Spain okays Repsol plan for Canary Islands exploration

The Spanish government on Thursday gave oil giant Repsol the green light to explore for oil and gas off the coast of the Canary Islands, a move that environmental groups described as "unjustifiable".

GSI to explore mineral wealth from chopper

The Geological Survey of India (GSI) will soon start exploring and mapping the mineral wealth of the country using the custom-made advanced light helicopter (ALH) Dhruv, dedicated for heli-borne surveys.

China gains rights to explore Indian Ocean

China has obtained approval to explore a 10,000 sq km polymetallic sulphide ore deposit in an international seabed region in the Indian Ocean.

China sets sail for the Arctic

A Chinese research vessel and ice-breaker is due to set sail this week for the Arctic.

Space taxis: Bold new era or death of manned exploration?

The massive cement expanses that dot the flat Florida landscape have been launching pads for history: the first US astronauts blasted into orbit, the Apollo missions to the moon and nearly 30 years of space shuttle flights.

Malawi for joint uranium exploration with India

India and Malawi can work together to explore uranium sites as this country has huge deposits of the mineral, Vice President Joyce Banda said on Friday night.

OVL pulls out of exploration block in Sudan

ONGC Videsh Ltd, the overseas arm
of state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, has pulled out
of an exploration block in Sudan.

ONGC, Bihar govt ink deal for petroleum exploration

Bihar government and Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) today signed an agreement to carry out exploration of petroleum and natural gas in 2227 sq km area in West Champaran district

Myanmar warns US company against exploring in Bay of Bengal

A fresh confrontation appear to be brewing between Myanmar and Bangladesh as Yangon has warned US energy giant ConocoPhillips against exploring an offshore block for Dhaka in Bay of Bengal, which it said were in disputed waters.

Excellent response for auction of oil & gas blocks: Deora

Petroleum Minister Murli Deora has said the largest auction of oil and gas blocks, aimed to attract an estimated investment of USD 3-4 billion, has drawn "excellent" response from global energy majors.