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Bangladesh discovers gas reserve


August 20th, 2012 - 5:54 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Aug 20 (IANS) Bangladesh has discovered a new inland gas field, Xinhua reported.The reserve is located in Sylhet district, about 240 km from Dhaka.Mortuza Ahmad Faruque, managing director ... Read more...

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Myanmar invites foreign firms to explore oil, gas


July 19th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar, which has vast reserves of oil and gas, is inviting foreign firms to explore them in 23 offshore blocks.US and European companies may accept the ... Read more...

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Andhra court stays release of water to Krishna delta


July 16th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, June 11 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh High Court Monday directed the state government not to release water from Nagarjuna Sagar to Krishna delta if the water level in ... Read more...

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Iraq signs gas deal with Pakistani energy firm


July 16th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Iraq has signed a deal with a Pakistani energy company to explore for natural gas in eastern Iraq, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi oil ministry is signing a ... Read more...

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PM asked to tell Kerala to halt irrigation scheme


June 21st, 2012 - 4:25 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, June 21 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister J. Jayalalithaa Thursday urged Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to tell the Kerala government not to proceed with its Attapadi Irrigation Scheme.The ... Read more...

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India to get gas from Turkmenistan


May 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will now get natural gas from the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after the union cabinet Thursday approved its purchase through the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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Thai company to explore oil in Myanmar


February 13th, 2012 - 7:38 am ICT by IANS
Yangon, Feb 13 (IANS) Thailand's state-owned PTT company will explore oil and gas in Myanmar's two onshore blocks, a media report said.PTT Exploration and Production Plc, Thailand's largest energy company, ... Read more...

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Pakistan to speed up gas import


February 3rd, 2012 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Feb 3 (IANS) Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani wants to expedite the import of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to overcome the energy crisis in Pakistan.Pakistan is facing a ... Read more...

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US to explore oil in Gulf of Mexico


January 27th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to lease sites in the Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration.It is expected to generate one billion barrels of oil ... Read more...

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US energy production to soar


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) US oil and natural gas production is expected to increase substantially, according to estimates reported Monday.The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued the Annual Energy Outlook ... Read more...

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US to hold major auction of oil and gas leases


December 15th, 2011 - 11:55 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Dec 15 (IANS/EFE) The US announced that it will hold a major auction of oil and gas leases in the US Gulf of Mexico.In a statement, the government said ... Read more...

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Iran discovers gas field


December 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 12 (IANS) Iran has discovered a gas field in the Caspian sea, Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi said Sunday.The new reserve, located at a depth of 2,300 feet, is ... Read more...

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Iran finds large gas deposit in Caspian Sea


December 11th, 2011 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 11 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A large natural gas deposit with reserves of 50 trillion cubic feet , or over 1.40 trillion cubic metres was discovered in the Iranian part ... Read more...

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Bharat Petroleum, Videocon strike more gas off Mozambique


November 28th, 2011 - 5:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Nov 28 (IANS) A natural gas exploration project off the shore of Mozambique has revealed additional reserves, according to Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL), which holds a stake in the ... Read more...

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Turkish pipeline explosion halts gas exports from Iran


August 12th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian gas flow to Turkey was halted on Friday after an explosion damaged a pipeline in eastern Turkey, Iranian state-run media reported.Firefighters were dispatched to the scene and ... Read more...

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Iran finds new gas field


August 9th, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Aug 9 (IANS) Iran has discovered a new gas field containing about 495 billion cubic meters of natural gas worth $133 billion in the southern part of the country.The ... Read more...

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Postage stamp on Rashtrapati Bhavan released


August 5th, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 5 (IANS) Marking the 80th anniversary of the commissioning of Rashtrapati Bhavan, President Pratibha Patil Friday released a commemorative stamp on the historical building."The postage stamp ... Read more...

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Pakistan working on new petroleum policy


July 10th, 2011 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 10 (IANS) Pakistan is working on a new policy for the petroleum sector after it failed to attract investments for the exploration of oil and gas.Petroleum Minister Asim ... Read more...

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BJP promises free laptops, fixed deposits in Tamil Nadu


March 26th, 2011 - 8:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 26 (IANS) Free laptops, stationery for students, sanitary napkins for women and Rs.100,000 deposit for female child born in a below poverty line (BPL) family... the Bharatiya ... Read more...

