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December 26th, 2013
ISRO to Shift Satellite Launch Boundary for Oil Exploration

The Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO) would be shifting the northern boundary of its satellite launch range at Sriharikota to allow a consortium of Cairn India, Tata and Oil & Natural Gas Corp to explore oil and gas in the Bay of Bengal. The Department of Space (DoS) wrote to the petroleum ministry on Tuesday that ISRO would shift the boundary of the “prohibited zone” seven kilometers south to permit exploration drilling by operator Cairn which claims that a site in the zone has “best chance of establishing petroleum system”. Read More