• 25 January 2012

    ADB approves $400m for Uzbek petrochemical plant

    The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has approved a $400m loan and political risk guarantee for the construction of a petrochemical plant in the Karakalpakstan region of Uzbekistan.

  • 24 January 2012

    Bulgaria bans shale fracking

    The Bulgarian Government has banned exploratory drilling for shale gas using the hydraulic fracturing extraction technique because of concerns over environmental issues.

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