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Nanoparticles new age answer to corrosion: Expert


August 23rd, 2012 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Aug 23 (IANS) Terming nanoparticles as the latest answer to combating corrosion, a senior scientist Thursday urged the industries concerned to use them as a "smart coating" option."Nanoparticles are ... Read more...

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Cabinet nod for petrochemical region in Tamil Nadu


July 4th, 2012 - 5:33 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) The union cabinet Wednesday approved the setting up a Petroleum Chemicals and Petrochemicals Investment Region (PCPIR) in Cuddalore and Nagapattinam districts of Tamil Nadu that ... Read more...

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Murugappa group plans Rs.1,000 capex in 2012-13


May 10th, 2012 - 9:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, May 10 (IANS) The Chennai-based Rs.22,314 crore-turnover industrial conglomerate Murugappa group is planning to spend around Rs.1,000 crore capex this fiscal in expanding its various businesses while looking out ... Read more...

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PM launches Rs.21,500 crore Bathinda refinery


April 28th, 2012 - 2:08 pm ICT by IANS
Bathinda (Punjab), April 28 (IANS) Prime Minister Manmohan Singh Saturday inaugurated the Rs.21,500 crore Guru Gobind Singh Refinery in Punjab's Bathinda district.Considered one the biggest investments in Punjab since ... Read more...

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No loan granted for Amerind’s petroleum refinery: Exim Bank


January 7th, 2012 - 12:32 am ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Jan 6 (IANS) The US Export Import Bank (Exim Bank) has only received a proposal for and not granted any loan for Amerind Petroleum Private Ltd's proposed petroleum refinery ... Read more...

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Apex court questions environment ministry on Niyamgiri (Lead)


August 1st, 2011 - 8:58 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 1 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday asked the ministry of environment and forests to respond to a plea of the Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC) challenging the withdrawal ... Read more...

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Court dismisses Vedanta plea for refinery expansion (Lead)


July 19th, 2011 - 2:51 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday dismissed Vedanta Aluminum Ltd's petition to quash the central government's notification stalling expansion of its refinery project in the state, ... Read more...

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Court rejects Vedanta plea for alumina refinery expansion


July 19th, 2011 - 1:54 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, July 19 (IANS) The Orissa High Court Tuesday dismissed a petition of Vedanta Aluminum Ltd which sought to quash the central government's notification stalling expansion of its refinery ... Read more...

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Vedanta: Apex court moved against denial of forest clearance


March 10th, 2011 - 12:13 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 9 (IANS) The Orissa Mining Corporation (OMC), a joint venture with Vedanta's sister concern Sterlite Industries, has moved the Supreme Court against a decision of the Ministry ... Read more...

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Bina refinery’s two units go on-stream


January 30th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 30 (IANS) Naftogaz India said Sunday it has completed work on two projects of Bharat Oman Refineries Limited, a joint venture of the state-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) ... Read more...

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Punj Lloyd bags three contracts worth Rs.1,595 cr


November 24th, 2010 - 7:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Engineering and construction firm Punj Lloyd Wednesday said it has bagged three new contracts worth Rs.1,595 crore for development of oil refinery and infrastructure projects.The biggest ... Read more...

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Andhra offers land for Tata titanium refinery


November 9th, 2010 - 7:29 pm ICT by IANS
Hyderabad, Nov 9 (IANS) The Andhra Pradesh government has offered land for Tata's titanium refinery in the state's north coastal region.Chief Minister K.Rosaiah, in a letter to Tata Sons chairman Ratan Tata ... 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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Punjab rejects change in refinery’s name


July 4th, 2010 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 4 (IANS) A move by the HPCL-Mittal Energy Limited to get the name of the Guru Gobind Singh Refinery project near Bathinda changed has been rejected by the Punjab government, ... Read more...

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High courts asked not to meddle in policy making


May 18th, 2010 - 7:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 18 (IANS) High courts should desist from treading into the area of policy making, particularly in the field of economic policies, the Supreme Court has said. "It is well settled ... Read more...

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Brazil to invest $540 bn in energy projects


May 6th, 2010 - 7:39 am ICT by IANS
Brasilia, May 6 (IANS/EFE) Brazil will invest 951 billion reais ($540 billion) in energy projects over the next nine years, state-owned Energy Research Corporation has said. Around 70 percent of the investment will ... Read more...

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L&T bags Rs.1,400-crore order from Indian Oil


March 29th, 2010 - 2:54 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 29 (IANS) Engineering major Larsen and Toubro (L&T) Monday said it has bagged a Rs.1,400 crore oil refinery project from state-run Indian Oil Corp. "L&T has secured a major order valued ... Read more...

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Indian firm ties up with Malaysia to build 10 MTPA refinery


January 22nd, 2010 - 7:57 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Jan 22 (IANS) City-based SVS Engineering group, which is scouting for investors for the proposed $4 billion petroleum refinery (annual capacity 10 million tonnes) at Perak in Malaysia, signed an agreement ... Read more...

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Bathinda refinery to start functioning by June 2011: Badal


December 16th, 2009 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 16 (IANS) The much-delayed Guru Gobind Singh Bathinda refinery project will start functioning from June 2011, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said here Wednesday. "We have been informed that 54 ... Read more...

