Terms And Conditions

Petrowatch is the trading name of Petrowatch Information (India) Pvt Ltd (Petrowatch) with its registered address at D-82/83 (1st Floor) Pandav Nagar | Akshardham | New Delhi - 110 092, India. Petrowatch is owner and operator of the Site: www.petrowatch.com. By accessing Petrowatch at www.petrowatch.com ("the Site") or by otherwise accessing any content found on this web site or by using any digital application edition of Petrowatch or other digital application published Petrowatch (each a "Digital Application") you are entering into an agreement with Petrowatch Information India (Pvt) Ltd ("Petrowatch") and agree to the terms that follow.

Intellectual Property

Petrowatch is copyright owner of the contents and design of the Site, any Digital Application and any material e-mailed to you or otherwise supplied to you in conjunction with the Site and/or a Digital Application (such contents, design and materials being collectively referred to as "Petrowatch Content"). You are not permitted to use or reproduce or allow anyone to use or reproduce any trade marks (such as the "Petrowatch" name and logo or other trade names appearing on the Site) for any reason without written permission from Petrowatch. The software that operates the Site and all Digital Applications is proprietary software and you may not use it except as expressly allowed under these Terms. You may not copy, modify or otherwise deal with the software.

Use of Petrowatch Content

Petrowatch Content is for personal, non-commercial use only. You may retrieve and display Petrowatch Content from the Site on a computer screen or mobile device, print individual pages on paper (but not photocopy or scan them) and store such pages in electronic form on your computer or mobile device for your personal, non-commercial use. You may use Digital Applications only on devices for which they were intended, for your personal, non-commercial use and on no more than three separate devices. Except as expressly permitted above, you may not reproduce, modify or in any way commercially exploit any Petrowatch Content. In particular, you may not do any of the following without prior written permission from Petrowatch:

  • Reproduce or store in or transmit to any other website, newsgroup, mailing list, electronic bulletin board, server or other storage device connected to a network or regularly or systematically store in electronic or print form, all or any part of the Petrowatch Content

  • Modify, publish, transmit, participate in the transfer or sale of, reproduce, create derivative works from, distribute, perform, display, or in any way exploit all or any Petrowatch Content (including as part of any library, archive or similar service) without the prior written consent of Petrowatch

  • Remove the copyright or trade mark notice from any Petrowatch Content made under these Terms

Any use of Petrowatch Content not specifically permitted above is expressly prohibited. Requests for permission for other uses may be sent to: Petrowatch, D-82/83 (1st Floor) Pandav Nagar | Akshardham | New Delhi - 110 092, India or by e-mail to: info@petrowatch.com.

Registration and Passwords

You are responsible for keeping your information and passwords confidential. Petrowatch is only open to registered users. You are solely responsible for the confidentiality and use of and access to Petrowatch Content and the Site and/or Digital Applications using your user name and/or password. You agree to immediately notify Petrowatch if you become aware of the loss, theft or unauthorised use of any password, user ID or e-mail address or of any Petrowatch Content. You will provide Petrowatch with accurate, complete registration information and inform Petrowatch of any changes to such information. For the purpose of confirming your compliance with these Terms, Petrowatch reserves the right to monitor and record activity on the Site and Digital Applications, including access to Petrowatch Content. Each registration and subscription is for your own use only. You may not share your log in details or password with any other person. You may not share or transfer your subscription. Petrowatch does not allow multiple users (networked or otherwise) to access the site and/or any Digital Edition through a single name and password and may cancel or suspend your access to the Site and/or a Digital Application if you do this without further obligation to you.

Fees and Refunds

You are responsible for any fees that are payable. Access to Petrowatch Content is subject to a fee. All payments (including any applicable taxes) must be made in advance in Indian Rupees, US Dollars or any other currency specified by Petrowatch. You are responsible for the payment of all charges associated with the use by you of the Site and/or a Digital Application using your ID. If your use of the Site is terminated by Petrowatch, you will be entitled to receive a refund of any credits or pre-payments which remain unused at the time of termination unless such use is terminated because you are in breach of these Terms. You will continue to be responsible for any fees or other charges you have incurred prior to such termination. All refunds are at the discretion of Petrowatch. No refund will be considered if you have accessed Petrowatch content after purchasing an online subscription to the Site. If you have purchased an online subscription and decide not to access Petrowatch content on the Site you can claim a refund within five (5) working days from the date you executed your payment. Any refunds can only and will only be made to the credit/debit/charge card that was used for the original purchase.