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Dhaka offers ten gas drilling sites to Russian firm


February 23rd, 2011 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Feb 23 (IANS) Energy-starved Bangladesh has offered a package of ten wells to Russian enterprise Gazprom after a Polish company withdrew from five wells earlier this month.State-run oil, gas and ... Read more...

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IPI on backburner, India hopeful of TAPI by 2015


January 7th, 2011 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 7 (IANS) In a sign that the Iran-Pakistan-India pipeline was going nowhere, India Friday hoped that the pipeline involving transporting Turkmenistan gas through Afghanistan and Pakistan will be ready ... Read more...

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Karnataka CM Yeddyurappa welcomes Krishna water dispute verdict


December 30th, 2010 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
Bangalore, Dec 30 (ANI): Karnataka Chief Minister B S Yeddyurappa welcoming the verdict of the Krishna Water Disputes Tribunal on the division of surplus water from the Krishna River, on Thursday said ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh awarded maximum share of Krishna waters


December 30th, 2010 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 30 (IANS) Andhra Pradesh has been awarded maximum share of 1,000 thousand million cubic feet (TMC) of surplus water from Krishna river by a tribunal set up six years ... Read more...

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Bolivia plans $1.73 bn in energy investments in 2011


December 27th, 2010 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
La Paz, Dec 27 (IANS/EFE) Bolivia plans to invest $1.73 billion in the energy industry in 2011, focusing on gas to ensure adequate production to supply Argentina and Brazil, as well as ... Read more...

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Andhra offers talks with Orissa over Polavaram project


November 2nd, 2010 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Nov 2 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has offered to have a dialogue with Orissa to resolve issues related to the controversial Polavaram irrigation project, a senior Orissa official said Tuesday."Their ... Read more...

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Iran asks ONGC-Hinduja to make up mind on Pars gas field


November 1st, 2010 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Iranian oil firm Petropars has set a year-end deadline for ONGC-Hinduja consortium to decide on participation in a $7.5 billion gas field in the Persian Gulf.Speaking ... Read more...

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Chennai to become ‘drought-proof’


October 19th, 2010 - 9:53 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) The Tamil Nadu government is working to make its state capital Chennai drought-proof, Deputy Chief Minister M.K. Stalin said here Tuesday.Inaugurating a seminar 'Chennai 2020' organised by the ... Read more...

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Rs.677-crore GAIL order for Dhabol-Bangalore pipeline


October 7th, 2010 - 3:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 7 (IANS) State-run gas utility GAIL Thursday said it has placed orders worth Rs.677 crore for laying a gas pipeline from Dabhol in Maharashtra to Bangalore in Karnataka."The construction ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers gas field with huge reserves


September 26th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) A new gas field with a possibility of a two to three trillion cubic feet (tcf) reserve has been found in Bangladesh, an official said. The gas structure in ... Read more...

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Orissa to move Supreme Court against Polavaram project


August 30th, 2010 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Aug 30 (IANS) Orissa Monday said it will move the Supreme Court against the clearance granted by the union environment and forests ministry to the multi-purpose Polavaram irrigation project on ... Read more...

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Cairn India strikes oil in Krishna Godavari basin


August 23rd, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 23 (IANS) India's fourth largest oil and gas producer, Cairn India, Monday said it has struck oil at a well in the Krishna Godavari basin, off the Andhra Pradesh coast. "A ... Read more...

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Algeria invites India Inc for $10-bn gas pipeline project


August 22nd, 2010 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Lakshmi Krishnakumar New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Oil-rich Algeria, the second largest country in Africa, has invited Indian companies to participate in a $10-billion project to build an ambitious trans-Saharan gas pipeline ... Read more...

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ONGC set up first power project to run on Bangladesh gas


August 21st, 2010 - 11:10 pm ICT by ANI
Agartala, Aug 21 (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd (ONGC) has set up first unit of 726-MegaWatt power plant here which will run on gas supplied by Bangladesh.The plant is ... Read more...

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Pak-Iran gas pipeline project intact despite US sanctions, says envoy


August 16th, 2010 - 6:38 pm ICT by ANI
Tehran, Aug 16(ANI): The Pakistani Ambassador to Iran, Mohammad Bakhsh Abbasi has said that sanctions by the United States and the European Union (EU) targeting Iran's refined petroleum imports will have no ... Read more...

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Pune to get water supply on alternate days


July 22nd, 2010 - 6:39 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, July 22 (IANS) Adding to the summer woes of Pune's citizens, they will, for the next 40 days, get water supplies only on alternate days, leaving them with no other option ... Read more...

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