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India Plans Larger Oil Auctions as Modi Pursues Import Cuts
Thursday, September 14, 2017"We want to create a lot of E&P companies in India," said the head of the country's oil regulator.

Oil's Emerging Giant Beckons US Wildcatters Who Riled OPEC
Thursday, June 02, 2016The casualties of the U.S. shale bust are being offered a new frontier thousands of miles away in India to remake their fortunes.

India Launches Auction for 67 Small Oil, Gas Fields Under a New Bid Scheme
Thursday, May 26, 2016India launches a new bid round to invite investors to participate in the exploration and production at 67 small oil and gas fields in the country.

India's DGH Refuses to Approve 3 ONGC's Gas Finds in Bay of Bengal
Monday, August 04, 2014India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons refuses approval of ONGC's three gas finds in KG-D5 block in the Bay of Bengal, India.

Bengal Energy Bags 340,000-Acre Exploration Block Off India
Wednesday, October 21, 2009Bengal Energy has been named the provisional winner of block CY-OSN-2009/1 by India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons.

Spectrum Inks Deal with DGH to Reprocess Seismic Offshore India
Friday, September 11, 2009Spectrum has signed an agreement with India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons to reprocess their seismic data offshore the Andaman Islands frontier, and to license the results to third parties.

MMS Inks MOU with India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons
Tuesday, August 25, 2009MMS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with India's Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas Directorate General of Hydrocarbons to address issues of mutual interest related to offshore oil, gas and mineral resources.

ION Expands IndiaSPAN Seismic Data Program Ahead of NELP VIII
Thursday, May 28, 2009ION has successfully acquired an additional 6,200 km of regional seismic data offshore India's western coast as part of its ongoing IndiaSPAN program.

India Approves Development Plan for Cairn's 3 Rajasthan Discoveries
Monday, January 19, 2009The Government of India has approved the Declaration of Commerciality for three of Cairn's discoveries made in North West India on the Rajasthan license.

India to Launch Oil & Gas Block Auction Thursday
Monday, December 10, 2007The Indian government plans to auction 57 domestic oil and gas blocks starting Dec. 13, Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Murli Deora said Monday.

Hardy Receives DGH Approval for CY-OS/2 Appraisal Program
Friday, August 10, 2007Hardy has received approval from India's Directorate General of Hydrocarbons regarding the appraisal program for the CY-OS/2 license. The program is intended to evaluate the potential commerciality of the Fan-A discovery.

Hardy Announces Prelim 2006 Results
Monday, April 02, 2007Hardy Oil and Gas plc, which has interests in India and Nigeria, has announced its Preliminary Results for the year ended 31 December 2006

ONGC's Gas Discovery in KG Basin Disallowed by DGH
Wednesday, February 21, 2007The Directorate General of Hydrocarbons has disallowed ONGC's recent gas discovery in the Krishna-Godavari Basin. ONGC's exploration team had last year struck natural gas in ultra-deepwater well UD1 in the Krishna-Godavari block KG-DWN-98/2.

DGH Okays Reliance's Amended Plan for Deepwater Krishna Godavari Block
Monday, December 18, 2006Reliance Industries Ltd said that the Directorate General of Hydrocarbons (DGH) approved addendum to the initial development plan for the Deepwater Block KG - DWN - 98/3 (referred to as KG - D6).

GXT Completes IndiaSpan Acquisition
Tuesday, November 07, 2006GX Technology Corporation (GXT) on Monday announced the completion of its latest basin-scale seismic program, IndiaSpan.

Reliance Amends Development Plan for Krishna-Godavari Block
Thursday, November 02, 2006Reliance Industries is seeking approval for an amendment that has been filed relating to the initial development plan for the Deepwater Block KG-DWN-98/3 (referred to as KG-D6) with the Director General of Hydrocarbon.

India Govt May Award Oil, Gas Blocks by November 15
Friday, September 15, 2006The Indian government may award the new oil and gas exploration blocks to successful bidders in November, Anil Razdan, additional secretary in the Petroleum Ministry, said Friday.

India to Invite Bids for New Oil, Gas Blocks Feb 24
Friday, February 10, 2006The Indian government will invite bids from domestic and foreign companies Feb. 24 to develop 55 new oil and natural gas exploration blocks, a senior official of India's upstream regulatory body, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons, said Friday.