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ONGC completes drilling of 6 exploratory wells

Last Updated: Thursday, August 14, 2014, 16:51

ONGC has completed drilling of six exploratory wells so far, out of its target of 36 for this year, a top executive said here on Thursday.

Putin, launching US-Russia oil project, touts `pragmatism`

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 20:10

President Vladimir Putin said Russia is still open for business with Western companies despite sanctions as he ceremonially launched a joint US-Russian oil exploration project in the Arctic.

DGH disagrees with Kelkar report on oil exploration contracts

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 14:07

Kelkar, who was Oil Secretary from 1995 to 1997, submitted the first part of his report last week.

Syria signs oil exploration deal with Russian firm

Last Updated: Wednesday, December 25, 2013, 20:14

Syria`s state news agency says the oil ministry has signed a deal with Russian oil and gas company Soyuzneftegaz to explore in the Mediterranean Sea. SANA`s report today did not say where the deal was signed, though it said the exploration will take place off the Syrian coast.

Petrovietnam, ONGC Videsh sign oil exploration pact

Last Updated: Thursday, November 21, 2013, 09:02

The exploration pact between Petrovietnam and ONGC Videsh Ltd would allow activities in Vietnam, India as well as in a third country.

CCEA approves shale gas and oil exploration programme

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 24, 2013, 20:43

The Cabinet Committee on Economic Affairs (CCEA) Tuesday approved the long-awaited shale gas and oil exploration programme to boost domestic output.

Spain, Morocco to explore oil near Canary Islands

Last Updated: Monday, September 23, 2013, 12:14

The Cajun Express rig leased by Cairn Energy will begin operations in early October some 555 km northeast of the Canary Islands.

China invests in gas and oil exploration

Last Updated: Sunday, September 15, 2013, 17:58

Official figures show money spent on exploration of oil and gas fields rose from 19 billion yuan in 2002 to 67.3 billion yuan in 2011, reports Xinhua.

B N Talukdar to be new DGH

Last Updated: Tuesday, August 13, 2013, 14:00

B N Talukdar, Director for Exploration in Oil India Ltd, will be the new Director General of Hydrocarbons (DGH).

Cairn India to invest $3 bn over 3 years to produce more oil

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 24, 2013, 12:01

Cairn India, a unit of London-listed Vedanta Resources Plc, will invest more than USD 3 billion over the next three years to explore and produce more oil, its chairman said on Wednesday.

India has right to explore oil in South China Sea: Vietnam

Last Updated: Thursday, July 11, 2013, 17:45

Notwithstanding China's objections to Indian oil exploration projects, Vietnam Thursday asserted India has the right to pursue "exploration and exploitation work" in South China Sea as they were within Vietnamese "exclusive economic zone".

India to offer 68 blocks in tenth round of NELP

Last Updated: Monday, April 01, 2013, 20:15

India may offer as many as 68 blocks or areas for exploration of oil and gas in the 10th round of New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) this year.