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Myanmar invites foreign firms to explore oil, gas


July 19th, 2012 - 12:38 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, July 19 (IANS) Myanmar, which has vast reserves of oil and gas, is inviting foreign firms to explore them in 23 offshore blocks.US and European companies may accept the ... Read more...

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Myanmar gas exploration contract inked


June 11th, 2012 - 1:10 pm ICT by IANS
Yangon, June 11 (IANS) A contract has been inked on exploring gas at an onshore block in Myanmar, official media reported.Under the production sharing contract, signed among state-run Myanmar Oil ... Read more...

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With China looking on, India to host Vietnamese, Myanmarese leaders


October 10th, 2011 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 10 (IANS) India is set to give a major impetus to its Look East policy when it hosts the leaders of Vietnam and Myanmar this week ... Read more...

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Vietnam president in India next week, defence ties on agenda


October 6th, 2011 - 7:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 6 (IANS) In a visit that will be closely be watched by China, Vietnam's President Truong Tan Sang will be here next week that would see ... Read more...

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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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India, Angola sign deal for hydrocarbon sector


November 2nd, 2010 - 8:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 2 (IANS) India and the African state of Angola Tuesday signed an agreement in the hydrocarbon sector, which will increase the supply of crude and allow increased investment by ... Read more...

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Delhi to start gas-based power project


September 13th, 2010 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 13 (IANS) The Delhi government Monday decided to launch the phase II of the gas-based Pragati Power project to generate 750 MW of electricity at Bamnauli in the capital's ... Read more...

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OVL, GAIL to take part in Chinese pipeline construction


February 18th, 2010 - 6:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 18 (IANS) The Indian government has approved the participation of ONGC Videsh and GAIL in the construction of a Chinese pipeline and also make additional investment of over $1.3 ... Read more...

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Exploration, production industry urged to gear up


January 22nd, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 22 (IANS) India's exploration and production companies will have to gear up to meet the country's future needs, Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Jitin Prasada said ... Read more...

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India, Bangladesh maritime dispute impacts oil prospecting


December 13th, 2009 - 1:56 pm ICT by IANS
By Devirupa Mitra New Delhi, Dec 13 (IANS) Their relations are improving, but India and Bangladesh are yet to agree on the composition of a tribunal to resolve their old maritime dispute that ... Read more...

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Export only third option in Dhaka’s gas exploration policy


October 2nd, 2009 - 3:40 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Oct 2 (IANS) Bangladesh says export of gas is only the third option in its production-sharing contracts with multinationals engaged in exploration. "We think ultimately gas export will not be needed ... 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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Dhaka puts on hold coal policy, award of offshore blocks


November 11th, 2008 - 4:19 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Nov 11 (IANS) Preparing to quit after the Dec 18 poll, Bangladesh's military-backed interim government has put on hold the draft coal policy and awarding of nine offshore blocks, two key ... Read more...

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India, Brazil discuss cooperation in hydrocarbons sector


October 15th, 2008 - 10:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 15 (IANS) India and Brazil Wednesday discussed ways to enhance cooperation in the hydrocarbons sector.The issue was discussed when the Brazilian minister for development, industry and foreign trade, Miguel ... Read more...

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India, Brazil discuss enhancing cooperation in Oil and Gas sector


October 15th, 2008 - 4:18 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Oct 15 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora met Miguel Jorge, Minister of Development, Industry and Foreign Trade of Brazil here today. During the meeting, ... Read more...

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OVL gets green signal to invest in Brazil, Trinidad and Tobago


June 26th, 2008 - 7:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Thursday approved a $437 million investment by the state-run overseas exploration body ONGC Videsh Limited in offshore oil blocks in ... Read more...

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‘India, Myanmar slowing Bangladesh’s oil exploration bids’ (Lead)


June 18th, 2008 - 7:54 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) India and Myanmar are hindering Bangladesh's exploration bids by raising objections on oil and gas exploration in several blocks situated across their overlapping maritime territories, say officials here. ... Read more...

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Are India, Myanmar slowing Bangladesh’s oil exploration bids?


June 18th, 2008 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, June 18 (IANS) India and Myanmar are hindering Bangladesh's exploration bids by raising objections on oil and gas exploration in several blocks bordering their maritime boundaries, say officials here. This may ... Read more...

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Lukewarm response to Dhaka’s oil exploration offer


May 8th, 2008 - 2:52 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 8 (IANS) Only seven multinationals have shown interest in the 16 offshore blocks that Bangladesh hopes to throw open for oil and gas exploration. Media reports said Thursday that some ... Read more...

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Bangladesh invites MNC bids for oil and gas exploration


May 6th, 2008 - 4:44 pm ICT by admin
Dhaka, May 6 (IANS) Bangladesh hopes to get nine foreign oil and gas multinational corporations, including some global names, to bid for offshore blocks for exploration. Submission of offers for exploration in ... Read more...

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Essar to explore oil and gas off Vietnam’s coast


March 4th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)New Delhi/Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Essar Oil Ltd said Tuesday that its Mauritius-based subsidiary Essar Exploration and Production (EEPL) has bagged a licence to explore petroleum off Vietnam's Song Hong river ... Read more...

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Essar to explore oil and gas in Vietnam


March 4th, 2008 - 6:59 pm ICT by admin
New Delhi, March 4 (IANS) Private petroleum company Essar Oil Ltd said Tuesday that its Mauritius-based subsidiary Essar Exploration and Production (EEPL) has bagged a licence to explore oil and gas off ... Read more...

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