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    Protests, outrage as Siemens backs Aussie mine project

    Agence France-Presse . Berlin | Updated at 12:00am on January 15, 2020

    Environmental activists across the world slammed German engineering conglomerate Siemens on Monday after it decided to carry on with a controversial coal mine project in...

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    IEA slams India gas pricing policy

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 11:48pm on January 12, 2020

    The International Energy Agency (IEA) has slammed India’s natural gas pricing policy, saying linking domestic production to very low global reference prices has reduced incentives...

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    Petrobras halts shipping thru Hormuz

    Agence France-Presse . Brasilia | Updated at 10:21pm on January 09, 2020

    Brazil’s state-owned oil company Petrobras announced on Wednesday it will temporarily stop sending its tankers through the Strait of Hormuz because of tensions between Iran...

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    Iran crisis sparks fear over Mid East oil supplies

    Agence France-Presse . London | Updated at 12:00am on January 09, 2020

    The burgeoning Iran crisis has sparked oil supply worries over the Strait of Hormuz — a vital shipping lane for a fifth of global crude...

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    IFC, SREDA sign deal to spur solar power generation

    Bangladesh Sangbad Sangstha . Dhaka | Updated at 12:00am on January 07, 2020

    IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, has signed an agreement with the Sustainable and Renewable Energy Development Authority (SREDA) of Bangladesh to support...

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    Petrol, diesel prices up in India as US strike roils oil market

    Press Trust of India . New Delhi | Updated at 10:24pm on January 05, 2020

    Petrol and diesel prices rose for the fourth straight day on Sunday as global oil prices jumped after the US killed a top Iranian general,...

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    Russia stops oil supplies to Belarus after no deal signed

    Agence France-Presse . Minsk | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Russia has stopped shipping oil to Belarus, the Belarusian state energy firm said on Friday, after the two countries failed to reach a deal on...

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    Nigerian communities struggle with devastating oil spills

    Agence France-Presse . Ikarama-Okordia | Updated at 12:00am on January 04, 2020

    Martha Alfred used to harvest 20 bags of cassava each year before an oil spill forced her to abandon her field and hawk roasted fish...

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    PM against giving utility supply to new industries outside EZs

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:02pm on December 28, 2019

    Prime minister Sheikh Hasina has instructed the authorities concerned to stop providing in phases power, gas and other utility connections to new industries to be...

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    Power Div seeks tax holiday for private plants to miss deadline

    Jasim Uddin | Updated at 11:06pm on December 25, 2019

    Power Division of the power, energy and mineral resources ministry has sought income tax holiday for 15 years for the private power generation companies which...