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Cairn India and PetroSA deal on oil exploration in South Africa


August 16th, 2012 - 10:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 16 (IANS) Oil and gas producer Cairn India Thursday signed a farm-in agreement with PetroSA, South Africa's national oil company, for crude oil and natural gas exploration ... Read more...

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39 couples marry at UAE mass wedding


June 9th, 2012 - 12:49 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 8 (IANS/WAM) As many as 39 couples Friday got married at a mass wedding ceremony in Abu Dhabi.The wedding in the Western Region was attended by Sheikh ... Read more...

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India signs gas supply pact with Turkmenistan


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Awaza (Turkmenistan), May 23 (IANS) India Wednesday signed a gas sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) with Turkmenistan for the $7.6-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project."For us, the signing of the ... Read more...

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India to get gas from Turkmenistan


May 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will now get natural gas from the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after the union cabinet Thursday approved its purchase through the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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Dubai to donate used laptops for charity


November 2nd, 2011 - 3:32 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Nov 2 (IANS/WAM) Three organisations in Dubai have launched a campaign through which the public will be encouraged to donate used laptop computers which will then be recycled and ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags order for Dubai jet fuel pipeline


October 25th, 2011 - 8:08 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Oct 25 (IANS) Diversified conglomerate Punj Lloyd Tuesday said it has bagged an engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) project worth Rs.623 crore to set up a jet fuel pipeline ... Read more...

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Italian oil giant strikes new deal with Libya


August 30th, 2011 - 2:13 pm ICT by IANS
Rome, Aug 30 (IANS/AKI) Officials from Italian oil giant Eni have met Libyan rebel leaders in Benghazi where they signed an agreement to restore the oil company's pre-conflict role as ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Abu Dhabi, China sign oil deal


July 15th, 2011 - 12:36 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, July 14 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi and China have signed an agreement on further cooperation on oil sale, a statement said.Under the new agreement, the Abu Dhabi National Oil ... Read more...

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UN Security Council authorizes no-fly zone over Libya (Lead)


March 18th, 2011 - 6:18 am ICT by IANS
United Nations, March 18 (IANS) The UN Security Council Thursday authorized a no-fly zone over Libya and called for other "necessary measures" to protect the civilians there.The resolution, however, excluded ... Read more...

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WikiLeaks cables detail Qaddafi clan’s extravagant exploits


February 23rd, 2011 - 1:08 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb.23 (ANI): As the Qaddafi clan conducts a bloody struggle to hold onto power in Libya, cables obtained by the whistleblowing web site WikiLeaks offer a vivid account of the lavish ... Read more...

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UAE opens ‘green’ service station


January 7th, 2011 - 11:42 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, Jan 7 (IANS/WAM) A government-owned oil company in Dubai has launched the first ever eco-friendly service station in the Middle-east.The Emirates National Oil Company (ENOC) opened the "green" service station in ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

Malaysia, Brunei ink ’significant’ joint oil exploration deal


December 13th, 2010 - 7:14 pm ICT by ANI
Kuala Lumpur, Dec 13 (ANI): Malaysia and Brunei Darussalam took their political and diplomatic ties to a new level by signing an agreement between the national oil company of the two countries ... Read more...

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Aban Offshore hopes 10 percent topline growth this fiscal


September 24th, 2010 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Sep 24 (IANS) City-based oil drilling services company Aban Offshore hopes to log a topline growth of around 10 percent this fiscal over the last fiscal, a top company official said ... Read more...

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Trapped Chile miner writes poem on his experience


September 4th, 2010 - 8:44 am ICT by IANS
Santiago, Sep 4 (DPA) Victor Zamorano, one of 33 miners trapped 700 metres underground in northern Chile, sent a poem Friday to officials working to rescue him. In the poem he describes his ... Read more...

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Abu Dhabi oil company to cut oil production in July


May 28th, 2010 - 4:01 pm ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, May 28 (IANS/WAM) Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (ADNOC) has announced plans to cut oil production in July. The cuts from ADNOC's four major oil fields included: Murban three percent, Lower ... Read more...

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India, Saudi Arabia aim for major JVs, investments


March 1st, 2010 - 12:17 am ICT by IANS
By Aroonim Bhuyan Riyadh, Feb 28 (IANS) India and Saudi Arabia Sunday agreed that despite growing bilateral trade there was still a vast area of investment still to be tapped."On the economic ... Read more...

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B.M. Bansal to take over as Indian Oil chief


February 26th, 2010 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) Indian Oil, India's largest commercial organisation, will get a new head in Brij Mohan Bansal, one of its directors. The government has not given extension to Sarthak Behuria ... Read more...

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India, Angola agree for cooperation in hydrocarbon sector


January 27th, 2010 - 8:32 pm ICT by ANI
Luanda (Angola), Jan 27(ANI): India and Angola on Wednesday said that the two countries will enter into Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) to provide an overarching framework for cooperation in the hydrocarbon sector. ... Read more...

