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The shadows of  workers in the Permian Basin on February 5, 2015 in Mentone, Texas. (Photo by Spencer Platt/Getty Images)

Big Oil’s plan to become Big Gas

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With almost 200 nations set to hammer out a binding pact on carbon emissions in December, fossil-fuel companies led by Royal Dutch Shell Plc and Total SA say they’re refocusing on gas as a cleaner alternative to the cheap coal that now dominates electricity generation worldwide.
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India said to mull lowering natural gas price 10 percent as energy costs plunge

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The government continues to work on a plan to allow a premium for gas produced from deep-water fields, the official said.
a worker sprays water in the switchyard area of the under- construction coal-fired power plant, partially financed by the Japan Bank for International Cooperation, in Kudgi, India. (AP Photo/Aijaz Rahi)

Japan uses climate cash for coal plants in India, Bangladesh

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Despite mounting protests, Japan continues to finance the building of coal-fired power plants with money earmarked for fighting climate change, with two new projects underway in India and Bangladesh.
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IEA sees China, India filling strategic reserves with cheap oil

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The two nations are building emergency stockpiles with millions of barrels of crude that mirror the reserves of oil and refined products that the U.S. and its western allies amassed after the first oil crisis of 1973 to 1974.
Indian police in civil clothing escort two alleged suspects, center and center right, who are among the seven persons in an oil espionage case, to a police van to be produced in a court from the Delhi Crime Branch unit, in New Delhi, India, Friday, Feb. 20, 2015. Police have arrested seven people for allegedly stealing classified documents from the Indian government and selling them to energy companies, a top police officer said Friday. (AP Photo/Manish Swarup)

India: 7 arrested for stealing, leaking energy documents

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The men were caught leaving the ministry building Tuesday after authorities acted on a tip that some individuals were stealing and leaking documents from the ministry.
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Exxon begins production from Russian field

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The entire project has a total daily production of more than 200,000 barrels.
A driver refuels her car at a gas station of PetroChina, a subsidiary of CNPC (China National Petroleum Corporation), in Luoyang city, central China's Henan province, 19 August 2014. (File, Bloomberg)

China seen overtaking U.S. as world’s biggest oil user

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Growth in oil demand to 2040 will also be driven by India, Southeast Asia, the Middle East and sub-Saharan Africa, the IEA said.
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India PM uses oil price slump to ease curbs deterring Chevron

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India’s recently elected prime minister, Narendra Modi, has made energy security his priority.
People gather on a street in Nagaram village, in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh after a state-owned gas pipeline exploded June 27, 2014.  (AP Photo/NNIS via AP Video)

India pipeline blast kills 15 people, guts houses (video)

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A state-owned gas pipeline exploded and burst into flames Friday, killing at least 15 people, destroying homes and forcing the evacuation of neighboring villages in the southern Indian state of Andhra Pradesh, authorities said.
In this Jan. 17, 2013 file photo, smoke is emitted from chimneys of a cement plant in Binzhou city, in eastern China's Shandong province. (AP Photo/File)

Obama plan might help boost climate talks

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President Barack Obama’s proposal to curb U.S. greenhouse gas emissions might improve the chances of completing a global climate treaty but is unlikely to defuse demands by China, India and others for Americans to do more.