Warring nations over water may sound apocalyptic, but there is no denying water is going to be a major restraint on urbanisation. Basic demand-supply rules apply here and explain to a large extent doomsday scenarios captured in Hollywood hits such as Water Wars
Neyveli Lignite Corporation (NLC) is examining a number of power projects on offer to scale up its generating capacity rapidly. B Surender Mohan, Chairman and Managing Director, NLC, said it is examining nine projects, where the promoters have showed interest in letting NLC acquire the projects.
Essar Ports will invest up to $25 million (about Rs 150 crore) in a joint venture, which plans to develop a coal terminal at the Beira port in Mozambique. The investment will be made for developing the terminal with 10 million tonne (mt) a year capacity and also to provide a corporate guarantee of up to $10 million on behalf of the joint venture.
State run oil marketing firm Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) is all set to make its footprints in creating gas transportation infrastructure pan India. The company is set aside Rs 4,000-5,000 crore to build the gas pipeline infrastructure over next 4-5 years
The proposal by ONGC Videsh (OVL) and Oil India (OIL) to pick up Videocon Mauritius EnergyÂ’s 10 percent stake in MozambiqueÂ’s Rovuma 1 block is awaiting the approval of the union cabinet. The petroleum ministry moved a note before the cabinet committee on economic affairs for approval. The acquisition would be completed soon, oil minister M Veer