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Colombian firm makes oil find


August 17th, 2012 - 11:50 am ICT by IANS
Bogota, Aug 17 (IANS/EFE) Colombia's Ecopetrol and two US joint venture partners have discovered oil and gas at a deep-water well in the US Gulf of Mexico, the Bogota-based firm ... Read more...

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Seismicity study was done before selecting Jaitapur: NPCIL


January 17th, 2012 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Jan 17 (IANS) The Nuclear Power Corporation of India Limited (NPCIL) Tuesday asserted that it had conducted comprehensive seismicity study before selecting Jaitapur for a nuclear power plant.Referring to ... Read more...

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Russian volcano erupts


June 17th, 2011 - 1:50 pm ICT by IANS
Moscow, June 17 (IANS/RIA Novosti) A volcano in northern Russia has erupted, and is churning out ash to a height of 10,000 metres, scientists said Friday.The 3,283-metre Shiveluch volcano increased ... Read more...

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Indian reactors are safe, says scientist


March 12th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
Bangalore, March 12 (IANS) Japan's killer earhtquake that caused a nuclear reactor to shut down and a radiation scare are unlikely to negatively impact India's ambitious nuclear power programme, says ... 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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Moon has deep core - similar to earth


February 14th, 2011 - 2:07 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Feb 14 (IANS) The moon possesses an iron-rich core with a solid inner ball nearly 150 miles in radius, which is similar to that of the earth, according to a new ... Read more...

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Trinidad seeks India’s investment in energy search


February 9th, 2011 - 12:59 pm ICT by IANS
By Paras Ramoutar Port-of-Spain, Feb 9(IANS) Trinidad and Tobago wants Indian, Chinese and Brazilian investment in its on-shore and off-shore energy development.Finance Minister Winston Dookeran told an international energy conference here that Trinidad ... Read more...

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Now, scientists to ‘browse’ earthquake data


August 21st, 2010 - 4:57 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Aug 21 (ANI): Computer scientists at the University of Edinburgh have developed a system that will help them understand how earthquakes travel in the Earth's structure and cause damage.A clear picture ... Read more...

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Canada’s Bengal Energy gets Cauvery hycrocarbon block


July 1st, 2010 - 3:30 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 1 (IANS) Canada-based Bengal Energy has been awarded a contract by India for a hydrocarbon drilling and exploration block in the Cauvery basin, which spans Karnataka and Tamil ... Read more...

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Canada’s Bengal Co. to explore oil, gas in Cauvery Basin


March 13th, 2010 - 12:34 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, March 13 (IANS) Bengal Energy Ltd, a Canadian oil and gas exploration and production company based in Calgary, said Friday it is joining an Indian consortium for exploration in ... Read more...

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Eruption of Alaska’s Redoubt Volcano sparked new type of lightning


March 7th, 2010 - 11:40 am ICT by ANI
Washington, March 7 (ANI): Three-dimensional imaging has shown that the eruption of Alaska's Redoubt Volcano last year, created a new type of lightning, in the form of small, quick sparks."We long suspected ... Read more...

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Earthquake engineers release report on damage in Haiti


February 23rd, 2010 - 3:28 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 23 (ANI): A team of earthquake engineers has released a report on the damage done in Haiti after the mega quake on January 12.The five-person team sent to evaluate damage ... Read more...

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Listening to Sun may improve forecasts of solar flares


February 19th, 2010 - 2:12 pm ICT by ANI
Sydney, Feb 19 (ANI): Scientists have come up with a new method that analyses sound waves generated by the Sun, which would help scientists forecast solar flares and promises to be twice ... Read more...

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Antarctic Ice Shelf collapse possibly triggered by ocean waves


February 12th, 2010 - 2:11 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, Feb 12 (ANI): In a new research, a team of scientists has discovered that ocean waves originating along the Pacific coasts of North and South America impact Antarctic ice shelves and ... Read more...

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Ethiopian desert rift likely the beginning of new sea


November 3rd, 2009 - 4:03 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, November 3 (ANI): Scientists from several countries have confirmed that the volcanic processes at work beneath the Ethiopian rift are nearly identical to those at the bottom of the world's oceans, ... Read more...

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Gujarat gets software to detect earthquakes


November 1st, 2009 - 8:15 pm ICT by ANI
Gandhinagar, Nov. 1 (ANI): The Seismological Research Institute (SRI), Gandhinagar, has acquired a German-based software that will enable geologists to detect and track trends below the surface of the earth.With the aid ... Read more...

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NRE to issue bonus shares to non-promoters


August 10th, 2009 - 4:33 pm ICT by IBNS
Ahmedabad, Aug 10 (IBNS) Gujarat NRE Mineral Resources Limited (GNMRL), an associate of Gujarat NRE Coke Limited, (GNCL) will issue of bonus shares in the ratio of one equity share for every ... Read more...

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Glaciers cause quakes in Iceland


July 4th, 2009 - 3:02 pm ICT by ANI
Washington, July 4 (ANI): A new study has determined that glaciers are the reason behind seismic activity and earthquakes in Iceland.The study was carried out by Kristin Jonsdottir, Roland Roberts, Veijo Pohjola, ... Read more...

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Quake rumbles can help provide quick tsunami warnings


April 22nd, 2009 - 1:05 pm ICT by ANI
London, April 22 (ANI): A team of seismologists has developed an early-warning system that can gauge how long an earthquake rumbles, thus helping tsunami warnings to reach vulnerable coastlines within minutes.Most tsunami-warning ... Read more...

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GSPC discovers gas; proud day for Gujarat, says Modi


July 17th, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 17 (IANS) Announcing the Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation's discovery of more than 20 trillion cubic feet (TCF) of gas in the Krishna-Godavari Basin (Deendayal Block), Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Cairn to begin exploration in Bihar after monsoon


July 3rd, 2008 - 3:04 pm ICT by IANS
Patna, July 3 (IANS) Energy major Cairn India will begin the next phase of oil and natural gas exploration in Bihar after the monsoon, a company official said Thursday. The first proposed ... Read more...

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Essar to explore oil and gas off Vietnam’s coast


March 4th, 2008 - 8:08 pm ICT by admin
(Second Lead)New Delhi/Mumbai, March 4 (IANS) Essar Oil Ltd said Tuesday that its Mauritius-based subsidiary Essar Exploration and Production (EEPL) has bagged a licence to explore petroleum off Vietnam's Song Hong river ... Read more...

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Seismic model to figure out internal functioning of Mount St. Helens


February 20th, 2008 - 4:32 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Feb 20 (ANI): Geophysicists have produced a new seismic model for figuring out whats going on inside Mount St. Helens, North Americas most active volcano.The research, led by Gregory P. Waite, ... Read more...

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New study might determine explanation for Tsunami prone zones


November 16th, 2007 - 4:23 pm ICT by admin
Washington, Nov 16 (ANI): A new research by geoscientists would help to assess why particular regions of the world are more prone to giant tsunamis than others. Using 3D seismic data collected ... Read more...

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ONGC-Mittal JV acquires 30 percent participating interest in Turkmenistan exploration bloc


November 14th, 2007 - 2:38 am ICT by admin
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