Oct. 13: The Chief Minister, Mr K. Rosaiah, said the gas expected from the four K-G Basin blocks would be fully utilised for the industrial and domestic needs of the state.

Of the 80 blocks offered, only 44 attracted bids

Bidding for the latest round of oil and coal bed methane (CBM) blocks closed today with a poor response from bidders. Government-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corporation got 14 blocks, the highest number.

K. Venkateshwarlu
HYDERABAD: Andhra Pradesh achieved a significant breakthrough in its quest to have a pie in the Krishna-Godavari Basin when it successfully won the bid for oil and gas blocks through the eighth round of the New Exploration Licensing Policy (NELP) in the auction held in New Delhi on Monday.

Reliance Industries has threatened to stop oil and gas exploration if it is not granted the promised drilling moratorium to cover for the acute shortage of rigs.

The Chinese state oil giant that has a grip on Burma's biggest gas field is now venturing into neighboring Bangladesh, a move which may stifle long-running conflict over territorial waters in the Bay of Bengal.

The government will now look at allocating more natural gas from Reliance Industries Ltd

Aug. 6: The petroleum minister, Mr Murli Deora, said on Thursday more natural gas from the Krishna Godavari basin would be allotted to Andhra Pradesh for its fertiliser companies and for domestic consumption.

PB Jayakumar / Mumbai August 4, 2009, 1:42 IST

Coal availability holds back thermal production.

Murli DeoraThe dispute between Mukesh and Anil Ambani over the supply and price of natural gas from the D6 field in the Krishna Godavari (K-G) basin forced the Lok Sabha to adjourn at least once with Petroleum Minister Murli Deora asserting that the government did not have anything do with "the private dispute of two industries or industrialists" but was trying to protect the interests of the gove

AGARTALA, Aug 2: The Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC) has found another gas reservoir of nearly 726.6 MW capacity near Palatana combined cycle gas turbine (CCGT) based power project in south Tripura last week.

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