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Strongly contesting a Rs 10,247 crore tax demand raised on its eight-year old internal business recognition, British oil explorer Cairn Energy has said it will seek damages from the government for the loss in value of its holdings suffered because of the notice.
Industry analysts are divided on the issue of whether the government must allow Cairn India to explore the to re-explore an area of Barmer block that it had earlier relinquished. Some experts feel that the government should not give back the area to Cairn India and instead put the asset for auction and allow the company to bid for it along with other players
In a letter to the union oil ministry, P Elango, CEO of Cairn India asked the ministry to do away with the discrimination between NELP and pre-NELP blocks while giving the right of first refusal for shale gas exploration. It may be recalled that the draft policy for exploration of shale gas provides for giving operators of block awarded under New Exploration Policy (NELP) since 2000, the right of first refusal for exploiting the unco
Cairn India aims to achieve a production level of 200,000-215,000 barrels of oil per day (bpd) during 2013-14 from its Rajasthan block compared to the present production level of 175,000 bpd. The Vedanta group firm has 26 discoveries in the block with an in-place reserve of around 7.3 billion barrels of oil equivalent. The main producing areas in the Rajasthan block are the Mangala, Bhagyam and Aishw
The Supreme Court ruled that the central government and ONGC conducted due deliberation before taking a decision on the $8.5 billion Cairn-Vedanta deal. The court ruled this while rejecting a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the deal on the ground that there was a loss to state-owned ONGC on account of the sale