Archive for the ‘ONGC Videsh’ Category

India’s ONGC Videsh to Get Some Oil from Venezuela In Lieu of $600M Dividend

Via Reuters, an article on a growing petroleum connection between India and Venezuela: Venezuela has agreed to give some oil to India’s ONGC Videsh to help it recoup its pending $600 million dividend for a stake in a project in the South American nation, India’s oil secretary said on Wednesday. Indian refiners have resumed purchase […]

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ONGC’s $5 Billion Kazakhstan Oil Deal May Fall Through

Via NDTV, a look at the status of India’s bid to acquire a large stake in the Kashagam oil field: Oil and Natural Gas Corp’s (ONGC) $5 billion deal to acquire US energy giant ConocoPhillips’ stake in a Kazakhstan oil field is likely to fall through as India hasn’t been able to convince the Central […]

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China And India Unite On Energy

Via The Diplomat, analysis of the growing energy ties between China and India: On June 19, 2012 India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corp. (ONGC) and the China National Petroleum Corp. (CNPC) signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU). The MoU is intended to strengthen existing exploration and production (E&P) operations in Burma, Sudan, and Syria, and […]

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An Indian Tiger Loose In Africa?

Via Energy Daily, a look at India’s renewed efforts to secure an economic foothold in Africa in a new scramble with China for the continent’s resources, recently signing energy deals with top oil producers Angola and Nigeria.  As the article notes: “…India has lagged behind China’s aggressive courting of African nations to secure rights to […]

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India and Iran: Strategic Energy Initiatives

Courtesy of The Financial Express, a report on ONGC Videsh Ltd’s (OVL), the special-function arm of state-owned oil and gas producer ONGC, efforts in finding equity oil abroad especially in Iran. As the article  notes: “Iran is strategically important for us, as in a world worried over the progressive depletion of hydrocarbon reserves it is […]

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India’s ONGC Struggles To Keep Up

Via The Wall Street Journal, interesting analysis of India’s Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) struggles to keep up with India’s fast growing economy.  As the article notes “…Oil and Natural Gas Corp. provides about a quarter of India’s oil and gas needs and its increased output is important to the nation’s growth. Yet ONGC’s […]

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