festival is being organized from 4th to 13th January, 2019. The ten-day Festival is being organized by the Directorate of Film Festivals, Ministry of Information & Broadcasting at Siri Fort Auditorium II, New Delhi.

The Festival will be inaugurated by Secretary, Ministry of I&B, Shri Amit Khare at 5:30 PM on 4th January, 2019. The directors of the opening feature film ‘Olu’ and of the opening non-feature film ‘Kharvas’  viz. Shri Shaji N Karun and Shri Aditya SuhasJambhale will be present on the occasion.

All the films selected under the Indian Panorama section in the 49th International Film Festival of India will be screened during the Festival.  A total of 26 Feature Films and 21 Non-Feature Films will be screened, as per the schedule given below:

 

Date/

Time

11:00 am 2.30 pm 5.30 pm
5/1/19 PADMAAVAT (UA)

Dir: Sanjay LeelaBhansali

Hindi/ 165 mins

*PAMPHLET  (UC)

Dir: ShekharBapuRankhambe

Marathi/ 29 mins

 

POOMARAM

Dir: Abrid Shine

Malayalam/ 106 mins

*AAI SHAPPATH  (UC)

Dir: GautamVaze

Marathi/ 14 mins

 

WALKING WITH THE WIND

Dir: Praveen Morchhale

Ladakhi/ 79 mins

6/1/19 *MONITOR  (UC)

Dir: HariViswanath

Hindi/ 20 mins

 

RAAZI (UA)

Dir: MeghnaGulzar

Hindi/ 140 Mins

* BURNING  (UC)

Dir: Sanoj VS

Hindi/ 17 mins

 

 

MAKKANA  (UC)

Dir: Raheem Khader

Malayalam/ 114 mins

 

*NA BOLE WO HARAM  (UC)

Dir: NiteshVivekPatankar

Marathi/ 20 mins

 

TO LET

Dir: Chezhiyan Ra

Tamil/ 99 mins

7/1/19 *NANI TERI MORNI

Dir: Akashaditya Lama

Nagamese/ 41 mins

 

OCTOBER

Dir: ShoojitSircar

Hindi/ 115 mins

 

PARIYERUM PERUMAL BA.BL

Dir: Mari Selvaraj

Tamil/ 154 mins

 

*MALAI

Dir: Rajdeep Paul &SarmisthaMaiti

Oriya/ 15 mins

 

BHAYANAKAM

Dir: Jayaraj

Malayalam/ 123 mins

 

8/1/19 *BHAR DUPARI (UA)

Dir: SwapnilVasantKapure

Marathi/ 15 mins

 

AAMHI DOGHI

Dir: Pratima Joshi

Marathi/ 140 mins

 

*SILENT SCREAM (UA)

Dir: PrasannaPonde

Marathi/ 29 mins

 

SINJAR

Dir: Pampally

Jasari/ 114 mins

 

*GYAMO- QUEEN OF THE MOUNTAINS  (UC)

Dir: Gautam Pandey&DoelTrivedy

English/ 42 mins

 

BAARAM  (UC)

Dir: PriyaKrishnaswamy

Tamil/ 92 mins

9/1/19 *SWORD OF LIBERTY

Dir: Shiny Jacob Benjamin

Malayalam/ 54 mins

 

* BUNKAR: THE LAST OF THE VARANISI WEAVERS  (UC)

Dir:SatyaprakashUpadhyay English/ 68 mins

*DECODING SHANKAR

Dir: Deepti Sivan

English/ 58 mins

 

PADDAYI (A)

Dir:AbhayaSimha

Tulu/ 100 mins

*THE WORLD’S MOST FAMOUS TIGER (UA)

Dir: S NallaMuthu

English/ 44 mins

 

URONCHONDI

Dir: AbhishekSaha

Bengali/ 100 mins

 

10/1/19 * NAACH BHIKHARI NAACH

Dir: Jainendra Dost &Shilpi Gulati

Bhojpuri/ 72 mins

 

BHOR  (UC)

Dir: Kamakhya Narayan Singh

Hindi/ 91 mins

SUDANI FROM NIGERIA

Dir: Zakariya

Malayalam/ 120 mins

 

*YES, I AM MAULI  (UC)

Dir: SuhasJahagirdar

Marathi/ 38 mins

 

NAGARKIRTAN (A)

Dir: KaushikGanguly

Bengali/ 115 mins

 

11/1/19 *MIDNIGHT RUN  (UC)

Dir: Remya Raj

Malayalam/ 14 mins

 

PERANBU (UA)

Dir: Ram

Tamil/ 148 mins

*SAMPURAK  (UC)

Dir: PrabalChakraborty

Bengali/ 15 mins

 

SA (UC)

Dir: Arijit Singh

Bengali/ 109 mins

 

* LAASYAM  (UC)

Dir: VinodMankara

Malayalam/ 47 mins

 

DHAPPA (UA)

Dir: NipunAvinashDharmadhikari

Marathi/ 115mins

12/1/19 *HAPPY BIRTHDAY

Dir: MedhpranavBabasahebPowar

Marathi/ 13 mins

 

EE MAA YOVE

Dir: Lijo Jose Pellissery

Malayalam/ 120 mins

ABYAKTO  (UC)

Dir: Arjun Dutta

Bengali/ 86 mins

 

MAHANATI

Dir: Nagashwin

Telugu/ 176 mins

13/1/19 UMA (UA)

Dir: SrijitMukherji

Bengali/ 148 mins

TIGER ZINDA HAI (UA)

Dir: Ali Abbas Zafar

Hindi/ 161 mins

 

 

 

Films marked with * are non-feature films. All the films will carry English subtitles. The entry for the Festival has been kept free of charge. Seating will take place on first-come-first-served basis.

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ue Date for Filing FORM GSTR-9, FORM GSTR-9A and FORM GSTR-9C extended till 31st March, 2019

The competent authority has decided to extend the Due Date for filing FORM GSTR-9, FORM GSTR-9A and FORM GSTR-9C till 31st March, 2019. The requisite FORMs shall be made available on the GST common portal shortly. Relevant Order is being issued.

 

Earlier, FORM GSTR-9 and FORM GSTR-9A were notified vide Notification No. 39/2018-Central Tax, dated 04.09.2018 while FORM GSTR-9C was notified vide Notification no. 49/2018-Central Tax, dated 13.09.2018 as part of the CGST Rules.

 

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