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SC sounds green alert on dismantling of ships


July 30th, 2012 - 10:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 30 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday held that in future no ship would be allowed to be dismantled in India without the government's environmental clearance and the ... Read more...

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SC bars US vessel from anchoring at Gujarat port


May 14th, 2012 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 14 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday declined permission, for now, to the erstwhile American oil tanker Exxon Valdez, now rechristened Oriental Nicety, to anchor at the Gujarat ... Read more...

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Exxon Mobil’s earnings fall


April 27th, 2012 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 27 (IANS) US oil giant Exxon Mobil said Thursday its earnings fell 11 percent in the first quarter of the year, due to lower oil-and-gas production and higher ... Read more...

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US stocks rally on housing data


April 27th, 2012 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 27 (IANS) US stocks extended rally Thursday as the housing data came in better than expected, offsetting a weak jobs report and some disappointing earnings.The Dow Jones ... Read more...

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Venezuela to pay nationalized US firms $420 mn


March 26th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas, March 26 (IANS/EFE) State energy giant Petroleos de Venezuela SA (PDVSA) will pay US natural gas companies Williams Cos Inc. and Exterran Holdings Inc. a total of $420 million ... Read more...

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Apple is now worth more than Poland


March 1st, 2012 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
London, March 1 (IANS) Apple is now worth more than Poland as its stock market value hit over $500 billion for the first time Thursday, the Daily Mail reported.Apple is ... Read more...

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Venezuela pays Exxon $250 mn for nationalized assets


February 17th, 2012 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Caracas, Feb 17 (IANS/EFE) Venezuela has paid US oil giant ExxonMobil $250 million in compensation for the 2007 nationalization of crude assets.This brings an end to a "legal situation established ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Argentina orders lowering of wholesale diesel prices


January 28th, 2012 - 11:41 am ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Jan 28 (IANS/EFE) Argentina's government has ordered refining firms to sell diesel for use in public transport at the same price they charge drivers at the pump, authorities ... Read more...

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Dozens feared missing after landslide in Papua New Guinea


January 24th, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by BNO News
PORT MORESBY (BNO NEWS) -- As many as 40 people are believed to be missing after a large landslide devastated two villages in Papua New Guinea's Southern Highlands region on Tuesday morning, ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi to host energy summit


January 7th, 2012 - 12:45 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, Jan 6 (IANS/WAM) Participants from nearly 140 countries will attend the 5th edition of the World Future Energy Summit here from Jan 16-19, organisers said.Agenda of the summit ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Despite record profits, Apple disappoints Wall Street


October 19th, 2011 - 11:43 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Oct 19 (IANS) Despite setting new sales and profit records over the last three months and blowing past the $100 billion mark Apple's revenue and earnings on the last ... Read more...

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Started with borrowed money, Apple becomes world’s No. 1 company


August 11th, 2011 - 10:47 am ICT by IANS
New York, Aug 11 (IANS) From a start-up launched with borrowed money to becoming the world's most valuable company, Apple has come a long way. The Cupertino-based technology giant Wednesday surpassed ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Top 20 cash-rich American companies (To go with: US wallows in debt but its firms hoard $2 trillion in cash)


August 8th, 2011 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Aug 8 (IANS) Here is the Standard and Poor's list of top 20 US companies sitting on $1.4 trillion in cash, even as the debt-ridden world's largest economy had ... Read more...

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India interested in Exxon Mobil’s Angola block


November 1st, 2010 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 1 (IANS) Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is considering a proposal to buy the stake of Exxon Mobil in an Angolan oil block, a senior official said Monday."The ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Abducted Indian principal regains freedom in Nigeria


October 30th, 2010 - 5:43 pm ICT by ANI
Lagos (Nigeria, Africa), Oct. 30 (ANI): The Indian-born principal of the Exxon Mobil Pegasus Schools in Eket in southeast Nigeria's Akwa Ibom, Lakshmi Tombush, has been released.Unidentified gunmen abducted Tombush on October ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kidnapped Indian woman released in Nigeria


October 30th, 2010 - 2:44 am ICT by IANS
Abuja, Oct 30 (IANS) An Indian principal of a school run by an oil company, who was kidnapped in Nigeria Oct 13, has been released, Xinhua reported.Lakshmi Tombush, a principal of Exxon ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Russia’s Gazprom in talks over LNG supplies to India


October 25th, 2010 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 25 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia's gas giant Gazprom is considering a possible supply of liquefied natural gas (LNG) to India in exchange for its 20 percent stake in the Sakhalin-1 project, ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Pranksters target Chevron ad campaign


October 20th, 2010 - 11:27 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
New York, Oct 20 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Chevron’s “We Agree” campaign got a whole new meaning when the Yes Men and the Rainforest Action Network sent a hoax press release to various media ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Three Chinese firms in top 10 of Fortune 500


July 9th, 2010 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, July 9 (IANS) Fifty-four Chinese firms are on the Fortune Global 500 companies list by revenue, with three in the top 10, a media report said Friday. Three Chinese companies -- Sinopec, ... Read more...

