Dharmendra Pradhan asks experts to cut fuel import dependency by 10%

Dharmendra Pradhan asks experts to cut fuel import dependency by 10%

Union Minister for petroleum & natural Dharmendra Pradhan asked geo-scientific community to reduce oil and gas import dependency by at least 10%, and ensure energy accessibility as well as affordability for entire spectrum of people to fulfill the vision of Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

He was speaking at the 12th Biennial International Conference & Exposition of Society of Petroleum Geophysicists on ‘Energy to Synergy’ theme in Jaipur today.

Pradhan said the country ranks third in energy consumption in the world and with the efforts of scientists exploration and production (E&P) industry was growing. The minister said the sector is a priority of the government and the time was ripe for energy to synergy.

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