Union Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan on Sunday held meeting with the US Secretary of State and Energy Ministers around the world at the opening ceremony of 22nd World Petroleum Congress (WPC) International Conference in Istanbul, Turkey.
Pradhan, who will be in Istanbul till July 12, represented India at the WPC International Conference.
Earlier, the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas informed that Pradhan will hold several bilateral meetings with petroleum ministers of other countries.
“During the conference, Pradhan will chair a ministerial session on the subject ‘Current Economic Strategies in Indian Oil and Gas Sector’ and a plenary session on ‘Supply and Demand Challenges for Oil, Gas and Products’,” an official statement of the Ministry reads.
During his visit, Pradhan will also launch an event on Hydrocarbon Exploration and Licensing Policy (HELP) as a part of promoting upcoming oil and gas bidding rounds in India.
The WPC Conference attracts ministers, chief executive officers of oil and gas multinational corporations, experts and academics from the hydrocarbon sectors.
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