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Government inks production sharing contract for 5th oil block


September 10th, 2012 - 6:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 10 (IANS) The government Monday signed a production sharing contract (PSC) for the fifth oil block it had awarded on Aug 28, 2012."PSC for the block (MB-DWN-2010/1) ... Read more...

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Venezuela confirms start-up of oil exploration off Cuba


September 6th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
Lecheria (Venezuela), Sep 6 (IANS/EFE) State-owned oil giant Petroleos de Venezuela, or PDVSA, has started exploring for oil in deepwater areas off Cuba, Oil and Mining Minister Rafael Ramirez said."It ... Read more...

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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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India re-evaluating Vietnam oil block in South China Sea


August 3rd, 2012 - 8:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) Unfazed by China's objections, India is re-evaluating a Vietnamese offer for oil exploration in the South China Sea and will go ahead if ONGC Videsh ... Read more...

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Antony emphasises freedom of navigation in South China Sea


July 21st, 2012 - 3:44 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 21 (IANS) India Saturday called upon nations having territorial disputes in South China Sea, including China, to settle issues through dialogue, even as it emphasised on freedom of ... Read more...

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Vietnam president praises India’s economic, technical help


July 18th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Hanoi, July 18 (IANS) India's economic and technical support for Vietnam came in for praise from its President Truong Tan Sang Wednesday when an Indian delegation called on him ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws (Lead)


July 12th, 2012 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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South China Sea: India calls for respect to global laws


July 12th, 2012 - 10:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) India Thursday called for all parties to the territorial disputes in the South China Sea to respect global laws governing freedom of navigation and access ... Read more...

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Krishna juggles US, Cuba visits next week


June 8th, 2012 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 8 (IANS) In a trip that underlines India's new-found confidence in juggling diverse partners, India's External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes first to the US and then ... Read more...

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India for navigational freedom in South China Sea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 5:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) India Saturday called for freedom of navigation though the South China Sea where Beijing has territorial disputes with other countries.Defence Minister A.K. Antony made the ... Read more...

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US for resolving South China Sea row through dialogue


April 17th, 2012 - 6:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 17 (IANS) Amid conflicting territorial claims over South China Sea and differences between India and China over exploration, the US Tuesday said the laws of the seas ... Read more...

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Mexican firm eyeing Cuba offshore oil projects


April 13th, 2012 - 11:04 am ICT by IANS
Havana, April 13 (IANS/EFE) Mexican President Felipe Calderon said his country's state-owned oil company, Petroleos Mexicanos, is considering participating and investing in crude and natural gas exploration and production projects ... Read more...

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South China Sea is property of world: Krishna


April 6th, 2012 - 4:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 6 (IANS) The South China Sea is the property of the world and must be free for trade to prosper, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna said Friday ... Read more...

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US to lease out Gulf of Mexico chunk for oil drilling


January 27th, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to sell leases for 38 million acres in central Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration to increase domestic energy ... Read more...

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US to explore oil in Gulf of Mexico


January 27th, 2012 - 6:30 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 27 (IANS) The US government Thursday announced plans to lease sites in the Gulf of Mexico for oil exploration.It is expected to generate one billion barrels of oil ... Read more...

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Tube Investments eyes Rs.500 crore revenue


December 7th, 2011 - 5:16 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Dec 7 (IANS) Multi-product company Tube Investments of India Ltd is confident of sizeable orders from oil exploration, packaging and can manufacturing sectors for its industrial chains next fiscal ... Read more...

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Blast at Oil India installation in Assam


December 2nd, 2011 - 5:05 pm ICT by IANS
Guwahati, Dec 2 (IANS) Separatists Friday blew up a major installation of India's premier oil exploration firm Oil India Limited (OIL) in Assam, triggering a massive fire leaping up to ... Read more...

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South China Sea discussed in Manmohan-Wen talks


November 18th, 2011 - 2:57 pm ICT by IANS
Nusa Dua (Bali), Nov 18 (IANS) India Friday told China that its oil and gas explorations in the South China sea were purely a commercial activity.In his meeting with ... Read more...

