AUG 2017
Special Report
RiskingToo Much?: Dilemmas of Hydrocarbon Conversion

Hydrocarbon exploration is the search for hydrocarbon, such as oil and natural gas, beneath the earth's surface. India, with a mere 0.4 per cent of the global hydrocarbon reserves, is dependent heavily on imports. Furthermore, hydrocarbon exploration is a high-risk endeavour involving various pressure irregularities, weather conditions, and a host of other aberrations. With these facts and apprehensions, the question is whether an agricultural belt as potent as Neduvasal should give up its land for an economically viable, high-risk hydrocarbon project? While experts negate the apprehensions and endorse the project, the villagers of the region are united in their stand against it. In this article, Jency Samuel sheds light on the impressive resistance that has been put up by the villagers and has come to define one of the most poignant dilemmas of our time.

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Nominations open for CSP Today India awards 2013

The inaugural CSP Today India awards ceremony takes place on March 12, and CSP developers, EPCs, suppliers and technology providers can now be nominated.

CSP has made tremendous progress since the announcement of the Jawaharlal Nehru National Solar Mission in 2010. With Phase I projects now drawing closer to completion, the first milestone in India’s CSP learning curve is drawing closer. CSP Today has chosen the next CSP Today India conference (12-13 March, New Delhi) as the time for the industry to reflect upon its progress and celebrate its first achievements.

At the awards ceremony, industry leaders will be recognized for their achievements in one of 4 categories: CSP India Developer Award, CSP India Engineering Performance Award, CSP India Technology and Supplier Award, and the prestigious CSP India Personality of the Year.

Matt Carr, Global Events Director at CSP Today, said at the opening of nominations that “CSP Today are excited to launch these esteemed awards, which will enhance the reputation of their recipients. I am particularly excited to launch the CSP India Personality of the Year award, a distinguished honor for the industry figure deemed worthy by their peers.”

All eyes will be on the CSP Today India 2013 Awards when nomination entry closes on February 4 and the finalists are announced on February 11. The awards are open to all industry stakeholders to nominate until February 4 at or by e-mail to

Matt Carr
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