The arrival of first American oil shipment in Odisha this week marks a significant milestone in India-US partnership, the Trump administration said today.
The first of a series of new shipments of crude oil from the United States arrived in Odisha on October 2.
“We consider the increased Indian purchases of US crude oil to be a direct outcome of the June visit of the Prime Minister (Narendra) Modi to the White House,” State Department spokesperson Heather Nauert told reporters at her daily news conference.
The leaders at that point talked about expanding and elevating the bilateral energy cooperation through a Strategic Energy Partnership, she noted.
“So, we look at that event as marking a significant milestone in the growing partnership between the United States and India,” Nauert said in response to a question. Read More…