Argentina, Brazil May See Change In Paraguay Dam Deal PARAGUAY: April 9, 2008 ASUNCION - South American giants Argentina and Brazil are grappling with energy shortfalls as their economies roar, and could soon face calls to pay more for key power supplies from their poor neighbour Paraguay. Both regional powerhouses jointly own hydroelectric plants with Paraguay and benefit from decades-old deals that provide them with electricity at cut-rate prices.

Federal government has agreed to continue to prepare short-term policy recommendations and awareness-building under ongoing new ADB financing project "Sustainable Energy Efficiency Development Programme". Under this programme, new government will further develop recommendations for removing the institutional bottlenecks to government-sponsored energy efficiency and conservation programmes and support mechanisms playing a more effective role in nurturing a nascent energy efficiency industry and consumer culture.

Over 4,261 MW of power would be generated in the Northeastern region during the 11th Plan period in order to meet the increasing power requirements of the eight states, Union Power Minister SushilKumar Shinde announced here on Friday.

The North-east India Energy Summit 2008 was held in Guwahati on March 29.

India's largest crude oil producer Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) is on the verge of reporting "losses' on every barrel of crude oil that it sells due to the high subsidy burden that it

Australian construction company Leighton Holdings Ltd on Tuesday announced that it has bagged a contract from Oil and Natural Gas Corporation worth $720 million for building an oil and gas pipeline in

DEBATE While the rise of alternative technologies will provide a breather, a number of factors may yet contribute to further volatility. Deepak Mahurkar Associate Director - Oil & Gas, PwC

On Monday morning, crude prices touched $111 a barrel in Asian markets. It was only last week that they reached an all-time high of $110.

India's first coal-to-liquid (CTL) project rolls off.

Global oil prices may decline if recession in countries that are major consumers lasts long, according to Karin Kneissl, an energy analyst and freelance journalist based in Vienna, Austria.

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