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Greenpeace blocks Chevron`s Romanian shale gas site

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 04:10

Around 20 Greenpeace activists have blocked access to a shale gas exploration site in Romania, in a third attempt to scupper the drilling operations of US energy group Chevron.

Robust global demand to keep LNG prices high, says report

Last Updated: Monday, June 23, 2014, 14:04

The LNG market continued to tighten in 2013.

ExxonMobil finds promising shale oil deposit in Argentina

Last Updated: Thursday, May 22, 2014, 10:34

ExxonMobil said Wednesday it has found a promising shale oil deposit in southern Argentina, on par with some of the best of its kind in the United States.

RIL to invest up to $700 mn in shale gas venture

Last Updated: Friday, April 18, 2014, 22:45

Reliance Industries will invest up to USD 700 million in its shale gas venture in the current fiscal and also ramp up spends under the USD 13 billion capex programme in the petrochemical and refining business.

Vivienne Westwood attacks fracking `bribes`

Last Updated: Thursday, January 16, 2014, 06:02

Fashion designer and environmental campaigner Vivienne Westwood launched a stinging attack on British politicians on Wednesday for their support for drilling for shale gas.

Tax breaks for fracking firms as UK goes 'all out for shale'

Last Updated: Monday, January 13, 2014, 09:41

Cameron announced that local authorities in England will collect all of the tax collected from shale gas sites -- double the current 50 per cent figure.

ONCG to drill more wells in Cambay to explore shale gas

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 01, 2014, 14:48

Following the successful drilling of the country's first shale gas exploratory well near Jambusar about 60 km from here, Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has decided to drill more wells in Cambay region of Gujarat, a top company official said.

Petronas nears deal to sell Canada shale stake to Indian company

Last Updated: Tuesday, November 12, 2013, 16:23

Malaysia`s Petronas is close to selling a stake in its Canadian shale gas assets to an Indian company as it looks to share some of the costs of bringing cheap liquefied natural gas from North America to energy-hungry Asia.

Thousands march in Romania against shale gas, gold mine

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:07

Thousands of Romanians rallied against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country`s longest-running protests in years.

12 dead in Bangladesh violence

Last Updated: Monday, October 28, 2013, 12:07

Thousands of Romanians rallied against a controversial Canadian gold mine project and against shale gas exploration, in weekly demos that have turned into one of the country`s longest-running protests in years.

Shale gas, energy efficiency key to meeting global demands

Last Updated: Saturday, October 19, 2013, 13:44

Positive global trends in shale gas availability will not have an immediate impact on the world economy as the level of energy consumption is rising annually by about 20 per cent globally, experts say.

ONGC aims to start commercial drilling for shale gas in 2014

Last Updated: Friday, October 04, 2013, 13:25

State-run Indian explorer Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) aims to commence commercial drilling for shale gas next year, its chairman said on Friday.