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Deora offers to resign as minister (Lead)


July 5th, 2011 - 3:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora said Tuesday that he had offered to resign "due to personal reasons" and devote his time to the Congress, ... Read more...

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Ahead of reshuffle, Deora offers to quit


July 5th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 5 (IANS) Corporate Affairs Minister Murli Deora has submitted his resignation to Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and is lobbying for a ministerial berth for his son ... Read more...

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CBI books former oil regulator


July 1st, 2011 - 3:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has registered a criminal case against the former head of the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH), V.K. Sibal, for ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm announces new deepwater oil find


April 30th, 2011 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, April 30 (IANS/EFE) State-controlled energy giant Petrobras announced the discovery of a new high-quality crude deposit in deep waters off Brazil's southeastern coast.Located in the Albacora field of ... Read more...

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Brazil’s Petrobras announces deep-water oil find


January 27th, 2011 - 11:26 am ICT by IANS
Sao Paulo, Jan 27 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian state-controlled energy company Petrobras said it struck oil at a pre-salt block located in "ultra-deep" waters of the Santos Basin, located off the country's southeastern coast.The ... Read more...

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NTPC signs production sharing contracts with government


July 6th, 2010 - 5:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) Power generator NTPC Tuesday said it has signed production sharing agreements with the government for four oil and gas blocks. The company signed the agreement for one ... Read more...

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Gas exploration in Dhaka’s interest, says Hasina


September 21st, 2009 - 9:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 21 (IANS) Bangladesh Prime Minister Sheikh hasina Monday said awarding of gas exploration contracts to foreign firms was in the country's interest and "not a sell-out." Hasina said gas exploration is ... Read more...

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Strike over Dhaka awarding oil exploration contracts to foreign firms


September 15th, 2009 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 15 (IANS) Prime Minister Sheikh Hasina's government is facing protests over its decision to award contracts to foreign firms for oil and gas exploration in the Bay of Bengal. ... Read more...

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Bangladesh gas contracts awards to foreign firms spark protest


September 2nd, 2009 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 2 (IANS) Thirty persons, including 10 policemen were injured in a clash Wednesday when activists of Left parties protested award of oil and gas exploration contracts in the Bay of ... Read more...

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Bangladesh may give gas exploration contracts to foreign firms


July 1st, 2009 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, July 1 (IANS) The Bangladesh government may award offshore gas exploration contracts to multinational companies in the Bay of Bengal while excluding blocks that may fall in the territories under ... Read more...

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