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‘Wind power can meet global energy demands’


September 10th, 2012 - 12:42 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 10 (IANS) With oil, gas and coal depleting fast, US scientists say that available wind power is enough to fuel all of the world's energy demands. The atmospheric ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

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...

Posted in South Asia |

Sri Lanka to push for expansion of sea boundary


June 3rd, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Colombo, June 3 (IANS) Sri Lanka will push for expansion of its sea boundary, also known as the continental shelf, and send a delegation to the UN to ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Core industries growth falls to 2.2 percent in April


May 31st, 2012 - 8:18 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 31 (IANS) Growth in eight core industries fell to 2.2 percent in April as compared to 4.2 percent registered during the corresponding month of previous year, due ... Read more...

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India concerned about oil price volatility: Mukherjee


April 22nd, 2012 - 8:49 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, April 22 (IANS) India is concerned about the volatility in the prices of oil, gas and other commodities as they were not aligned to economic fundamentals, Finance Minister ... Read more...

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Sensex turns volatile; realty, oil, gas stocks fall


March 22nd, 2012 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 22 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian markets was witnessing volatile trading in Thursday's afternoon session amid a rise in oil prices and a sharp drop in ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Tripura chief minister to visit Dhaka


March 13th, 2012 - 6:27 pm ICT by IANS
Agartala, March 13 (IANS) Tripura Chief Minister Manik Sarkar will attend Bangladesh's independence and national day celebrations in Dhaka March 27, an official said Tuesday.Bangladesh Foreign Minister Dipu Moni ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

India, China fuel demand spiking prices, says Obama


February 24th, 2012 - 11:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 24 (IANS) Attributing rising oil prices to growing demand in countries like China, India and Brazil, President Obama has accused his Republican rivals of using the pain at ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

25 injured in clash with Dhaka police


December 30th, 2011 - 8:31 am ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Dec 30 (IANS) Twenty-five activists of an environment protection group who tried to lay siege to the energy ministry in Dhaka were injured during a clash with police.The activists ... Read more...

Posted in Politics |

Sensex closes 343 points lower on poor industry output numbers


December 12th, 2011 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Dec 12 (IANS) A benchmark index for Indian equities Monday fell 343 points and below the 16,000-mark as markets reacted negatively to latest data which showed that industrial ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India to step up oil, gas imports from Africa


December 9th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 9 (IANS) With its energy needs growing to fuel a $1.8 trillion economy and Africa emerging as an alternative hydrocarbons hub, India Friday said it will ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India’s oil refining capacity to rise to 238 mn tonnes by 2013


December 5th, 2011 - 7:32 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) India will raise its petroleum refining capacity by over 22 percent from the current 194 million tonnes to 238 million tonnes by 2013, Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Russia to sign child adoption deals with European countries


November 15th, 2011 - 2:14 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 15 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia plans to sign bilateral agreements on child adoption with France, Britain, the Netherlands, Spain and Germany, a top official has said.Pavel Astakhov, ombudsman for ... Read more...

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Obama cites India to plug ‘open government’


September 21st, 2011 - 11:08 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Sep 21 (IANS) Citing the example of Indian villages getting their voices heard with new information technology tools, President Barack Obama has urged emerging and established democracies to ... Read more...

Posted in Sci-Tech |

Netherlands to reopen embassy in Libya


September 17th, 2011 - 5:08 am ICT by IANS
The Hague, Sep 17 (IANS) The Netherlands will reopen its embassy in the Libyan capital Tripoli as soon as possible, the Dutch minister for foreign affairs has said.Uri Rosenthal announced ... Read more...

Posted in World |

India seeks more oil, gas from Nigeria


August 15th, 2011 - 11:49 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 15 (IANS) India has asked hydrocarbon-rich Nigeria to allocate more oil and gas to India and help it in its energy security efforts."India has expressed its interest ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Brazilian firm finds offshore oil, gas fields


July 6th, 2011 - 11:47 am ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, July 6 (IANS/EFE) Oil giant Petrobras said it found two new offshore oil and gas fields in a deepwater area in the Espirito Santo basin, some 115 ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Bidders response to India’s new oil, gas blocks was satisfactory: Jaipal Reddy


March 28th, 2011 - 10:25 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Mar 28 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Jaipal Reddy on Monday said the bidders response to the country's new oil and gas blocks has been more than satisfactory ... Read more...

Posted in National |

At least five children injured in school bus bomb attack in Balochistan


January 4th, 2011 - 4:13 pm ICT by ANI
Quetta, Jan 4 (ANI): At least five children were wounded when a bomb explosion tore through a school bus in insurgency-hit Balochistan on Tuesday.Police and military officials said the bus was ... Read more...

