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Canada’s Nexen oil company shareholders approve Chinese takeover for $15.1 billion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CALGARY, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian oil and gas company, Nexen Inc., on Thursday announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed takeover by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC).The Plan of ... Read more...

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11,000 km of LNG pipelines laid so far


August 21st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) More than 11,000 km of cross-country gas pipelines have been laid for connecting the consumption centres, Minister of State for Petroleum R.P.N. Singh said Tuesday."Another ... Read more...

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Pakistan to spend Rs.210 mn for gas infrastructure


October 10th, 2011 - 1:01 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Oct 10 (IANS) Pakistan will spend Rs.210 million to lay infrastructure for supply of gas in Khyber Pakthunkhwa province.Prime Minister Yousuf Raza Gilani Sunday approved Rs.210 million to ... Read more...

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Iran finds major helium reserve


October 1st, 2011 - 4:04 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, Oct 1 (IANS) Iran has discovered a major helium reserve, an estimated 10 billion cubic meters of gas, in the southern part of the country, the official media reported ... Read more...

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Brazil chopper with four onboard disappears


August 21st, 2011 - 6:34 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Aug 21 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A helicopter belonging to Brazil's oil and gas company Petrobras has disappeared with four people onboard in the Atlantic Ocean off the coast ... Read more...

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Four killed in Pakistan bomb attack


July 21st, 2011 - 2:42 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) Four people were killed and seven others were injured Thursday in a bomb attack in southwest Pakistan, Xinhua reported.The fatalities occurred when the blast hit a ... Read more...

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Cairn India shares only moderately up day after stake sale


April 20th, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 20 (IANS) A day after Vedanta's Indian subsidiary Sesa Goa acquired 10.4 percent stake in Cairn India for about $1.5 billion, the shares of the oil major ... Read more...

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Ukraine to sell at least 7 energy companies


April 12th, 2011 - 9:13 pm ICT by BNO News
KIEV, UKRAINE (BNO NEWS) -- The Ukrainian government said that at least seven energy companies would be auctioned off this year, in an effort to privatize and improve its energy operations.Ukraine's energy ... Read more...

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Over 100,000 downloads in two days of Indonesia’s version of Wikileaks


December 12th, 2010 - 1:46 pm ICT by BNO News
JAKARTA, INDONESIA (BNO NEWS) -- Two days into its opening, users of Indonesia's version of Wikileaks, Indoleaks, have already downloaded the available documents over 100,000 times.There are four documents currently available on ... Read more...

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Charter plane crashes in Pakistan’s Karachi, killing 21 people


November 5th, 2010 - 12:01 pm ICT by BNO News
ISLAMABAD (BNO NEWS) -- A small plane carrying more than 20 people crashed in Karachi on early Friday morning, killing everyone on board, Pakistani officials said.The Beechcraft 1900 aircraft was carrying twenty-one ... Read more...

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Prince Andrew’s marital home bought with laundered money from Kazakh scam?


September 6th, 2010 - 5:55 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 6 (ANI): An exiled multi-millionaire, Mukhtar Ablyazov, has alleged that the Duke of York, Prince Andrew's former home was bought for 15 million pounds using laundered money.He reportedly claimed that ... Read more...

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Tata Power consortium wins Indonesian geothermal power project


September 2nd, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 2 (IANS) Tata Power Thursday said a consortium it belongs to has won a bid for a 240 MW geothermal power project in Indonesia. The consortium, in which Tata Power holds ... Read more...

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South Korean firm eyes 34 percent stake in Indonesia’s E-Pertagas


July 24th, 2010 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
Seoul, July 24 (IANS/WAM) South Korean gas supplier Samtan Co. plans to buy 34 percent equity shares in Indonesia's LPG producer E-Pertagas. E-Pertagas is a joint venture between South Korean LPG provider E1 ... Read more...

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Brazilian firm announces oil find


December 29th, 2009 - 12:35 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Dec 29 (IANS/EFE) Brazilian oil company OGX has said it found a new presence of hydrocarbons in a well in shallow waters of the Campos basin, off the coast ... Read more...

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Schumacher returns to F1 with Mercedes


December 24th, 2009 - 3:18 am ICT by IANS
Hamburg, Dec 24 (DPA) Seven-time world champion Michael Schumacher is to come out of retirement to race for Mercedes GP, the Formula One team confirmed Wednesday. Schumacher, who had quit the sport in ... Read more...

