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India, Canada to fast-track nuclear deal


September 12th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) India and Canada -- an energy giant and member of the Nuclear Suppliers Group -- Wednesday decided to fast-track the remaining procedures to implement their ... Read more...

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German energy firms earn profits, despite N phase-out


August 16th, 2012 - 8:06 am ICT by IANS
Berlin, Aug 16 (IANS) Germany's big energy companies are making profits despite a government decision to phase-out atomic energy, industry experts said.At the top of the positive trend is the ... 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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Wind, solar power belong to state, claims Chinese province


July 4th, 2012 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 4 (IANS) In a bizarre draft regulation released by a province in China, climate resources like wind and solar power belong to the state and that any exploitation ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Russia open to foreign investment in energy


June 22nd, 2012 - 8:04 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 22 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia remains open to foreign investment in the energy sector, President Vladimir Putin has said."We will continue to pursue a policy of openness to foreign ... Read more...

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UAE, Japan discuss energy cooperation


May 25th, 2012 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, May 24 (IANS/WAM) The representatives of the UAE and Japan have discussed ways to boost cooperation in the energy sector, it was announced Thursday.Vice Chairman of Dubai Supreme Council ... Read more...

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US slaps new sanctions on Iran


May 22nd, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 22 (IANS) The US senate Monday approved new sanctions against Iran's energy sector in an effort to further pressure Tehran on its disputed nuclear programme.The move came ahead ... Read more...

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Obama urges Congress to act on ‘To-Do List’ to spur economy


May 12th, 2012 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 12 (IANS) US President Barack Obama Saturday pressed Congress to act on a "To-Do List" to create jobs and help restore economic security for the middle class."After ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Ukraine to sell at least 7 energy companies


April 12th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
KIEV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- The Ukrainian government said that at least seven energy companies would be auctioned off this year, in an effort to privatize and improve its energy operations.Ukraine's energy ... Read more...

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UK energy companies clandestinely monitoring climate change activists: Leaked documents


February 15th, 2011 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 15 (ANI): Leaked documents have shown that three large British energy companies have been paying a private security firm to gather information on climate change activists.The Guardian quoted the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India, Pakistan to sign four-nation gas deal


December 9th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Dec 9 (IANS) India, Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan will sign two cooperative pacts Saturday on a $7.6-billion gas pipeline project linking the four countries, a media report said Thursday.The presidents of ... Read more...

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`Putin may have offered Berlusconi profits from joint projects’


December 3rd, 2010 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Dec 3 (IANS/AKI) Russian Prime Minister Vladimir Putin may have offered Italy's billionaire premier Silvio Berlusconi a share of the profits from projects jointly developed by their respective country's biggest energy ... Read more...

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Amazon tops list of UK’s best brands


November 20th, 2010 - 2:50 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 20 (ANI): Amazon has topped a new list of Britain's most famous brands.The Internet giant even left behind Waitrose and Marks n Spencer in a consumer survey of 163 household ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Now, Green Carbon Centre that could recycle CO2 to lower eco footprint


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:04 pm ICT by ANI
London, Oct 23 (ANI): Rice University researchers have created a Green Carbon Center to bring the benefits offered by oil, gas, coal, wind, solar, geothermal, biomass and other energy sources and will ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Finland to build two more nuclear reactors


July 1st, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
Helsinki, July 1 (DPA) Finland's parliament Thursday gave the go ahead for two new nuclear reactors to be built by two local energy companies, TVO and Fennovoima. The country already has four reactors, ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

US stocks decline as Gulf oil spill continues


June 2nd, 2010 - 5:52 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 2 (DPA) US stocks fell Tuesday after oil giant BP declared that its most promising effort yet to cap an oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico had failed. Shares of ... Read more...

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BP Plans To Cap Leaking Oil Well Permanently


May 18th, 2010 - 7:12 pm ICT by GD
By Gina Gomez New Orleans, May 18, (THAINDIAN NEWS) One of the world's largest energy companies says that it will never produce oil from the oil well near the Gulf of Mexico. BP ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Bolivia, Argentina sign revised natural gas deal


March 28th, 2010 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Sucre (Bolivia), March 28 (IANS/EFE) The Bolivian and Argentine governments have made updates to a natural gas contract dating back to 2006, establishing guarantees for both sides and also for construction of ... Read more...

