Some of the world's largest and most deadly recent earthquakes were not natural disasters at all but were caused by human activities such as mining, reservoir construction and oil and gas extractio

This report prepared by the committee chaired by Dr. Vijay Kelkar includes a discussion of the economic foundations of Exploration and Production Contracts and an early action program drawn upon the analysis and inputs received from wide ranging consultations with stakeholders. Kelkar committee was set up by the Government of India to prepare a roadmap for enhancing domestic production of oil and gas and sustainable reduction in import dependency by 2030.

The Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has been publishing its annual bulletin “Indian Petroleum & Natural Gas Statistics” since 1967 containing comprehensive information on the Oil & Gas Sector. The bulletin provides information in terms of both calendar year and financial year, to address the demands of the diverse users. It also includes a brief write-up on production performance of Petroleum & Natural Gas Sector during 2012-13.

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California regulators said on Friday an enhanced monitoring regime for oil and gas production that is part of the state's new fracking regulations would shore up groundwater protection, a top conce

Three Colorado cities have rejected oil and gas production work that relies on so-called fracking, unofficial election returns showed on Wednesday in a setback for an industry that won other battle

Five surrendered discoveries to be put up for competitive bidding

Reliance Industries Ltd (RIL), India's largest private sector company, might find this difficult to digest. The petroleum ministry has asked it to give up more than 80 per cent of its D6 gas block area in the Krishna-Godavari (KG) basin, including five discoveries with $10 billion worth of natural gas, with immediate effect.

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Failure to protect Antarctic waters long-term could leave it vulnerable to oil drilling and fishing within 15 years

A former Ecuadorean judge testified on Wednesday that he ghost-wrote rulings for a judge who ordered Chevron Corp to pay $19 billion to villagers whose land had been polluted by oil exploration.