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Iraq signs gas deal with Pakistani energy firm


July 16th, 2012 - 6:02 am ICT by IANS
Baghdad, July 16 (IANS) Iraq has signed a deal with a Pakistani energy company to explore for natural gas in eastern Iraq, Xinhua reported."The Iraqi oil ministry is signing a ... Read more...

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India, Qatar deepen energy ties, seek to promote investments (News Analysis)


April 13th, 2012 - 6:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 13 (IANS) With growing demands for oil and gas and uncertainty looming over supplies from sanctions-hit Iran, India has sought to deepen energy ties with Qatar. ... Read more...

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Six firms keen to partner ONGC for Tripura fertilizer plant


April 12th, 2012 - 8:17 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, April 12 (IANS) Six Indian firms have expressed their keenness to participate in the first gas-based fertilizer plant of the state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) in Tripura, ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil pact, discuss Indians’ welfare (Lead)


April 9th, 2012 - 8:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday sealed six agreements in diverse areas, including an overarching pact on cooperation in ... Read more...

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India, Qatar sign oil and gas pact


April 9th, 2012 - 3:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) India and energy-rich Qatar, home to half a million Indians, Monday signed six agreements in diverse areas, including a pact on cooperation in oil ... Read more...

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New gas field found in Turkmenistan


March 10th, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Ashgabat, March 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A new natural gas field has been discovered in Turkmenistan, state TV reported.The gas field that can produce up to 1.5 million cubic metres of ... Read more...

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ONGC to set up gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura


January 24th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Jan 24 (IANS) State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will set up a Rs.5,000 crore, gas-based fertilizer plant in Tripura to meet the growing shortage of urea, the ... Read more...

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Infrastructure development key to energy security: FICCI


December 18th, 2011 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 18 (IANS) India needs to develop its infrastructure and increase production efficiency in the oil and gas sector to secure its long-term energy security, a ... Read more...

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Iran discovers gas field


December 12th, 2011 - 1:49 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Dec 12 (IANS) Iran has discovered a gas field in the Caspian sea, Oil Minister Rostam Qasemi said Sunday.The new reserve, located at a depth of 2,300 feet, is ... Read more...

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Indian company drills second oil well in Sri Lanka


October 22nd, 2011 - 8:36 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 22 (IANS) An Indian company, engaged in exploring oil in the seas of northern Sri Lanka, has begun drilling a second well, the Sri Lankan government said Saturday.Cairn ... Read more...

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Venezuela’s soccer saga: From behind India to Latino powerhouse


September 1st, 2011 - 9:42 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 1 (IANS) Venezuela, which 12 years ago lagged even below India in the FIFA rankings, has risen like the proverbial phoenix to become a major South American ... Read more...

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Turkish pipeline explosion halts gas exports from Iran


August 12th, 2011 - 11:31 pm ICT by BNO News
TEHRAN (BNO NEWS) -- Iranian gas flow to Turkey was halted on Friday after an explosion damaged a pipeline in eastern Turkey, Iranian state-run media reported.Firefighters were dispatched to the scene and ... Read more...

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Gas leak continues at ONGC well in Tripura (Lead)


June 15th, 2011 - 9:44 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, June 15 (IANS) Natural gas continued to leak from an ONGC well in western Tripura Wednesday, nearly 24-hours after the leak was first detected, officials said. Experts and engineers ... Read more...

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Kazakhstan wants India to build small n-reactors


April 15th, 2011 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) Kazakhstan has shown interest in India building small nuclear reactors in the energy-rich Central Asian country and a feasibility study would be done in this ... Read more...

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GSPC-Gazprom tie up for LNG supply


January 11th, 2011 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 11 (IANS) Gazprom Marketing & Trading Ltd (GM&T) and Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation Ltd (GSPC) have concluded an agreement for the sale and purchase of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG), officials ... Read more...

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Coal reserves found in Tripura


November 29th, 2010 - 7:26 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Nov 29 (IANS) The Geological Survey of India (GSI) has found huge coal reserves in the northeastern state of Tripura, officials said here Monday."We have found coal reserves of sub-bitumen grade ... Read more...

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Myanmar nationals protest against Chinese gas pipeline project


October 28th, 2009 - 6:55 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct. 28 (ANI): Myanmar nationals living in India staged a protest against the proposed Chinese gas pipeline in their country on Wednesday in New Delhi.Protestors demanded that work on the ... Read more...

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India, Australia sign $20.5 bn gas deal


August 19th, 2009 - 5:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 19 (IANS) India's Petronet LNG has signed a $20.5-billion gas purchasing agreement with Australia's ExxonMobil, the first long-term gas contract between the two countries. According to the agreement, signed ... Read more...

