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Japanese Team to Visit India’s Upgraded Coal Fired Plant

Japanese Team to Visit India’s Upgraded Coal Fired Plant

Sep 28, 2011 at 04:34 | Joao Peixe

A team from Japan will shortly visit Andhra Pradesh’s Dr. Narla Tatarao Thermal Power Station in Ibrahimpatnam to study the possibility of augmenting the capacity of the plant’s 210-megawatt thermal…

Tajikistan, Afghanistan Agree on Tajik Electricity Supply

Tajikistan, Afghanistan Agree on Tajik Electricity Supply

Sep 28, 2011 at 04:33 | Charles Kennedy

Tajik and Afghan energy specialists have agreed on terms for supplying Tajik electricity across the Panj river to Afghanistan. According to the Tajik Ministry of Energy and Industry, the cost…

President Mugabe Says NATO Abusing UN Charter to Control Libyan Oil

President Mugabe Says NATO Abusing UN Charter to Control Libyan Oil

Sep 28, 2011 at 04:32 | Charles Kennedy

Zimbabwe’s President Robert Mugabe, speaking at the 66th session of the United Nations General Assembly, alleged that the North Atlantic Treaty Organization is abusing the United Nations Charter in order…

Bangladesh Losing Money From Oil-Based Power Generation

Bangladesh Losing Money From Oil-Based Power Generation

Sep 26, 2011 at 14:57 | Charles Kennedy

As Bangladesh’s government increasingly utilizes costly imported fuel oil for generating power, state-owned Bangladesh Power Development Board is facing mounting power bills for imported fuel. While natural gas generated…

Turkey’s Growing Ties with Iran Unsettle Washington

Turkey’s Growing Ties with Iran Unsettle Washington

Sep 26, 2011 at 14:56 | Joao Peixe

Turkey’s growing ties with Iran recently prompted Washington to dispatch senior U.S. Treasury official Roger Cohen to Ankara, who said, "As trade increases and financial ties expand, it runs counter…

Zimbabwe’s Government Issues 20 Coal Exploration Licenses

Zimbabwe’s Government Issues 20 Coal Exploration Licenses

Sep 26, 2011 at 14:55 | Charles Kennedy

Zimbabwe, which currently imports virtually all of its oil needs, averaging roughly 14,000 barrels per day, is seeking to expand its indigenous energy resources, particularly coal. Zimbabwe’s Mines and…

India’s Government Postpones ONGC's Follow-On Public Offering

India’s Government Postpones ONGC's Follow-On Public Offering

Sep 26, 2011 at 14:54 | Joao Peixe

India’s government has deferred its planned follow-on public offering (FPO) of the state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corporation (ONGC). No reason was given for the decision. In a statement to…

Philippines Invests in Geothermal Energy

Philippines Invests in Geothermal Energy

Sep 26, 2011 at 14:52 | Charles Kennedy

The Philippines’ PetroEnergy Resources Corp. has signed an energy sales agreement with partner Trans-Asia Oil and Energy Development Corp. to purchase electricity generated by the 20 megawatt Maibarara geothermal project,…

Iran, Pakistan to Press Forward with Natural Gas Pipeline

Iran, Pakistan to Press Forward with Natural Gas Pipeline

Sep 25, 2011 at 06:24 | Charles Kennedy

Iran's Ambassador to Pakistan Mashallah Shakeri told an Iranian news agency that his nation has already prepared the necessary infrastructure to begin natural gas exports to Pakistan, adding that Tehran…

India Rankled by Western Criticism over Carbon Emission Goals

India Rankled by Western Criticism over Carbon Emission Goals

Sep 25, 2011 at 06:23 | Joao Peixe

Citing a developed world’s unwillingness to transfer technology to developing nations to counter rising global greenhouse gas emissions, India has criticized Western foot dragging over the issue.  Indian…

Turkey Signs Oil Agreement with Turkish Republic of North Cyprus

Turkey Signs Oil Agreement with Turkish Republic of North Cyprus

Sep 25, 2011 at 06:21 | Joao Peixe

The eastern Mediterranean’s offshore potential oil and natural gas assets are becoming an increasing multinational issue, with disputes arising between Israel, Lebanon, turkey and the Republic of Cyprus about how…

Brazilian University Developing First Nuclear Engineering Course

Brazilian University Developing First Nuclear Engineering Course

Sep 25, 2011 at 06:17 | Joao Peixe

Betting on the country’s nuclear future, Brazil’s Escola Politecnica da Universidade de Sao Paulo (Polytechnic School of the University of Sao Paulo, or Poli-USP) of Brazil's Universidade de Sao Paulo…

Romania’s Nuclear Power Plant Experiencing Technical Issues

Romania’s Nuclear Power Plant Experiencing Technical Issues

Sep 25, 2011 at 06:16 | Charles Kennedy

Romanian government officials said that the country’s Cernavoda nuclear power plant second reactor unit was closed due to “technical” issues for 36 hours, starting the evening of 16 September. 

Japan is capable of Replacing Nuclear Power with Renewables

Japan is capable of Replacing Nuclear Power with Renewables

Sep 17, 2011 at 13:58 | Joao Peixe

Former German Chancellor Gerhard Schroeder, a leading proponent of Germany phasing out nuclear power, has said that in the wake of Japan’s disastrous 11 March Fukushima nuclear accident that the…

India to Unveil its Nuclear-Capacity Addition Plan at IAEA Meeting

India to Unveil its Nuclear-Capacity Addition Plan at IAEA Meeting

Sep 17, 2011 at 13:57 | Charles Kennedy

India will disclose its plans to expand its civilian nuclear power generation programs at next week’s 55th annual International Atomic Energy Agency meeting in Vienna. India’s Atomic Energy Commission chairman…

Australia and U.S. Working Together on Renewable Aviation Fuels

Australia and U.S. Working Together on Renewable Aviation Fuels

Sep 17, 2011 at 13:55 | Joao Peixe

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Aviation Administration and Australia’s Department of Resources, Energy and Tourism have initiated a Memorandum of Understanding to continue and coordinate research on the development…

Iraq to Boost Oil Output to 3 Million Barrels a Day by Year End

Iraq to Boost Oil Output to 3 Million Barrels a Day by Year End

Sep 15, 2011 at 19:16 | Charles Kennedy

Addressing an energy conference in the Jordanian capital Amman, Iraqi Oil Minister Abdelkarim al-Luaybi said, "We seek with international companies to produce three million barrels per day (bpd) by the…

Russia’s Lukoil to Establish Solar Energy Plant in Uzbekistan

Russia’s Lukoil to Establish Solar Energy Plant in Uzbekistan

Sep 15, 2011 at 19:15 | Joao Peixe

Russian Lukoil president Vagit Alekperov said that his company intends to develop alternative energy projects in Uzbekistan. During the Soviet era, Uzbekistan was the USSR’s leading center for solar research…

Kenyan Solar Project to Provide Cheaper Energy to Manufacturers

Kenyan Solar Project to Provide Cheaper Energy to Manufacturers

Sep 15, 2011 at 19:14 | Charles Kennedy

Kenya’s Export Processing Zone Authority (EZPA) by 2013 will establish either a solar or biomass power plant costing $84 million to provide cheaper alternative energy to manufacturers in its zones.…

Canadian Company Strikes Oil in Argentina’s Neuquen Basin

Canadian Company Strikes Oil in Argentina’s Neuquen Basin

Sep 15, 2011 at 19:13 | Joao Peixe

Canada’s Americas Petrogas and joint venture partner Gran Tierra Energy made a “significant discovery of oil” in the first of three exploration wells drilled in its Rinconada Norte bloc concession…

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