NTPC - National Thermal Power Corporation

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OPEC daily basket price closes higher
June 01, 2015 05:53 PM
The basket of 12 crude oils of the Organisation of Petroleum Exporting Countries (OPEC) closed at $60.47 a barrel on Friday compared to $59.33 last Thursday, the organisation's secretariat said. The OPEC Reference Basket of Crudes is made up of Murban (UAE), Saharan Blend (Algeria), Girassol (Angola), Oriente (Ecuador), Iran Heavy (Iran), Basra Light (Iraq), Kuwait Export (Kuwait), Es Sider (Libya), Bonny Light (Nigeria), Qatar Marine (Qatar), Arab Light (Saudi Arabia) and Merey (Venezuela). A barrel equals 159 litres. Source:IANS

About NTPC

National Thermal Power Corporation Limited ( NTPC ) is the largest Thermal power generating company of India . A public sector company, it was incorporated in the year 1975 to accelerate power development in the country as a wholly owned company of the Government of India.

At present, Government of India holds 89.5% of the total equity shares of the company and the balance 10.5% is held by FIIs, Domestic Banks, Public and others.


NTPC 's main business is engineering, construction and operation of Power generating plants . It also provides consultancy in the area of power plant constructions and power generation to companies in India and abroad. Till date the installed capacity of NTPC is 27,904 MW through its 15 coal based (22,895 MW), 7 gas based (3,955 MW) and 4 Joint Venture Projects (1,054 MW). NTPC acquired 50% equity of the SAIL Power Supply Corporation Ltd. (SPSCL).

NTPC has set new benchmarks for the power industry both in the area of power plant construction and operations. It provides power at the cheapest average tariff in the country.

The Consultancy Wing of NTPC , with an ISO 9001:2000 accreditation, undertakes all the Consultancy and Turnkey project contracts for Domestic and International clients in the different phases of Power plants viz. construction supervision, Project management, FQA, Inspection services, O&M, RLA/R&M of various power utilities.

Latest Financial Figures(Figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)11
IndustryPower - Generation/Distribution
Profit after Tax(PAT)9353.4
MCAP (Market Capitalization)141314.17

Over the last three decades, NTPC has headed the development of thermal power generation in the Indian power sector. In the process, it has built a strong portfolio of coal and gas/liquid fuel based generation capacities. NTPC has made initial forays in the area of hydro power development and plans to have a significant share of hydro power in its future generation portfolio.

Board of Directors

Arup Roy Choudhury - Chairman and Managing Director
Corporate Office:
NTPC Bhawan,
SCOPE Complex,
7-Institutional Area,
Lodhi Road,
New Delhi - 110003
Website: www.ntpc.co.in

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Last Updated on May 22, 2015