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PM heads for Tehran NAM summit, meeting with Ahmadinejad


August 25th, 2012 - 5:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh leaves Tuesday for Tehran to attend the NAM summit Aug 30-31, preceded by a meeting with Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad.Manmohan ... Read more...

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Chennai Petroleum plans capex of Rs.760 crore this fiscal


August 14th, 2012 - 10:28 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Aug 14 (IANS) Oil refining company Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd (CPCL) plans a capital expenditure of Rs.760 crore this fiscal on various projects, said a top company official.Speaking to ... Read more...

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India signs gas supply pact with Turkmenistan


May 23rd, 2012 - 6:20 pm ICT by IANS
Awaza (Turkmenistan), May 23 (IANS) India Wednesday signed a gas sales and purchase agreement (GSPA) with Turkmenistan for the $7.6-billion Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project."For us, the signing of the ... Read more...

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India to get gas from Turkmenistan


May 17th, 2012 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 17 (IANS) India will now get natural gas from the Central Asian nation of Turkmenistan after the union cabinet Thursday approved its purchase through the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India ... Read more...

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China, Colombia agree to boost oil cooperation


May 10th, 2012 - 12:48 pm ICT by IANS
Beijing, May 10 (IANS/EFE) Colombian President Juan Manuel Santos and Chinese President Hu Jintao presided over the signing here Wednesday of nine agreements to boost cooperation in a range ... Read more...

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Turkmenistan gas pipeline transit fee finalised: Minister


April 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 26 (IANS) India said Thursday it has almost finalised the transit fee with Afghanistan and Pakistan for import of gas from Turkmenistan through a pipeline that will ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan to settle transit fee on Turkmenian gas (Lead)


January 25th, 2012 - 7:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan Wednesday moved closer to a final decision on the fee to be paid for transporting natural gas from Turkmenistan via a pipeline ... Read more...

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India, Pakistan say strategy soon for gas import from Turkmenistan


January 25th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 25 (IANS) India and Pakistan are closer to agreeing on a transit fee and a joint strategy to develop gas fields and import the hydrocarbon via pipeline ... Read more...

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Central Asian gas for India: pipe dream or reality?


January 19th, 2012 - 12:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 19 (IANS) Will India's attempt to obtain natural gas from Turkmenistan to augment its energy security requirements fructify? Political stability in transit countries were key to the ... Read more...

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US rejects $7 bn oil pipeline project with Canada


January 19th, 2012 - 8:39 am ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 19 (IANS) US has cancelled a $7-billion oil pipeline project with Canada, Xinhua reported.President Barack Obama, in a statement released by the White House, said the "rushed ... Read more...

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Pakistan, Afghanistan to double bilateral trade to $5 bn


January 18th, 2012 - 5:11 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Jan 18 (IANS) Pakistan and Afghanistan have agreed to increase bilateral trade volume to $5 billion by 2015 from the present near $2.5 billion, said officials.The Pakistan-Afghanistan Joint Economic ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi visits Pune farmers


August 18th, 2011 - 3:08 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 18 (IANS) Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi Thursday quietly arrived in Maval sub-district here in Maharashtra where three farmers were killed in police firing Aug 9, official ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi ‘missing’, says Shiv Sena ad


August 14th, 2011 - 4:51 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The Shiv Sena party mouthpiece Saamna in Marathi Sunday carried a 'missing people' advertisement taking a sarcastic dig at Congress general secretary Rahul Gandhi, ... Read more...

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Maharashtra opposition to demand government’s dismissal


August 12th, 2011 - 12:44 am ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 11 (IANS) An all-party delegation of the Maharashtra opposition will call on Governor K. Sankaranarayanan Friday to demand the dismissal of the ruling Congress-Nationalist Congress Party alliance ... Read more...

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Four killed in police firing near Pune (Lead)


August 9th, 2011 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
Pune, Aug 9 (IANS) Three men and a woman were killed near here Tuesday when police fired at thousands of farmers who blocked highways and turned violent to protest government ... Read more...

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Pakistan-Iran gas pipeline to be ready by 2012


July 21st, 2011 - 4:10 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, July 21 (IANS) The Iran-Pakistan gas pipeline will be completed by 2012, Minister for Petroleum and Natural Resources Asim Hussain has said.The minister told a television channel that Iran ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd gets Rs.828 crore contract


June 27th, 2011 - 6:04 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Engineering and construction major Punj Lloyd said Monday it has got a contract worth Rs.826 crore from Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation for an offshore pipeline project.The ... Read more...

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TAPI pipeline project: gas price, transit fees not resolved yet


April 28th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 28 (IANS) With the issues of gas prices and transit fees still remaining, the four ministers participating in a meeting on the Turkmenistan-Afghanistan-Pakistan-India (TAPI) pipeline project Thursday ... Read more...