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India, Angola to sign deal on hydrocarbon sector


January 27th, 2010 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 27 (IANS) India's ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) Wednesday signed a deal with Angola's national oil company, Sonangol, for cooperation in exploration even as both countries agreed to work towards ... Read more...

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Japan, UAE sign oil pact


December 20th, 2009 - 6:57 am ICT by IANS
Tokyo, Dec 20 (IANS) Japan will stockpile crude oil produced in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) under a bilateral agreement that stipulates Tokyo could receive emergency supplies with priority in the event ... Read more...

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Mittal exits Kazakh oil block exploration


November 18th, 2009 - 10:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) Steel baron Lakshmi N. Mittal has pulled out of a joint venture with ONGC Videsh Ltd, formed for exploring oil in a block in Kazakhstan. Mittal ... Read more...

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South Korean oil firm buys Canada’s Harvest Energy


October 23rd, 2009 - 11:41 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, Oct 23 (IANS) South Korean state-run oil company Korea National Oil Corp (KNOC) has bought Canada's Harvest Energy company at a cost of $3.95 billion, WAM news agency reported. The move ... Read more...

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UAE firm launches eco-friendly engine oils


September 18th, 2009 - 12:02 am ICT by IANS
Dubai, Sep 17 (IANS) An oil company in the United Arab Emirates (UAE) has launched two new engine oils to ensure higher fuel efficiency and less pollution, WAM news agency reported. The Protect ... Read more...

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Scientists discover Amazon River is 11 million years old


July 30th, 2009 - 12:52 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 30 (ANI): In a new research, scientists at the University of Liverpool, UK, have discovered that the Amazon River is 11 million years old.They discovered that the Amazon River, and ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Kazakhstan resolves issues with Lakshmi Mittal, ONGC Videsh


July 5th, 2009 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Vishnu Makhijani Astana, July 5 (IANS) Kazakhstan has resolved its issues with steel magnate Lakshmi N. Mittal and with India's largest oil explorer ONGC Videsh and the "situation is coming to ... Read more...

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Pak-Iran formally sign gas pipeline project


June 6th, 2009 - 12:33 pm ICT by ANI
Ankara (Turkey), June 6 (ANI): Pakistan and Iran have formally signed an agreement to activate a bilateral gas pipeline project.The Iranian National Oil Company (INOC) and the Pakistan Interstate Gas Company (PIGC) ... Read more...

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India’s ONGC gets stake in Kazakh oil block


January 24th, 2009 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 24 (IANS) India's ONGC and its partner Lakshmi N. Mittal Saturday signed an agreement with Kazakhstan's national oil company for a stake in a block in the Caspian oil ... Read more...

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ONGC may get 40 percent stake in Kazakh block


January 12th, 2009 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 12 (IAN) India's ONGC Videsh may buy a stake of up to 40 percent in an oil block in Kazakhstan, an oil ministry official said Monday.ONGC Videsh, the overseas ... Read more...

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Oil price swings due to speculation: Saudi Aramco chief


November 26th, 2008 - 11:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 26 (IANS) Speculation was the cause of the intense volatility in the oil prices rather than any other factor, the head of Saudi Arabia's national oil company said here ... Read more...

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Malaysia to adopt nuclear route to augment energy sources


October 20th, 2008 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kuala Lumpur, Oct 20 (IANS) Malaysia is to go in for nuclear energy as an alternative source of power generation by 2020 and a paper identifying sites for installing nuclear plants would ... Read more...

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ONGC takes lead in race to buy Imperial Energy


August 22nd, 2008 - 1:16 pm ICT by ANI
London, Aug 22 (ANI): The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation has raced into a lead in the bid to buy Imperial Energy, the 1.2 billion pound London-based oil exploration and production ... Read more...

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Deora suggests a joint venture between OVL and Sonongal


July 4th, 2008 - 11:46 pm ICT by ANI
Madrid , July 4 (ANI): Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora on Friday suggested a joint venture between ONGC Videsh Limited (OVL) and Sonongal at a meeting between him ... Read more...

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ONGC Videsh seeks to look for oil in Angola


July 4th, 2008 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) ONGC Videsh Ltd (OVL) wants to ally with Angola's national oil company Sonongal to jointly bid for offshore exploration in that country, the government said here Friday. ... Read more...

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Oil India- IOC team up with Sonatrach to acquire 4 Libian blocks


May 29th, 2008 - 6:26 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, May 29 (ANI): Oil India Limited, an Oil PSU, has recently signed Exploration and Production Sharing Agreement with the National Oil Corporation (NOC) of Libya, along with its consortium ... Read more...

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Gail may be part of Trans-Sahara gas pipeline


May 17th, 2008 - 12:58 am ICT by admin
Kolkata, May 16 (IANS) Algerian Ambassador Noureddine Bardad-Daidj Friday said that the public sector Gas Authority of India Ltd (Gail) may be part of the $13-billion Trans-Sahara gas pipeline project. Bardad-Daidj was ... Read more...

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