Oil Exploration

  • Moily retracts statement on threat from import lobby 15-06-2013 09:20 PM

    Bangalore: Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily Saturday denied he had said that he faced a threat personally from oil import lobbies. "I did not say that. My statement has been confused by media," he told reporters on the margins of a function in Bangalore. Moily said what he had stated...
  • Cairn India makes new oil discovery in Rajasthan block 09-04-2013 11:19 AM

    New Delhi: Cairn India on Tuesday said it has made the 26th oil discovery in its prolific Rajasthan block. The discovery follows allowing the company to explore for oil on block well after expiry of the exploration phase. "Cairn India has made its latest oil discovery, the 26th discovery so...
  • India's oil move serious provocation: China daily 16-09-2011 08:06 PM

    Beijing: Chinese Foreign Ministry on Friday refused to join issue with India over its assertion to go ahead with oil exploration cooperation with Vietnam in the South China Sea despite Beijing's objections, but an influential official daily said the move constituted "serious political provocation" and should be "resolutely stopped". Chinese...
  • Ex-DG Hydrocarbons booked for helping oil firms 01-07-2011 01:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has filed an FIR against former director general of Hydrocarbons VK Sibal on charges of scuttling investigation into discrepancies in oil exploration. The investigating agency on Friday conducted raids at 15 places across New Delhi, Noida and Dehra Dun. Sibal's residence in...