hydrocarbon exploration

CAG critical of ONGC exploration performance


August 28th, 2012 - 6:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 28 (IANS) India's official auditor has hauled up public sector Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) for inefficiency in its oil and gas exploration performance."ONGC did not place ... Read more...

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ONGC to start drilling in Bihar from August


July 21st, 2012 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 21 (IANS) State-owned ONGC will start drilling from August at two locations in Bihar's Kishanganj district to look for oil and natural gas, officials said Saturday.An official in ... Read more...

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May take 9 years to settle boundary row with India: Dhaka


March 14th, 2010 - 1:48 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, March 14 (IANS) Bangladesh's foreign affairs ministry has projected a nine-year period to settle maritime boundary dispute with India and Myanmar and has sought funds till 2017-18, a media report ... Read more...

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Yangon accepts Dhaka’s basis for settling sea boundary dispute


January 23rd, 2010 - 9:55 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 23 (DPA) Yangon has in principle accepted Dhaka's offer to settle their dispute over a maritime boundary in the Bay of Bengal on the basis of equity, a top Bangladeshi ... Read more...

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Bangladesh, Myanmar agree to compromise on sea boundary dispute


January 9th, 2010 - 8:11 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Jan 9 (DPA) Bangladesh and Myanmar Saturday agreed to compromise to resolve a long-standing maritime border dispute in the Bay of Bengal, officials said. The lack of a clear boundary has caused ... Read more...

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India gives reprieve to Russian firm for delay in gas exploration


January 9th, 2010 - 4:41 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 9 (IANS) India Saturday approved a proposal from Russia's largest refiner Gazprom to complete the hydrocarbon exploration work it had committed with the state-run gas company GAIL in ... Read more...

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India extends tax holiday for natural gas production


July 6th, 2009 - 2:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 6 (IANS) In a bid to give a fillip to the current round of auction of hydrocarbon assets, Finance Minister Pranab Mukherjee Monday extended the tax exemption on ... Read more...

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Bangladesh-India standoff over oil exploration in Bay of Bengal


December 26th, 2008 - 12:23 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 26 (IANS) Bangladesh has deployed two war ships in the Bay of Bengal after a standoff with India over hydrocarbon exploration in the waters, according to a media report quoting ... Read more...

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India clears bids for 44 hydrocarbon exploration blocks (Lead)


November 20th, 2008 - 8:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India Thursday approved a set of 44 hydrocarbon blocks to be awarded to bidders in the latest round of auction, with contracts to share production with state-run ... Read more...

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India clears bids for 44 hydrocarbon exploration blocks


November 20th, 2008 - 4:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 20 (IANS) India Thursday approved a set of 44 hydrocarbon blocks to be awarded to bidders in the latest round of auction, with contracts to share production with state-run ... Read more...

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ONGC formalizes move for uranium hunt


November 11th, 2008 - 6:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov.11 (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) has signed an MoU with Uranium Corporation of India Ltd. (UCIL) for joint cooperation in uranium exploration and development. The ... Read more...

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‘Myanmar continuing gas exploration in Bangladesh waters’


November 4th, 2008 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 4 (IANS) Bangladesh Foreign Secretary Touhid Hossain left for Myanmar Tuesday for talks after Dhaka accused Yangon of "ignoring" its warnings and continuing with exploration in the Bay of Bengal, ... Read more...

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New coastal zone management rules by end of June(With ‘Fishing communities on long march’ story)


May 11th, 2008 - 2:29 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 11 (IANS) The government has sought public comments and objections to the draft of its new coastal zone management (CZM) rules and has said the draft will be finalised by ... Read more...

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India should have strategy against ‘oil shock’: experts


March 12th, 2008 - 8:46 pm ICT by admin
By Noor Mohd New Delhi, March 12 (IANS) With the Indian crude oil basket price reaching a record high, the government must formulate a long-term strategy to insulate the country against a ... Read more...

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