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TERI completes first phase of oil spill clean-up operations

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 22, 2010

The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) on Saturday announced that it has managed to scoop up all the oil sludge, tar balls and oil stained sand from Awas Beach near Alibaug and start the bio-remediation process using its globally acclaimed Oilzapper technology.


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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil

Mangroves in Mumbai will be clean in two weeks, says TERI

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 17, 2010

The mangrove stretch along the 70 km coastline of Mumbai, which has been affected by the oil spill, will be cleaned up within two weeks with the use of the oil zapper technology.

Banwari Lal, director of The Energy and Resources Institute (TERI) who discovered the...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil , Technology

IIT engineer suggests technology to clean up Mumbai beaches.

By : sustainabilityo..., Aug 10, 2010

It is time to start cleaning up the beaches when the oil spill is freshly entrapped into the sand and silt using the Sand and Silt Washing Reactors (SSWR), said an environmental expert from Indian Institute of Technology Bombay (IIT-B) here.

It is important to...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil , Technology

Algae holds promise to make aviation carbon-neutral.

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 22, 2010

The group, which owns Airbus, is showing off an aircraft powered by algae juice at the Farnborough Airshow this week. EADS (FR:EAD 16.36, -0.03, -0.15%)  is betting that the small aircraft, which completed its first successful flight last month in Germany, can help make air...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil

How to Play the Changing Shape of Energy Consumption?

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 21, 2010

China, not the U.S., is now the world's top consumer of energy, according to a report released Monday by the International Energy Agency.

Last year, China consumed 2.252 billion tons of oil-equivalent (which is a sum-total measure of all forms of energy, including...

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Subject Tags: China , energy , oil , Technology

Can India's bioremediation process contain BP oil spill?

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 20, 2010

Indian Energy and environment think-tank The Energy and Research Institute (TERI) holds the patent for Oilzapper formulation to clean up an oil slick using bacteria using a process called bioremediation.

Oilzapper is a bio-friendly homegrown cocktail of bacteria used...

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Subject Tags: Disaster , oil , Technology , TERI

India's Energy Reform Gaining Ground

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 7, 2010

The Indian government announced May 25 that it was ceasing to subsidize the price of petrol and was cutting its subsidies on diesel, kerosene and liquid petroleum gas (LPG). It intends to move to a system of full market pricing for diesel over coming months. Kerosene and LPG...

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Subject Tags: oil

Govt plans to devise a new oil pricing formula

By : Preeti Aggarwal, Jul 6, 2010

The government plans to devise and publicly share a new pricing formula for key auto fuels, looking to inject greater transparency into an arcane system of price-setting amid hopes it will draw greater private participation in the state-dominated fuel retailing sector.

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Subject Tags: oil , Politics

India loses to China in global race to secure energy assets

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 3, 2010

Union minister for petroleum and natural gas Murli Deora travelled to Nigeria, Angola, Uganda, Sudan, Saudi Arabia and Venezuela this year, leading a record number of delegations to gain oil for the world’s third fastest growing major economy.

The flurry of...

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Subject Tags: energy , oil

Sensex back in green; oil & gas, FMCG, PSU, banks up

By : sustainabilityo..., Jul 1, 2010


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Subject Tags: oil