CPI attacks NDA govt on natural gas, LPG price hike issues

CPI on Tuesday attacked the government for considering hiking natural gas prices, LPG, sugar and public service charges.

Turkey-Iran ties improved since Rouhani took office

Since Hassan Rouhani became the president, bilateral ties between Iran and Turkey have improved, Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan said after the two nations endorsed 10 deals in several sectors, including banking, transportation, tourism and energy.

Mozambique mulls sovereign wealth fund

Mineral-rich Mozambique is considering the establishment of a sovereign wealth fund, the country`s finance minister said Thursday.

Congress speaks of political vendetta after Kejriwal`s probe order

Congress on Tuesday cautioned against probe "inspired by political vendetta", as Arvind Kejriwal ordered filing of an FIR against its Veerappa Moily.

South Asia pushes for Turkmen pipeline but troubles loom

The risks are huge, but so are the potential rewards, as plans advance for a pipeline carrying natural gas from central Asia to energy-hungry south Asia through the wilds of Afghanistan and Pakistan.

Russian PM plays down talk of gas wars, warns Ukraine on EU

Russian Prime Minister Dmitry Medvedev said he saw no reason for Moscow to cut gas supplies to Ukraine over an unpaid bill for now, playing down talk of an imminent "gas war" that might disrupt gas flows to Europe.

US energy carbon dioxide emission down by 3.8%

The US dropped its emission of carbon dioxide by 3.8 percent last year, the second biggest drop since 1990, US Department of Energy said in a statement.

Solve natural gas pricing issue: Karuna to Centre

A day after the Union Cabinet approved doubling of natural gas price, DMK chief M Karunanidhi on Saturday urged the Centre to find an alternative way to solve the issue, instead of hiking the prices.

Israel approves export of 40% of its gas

The Israeli Cabinet approved exporting 40 percent of Israel`s newfound natural gas reserves, keeping a larger amount for local consumption than originally expected.

`Pakistan must resist US pressure regarding Iran pipeline`

Pakistan could and should resist US pressure regarding the Iran-Pakistan pipeline, said a leading daily.

US may impose sanctions on Pak over Iran gas import deal

The United States is expected to impose economic sanctions on Pakistan as it plans to import Iranian gas to meet its increasing energy needs.

Why Jaipal Reddy was removed as Oil Minister, asks BJP

Bharatiya Janata Party leader Venkaiah Naidu asked the government to explain why S Jaipal Reddy was shifted from the Oil Ministry.

Cabinet reshuffle: Excited to be Science and Technology Minister, says Jaipal Reddy

I was never happy when I was given Petroleum Ministry similarly now I am not, Jaipal Reddy said to the reporters.

Nigeria oil workers threaten strike

Fuel scarcity hit Nigeria`s capital, Abuja, as a trade union threatened strike over failure by the government to pay fuel subsidy claims.

Egypt gas cutoff a business dispute: Israel

Egypt was the first of two Arab countries to sign a peace treaty with Israel, in 1979, followed by Jordan in 1994.

Switching to natural gas won`t slow climate change

Burning natural gas emits far less carbon dioxide (CO2) than coal, but switching over to this medium won`t slow down climate change, claims a new study.

Natural gas could lead to new Lebanon-Israel war

The discovery of huge natural gas reserves in the Mediterranean could lead to new Lebanon-Israel war.

Offshore natural gas platform sinks off Venezuela

An offshore natural-gas platform sank off Venezuela on Thursday, and 95 workers were rescued safely, the government said.

Crude oil production to go up 11%, natural gas by 53%: DGH

Reliance Industries and Cairn
India will help increase nation`s crude oil output by 11 per
cent and natural gas production by 53 per cent in 2009-10, oil
regulator Directorate General Hydrocarbons (DGH) said on Tuesday.

Essar Oil to sell natural gas from Raniganj coal bed from Jan

Essar Oil said it will begin sale of natural gas it is extracting from below coal seams in West Bengal in January-March quarter.