Privacy Policy and Cookies

Petrowatch respects your privacy. The information that you provide about yourself to Petrowatch will be used in accordance with Petrowatch's Privacy Policy. Petrowatch does not use cookies to track online activity.

Site Changes

Petrowatch reserves the right to suspend, change, modify, add or remove portions of Petrowatch Content on the Site and/or on a Digital Application and to restrict the use and accessibility of the Site at its discretion.

Liability and Indemnity

All Petrowatch Content and services are provided 'as is'. You indemnify us. Although we endeavour to ensure the high quality and accuracy of the Site and Digital Applications, Petrowatch makes no warranty, express or implied concerning Petrowatch Content or any Digital Application, which are provided "as is". Petrowatch expressly disclaims all warranties, including but not limited to warranties of fitness for a particular purpose and warranties of merchantability. In no event will Petrowatch be liable for direct, special, incidental, or consequential damages (including, without limitation, damages for loss of business profits, business interruption, loss of business information or other pecuniary loss) that may arise directly or indirectly from the use of (or failure to use) or reliance on the Services, even if Petrowatch has been advised of the possibility that such damages may arise. Petrowatch does not guarantee the accuracy, content, or timeliness of the Services or that they are free from viruses or other contaminating or destructive properties. In no event will any liability of Petrowatch or its affiliates, agents, suppliers and licensors to you (and/or any third party) that may arise out of any kind of legal claim (whether in contract, tort, or otherwise) in any way connected with the Services or in breach of these Terms by Petrowatch exceed the amount, if any, paid by you to Petrowatch for the particular Service to which the claim relates. Upon Petrowatch's request, you agree to defend, indemnify and hold harmless Petrowatch, its affiliates, agents, suppliers and licensors from any claims and expenses, including reasonable legal fees, related to any breach of these Terms by you or your use of any Services.

Force Majeure

Petrowatch will not be held responsible for circumstances beyond its control. Petrowatch, its affiliates and its information providers will not be liable or deemed to be in default for any delay or failure in performance or interruption of the delivery of Petrowatch Content that may result directly or indirectly from any cause or circumstance beyond its or their reasonable control, including but not limited to failure of electronic or mechanical equipment or communication lines, telephone or other interconnect problems, computer viruses, unauthorised access, theft, operator errors, severe weather, earthquakes or natural disasters, strikes or other labour problems, wars, or governmental restrictions.


Additional Terms apply to your use of Petrowatch Content. Petrowatch may change these Terms (including those that relate to your use of the Site, Digital Applications and/or Economist Content), at its discretion. If you use the Site and/or a Digital Application after Petrowatch has published or notified you of the changes, you are agreeing to be bound by those changes. If you do not agree to be bound by those changes, you should not use the Site or a Digital Application any further after they are published.


Parts of the Site and/or Digital Applications may contain advertising or other third party content. Advertisers and other content providers are responsible for ensuring that such material complies with international and national law. Petrowatch is not responsible for any third party content or error or for any omission or inaccuracy in any advertising material. The Site and/or Digital Applications may also contain links to other web sites. Petrowatch is not responsible for the availability of these websites or their content.

Assignment of Agreement

This agreement is personal to you and your rights and obligations under these Terms may not be assigned, sub- licensed or otherwise transferred. This agreement may be assigned to a third party by Petrowatch.


No delay or omission on the part of either party in requiring performance by the other party of its obligations will operate as a waiver of any right.


Notices to Petrowatch must be given in writing, by letter, and sent to: Legal Counsel, D-82/83 (1st Floor) Pandav Nagar | Akshardham | New Delhi - 110 092, India


Petrowatch may terminate or suspend your access to Petrowatch Content at any time. Petrowatch may terminate or suspend your access to and/or use of all or part of the Site and/or a Digital Application (including any Petrowatch Content) with or without cause by delivering notice to you. These rights of termination are in addition to all other rights and remedies available to Petrowatch under these Terms or by law.


These Terms shall be governed by and construed in accordance with English law. The parties irrevocably agree that the courts of England shall (subject to the paragraph below) have exclusive jurisdiction to settle any dispute which may arise out of, under, or in connection with these Terms or the legal relationship established by them, and for those purposes irrevocably submit all disputes to the jurisdiction of the English courts. Petrowatch shall also retain the right to bring proceedings as to the substance of the matter in the courts of the country of your residence or, where these Terms are entered into in the course of your trade or profession, the country of your principal place of business.