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India, Kazakhstan to unveil roadmap for strategic ties


April 16th, 2011 - 1:22 am ICT by IANS
Astana, April 15 (IANS) India and Kazakhstan will take their strategic ties a step further when visiting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and President Nursultan Nazarbayev meet Saturday to discuss ... Read more...

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Foundation laid for Narmada canal project in Kutch


April 9th, 2011 - 9:50 pm ICT by IANS
Rapar (Kutch), April 9 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Saturday laid the foundation stones here for five projects of the Narmada branch canal network for the Kutch district.While ... Read more...

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‘It is rubbish that the petroleum portfolio was taken from me’: Aiyar


March 28th, 2011 - 7:24 pm ICT by ANI
Lucknow, Mar 28 (ANI): Former Union Minister Mani Shankar Aiyar on Monday rubbished an expose by whistle blowing website WikiLeaks that he was replaced by Murli Deora as Petroleum Minister in ... Read more...

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Fernas to complete IOCL pipeline work by July 2012


March 25th, 2011 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, March 25 (IANS) The Indian subsidiary of Turkey-based Fernas Construction Company Inc has bagged a Rs.300 crore pipeline project crore from the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) in Orissa ... Read more...

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India discusses TAPI pipeline project with Afghanistan


January 10th, 2011 - 5:02 pm ICT by ANI
By Naveen KapoorNew Delhi, Jan.10 (ANI): Energy starved India believes Afghanistan can play a crucial role as a major energy trade and transit hub in the future and could act as a ... Read more...

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LNG terminal capacity to be doubled at Kochi: Petroleum Secretary


November 22nd, 2010 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
By Juhan SamuelKochi, Nov.22 (ANI): Union Petroleum Secretary S. Sundareshan has revealed that the terminal capacity of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) would be doubled at Kochi.He also said the meeting of board ... Read more...

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GSPC-led consortium wins bid for Kakinada-Bhilwara pipeline


October 19th, 2010 - 8:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Oct 19 (IANS) A four-member consortium led by Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation (GSPC) has won the bid for building the natural gas pipeline between Kakinada in Andhra Pradesh and Bhilwara in ... Read more...

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Bangladesh discovers gas field with huge reserves


September 26th, 2010 - 2:15 pm ICT by IANS
Dhaka, Sep 26 (IANS) A new gas field with a possibility of a two to three trillion cubic feet (tcf) reserve has been found in Bangladesh, an official said. The gas structure in ... Read more...

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India signs deal for Turkmen gas through Afghanistan, Pakistan


September 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 20 (IANS) India, along with Pakistan, Afghanistan and Turkmenistan, Monday signed the gas sales purchase agreement (GSPA) for the trans-national pipeline project, which will transport gas from Turkmenistan to ... Read more...

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Punj Llyod bags engineering contract from Saudi oil firm


September 20th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 20 (IANS) Infrastructure major Punj Lloyd has secured an engineering and procurement contract from Saudi Arabian state-run oil company Saudi Aramco. The order was secured by the Indian firm's Saudi Arabia ... Read more...

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Energy high on India-Myanmar talks agenda


July 26th, 2010 - 7:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 26 (IANS) With India's growing stake in neighbouring Myanmar's gas fields, energy security will be high on the agenda of talks when Myanmar ruler General Than Shwe meets ... Read more...

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Work on gas pipeline to start soon as Pak, Iran complete all formalities


June 4th, 2010 - 4:55 pm ICT by ANI
Islamabad, Jun.4 (ANI): Pakistan and Iran have finalised all formalities regarding the gas pipeline, and the ground work on the project would start soon following a survey, Pakistan Petroleum and Natural Resources ... Read more...

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G15 meeting begins in Tehran


May 15th, 2010 - 10:33 pm ICT by IANS
Tehran, May 15 (IANS) Foreign ministers of the Group of 15 (G15) developing countries, including India, began their three-day meeting here Saturday, with Iranian Foreign Minister Manouchehr Mottaki expressing the hope they ... Read more...

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Krishna heads to Tehran; Afghanistan, pipeline on agenda


May 13th, 2010 - 6:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 13 (IANS) External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tehran Saturday on a three-day visit to attend the G15 summit. He will also hold bilateral talks to revive ... Read more...

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Krishna to represent India at G-15 Tehran meet


May 8th, 2010 - 9:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 8 (IANS) Against the backdrop of escalating Western pressure on Iran over its suspect nuclear programme, External Affairs Minister S.M. Krishna goes to Tehran next week to represent ... Read more...

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India denies US pressure, keeps Iran pipeline option open


April 3rd, 2010 - 9:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) Denying any US pressure on its ties with Iran, India has decided to nominate its ambassador to participate in a meet on nuclear disarmament in Tehran ... Read more...

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Southern gas grid to come up by 2012


March 20th, 2010 - 6:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, March 20 (IANS) India's largest gas transmission and marketing company Gail (India) Ltd will connect the southern states with gas pipelines by 2012, a top official of the ministry of petroleum ... Read more...

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