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Ukraine crisis EU's sanctions hit Russian oil majors, arms makers

Sep 12, 2014

Ukraine crisis EU's sanctions hit Russian oil majors, arms makers

The sanctions curbing access to Europe's financial market also hit pipeline operator Transneft, arms firms and Russia's plane maker United Aircraft Corporation. #US #Russia #European Union #Gazprom #Sanctions #Ukraine #British Petroleum #Ukraine crisis #Petro Poroshenko #2014 Crimean crisis #Curbs on gas export #Russia Oil Companies #Western democracies
Yemen govt reaches agreement with Houthi rebels to end crisis

Sep 11, 2014

Yemen govt reaches agreement with Houthi rebels to end crisis

The decade-old Houthi insurrection is just one of several security challenges in a country which is also home to one of al Qaeda's most active wings #United States #Al-Qaeda #NewsTracker #Yemen #Sana'a #Ali Abdullah Saleh #Gulf of Aden #Saudi Arabia #Abd-Rabbu Mansour Hadi #Shi'ite #Sunni #Zaidi #Houthi rebels #Oil Export
GAIL pipeline blast took place due to collective system failure Probe report

Sep 10, 2014

GAIL pipeline blast took place due to collective system failure Probe report

The fire at state-run GAIL India Ltd's pipeline in Andhra Pradesh that killed 22 persons in June this year was a result a collective failure of the system. #India #Andhra Pradesh #Oil Ministry #ONGC #GAIL #TheySaidIt #Blast #Fire #explosion #Investigation #AP #probe #Report #Pipeline
Andhra pipeline blast Oil Ministry probe blames GAIL for mishap

Sep 09, 2014

Andhra pipeline blast Oil Ministry probe blames GAIL for mishap

An Oil Ministry probe has blamed lapses by state gas utility GAIL India for the deadly pipeline blast in Andhra Pradesh. #India #NewsTracker #Andhra Pradesh #Oil Ministry #GAIL #Blast #Fire #explosion #accident #gas #AP #probe #tragedy #Mishap #Pipeline

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Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Jul 23, 2013

Six months of diesel price reforms and result is zero

Thanks to super-slow reforms on energy pricing, India's CAD woes and the rupee will be under continuous pressure till the government opts for big bang change #P. Chidambaram #oil pricing #diesel prices #energy reforms #V Moily
Budget 2012 primer: What does govt spend money on?

Mar 06, 2012

Budget 2012 primer: What does govt spend money on?

Spending on rural employment takes away much needed resources for building infrastructure. Similarly, any loan waiver program will eat into capital spending on infrastructure. #oil prices #Gross Domestic Product #Union budget of India #Deficit #Government debt #Budget 2012 #BudgetAnalysis

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Budget 2012 primer: What does govt spend money on?

Sep 23, 2014

Murphy Oil founder Polly Winter, 92, dies

Oil had just been discovered in the small southern Arkansas town of El Dorado, and the population was booming when Polly Keller Winter was born in 1922 to Charles Murphy Sr. and Bertie Wilson Murphy. "Her father was the banker in town. Her mother did... #Murphy Oil #Little Rock, Arkansas #Alexandria, LA
Budget 2012 primer: What does govt spend money on?

Sep 22, 2014

Rockefellers get out of oil and go green

AMERICA’S first family of oil, the Rockefellers, have announced ahead of a UN climate summit that they plan to divest from fossil fuels... #Murphy Oil #Little Rock, Arkansas #Alexandria, LA
Budget 2012 primer: What does govt spend money on?

Sep 22, 2014

US stocks drop as China, oil weigh on markets

NEW YORK (AP) — Worries about the outlook for growth in China and a slide in the price of oil pushed the stock market to its biggest loss in almost seven weeks Monday... #Murphy Oil #Little Rock, Arkansas #Alexandria, LA