India is trying to convince mining giant BHP Billiton Ltd. to stay invested in the country, and may offer a partnership with state-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp as an incentive, an oil ministry official said.
The thorny dispute over Iraqi Kurdistan's oil riches is likely to heat up in the weeks ahead, aggravating tensions in a flashpoint region at a time when al-Qaida bombers are wreaking havoc across the country spurred by the civil war raging in next-door Syria.
Colombia's largest crude oil transportation system is going through an ownership change after global investor Advent International led a partial buyout in a deal signalling growing interest in the Latin American country's energy prospects.
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