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Oil and Gas PSUs helping in providing transportation solutions for Liquid Oxygen

Newdelhi:11/5/21:Oil and Gas PSUs under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India, acting as responsible corporate citizens, are extending their helping hand to support the nation in its efforts to combat the second wave of the COVID 19 pandemic. In this regard, they are specifically working to find transportation solutions for Liquid Oxygen.

Presently, there are 12 tankers and 20 ISO Containers with a capacity of 650 MT. The figure is going to improve substantively, with the numbers likely to go up to 26 tankers and 117 ISO containers by the end of this month, with the capacity of 2314 MT.95 ISO Containers are being purchased, with a capacity of 1940 Metric Tonne. Orders have already been placed for 30 ISO Containers, with a capacity of 650 MT while negotiations are underway for the remaining containers.

Orders have been placed for ten thousand cylinders of 40/50-litre capacity and 300 cylinders of larger capacity (150 of 500 litres and 150 of 450 litres).  Dispatch of these cylinders is likely to begin soon.

These companies are also importing Liquid Oxygen. 900 MT of Liquid Oxygen is being imported on a Gratis basis from Bahrain, UAE, Saudi Arabia, Kuwait, and Thailand. A part of the consignment has already been received while a portion of it will be received shortly. In addition, 12840 MT of Liquid Oxygen is being imported on a commercial basis, taking the total number of imports to 13740 MT.

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Ashok Palit has completed his graduation from Upendranath College Soro, Balasore and post graduation from Utkal University in Odia Language and literture.. He has also carved out a niche for himself as a scribe of eminence after joining the profession in 1988. He is also an independent media production professional. He brings loads of experience to Advanced Media, Ashok Palit as a cineaste has been active in film criticism for over three decades. As a film society activist, he soared to eminence for his profound commitment to the art film appreciation and aesthetics of cinema. His mode of discourse is often erudite but always lucid and comprehensible marked by a perfect acumen so rare in the field. A film aesthete with an immense fond of critical sensibilities, he wrote about growth and development of odia cinema in New Indian Express, The Times of India, The Hindustan Times, The Asian Age and Screen. He has been working as an Editor for Cine Samaya from 2002-2004.. He had made solid contribution on cinema in many odia Dailies and weekly such as Samaj, Prajatantra, Dharatri, Samaya, Satabadi, and weekly Samaya.
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