India-US to increase co-operation in oil & gas, power, renewable energy: Pradhan


India-US to increase co-operation in oil & gas, power, renewable energy: Pradhan

Union Minister for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Tuesday announced that India and the United States have decided to increase their co-operation in oil and gas, power, renewable energy and coal sectors.

Pradhan and U.S. Secretary of Energy Rick Perry co-chaired the inaugural meeting of the U.S.-India Strategic Energy Partnership here, which President Donald J. Trump and Prime Minister Narendra Modi had announced during their June 26, 2017 Summit in Washington, D.C.

“Under the partnership, the United States and India will pursue four primary pillars of cooperation- Oil and Gas; Power and Energy Efficiency; Renewable Energy and Sustainable Growth; and Coal. Both parties may consider establishing additional pillars of cooperation based on mutual agreement,” Pradhan said during the first meeting of the US-India Strategic Energy Partnership. Read More

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