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South China Sea conflict can have global fall-out: Indian Navy


November 17th, 2011 - 10:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 17 (IANS) In the backdrop of India's economic interests -- particularly in oil and gas sector -- growing in South China Sea, Indian Navy chief Admiral Nirmal ... 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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Sri Lanka to call for oil exploration bids


October 6th, 2011 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Oct 6 (IANS) Sri Lanka is to call bids for oil and gas exploration for five blocks off the country's northwestern coast, a minister said Thursday.Interest in the blocks ... Read more...

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Government lacks will to fight threats: Bhagwat


September 25th, 2011 - 5:09 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu, Sep 25 (IANS) The central government "lacks the will to fight external and internal threats" and has not been able to end the "tampering" with the border by India's ... Read more...

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India, China to hold maiden strategic economic dialogue


September 25th, 2011 - 3:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Beijing, Sep 25 (IANS) India and China, the world's fastest-growing economies, will hold their first strategic economic dialogue in Beijing Monday that seeks to address widening trade deficit and ... Read more...

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US should support India’s peaceful rise vis-a-vis China: Study


September 17th, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 17 (IANS) Even as China hardens its stance over Indian oil exploration bids in Vietnamese waters in South China Sea, a latest India-US study has pitched for ... Read more...

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India, Vietnam to increase defence, security cooperation


September 16th, 2011 - 11:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Hanoi, Sep 16 (IANS) India and Vietnam Friday agreed to add greater content to their bilateral relations in defence and security, even as both sides are considering a request ... Read more...

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Cairn India starts oil exploration in Sri Lanka


August 6th, 2011 - 9:22 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, Aug 6 (IANS) Cairn India Saturday began exploring for oil in Sri Lanka's northwestern Mannar basin, which is believed to hold over one billion barrels of oil.Economic Development Minister ... Read more...

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Brazilian oil giant to invest $11 bn in Mexico


August 1st, 2011 - 11:24 am ICT by IANS
Veracruz (Mexico), Aug 1 (IANS/EFE) Petroleo Brasileiro, or Petrobras, plans to invest $11 billion in oil exploration, production and refining projects in Mexico between now and 2015, an official said.Veracruz ... Read more...

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Canada seeks Indian investment in oil exploration


July 26th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, July 26 (IANS) Canada is set to increase involvement in India's small and medium enterprise (SME) sector, besides scouting for Indian investment in coal exploration and education, a ... Read more...

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Confident of strengthened trade ties with Bengal: US official


June 17th, 2011 - 7:56 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 17 (IANS) A top US diplomat Friday exuded confidence in the commitment of West Bengal's new regime to developing bilateral commercial ties but said the region faced ... Read more...

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6 mn tonnes coking coal from Australia by 2015: Gujarat NRE


May 23rd, 2011 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, May 23 (IANS) Gujarat NRE Coking Coal Limited, the Australian coking coal mining arm of Gujarat NRE Coke Ltd, will produce six million tonnes of coking coal by 2015, ... Read more...

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PM returns home after five-day foreign trip


April 17th, 2011 - 12:16 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 16 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and wife Gursharan Kaur returned home after a five-day trip to China and Kazakhstan, during which he met with foreign ... Read more...

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Colombia banks on tax treaty to push business ties with India


March 13th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 13 (IANS) Colombia is betting big on a tax treaty with India to attract Indian investments to the Latin American nation and is set to rise manifold ... Read more...

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Colombia has record oil output in February


March 10th, 2011 - 11:17 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, March 10 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's oil output reached a record high of 861,000 barrels per day (bpd) in February, up 13.4 percent from the same month of 2010, authorities said.Average ... Read more...

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Mexican billionaire Slim invests in Colombian oil industry


February 24th, 2011 - 12:12 pm ICT by IANS
Mexico City, Feb 24 (IANs/EFE) Mexican billionaire Carlos Slim's Grupo Carso is acquiring a 70 percent stake in Tabasco Oil Company, which is involved in oil exploration and production in Colombia, the ... Read more...

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PM calls for appropriate utilisation of technology in oil exploration, refinery


February 19th, 2011 - 9:37 pm ICT by ANI
Sibsagar (Assam), Feb 19 (ANI): Emphasising that the UPA Government has an enduring commitment to the development of Assam and the North East, the Prime Minister, Dr. Manmohan Singh, on Saturday ... Read more...

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