India courts Burma oil business

Author: Malaysia Sun, Published on: 29 September 2007

India’s Oil Minister Murli Deora, has been in Burma for the signing of oil and gas exploration contracts between state-controlled ONGC Videsh Ltd and Burma’s military rulers… Even as Burma’s military junta intensifies its crackdown on pro-democracy demonstrations, oil companies from all over the world have been jostling for access to the country's largely untapped natural gas and oil fields, which activists say are financing a repressive regime.

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Related companies: ONGC (Oil & Natural Gas Corporation)