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Janeane Garofalo is all set to join the cast of the ‘Criminal Minds’ spinoff


June 30th, 2010 - 10:41 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Los Angeles, Jun 30 (THAINDIAN NEWS) Actress Janeane Garofalo is all set to join the cast of the show ‘Criminal Minds’ spinoff. And this spinoff show is going to be titled as ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

Scientists double the estimate of oil flow into Gulf of Mexico


June 11th, 2010 - 11:55 am ICT by ANI
Louisiana (US), June 11 (ANI): Scientists have warned that the flow rate of the oil spill into the Gulf of Mexico could actually be greater due to the cutting of the riser ... Read more...

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US President Barack Obama lashes out at BP chief Tony Hayward


June 9th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
The United States President Barack Obama has lashed out at the CEO of BP - Tony Hayward saying that he would have sacked the BP chief, for his failure in handling the ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Birds Frozen In Oil Battling For Survival In Louisiana Coast


June 6th, 2010 - 6:45 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Louisiana, June 6, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The gulf of Mexico oil spill is taking its toll on Wildlife finally with the sea birds falling prey to the water coated with thick ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BP’s top kill failed to seal oil gusher


May 30th, 2010 - 9:35 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 30 (DPA) British Petroleum (BP) failed to seal off the oil gusher in the Gulf of Mexico after three days of trying the so-called top kill effort, BP chief operating ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Obama surveys Gulf as BP’s top-kill effort continues


May 29th, 2010 - 3:13 am ICT by IANS
Washington, May 29 (DPA) President Barack Obama toured Louisiana's southern coastline Friday to survey what has become the worst-ever US oil disaster, as energy company BP's critical top-kill operation to cap ... Read more...

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Obama arrives in Gulf as top-kill effort continues


May 28th, 2010 - 11:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 28 (DPA) US President Barack Obama arrived in Louisiana Friday to tour what has become the worst-ever US oil disaster, as energy company BP's critical top-kill operation to cap ... Read more...

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BP oil spill surpasses Exxon Valdez disaster


May 27th, 2010 - 11:18 pm ICT by BNO News
KENNER, LOUISIANA (BNO NEWS)—The BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico has surpassed the disaster caused by the Exxon Valdez in 1989 in Prince William Sound, Alaska, U.S. Geological Survey (USGS) ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Apple overtakes Microsoft as most valuable tech firm


May 27th, 2010 - 5:34 am ICT by IANS
San Francisco, May 27 (DPA) Apple Wednesday overtook Microsoft as the world's most valuable technology company, thanks to the persistent run-up in Apple shares and the dwindling value of Microsoft stock. Apple's total ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Kevin Costner’s machine could help clean up Gulf oil spill


May 20th, 2010 - 3:01 pm ICT by ANI
New York, May 20 (ANI): A device developed by Kevin Costner's company could help clean up the massive oil spill that has contaminated the Gulf of Mexico over the past few weeks.BP ... Read more...

Posted in Entertainment |

BP Announces A Second Box En Route To Gulf Coast Oil Spill


May 12th, 2010 - 7:32 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 12, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): A British Petroleum (BP) spokesperson has divulged that a second and smaller box of oil control, recognized as a ‘top hat’, is being transported to ... Read more...

Posted in Business, Environment |

BP sprays more chemicals into the oil leak in order to contain it


May 11th, 2010 - 8:53 pm ICT by Aishwarya Bhatt
Gulf Coast, May 11 (THAINDIAN NEWS) BP is now using a remote controlled submarine to shoot chemical dispersant into the area of the massive undersea oil leak, that is now threatening to ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

BP Squirts Chemical Underwater On Oil Leak


May 11th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 11, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): British Petroleum (BP) has attained federal endorsement to incessantly squirt chemicals undersea on the colossal oil leak in the Gulf of Mexico.BP spokesperson, Mark Proegler, ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Dome Lowered In The Sea To Cap The Oil Spill


May 8th, 2010 - 9:34 pm ICT by Pen Men At Work
May 8, 2010 (Pen Men at Work): To manage the oil spill from getting closer to the coastal zones, employees on Friday lowered an enormous dome into the position over the oil ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Oil Spill Threatens Marine Life, Rescue Teams Deployed


May 1st, 2010 - 6:57 pm ICT by GD
By Ranjan Bhaduri Los Angeles, May 1, (THAINDIAN NEWS) The U.S. Gulf Coast which witnessed a massive oil spill is bringing in bad news for all animal life which is into existence in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients slowing biodegradation of Exxon Valdez oil spill


January 18th, 2010 - 5:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, January 18 (ANI): In a new research, scientists have found that the combination of low concentrations of oxygen and nutrients in the lower layers of the beaches of Alaska's Prince ... Read more...

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