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Hundreds missing off Libya, many feared dead: Relief agencies (Lead)


March 31st, 2009 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Geneva, March 31 (DPA) Up to three boats capsized off the coast of Libya, having set sail with hundreds of migrants in the direction of Italy over the past few days, many ... Read more...

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Masked men break into Ukraine’s national gas company office


March 4th, 2009 - 7:40 pm ICT by IANS
Kiev, March 4 (DPA) Masked men believed to be government agents broke into the headquarters of Ukraine national natural gas company Naftogaz Ukrainy Wednesday and are searching the premises, witnesses said. The men ... Read more...

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New Oil India plan to boost Assam oil output


December 3rd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 3 (IANS) A top official of India's leading oil exploration company, Oil India Ltd (OIL), said here Wednesday that the company has embarked on a massive plan to boost crude ... Read more...

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New material would make methane gas more transportable


November 21st, 2008 - 4:45 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Nov 21 (ANI): Chemists at the University of Liverpool have developed a material made out of a mixture of silica and water which can soak up large quantities of methane ... Read more...

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Russian gas major to start drilling in Gulf of Venezuela


November 7th, 2008 - 5:23 pm ICT by IANS
Caracas (Venezuela), Nov 7 (RIA Novosti) A Russian floating platform will start to drill exploratory test wells for natural gas in the Gulf of Venezuela Friday, Russian gas major Gazprom said. Alexander ... Read more...

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How good is a gas cartel?


October 27th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Oct 27 (RIA Novosti) Russia, Iran and Qatar, the three nations accounting for over 60 percent of global natural gas reserves, have agreed to set up a gas cartel on the ... Read more...

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Myanmar generals still in firm control


September 26th, 2008 - 1:21 pm ICT by ANI
Yangon (Myanmar), Sept.26 (ANI): The ruling military junta in Myanmar still remains in firm control of the country and its affairs even a year after it began a deadly crackdown on ... Read more...

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ONGC set to double crude production in Assam


September 23rd, 2008 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Sep 23 (IANS) India's premier exploration firm, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC), Tuesday announced a Rs.23 billion investment plan to boost crude oil output from oilfields in Assam."The prime objective ... Read more...

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Nigeria, Russia sign gas exploration pact


September 4th, 2008 - 8:34 pm ICT by IANS
Lagos (Nigeria), Sep 4 (Xinhua) Nigeria and Russia have signed a pact to explore natural gas reserves in the West African nation, media reports said Thursday.The Lagos-based Guardian newspaper reported that Russia's ... Read more...

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Egypts crude oil and gas reserves hit record levels


August 21st, 2008 - 10:02 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Aug 21 (ANI): The Head of the Egyptian General Petroleum Corporation (EPGC) Abdallah al-Alim Taha recently said that Egypts reserves of crude oil and natural gas have hit a record ... Read more...

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US President to discuss Myanmar with China (Lead)


August 7th, 2008 - 4:43 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Bangkok, Aug 7 (DPA) US President George W. Bush said Thursday that he would take up the Myanmar problem with China, one of the few countries that has any influence over the ... Read more...

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Egypt’s oil reserves stand at over 4 bn barrels


July 14th, 2008 - 8:56 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Cairo, July 14 (RIA Novosti) Egypt's proven oil and natural gas reserves have risen to record levels of over four billion barrels of crude and two trillion cubic meters of gas, ... Read more...

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IPI pipeline a good option - but a security nightmare (Commentary)


July 6th, 2008 - 10:21 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmeet Kanwal Pakistani Foreign Minister Shah Mahmud Qureshi said after a visit to New Delhi last month that most of the outstanding differences on the Iran-Pakistan-India (IPI) gas pipeline had been resolved ... Read more...

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New gas field boosts Peru’s self-sufficieny ambition


June 26th, 2008 - 4:02 pm ICT by IANS
Lima, June 26 (IANS) Peruvian energy company Petro-Tech has found a new gas field on the country's northwest coast that could give some 20 million cubic feet of gas per day boosting ... Read more...

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Iraq goes for oilfield modernisation in big way: Report


June 20th, 2008 - 7:06 pm ICT by IANS
RIA Novosti Washington, June 20 (RIA Novosti) Iraq is to sign by month-end over 30 contracts for development and modernisation of its oil fields with major western companies, a US daily has said. ... Read more...

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Ahmadinejad’s visit to halt drift in India-Iran ties


April 27th, 2008 - 6:35 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, April 27 (IANS) When Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad stops over in New Delhi Tuesday for a few hours, the visit - his first after assuming power in Tehran nearly three ... Read more...

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Reliance, HP to bring natural gas to West Bengal


February 27th, 2008 - 2:36 pm ICT by admin
By Sujoy Dhar Kolkata, Feb 27 (IANS) West Bengal, in midst of an industrial resurgence and growing vehicular pollution, would receive natural gas in three years to convert vehicles to run with greener ... Read more...

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