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UAE to build oil refinery on Pakistan coast


November 15th, 2009 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
Islamabad, Nov 15 (DPA) The United Arab Emirates (UAE) has decided to go ahead with the construction of a $5 billion oil refinery in Pakistan's southwestern Balochistan province, Pakistani officials said Sunday. The ... Read more...

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BGR Energy bags orders worth Rs.45 crore


November 13th, 2009 - 6:22 pm ICT by IANS
Chennai, Nov 13 (IANS) City-based engineering, procurement and construction company BGR Energy Systems Ltd has bagged three orders worth Rs.45 crore, taking its order book position to Rs.12,200 crore, the company said ... Read more...

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Punjab reeling under financial crunch: Amarinder Singh


October 1st, 2009 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 1 (IANS) Punjab's former chief minister Amarinder Singh Thursday accused the Akali-government of various corrupt practices and for leading the state into extreme financial crunch. "The financial situation of Punjab is ... Read more...

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Rajasthan demands refinery, oil firms want more sops


August 29th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by IANS
Barmer (Rajasthan), Aug 29 (IANS) The Rajasthan government Saturday reiterated its demand for a refinery in the state, but Oil and Natural Gas Commission (ONGC) chairman R.S. Sharma indicated that the ... Read more...

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Kuwait scraps 15 billion dollars refinery project


March 30th, 2009 - 11:35 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, Mar 30 (ANI): The state-run Kuwait National Petroleum Company (KNPC) confirmed press reports that it had scrapped plans to built a fourth refinery at Al Zour, at an estimated cost of ... Read more...

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Villagers form human chain against mining in Orissa


January 27th, 2009 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 27 (IANS) Thousands of people, including tribal men and women, formed a human chain Tuesday to protect a sacred hill from mining in Orissa's Kalahandi district.The protestors, who were armed ... Read more...

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Mining by NRI-owned British firm triggers protests in Orissa


January 17th, 2009 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Bhubaneswar, Jan 17 (IANS) Hundreds of tribals armed with bows and arrows Saturday marched in an Orissa district protesting against mining in a hilly area by a British firm owned by an ... Read more...

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Nagarjuna group to start work on refinery, port


July 3rd, 2008 - 12:55 am ICT by IANS
Chennai, July 2 (IANS) Tamil Nadu Chief Minister M. Karunanidhi laid the foundation stone for a petroleum refinery project of Nagarjuna Oil Corporation Limited (NOCL) here Wednesday. NOCL managing director S. Rammohan ... Read more...

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India, Cuba finalise agreement for cooperation in the Hydrocarbon sector


July 1st, 2008 - 11:35 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 1 (ANI): India and Cuba have finalised India Cuba Hydrocarbon agreement for cooperation in the oil and gas sector.This emerged at an hour long meeting between Minister ... Read more...

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Cuba asks India to take part in refinery project


July 1st, 2008 - 7:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 1 (IANS) Cuba has invited Indian companies to take part in a new refinery project even as both countries are set to sign an agreement on cooperation in the ... Read more...

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International Petroleum Investment Company announces $1.2 bn profit


June 5th, 2008 - 11:12 am ICT by IANS
Abu Dhabi, June 5 (IANS) The United Arab Emirates-based International Petroleum Investment Company (IPIC) has announced a $1.2 billion profit in the year 2007, WAM news agency reported Thursday. The company, which ... Read more...

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Saudi Aramco, CononoPhilips to proceed with Yanbu refinery


June 3rd, 2008 - 9:10 am ICT by ANI
Nicosia, June 3 (ANI): Despite earlier rumours that escalating costs may lead the cancellation of the project, major oil producer Saudi Aramco and the US-based integrated oil company ConocoPhilips have announced ... Read more...

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China, Korea shows interest in Ecuador’s joint refinery project: Correa


June 2nd, 2008 - 7:09 pm ICT by IANS
Quito, June 2 (IANS) Ecuador's President Rafael Correa has said China and South Korea have expressed interest in investing in a joint petrochemical project undertaken by Ecuador and Venezuela, Spain's EFE news ... Read more...

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Murugappa Group plans Rs.13 bn investment


May 5th, 2008 - 11:21 pm ICT by admin
Chennai, May 5 (IANS) The $2.4 billion Murugappa Group Monday announced it would invest around Rs.13 billion ($325 million) in capacity build-up in the current fiscal. "Around Rs.7 billion of that will ... Read more...

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Vedanta’s Orissa projects are on schedule: Agarwal


April 26th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by admin
Bhubaneswar, April 26 (IANS) NRI industrialist and chairman of Britain's Vedanta Resources Anil Agarwal Saturday said all projects of the group in Orissa were on schedule. "All projects in Orissa are on ... Read more...

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Kuwait signs six billion dollar joint venture agreement with Vietnam


April 23rd, 2008 - 9:23 am ICT by admin
Nicosia, Apr 23 (ANI): Kuwait Petroleum International (KPI) has signed an agreement to take a stake in a six billion dollar joint venture to build a new refinery in Vietnam, capable ... Read more...

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