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Domestic electricity prices in the UK are the fifth cheapest in the European Union in spite of strong pound, but industrial prices are less competitive, according to a study published. Research by

Official: A fierce blaze in a state-owned oil refinery in Izmit in northwestern Turkey was brought under control early on Thursday as firefighters continued to battle flames, a senior official of the

The National Thermal Power Corporation has decided to set up one more effluent treatment plant and a water treatment plant under its 2,000 MW talcher expantion plan for preservation of

Exxon Corp., one of the few major Western oil companies that was actively exploring in Russia, has suspended drilling amid an environmental and legal dispute with the government. The Texas company

The Rajasthan unit of People's Union for Civil Liberties(PUCL) has expressed concern over reports that the State has been identified for long-term dumping of nuclear waste from all over the country.

Members of the Pakistan National Council of IUCN (World Wide Fund for Nature) and other organizations have contended that the Environmental Impact Assessment (EIA) of oil and gas exploration in

The Greens party broke France's summer political lull yesterday with a warning that it would quit the government if the Socialist-led cabinet pushed ahead with plans to replace ageing

The Ropar Thermal Plant (RTP) has suffered Rs 3.5 crore loss in the past five and half months of this year due to excessive auxiliary consumption, furnace oil consumption and demineralised water

Woodside Petroleum Ltd said yesterday greenhouse emission costs could hinder Australia's chances of winning liquefied natural gas contracts. Woodside managing director John Akehurst

Capacity addition in the power sector during the Ninth Plan is likely to fall short of the targeted 40,000 mw by 15,000 mw. This is mainly due to slippage in the private