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Cairn to spend $150 million on 10 exploratory wells in Andhra Pradesh

Cairn to spend $150 million on 10 exploratory wells in Andhra Pradesh

Cairn India will be taking up exploratory and appraisal drilling of ten wells in Palar block at the coast in Nellore district Andhra Pradesh with an investment outlay of USD 150 million.

Sep 25, 2016, 15:51 PM IST
ONGC mulls drilling nine development wells in 2 fields

ONGC mulls drilling nine development wells in 2 fields

Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd is planning to undertake drilling of nine development wells in KG-OSN-2004/1 and GS-49-2 fields beside creation of other infrastructure in KG Basin with an investment outlay of Rs 3,750 crore.

Mar 14, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

China says has every right to drill in East China Sea

China said on Friday it had every right to drill in the East China Sea close to waters disputed with Japan, adding that it did not recognise a "unilateral" Japanese median line setting out a boundary between the two in the waters.

Jul 24, 2015, 13:34 PM IST

Barack Obama approves drilling in Arctic

 US President Barack Obama`s administration on Monday approved petroleum giant Shell`s request to begin drilling for oil and gas in the Arctic Sea under certain conditions, despite opposition from environmental groups.

May 12, 2015, 09:00 AM IST

Cairn India may spend Rs 13,000 cr on KG-Basin block

Cairn India may spend Rs 13,000 crore in developing an oil and gas block in Krishna-Godavari Basin over a period of time even as it geared up to undertake drilling of 64 exploratory and appraisal wells in that block.

Feb 08, 2015, 21:50 PM IST

Cairn India may spend Rs 13,000 cr on KG-Basin block

Cairn India may spend Rs 13,000 crore in developing an oil and gas block in Krishna-Godavari Basin over a period of time even as it geared up to undertake drilling of 64 exploratory and appraisal wells in that block.

Feb 08, 2015, 13:10 PM IST
Rosetta mission: Philae begins drilling into comet's surface amid battery issue

Rosetta mission: Philae begins drilling into comet's surface amid battery issue

The Philae lander has started drilling into the surface of the comet 67P/Churyumov-Gerasimenko to collect scientific data, the European Space Agency (ESA) said on Friday.

Nov 14, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

ONGC to spend $1.1 bn on drilling to revive Mumbai High fields

Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) plans to drill a record 130 wells at its prime Mumbai High oil and gas fields in a bid to rejuvenate the ageing reservoir in the Arabian Sea.

May 07, 2014, 18:08 PM IST

Healers in Peru practiced drilling skull surgery more than 1,000 years back

Scientists have claimed to have found proof that Peruvian healers practiced trepanation - a surgical process that involves removing a section of the cranial vault using a hand drill or a scraping tool - more than 1,000 years ago to treat a variety of ailments, from head injuries to heartsickness.

Dec 20, 2013, 13:53 PM IST

China begins deep-water drilling in S China Sea

China is the first country to explore deep-water oil and gas resources in the South China Sea.

May 09, 2012, 21:24 PM IST

Japan mulls drilling near disputed gas field: Report

Japan may take counter-measures if China starts drilling in East China Sea.

Sep 19, 2010, 12:26 PM IST

Fastest drill resumes work at Chilean mine rescue

The fastest drill trying to reach 33 trapped miners in Chile was to resume work, after engineers were able to extract broken drill pieces that forced the machine to stop work last week.

Sep 15, 2010, 12:42 PM IST

Rescue shaft drilling begins at collapsed Chile mine

A powerful mechanical
digger began digging a rescue shaft at a collapsed Chile mine
where 33 men are trapped some 700 meters (2,300 feet) below
ground, a government source said.

Aug 31, 2010, 15:39 PM IST

North China gas well fire burning for nearly week: Report

Accident took place as workers drilled a gas well 2,750 meters under ground.

Jul 29, 2010, 14:55 PM IST

BP to start drilling off Libya

US wants to know if BP had played a role in the release of Lockerbie bomber.

Jul 24, 2010, 12:23 PM IST

Jindal scores legal victory over Obama on drilling

Louisiana`s Indian-American Governor Bobby Jindal has scored a legal victory over President Obama when a federal judge in New Orleans issued an injunction on the 6-month moratorium on deepwater drilling imposed by the White House.

Jun 23, 2010, 17:54 PM IST

Judge lifts offshore drilling ban as `overbearing`

A federal judge struck down the Obama administration`s six-month ban on deepwater oil drilling in the Gulf of Mexico as rash and heavy-handed Tuesday.

Jun 23, 2010, 10:26 AM IST