16 January 2020
India’s upstream regulator the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) has offered 11 blocks under the fifth bidding round of the new Open Acreage Licensing Programme (OALP) regime.
10 January 2020
China plans to allow foreign companies to take part in oil and gas exploration and production (E&P) in the country, as part of its plans to boost domestic energy supplies.
28 November 2019
India has introduced a new liberalised policy that requires licensees to set up at least 100 outlets.
4 November 2019
The UK Government has stopped its support for shale gas extraction (hydraulic fracturing) in England amid fears over earthquakes related to such operations.
4 October 2019
The Scottish Government has finalised its onshore unconventional oil and gas (UOG) policy, confirming that it will not issue any licences for fracking projects.
3 September 2019
A major fire that broke out at Indian company Oil and Natural Gas Corporation’s (ONGC) plant at Navi Mumbai has killed at least four people and injured 11 others.
20 June 2019
The Canadian Government has approved the expansion of Trans Mountain oil pipeline, which will provide additional revenues to fund a clean energy future.
4 June 2019
The Mexican Government is all set to start construction of Mex$150bn ($7.7bn) oil refinery in the Gulf Coast state of Tabasco.
3 June 2019
The Colombian Government has announced that at least 22 firms are qualified to bid for the new exploration contracts for 20 oil blocks.
30 May 2019
Tanzania has plans for a consortium of oil companies to begin construction of the $30bn liquefied natural gas (LNG) project in 2022.