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Canada’s Nexen oil company shareholders approve Chinese takeover for $15.1 billion


September 22nd, 2012 - 9:21 pm ICT by BNO News
CALGARY, CANADA (BNO NEWS) -- Canadian oil and gas company, Nexen Inc., on Thursday announced that its shareholders have approved the proposed takeover by China National Offshore Oil Company (CNOOC).The Plan of ... Read more...

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Project on for developing catalyst to liquefy coal: Coal India


September 11th, 2012 - 7:49 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, Sep 11 (IANS) State-run Coal India, which is emphasising on Coal to Liquid (CTL) conversion technology, said a project for development of indigenous catalyst for the process is under ... Read more...

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Argentine oil firm looks to attract investors


August 31st, 2012 - 1:26 pm ICT by IANS
Buenos Aires, Aug 31 (IANS/EFE) The CEO of Argentine state-run oil firm YPF has expressed confidence in the company's future and urged multinational corporations to come on board as partners ... Read more...

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11,000 km of LNG pipelines laid so far


August 21st, 2012 - 9:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, August 21 (IANS) More than 11,000 km of cross-country gas pipelines have been laid for connecting the consumption centres, Minister of State for Petroleum R.P.N. Singh said Tuesday."Another ... Read more...

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India seeks shale gas supplies from US


May 16th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 16 (IANS) India is looking at the possibility of importing liquefied shale gas from the US, as part of efforts to look at alternative sources to meet ... Read more...

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Shale gas exploration policy by March 2013: Reddy


March 13th, 2012 - 9:01 pm ICT by IANS
"Shale gas policy is proposed to be announced tentatively by March 31, 2013," Reddy said in a written reply in the Rajya Sabha, adding the government has already started formulating the ... Read more...

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China to promote shale gas


February 13th, 2012 - 5:14 am ICT by IANS
Beijing, Feb 13 (IANS) China plans to increase efforts to explore shale gas in 2012.This natural gas has become an important source of energy in the US over the past ... Read more...

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US energy production to soar


January 24th, 2012 - 3:19 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, Jan 24 (IANS) US oil and natural gas production is expected to increase substantially, according to estimates reported Monday.The US Energy Information Administration (EIA) issued the Annual Energy Outlook ... Read more...

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Schlumberger, ONGC to look for shale gas in Bengal, northeast


June 21st, 2011 - 10:11 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, June 21 (IANS) Schlumberger, the world's leading supplier of technology to oil and gas firms, and state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) are jointly looking at opportunities ... Read more...

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Obama undertakes two-day Poland visit


May 28th, 2011 - 7:24 am ICT by IANS
Warsaw, May 28 (IANS) US President Barack Obama arrived here late Friday on a two-day visit.On Friday night, Obama attended a dinner with 20 Central and East European ... Read more...

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India to formulate policy to tap shale gas


March 11th, 2011 - 7:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 11 (IANS) India will identify areas that have the potential for shale gas, or hydrocrbons trapped in sedimentary rocks, and also formulate a policy soon to tap ... Read more...

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US, India believe clean energy future makes clear economic sense


January 28th, 2011 - 1:45 pm ICT by ANI
New York, Jan.28 (ANI): The United States and India are both committed to charting a clean energy future because it makes clear economic sense and because it supports mutual objectives to help ... Read more...

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Shale gas extraction is fraught with problems


November 21st, 2010 - 12:47 pm ICT by IANS
By Killugudi Jayaraman Bangalore, Nov 21 (IANS) "We are trying to usher in a shale gas era", Petroleum Minister Murli Deora exulted after signing an agreement with the United States for shale ... Read more...

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India, US ink three agreements on energy


November 9th, 2010 - 12:42 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 8 (IANS) In keeping with US President Barack Obama's focus on energy cooperation, three agreements were signed Monday in this sector including one on setting up a research ... Read more...

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Punjab, Canadian province sign agreement


November 6th, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 6 (IANS) The Punjab government and Canada's Alberta province Saturday inked a memorandum of understanding (MOU) to work together in sectors like education, agriculture, agro-based industry and gas.The MoU ... Read more...

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India eyeing upon Canadian sand gas, shale gas technology: Murli Deora


November 3rd, 2010 - 7:36 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Nov 3 (ANI): Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora on Wednesday said India is considering the possibility of getting some definite technology from Canada in the field of ... Read more...

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India, US to sign shale gas deal during Obama visit


October 27th, 2010 - 9:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Oct 27 (IANS) India and the United States will sign an agreement on cooperation in shale gas technology during the visit of US President Barack Obama next month."We hope ... Read more...

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Murli Deora expects India and US collaborate in shale gas exploration


October 18th, 2010 - 10:36 pm ICT by ANI
Mumbai, Oct.18 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora said here today that the country is planning to enter a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the United States ... Read more...

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RIL to buy 60 percent stake in US shale firm for $392 mn


August 5th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Aug 5 (IANS) India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries (RIL) Thursday said it will invest $392 million to acquire a 60 percent stake in the US-based Pioneer Natural Resources' shale ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries net up 32 percent


July 27th, 2010 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, July 27 (IANS) India's largest private sector company Reliance Industries (RIL) Tuesday reported a 32.3 percent increase in net profits at Rs.4,851 crore ($1.03 billion) for the quarter ended June, its ... Read more...

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Reliance Industries buys US shale assets for $1.3 bn


June 24th, 2010 - 3:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 24 (IANS) Reliance Industries (RIL) Thursday said it will pay $1.3 billion for a 45 percent stake in US-based Pioneer Natural Resources' shale gas assets. "Reliance will acquire a 45 percent ... Read more...

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RIL inks JV with Atlas to produce shale gas in US


April 9th, 2010 - 8:59 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) Mukesh Ambani-promoted Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL) Friday said it has signed a $1.7 billion joint venture agreement with US-based Atlas Energy Inc for extracting shale gas in ... Read more...

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ONGC approves Rs.3,241 crore for new oilfields


March 25th, 2010 - 11:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 25 (IANS) Oil major ONGC will invest Rs.3,241 crore in the development of the marginal fields in Arabian Sea. It also plans to initiate a pilot research project in ... Read more...

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