Posted in South Asia |

Russia to use sawdust biofuel in planes


November 10th, 2010 - 8:32 am ICT by IANS
Moscow, Nov 10 (IANS/RIA Novosti) Russia may start using biofuel made from sawdust to power aircraft, a minister has said."We have a country full of forests and plenty of sawdust; why not ... Read more...

Posted in Environment |

India to offer 34 oil, gas blocks for auction


October 8th, 2010 - 11:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 8 (IANS) India will offer 34 blocks in the forthcoming auction of oil and gas assets, Petroleum Minister Murli Deora said in London Friday."Under the ninth round of NELP ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

51 new oil, gas discoveries reported


August 17th, 2010 - 11:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) India's state-owned oil explorers have reported 51 new discoveries in the last 16 months, parliament was informed Tuesday. In a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, Minister of ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Delta Petroleum sells non-core assets to Wapiti Oil & Gas for $130 million


July 27th, 2010 - 1:28 am ICT by BNO News
DENVER (BNO NEWS) -- Delta Petroleum Corporation on Monday announced that it has sold various non-core assets for $130 million to Wapiti Oil & Gas, L.L.C.Delta, an independent oil and gas exploration ... Read more...

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Brit professor to outline his vision for a renewable energy powered UK


June 11th, 2010 - 6:23 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, June 11 (ANI): A University of Nottingham professor is set to go public with his vision for a UK powered completely by renewable energy by 2030.Professor Seamus Garvey, of the University's ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

15th International oil, gas exhibition starts in Tehran


April 23rd, 2010 - 4:00 am ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 23 (IANS) The 15th International Oil, Gas, Refining and Petrochemical Exhibition opened here Thursday at the Tehran International Fair Grounds. The five-day exhibition coincided with the 101st anniversary of oil ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Triveni in joint venture with GE to produce steam turbines


April 15th, 2010 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, April 15 (IANS) U.S. multinational General Electric's energy arm and Indian engineering firm Triveni Thursday announced a joint venture, GE Triveni, to manufacture, sell and service steam turbines of 30-100 MW ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

India offers assistance for development of Uganda’s oil, gas sector


January 28th, 2010 - 10:54 pm ICT by ANI
Kampala (Uganda), Jan 28(ANI): Visiting Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Thursday said that the Government will offer all possible assistance in the development of oil and gas sector ... Read more...

Posted in World |

ONGC to start drilling for oil off Kochi coast


August 2nd, 2009 - 8:48 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, Aug 2 (IANS) It will take at least 100 days to confirm whether there is hydrocarbon presence off Kochi coast, Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) chairman R.S. Sharma has Sunday. ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Iran hosts global oil exhibition


April 21st, 2009 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, April 21 (IANS) Iran's Oil Minister Gholam Hossein Nozari Tuesday inaugurated the 14th International Oil, Gas and Petrochemicals Exhibition here. More than 853 domestic and 450 foreign companies from 50 countries are ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Mott MacDonald opens new design centre in Kochi


March 13th, 2009 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
Kochi, March 13 (IANS) London-based engineering and consultancy major Mott MacDonald Friday opened its new design centre in Kochi, Kerala. Mott MacDonald director (oil and gas global operations) Sam Mathew said the company ... Read more...

Posted in Business |

Petrobras says its oil, gas output increased in 2008


January 17th, 2009 - 11:09 pm ICT by IANS
Rio de Janeiro, Jan 17 (IANS) Brazil's energy giant Petrobras has announced that its oil and gas output increased by 4.3 percent in 2008, EFE reported Saturday.The company produced an average of ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Ancient Silk Route lake evaporated 10 years earlier than previously believed


December 26th, 2008 - 4:39 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Dec 26 (ANI): A study by a leading Chinese academy has determined that a lake believed to nurture the ancient Loulan civilization along the Silk Route, evaporated in 1962, ... Read more...

Posted in Health Science |

Britain claims turning point has been reached in Iraq


September 23rd, 2008 - 5:29 pm ICT by ANI
London, Sept 23 (ANI): Britain might soon withdraw its troops from Iraq, going by UK Defence Secretarys statement that a turning point has been reached in Iraq.According to the Mirror, at ... Read more...

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Arctic Map plots new gold rush


August 6th, 2008 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, August 6 (ANI): Researchers at Durham University in the UK have drawn up the first ever Arctic Map to show the disputed territories that states might lay claim to in ... Read more...

Posted in World |

Reliance, UAE firm sign pact to explore oil, gas in Gulf (Lead)


June 25th, 2008 - 6:13 pm ICT by IANS
Dubai, June 25 (IANS) India's Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) has signed an agreement with the United Arab Emirates (UAE)-based Crescent Petroleum to start joint exploration for oil and gas in the region. ... Read more...

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