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Royal Dutch/Shell, the biggest oil producer in Nigeria, has for the first time declared force majeure on shipments from both its Bonny and Forcados crude export terminals in the Niger Delta. Force

The government is contemplating joint ventures with the private sector in the wind energy sector through 'wind power estates'. It proposes to hold substantial stake in these estates. In a note being

The government has raised its investment target in the power sector for the remaining period of the Ninth plan by 5,380 crore. This represents an 11.7 per cent increase over the Plan target of Rs

Union Minister of State for Petroleum Santosh Gangwar has said LPG and petrol would be supplied to Jammu and Kashmir through pipelines in a phased manner.

Over 50 lakh tonnes of coal is consumed by the plantation industry to process tea. The burning of fossil fuels, which involves heavy transportation cost and large-scale atmospheric pollution, can be

Italian engineering contractor Ansaldo Energia plans to bid for serveral thermo-electric power projects in the country in an attempt to increase its market share to around 20 per cent. Ansaldo has

The cabinet has approved a proposal to relax the 40 per cent cap on domestic funding currently imposed on power

Pakistan's Hub Power Company (Hubco) said on Monday it had temporarily shut down all four of its electricity generating units because the state-utility Wapda did not need power. "Three generators

The Karnataka government has demanded that the Centre should immediately issue a counter guarantee for the proposal 1,000 mw Cogentrix power project coming up in Mangalore. In a meeting with Prime

In a report released in Athens, the International Energy Agency (IEA) praises the Greek government moves towards introducing more competition and private ownership in Greek energy markets. The