Text Of Closing Remarks By The Minister Of Petroleum And Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan At India Energy Forum – CERAWEEK In New Delhi

Text Of Closing Remarks By The Minister Of Petroleum And Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan At India Energy Forum – CERAWEEK In New Delhi

The idea of bringing CERAWEEK to India conceptualized during my meeting with Dr Daniel Yergin at CERA WEEK event this year in Houston. It took a firm shape during our meeting at the World Petroleum Congress at Istanbul.

I understand that CERAWEEK has left Houston for the first time in its 36 years of distinguished history. I am deeply grateful to Dr Yergin, one of the world’s leading hydrocarbon experts and thinker, for readily agreeing to the idea of bringing CERAWeek to India in the form of Regional Conference.

The ideas and interactions of the last few days have invigorated me and my colleagues in the Ministry to work with renewed determination and optimism to build India’s new energy future.

The last three days have truly been crucial in visualising the journey for a new and energetic India.

Yesterday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi ji met with some of world’s leading experts and leaders from the Oil and gas sector and exchanged ideas on the energy sector in India. Lot of people told me that it’s rare to find Igor Sechin of Rosneft, Ameen Nasser of Aramco and Bob Dudley of BP in one room.  Read More…

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