TERI in the News

30 record(s) found in 'March 2006'

  • India developing in oil refining hub

    24 March 2006| The Economic Times

    While RIL is setting up the largest capacity at Jamnagar, other serious players include Essar, BPCL, MRPL and IOC among others. "We are hoping to commission the first phase of the refinery by July. To begin with, the refinery will have a capacity of 7m tonnes, which will be increased to 10.5m tonnes by January 07," Mr Raj Varma, CEO, Essar Oil, told reporters on the sidelines of the Sixth Indian Oil and Gas Conference organized by TERI.

  • Petroleum items exports goes past $10 billion

    24 March 2006| The Economic Times

    "A global demand growth of say, 1.5m barrels cannot be supported too long by incremental oil supplies. Prices will rise to reduce the growth in demand," Mr Fereidun Fesharaki, chairman & CEO, FACTS Global Energy said here at the Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • Oil demand to rebound, but lags GDP growth

    24 March 2006| The Financial Express

    India's thirst for oil should pick up in the coming months after unexpectedly weak growth last year, but the dominance of the low-energy services sector will keep it out of China's league among the world's biggest guzzlers. Some analysts see a recovery this year, in part thanks to a flurry of activity surrounding regional elections this spring and the expansion of the economy. 'I don't see this as anything more than a temporary blip. Oil demand will rise again. The sheer momentum of economic growth would raise oil demand,'said Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI.

  • India on shopping spree for oil & gas assets

    24 March 2006| The Financial Express

    India is scouting for oil and gas assets in central Asia, Africa and Latin America to feed the requirements of its rapidly expanding economy. With domestic oil production barely meeting 27% of the demand, India has been on a buying spree, minister of state for external affairs Mr Anand Sharma said at the Indian Oil and Gas Conference, organized by TERI.

  • Water crisis looms in India as drilling depletes resources

    20 March 2006| Taiwan News

    Nowhere is the need for water more acute than in rural India where 60 percent of its population lives and where water shortages mean shrivelled crops and dried-up wells, endangering lives and livestock. "The groundwater situation is very critical," says Mr Ashok Jaitley, a water expert at TERI. The serious groundwater depletion has had alarming outcomes for water quality, causing countless deaths.

  • Bangladesh to lose 17pc land due to climate change

    17 March 2006| Financial Express (Bangladesh)

    "The direct and indirect effects of climate change will displace people, threaten food security in the region, increase the scarcity of fresh water, and lead to loss of life and property," said Dr R K Pachauri, Director-General of TERI and Chair of the Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change. Dr Pachauri was speaking as part of Asian Development Bank's (ADB) Eminent Speaker's Forum, organized by ADB's Regional and Sustainable Development Department according to a report received in Dhaka.

  • NTPC: signs MoU

    14 March 2006| Business Standard

    NTPC signed a memorandum of understanding (MOU) with TERI for implementing distributed generation projects in villages in India. According to a release issued by NTPC, TERI would provide assistance in identifying potential villages, preparation of pre-feasibility report(s), and achieving financial closure for such projects with maximum grants from local and international sources.

  • NTPC, TERI join hands for rural electrification

    13 March 2006| Daily News & Analysis

    NTPC and TERI have signed a memorandum of understanding (MoU) to jointly implement rural electrification through distributed generation schemes. The MoU will be in force for three years. The initiative will identify potential villages in remote areas and carry out feasibility studies leading to implementation. It will emphasise the involvement of the local community and arrange locally available fuel and resource.

  • NTPC, TERI to light up rural homes

    13 March 2006| Hindustan Times

    TERI and NTPC have signed an MoU to jointly implement rural electrification through distributed generation schemes. The initiative will identify potential villages in remote areas and carry out feasibility studies leading to implementation. It will emphasise the involvement of the local community and arrange locally available fuel and resource.

  • NTPC, TERI pact

    11 March 2006| The Tribune

    TERI and NTPC have signed an MoU to jointly implement rural electrification through distributed generation schemes. The initiative will identify potential villages in remote areas and carry out feasibility studies leading to implementation. It will emphasise the involvement of the local community and arrange locally available fuel and resource.

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