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ONGC to fund projects on protection of national heritage


December 19th, 2009 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, Dec 19 (IANS) State-owned exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) will provide funds for conservation, renovation and restoration of the monuments of Ahom kings in Sibsagar in eastern Assam, ... Read more...

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Drilling caused Indonesian mud volcano eruption


October 31st, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Oct 31 (ANI): Petroleum geologists from around the globe have concluded that the east Java mud volcano was triggered by drilling of a nearby gas exploration well, not by an ... 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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China and Iraq sign oil mega-deal


September 4th, 2008 - 8:42 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Sept 4 (ANI): China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Asias biggest oil and gas company, has signed a three billion dollar agreement to develop and operate Iraq''s al Ahdab oil field ... Read more...

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China, India in battle for UK energy firm: Report


August 4th, 2008 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
London, Aug 4 (IANS) Shares of a Russia-focussed oil and gas company rallied Monday after reports that China was rivalling a buy-up bid by the Oil and Natural Gas Corp Ltd (ONGC) ... Read more...

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Pakistan discards ‘orphan’ radioactive sources


July 11th, 2008 - 10:34 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 11 (DPA) Pakistan Friday said the radioactive material found in the port city of Karachi had now been "disposed of safely". Authorities discovered two sealed containers carrying neutron source material ... Read more...

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Containers with radioactive material found in Karachi


July 11th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 11 (IANS) Pakistan's nuclear regulator is probing the circumstances under which two containers of radioactive material were buried within the premises of a state-owned company in Karachi. The containers were ... Read more...

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‘Orphan’ radioactive material found in Pakistan


July 11th, 2008 - 2:22 pm ICT by IANS
DPA Islamabad, July 11 (DPA) Pakistani authorities have discovered two sealed containers carrying radioactive material in the southern port city of Karachi, a news report said on Friday. The neutron source material was ... Read more...

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ONGC’s last quarter net profit dips


June 25th, 2008 - 5:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 25 (IANS) State-owned oil and gas company Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) has seen its net profit for the quarter ended March 31 dipping to Rs.26.27 billion, from Rs.26.81 ... Read more...

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Reliance in cooperation agreement with UAE petro company


June 25th, 2008 - 12:08 pm ICT by IANS
Sharjah, June 25 (IANS) Reliance Exploration and Production, a subsidiary of India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) has signed here a cooperation agreement with the United Arab Emirates-based petroleum ... Read more...

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China to build refinery in Syria


April 12th, 2008 - 10:47 am ICT by admin
Nicosia, Apr 12 (ANI): China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC), Chinas biggest oil and gas company, recently signed an agreement with the Syrian Ministry of Petroleum and Mineral Resources to build a ... Read more...

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Groundstar Resources starts drilling in Egypt’s Eastern Desert


March 15th, 2008 - 12:18 pm ICT by admin
Nicosia, Mar 15 (ANI): Groundstar Resources, a Canadian junior oil and gas company, which is actively pursuing exploration opportunities in the Middle East, North Africa and Guyana, has recently announced that ... Read more...

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Russia, Ukraine resolve gas supply disputes


March 13th, 2008 - 9:50 pm ICT by admin
RIA Novosti Moscow, March 13 (RIA Novosti) Russian natural gas giant Gazprom Thursday signed a deal with Ukrainian energy company for direct gas deliveries to the latter for the current year abolishing a ... Read more...

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Russia’s Gazprom resumes full gas supply to Ukraine


March 6th, 2008 - 5:15 pm ICT by admin
RIA NovostiMoscow, March 6 (RIA Novosti) Russian natural gas giant Gazprom has resumed full gas supplies to Ukraine after a two-day reduction in deliveries, the company's spokesman said Thursday. Gazprom had cut ... Read more...

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Ukraine to ask gas firm to pay dues to Russia


March 5th, 2008 - 8:04 pm ICT by admin
(Lead) RIA Novosti Kiev, March 5 (RIA Novosti) Ukraine Wednesday said it would order the country's national oil and gas company Naftogaz to pay its outstanding dues to Russia for the natural gas supplied ... Read more...

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IOC and Calik Energy get green light to build refinery at Ceyhan


January 10th, 2008 - 2:31 pm ICT by admin
Nicosia, Jan.10 (ANI): The Turkish government has given Calik Energy and the Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) the green light to build a 300,000 barrels a day (b/d) refinery at the Mediterranean port ... Read more...

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Iran says it will rethink its cooperation with international oil companies


November 14th, 2007 - 8:22 am ICT by admin
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