President Prakash Saith:
needs to develop gas
Saith, president of the National Energy Corporation
(NEC), has said that the recent Ryder Scott Hydrocarbon
audit report pointed to the need for the country to
develop the gas-based sector in the most optimal manner...
Canal being expanded
US$5.25-billion project will allow huge new cargo
ships to transit the waterway
rhetoric, followed by explosions that blew off parts
of a hillside, marked the beginning of a multi-billion-dollar
expansion of the Panama Canal last Monday...
loses ground in economic freedom
has been ranked 135th among 141 countries in the 2007
Index of Economic Freedom, dropping nine positions
compared to 2006, when the country occupied the 126th
wants two oil giants out
Venezuelan government is demanding that oil giants
ExxonMobil and ConocoPhillips leave the country with
no compensation for their assets...
claimed cautious progress Tuesday on persuading Pacific
Rim countries to agree on a global warming strategy,
warning the issue was a threat to the regions
booming economies that its leaders could not ignore...
alarmed at livestock extinction
rate at which livestock breeds are disappearing is
alarming, a senior official at the United
Nations (UN) Food and Agriculture Organisation said,
warning that precious genes could be lost forever...