• India, US agree to enhance cooperation on hydrocarbons, energy

    Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan, and US Secretary for Energy, Ernest Moniz, have agreed to enhance technical and institutional cooperation specific to hydrocarbons and energy. The two leaders met in Washington D.C. on Monday and agreed to cooperate on the assessment and reassessment of conventional and unconventional hydrocarbon reserves in India, new technologies of biofuel and development of petroleum storage.

    “Over the last decade, several areas of interest for cooperation including technology for production from marginal fields, shale structures, developing gas pipeline networks and improving refinery efficiency have been identified. During the meeting yesterday, the two ministers agreed that there is a need for regular meetings of officials and experts from both sides,” an official statement from the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas said. Paul Richardson Jersey

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