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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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Four dead in Russian oil rig accident (Lead)


December 18th, 2011 - 6:34 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least four people were killed and 49 others were missing when an oil rig overturned in the Russian sea early Sunday, officials said.The Kolskaya ... Read more...

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Two die as Russian drilling rig overturns at sea


December 18th, 2011 - 3:03 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Dec 18 (IANS/RIA Novosti) At least two people were killed and 14 rescued after a drilling rig with 67 people aboard overturned in the Sea of Okhotsk in the ... Read more...

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Colombian regulator approves BP asset sell-off


December 23rd, 2010 - 12:36 pm ICT by IANS
Bogota, Dec 23 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's competition regulator has given the green light for state oil firm Ecopetrol and Canada's Talisman to acquire the Colombian unit of BP Plc.Ecopetrol said Tuesday in a ... 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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BP sells operation in Colombia


August 4th, 2010 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 4 (IANS/EFE) Colombian state oil company Ecopetrol S.A. and Canadian firm Talisman have reached an agreement to buy the Colombia operation of BP Plc for $1.75 billion. The deal for BP ... Read more...

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Subir Raha, former ONGC chairman, passes away


February 1st, 2010 - 8:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 1 (IANS) Subir Raha, the former flamboyant chairman and managing director of India's largest company, state-run ONGC Corp Ltd, died here after a long illness. He was 61. Raha, ... Read more...

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Ambani fallout linked to dispute over whose wife will be next in line


August 28th, 2009 - 2:57 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Aug. 28 (ANI): A friend of the Ambani family has said described the dispute between the two brothers - Mukesh and Anil -- as a "Shakespearean tragedy," which had its ... Read more...

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Andhra Pradesh floats joint venture to enter oil and gas sector


August 19th, 2009 - 5:04 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Aug 19 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has floated an exploration company to commercially tap the hydrocarbon resources in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin off its coast. The company, Andhra Pradesh Gas Infrastructure ... Read more...

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Wreck of HMS Victory, containing golden treasure, found under English Channel


February 2nd, 2009 - 2:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Feb 2 (ANI): An exploration company has claimed to have found the shipwreck of the fourth HMS Victory, which is thought to contain millions of pounds worth of gold, at ... Read more...

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ONGC launches Rs.44-bn project in Tripura


January 6th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 6 (IANS) India's premier hydrocarbons exploration company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), has undertaken a Rs.43.76-billion project in Tripura to boost gas output, the company said here Tuesday."The investment ... Read more...

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ONGC announces discovery in Krishna Godavari block


November 24th, 2008 - 10:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) The state-run exploration company, Oil and Natural Gas Corp(ONGC), has made another hydrocarbon discovery in an offshore Krishna-Godavari block, it said Monday.A company statement said three ... Read more...

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38 killed as Pakistani forces clamp down on rebels


July 21st, 2008 - 2:12 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 21 (DPA) Clashes between paramilitary troops and militants left at least 38 people dead and dozens injured in Pakistan's south-western province of Balochistan, media reports said Monday. Fighting broke out ... Read more...

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Bangladesh presses graft charges against ex-PMs


May 1st, 2008 - 1:18 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 1 (IANS) Bangladesh's Anti-Corruption Commission (ACC) has approved chargesheets against detained former prime ministers Sheikh Hasina and Khaleda Zia for awarding gas exploration and extraction deal to Canadian company Niko ... Read more...

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