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Ecuador, Uruguay launch oil-for-petrol initiative


March 4th, 2010 - 11:57 am ICT by IANS
Jose Ignacio (Uruguay), March 4 (IANS/EFE) Ecuadorian President Rafael Correa visited this Uruguayan port town for the launch of an oil-for-petrol swap between the two countries's respective energy companies, a programme he ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Scientists capture extraordinary footage of giant deep sea fish


February 9th, 2010 - 2:30 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 9 (ANI): Scientists have captured extraordinary footage of a rarely seen giant bizarre deep sea fish in the Gulf of Mexico.Oarfish are one of the world's longest fish reaching 17m. ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

No fuel price hike till committee submits report: Deora


February 1st, 2010 - 3:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Petroleum Minister Murli Deora Monday indicated that transport fuel prices will not increase till the Kirat Parikh committee submits its report. The Kirat Parikh committee was constituted ... Read more...

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Could waste be a source of our energy requirements?


February 1st, 2010 - 2:16 pm ICT by IANS
London, Feb 1 (IANS) Scientists are trying to find answers to one of the most challenging problems existing today -- generating energy without worsening climate change or harming food output. Researchers are investigating ... Read more...

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Canadian dollar hits a new high


January 15th, 2010 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Jan 15 (IANS) The Canadian currency hit a new high Thursday, rising to a three-month high against the US dollar. Supported by steady commodity prices, the loonie - as the Canadian dollar ... Read more...

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Shell and Petronas win rights to massive Iraqi oil field


December 11th, 2009 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
Baghdad, Dec 11 (DPA) A consortium led by Britain's Shell and Malaysia's Petronas energy companies Friday won rights to develop Iraq's massive Majnoon oil field, the Oil Ministry announced. The field, with 12.8 ... Read more...

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ONGC planning to build refinery in Nigeria


December 7th, 2009 - 11:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of India's state-run oil exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), is planning to set up a greenfield refinery in ... Read more...

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Comfortable with current oil prices: Nigeria


December 7th, 2009 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 7 (IANS) Nigeria is comfortable with the current prices of international crude, according to its key advisor on energy Emmanuel Egbogah. "Oil prices are good," said Egbogah on the sidelines ... Read more...

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Gore denies being a carbon billionaire, hits back at critics


November 4th, 2009 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
London, Nov 4 (ANI): Former US Vice President Al Gore has hit back at his critics who have described him as the world's first carbon billionaire following his investments in green energy ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Al Gore’s investments could make him world’s first carbon billionaire


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:12 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 3(ANI): Former US Vice President Al Gore could become the world's first carbon billionaire following his investments in green energy companies after anticipating the need to reinvent the way the ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Housing, finance lead US stocks lower


October 27th, 2009 - 5:50 am ICT by IANS
New York, Oct 27 (DPA) US stocks began the week with a selloff, fuelled by drop Monday in energy companies, home builders and financial shares. Crude-oil prices plunged more than two percent in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Denmark approves gas pipeline under Baltic Sea


October 20th, 2009 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Copenhagen, Oct 20 (DPA) Denmark Tuesday granted a permit to an international consortium to bring natural gas from Russia to Germany via an underwater pipeline under the Baltic Sea. In total 137 km ... Read more...

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Kerala signs accord with Gas Authority for pipeline network


September 14th, 2009 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
Thiruvananthapuram, Sep 14 (IANS) Kerala State Industrial Development Corp (KSIDC), the investment promotion agency of the state government, has tied up with Gas Authority of India Ltd (GAIL) for developing gas pipeline ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on GDP report, oil rise


August 28th, 2009 - 6:17 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 28 (DPA) US stocks gained Thursday after economic output figures signalled that the country's recession could be nearing an end. The US economy shrank an annualized 1 percent in the ... Read more...

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Clinton Foundation to build solar power station near Indo-Pak border


August 6th, 2009 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Aug.6 (ANI): The Clinton Foundation has agreed to build the world's largest solar power station close to the India- Pakistan border.The Telegraph quoted Gujarat's Energy Minister Saurabh Patel, as saying ... Read more...

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US stocks complete week-long rally


July 25th, 2009 - 6:31 am ICT by IANS
New York, July 25 (DPA) Most US stocks rose Friday, completing one of Wall Street's best two-week stretches of the year on the back of gains by energy companies and hopes for ... Read more...

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US stocks gain on energy shares


June 30th, 2009 - 6:14 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 30 (DPA) US stocks posted gains Monday, led by energy companies and some optimism ahead of a big week of economic figures in the US. The price of crude oil ... Read more...

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