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US allows BP to drill new Gulf deepwater wells


October 22nd, 2011 - 4:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 22 (IANS) The US has approved British oil giant BP's plan to drill new deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico.The project would be BP's first such well ... Read more...

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BP seeks to resume drilling in Gulf of Mexico


April 4th, 2011 - 2:09 pm ICT by ANI
London, Apr.4 (ANI): British petroleum giant BP plc is seeking permission from US regulators, to resume drilling at 10 existing deepwater wells in the Gulf of Mexico, in exchange for adhering to ... Read more...

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BP ignored warning signs in Gulf oil well blowout, suggests report


November 18th, 2010 - 5:06 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 18 (ANI): A new report on the oil spill in Gulf of Mexico suggests the lack of a suitable approach for managing the inherent risks, uncertainties, and dangers associated with ... Read more...

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L&T bags Rs.376 crore order from ONGC


July 14th, 2010 - 5:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 14 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Larsen and Turbo (L&T) Wednesday said it has won an offshore rig refurbishment contract worth Rs.376 crore from state-run Oil and Natural Gas ... Read more...

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Canadian firm set for drilling in Uttarakhand


April 21st, 2010 - 12:00 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 21 (IANS) Canada's Pebble Creek mining company said here Tuesday that it is all set to commence drilling operations at its Askot project in India's Uttarakhand state. Situated in Pithoragarh district ... Read more...

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Oz businesswoman applies for licence for brothel on wheels!


March 25th, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by ANI
Melbourne, Mar 25 (ANI): With the mining boom in Alice Springs, Australia a businesswoman has applied for a licence to set up a brothel on wheels that would cater to the carnal ... Read more...

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Ocean-drilling expedition cites new evidence related to origin and evolution of quakes


August 18th, 2009 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 18 (ANI): An ocean-drilling expedition in Japan has come across new evidence related to the origin and evolution of earthquakes.The expedition is being conducted as part of the Nankai Trough ... Read more...

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First riser-drilling operations in earthquake zone off Japan successfully completed


July 31st, 2009 - 1:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 31 (ANI): The deep-sea drilling vessel CHIKYU, for the first time in the history of scientific ocean drilling, successfully conducted riser-drilling operations to drill down to a depth of 1,603.7 ... Read more...

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ONGC to start drilling wells in Gulf of Khambhat


March 10th, 2009 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
Surat, March 10 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) will soon start drilling three exploration wells at a depth of 2,500 to 4,500 metres in the Gulf of Khambhat off ... Read more...

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Lunar prospecting robot to be field tested on Hawaii’’s Mauna Kea


October 15th, 2008 - 2:27 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 15 (ANI): Researchers from Carnegie Mellon University''s Robotics Institute, NASA and other organizations will test a robot designed for lunar prospecting, on Hawaii''s Mauna Kea. During the field experiment from ... Read more...

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How global warming will influence hurricanes in the next few decades


October 9th, 2008 - 2:49 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 9 (ANI): The National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, Colorado, working with federal agencies as well as the insurance and energy industries, has launched an intensive study ... Read more...

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Well closed after fire at ONGC rig, five injured


September 6th, 2008 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 6 (IANS) Five crew members were injured when a fire broke out at a rig of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) at Mumbai High, a company release said ... Read more...

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