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S&P 500 falls shy of a record, breaks four days of gains

The S&P 500 snapped a four-session winning streak on Wednesday to end just shy of a third straight record closing high.

China buys into giant Kazakh oilfield for $5 bn

China is already involved in a number of oil projects in the vast resource-rich neighbour, which is five times the size of France but has a population of just 17 million.

ONGC loses $5 bn bid for Kashagan oil field to China

India's ONGC has lost the giant Kashagan oilfield to the Chinese after Kazakhstan blocked its USD 5 billion deal to buy US energy major ConocoPhillips' stake in the Caspian Sea oilfield.

OVL to raise $3 bn for Kazakh acquisition

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm of state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC), plans to raise at least USD 3 billion in debt to part-fund acquisition of US energy giant ConocoPhillips' stake in a Kazazkhstan oilfield.

ONGC's $5 bn Kazakh oil deal may fall through

Industry insiders say the blame for falling of ONGC's biggest acquisition may rest with the Indian government which unlike China, has not engaged with Kazakhstan at the highest levels to push the deal through.

'ONGC's acquiring stake in Kashagan oilfield will raise debt'

Rating agency Moody's has said ONGC's acquisition of ConocoPhillips' 8.4 per cent stake in Kazakhstan's Kashagan oilfield will be 'credit negative' as the state-owned firm's debt will rise by USD 5 billion.

OVL-ConocoPhillips deal to be 6th biggest involving Indian co

ONGC Videsh Ltd's USD 5 billion deal with the US energy giant ConocoPhillips would be the sixth biggest merger and acquisition (M&A) deal involving an Indian company.

OVL to buy ConocoPhillips's 8.4% stake for $5 bn

This will be the biggest acquisition by OVL, surpassing its USD 2.2 billion buyout of Russia-focused Imperial Energy in January 2009.

Oil PSUs' group shortlisted by US energy firm for stake sale

ONGC Videsh Ltd, overseas arm of ONGC, along with IOC and OIL had some weeks back placed a USD 5 billion bid for buying stake in six Alberta oil sands assets of ConocoPhillips.

ONGC-IOC-OIL bid $5 billion for ConocoPhillips' assets

Houston-based ConocoPhillips has since then closed bidding for selling as much as 50 percent of its oil-sand reserves in Alberta.

ONGC ropes in ConocoPhillips for shale gas exploration

The state-run oil and gas exploration major Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) on Friday entered into an agreement with the US-based ConocoPhillips, for cooperation in exploration and development of shale resources in India, North America and elsewhere besides deepwater opportunities in the country's Eastern offshore.

ONGC, ConocoPhillips to sign pact for cooperation in exploration

State-run Oil & Natural Gas Corp. and ConocoPhillips (COP) will sign an initial pact later Friday for cooperation in exploration and development of shale gas and deepwater oil and gas blocks, two ONGC executives said.