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PV Gas and foreign partners to build $1.27bn gas pipeline
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PV Gas and foreign partners to build $1.27bn gas pipeline

Vietnamnet - A subsidiary of the State-owned oil and gas group PetroVietnam and its foreign partners have secured a license to invest in a natural gas pipeline in the south of Vietnam, making it

Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike
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Green bus operators worry about possible gas price spike

Vietnamnet - A plan of HCMC to treble the number of buses running on compressed natural gas (CNG) by the end of 2017 might be in jeopardy as the CNG price has increased this year and is forecast to

PV Gas lowers 2017 business targets by 15-27%
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PV Gas lowers 2017 business targets by 15-27%

Vietnamnet - Shareholders of PV Gas (GAS) has approved the company’s plans to lower its business targets in 2017 by 15-27 per cent year-on-year, given the global instability and volatile oil market.

Experts debate new gas environment tax
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Experts debate new gas environment tax

Vietnamnet - Experts have called on the Ministry of Finance to be considerate and transparent with their plan to spend the environmental protection tax applied on gasoline, which they have just

Agreement signed on gas exploitation at While Lion field
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Agreement signed on gas exploitation at While Lion field

Nhan dan - NDO/VNA—The PetroVietnam Gas Corporation (PV Gas) and the PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) inked on February 17 an agreement in principle on cooperation in

Military police shoot tear gas during violent Rio protest
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Military police shoot tear gas during violent Rio protest

Yahoo News RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Military police in Rio de Janeiro are shooting tear gas to quell a violent protest outside the state legislature.

Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig
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Ukraine says military cargo plane shot at from Russian-held gas rig

Yahoo News KIEV (Reuters) - Ukraine's Defence Minister Stepan Poltorak said on Wednesday a Ukrainian military cargo plane had been shot at with a firearm from a Russian-held gas rig on the Black Sea.

Q&A: Protests over gas costs disrupt Mexico border crossings
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Q&A: Protests over gas costs disrupt Mexico border crossings

Yahoo News TIJUANA, Mexico (AP) — Demonstrators have taken control of Mexican border crossings with the U.S. several times in the past month to oppose Mexican gasoline price hikes in an unusual, if

Vietnam's gas industry targets doubling output by year 2035
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Vietnam's gas industry targets doubling output by year 2035

Vietnamnet - The Vietnamese gas industry aims to double its exploitation output to reach as much as 21 billion cubic metres by 2035, according to a master plan approved by Prime Minister Nguyen

PetroVietnam, ExxonMobil sign gas purchase agreement
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PetroVietnam, ExxonMobil sign gas purchase agreement

Nhan dan - NDO—The PetroVietnam Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) under the Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) and ExxonMobil Vietnam signed a framework agreement on the Ca

US group, PVEP sign gas project development framework agreement
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US group, PVEP sign gas project development framework agreement

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam)’s Exploration Production Corporation (PVEP) and the Exxon Mobil Vietnam Company signed a framework agreement on the Blue Whale

Mexicans march against gas price hike, little looting
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Mexicans march against gas price hike, little looting

Yahoo News Looting largely subsided in Mexico following a 20-percent hike in gasoline prices, but protests continued on Saturday Official in Veracruz, one of the states hardest-hit by the looting on

Looting, protests in Mexico over gas price hikes turn deadly
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Looting, protests in Mexico over gas price hikes turn deadly

Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — Protests and looting fueled by anger over gasoline price hikes in Mexico have led to four deaths, the ransacking of at least 300 stores and the arrests of more than 700

PetroVietnam to increase oil and gas reserves
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PetroVietnam to increase oil and gas reserves

Vietnamnet - The Vietnam National Oil and Gas Group (PetroVietnam) strives to increase oil and gas reserves to 10-15 million tonnes this year, said Chairman of the Board of Directors Nguyen Quoc

Mexican police officer killed amid gas price protests
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Mexican police officer killed amid gas price protests

Yahoo News Mexicans held new protests against a gasoline price increase on Thursday after a day of looting left a police officer dead, nearly 250 stores ransacked and 500 people arrested. The officer

Looting erupts amid protests over Mexico gas price hike
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Looting erupts amid protests over Mexico gas price hike

Yahoo News Looting broke out at several stores in Mexico on the sidelines of protests against a gasoline price increase as authorities detained dozens of people. Mexicans have blocked service

Mexican president defends gas price hike as protests spread
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Mexican president defends gas price hike as protests spread

Yahoo News MEXICO CITY (AP) — Mexico's president defended his unpopular move to hike gasoline prices 20 percent as highway blockades and protests continued Wednesday across the country.

Ukraine slashes gas use as subsidies phased out
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Ukraine slashes gas use as subsidies phased out

Yahoo News Ukraine on Monday reported a one-third drop in its use of natural gas and general energy savings that will be cheered by its financial backers from the International Monetary Fund. The IMF

Vietnam to increase liquid gas imports by 2025
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Vietnam to increase liquid gas imports by 2025

Sharply decreasing Liquid Natural Gas (LNG) output and increasing prices of new gas resources are forcing Vietnam to look to increase LNG imports.

Blaze rips through Saigon gas station
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Blaze rips through Saigon gas station

Nobody was hurt but scores of vehicles were destroyed in the incident on Friday.

California seeks permanent ban on oil, gas prospecting
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California seeks permanent ban on oil, gas prospecting

California Governor Jerry Brown has urged US President Barack Obama to ban oil and gas drilling off the state's coast to protect the oceans and fight global warming. Moving swiftly before

Kenya: Over 30 feared dead as gas trailer rams into vehicle
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Kenya: Over 30 feared dead as gas trailer rams into vehicle

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — A Kenyan official says that over 30 people are feared dead after a trailer carrying chemical gas rammed into vehicle on major Kenyan road.

7 killed in blast as Bulgaria gas train derails
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7 killed in blast as Bulgaria gas train derails

Seven people were killed and dozens were injured on Saturday when a freight train carrying highly flammable gas derailed and then exploded, devastating a village in northeastern Bulgaria. A blast

Vietsovpetro opens new gas field
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Vietsovpetro opens new gas field

The Russia - Viet Nam oil and gas exploration joint venture, Vietsovpetro, announced completion of the initial drilling and perforation on their Thien Ung gas field on December 6, 2016.