Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has called upon the various stakeholders in the liquified natural gas (LNG) sector to mount a campaign to make both the public and end-users aware of the benefits of the fuel.
Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas & Steel, Dharmendra Pradhan has said the unprecedented obstruction caused by the COVID-19 pandemic to the global economic progress had led the country to evaluate the robustness of its energy sector.
Nitin Prasad, Chairman, Shell Companies in India feels that the government is on the right track with its measures to attract international investments into the oil and gas sector. Speaking to INFRASTRUCTURE TODAY on the sidelines of FICCI's Business and Climate Summit, he also touched upon the British-Dutch multinational's India plans.
The Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has informed the Lok Sabha that the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas has signed MoUs (Memorandums of Understanding) with Oil & Gas CPSEs (Central Public Sector Enterprises) to enhance production of oil and gas for meeting domestic demand' Under this agreement, the CPSEs have undertaken to achieve the targets set in the agreement at the beginning of the year.
Minister of State (I/C) for Petroleum & Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan has informed the Rajya Sabha in a written reply that under the Strategic Petroleum Reserve project Phase-I, underground rock caverns for storage of 5.33 MMT of crude oil at three locations, viz. Vishakhapatnam (1.33 MMT), Mangalore (1.50 MMT) and Padur (2.5 MMT) have been created.