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Minister for Petroleum speaks at welcome reception for the speakers of India Energy Forum by CERAWeek

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Minister for Petroleum speaks at welcome reception for the speakers of Energy Forum by CERAWeek

Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, spoke at the welcome reception and dinner session of Energy Forum by CERAWEEK scheduled from 8-10 October 2017 in New Delhi. Following the speech he interacted with the speakers and participants of the three day International conference being organized by CERAWEEK for the first time outside Houston in a regional format. The event is being hosted in collaboration with the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Minister of Shipping and Road Transport and Highways Shri Nitin Gadhkari, and also Minster of Railways and Coal Shri Piyush Goyal, are scheduled to participate in the Ministerial Session of the Indian Energy Forum on 10th October and present their views on Indias Energy Future.

The Energy Forum by CERAWEEK is being led by Dr Daniel Yergin, one of the leading thinkers on oil and gas, and has brought together representatives of global and Indian oil and gas industry. It is not only recognition of the potential of Indian oil and gas sector but also has two way benefits of closer engagement between the members of global hydrocarbon business community. The Energy Forum is being attended by galaxy of international speakers and delegates as well as a community of more than 500 delegates from International and regional energy companies, institutions and governments, including Secretary General of OPEC, CEOs of Saudi Aramco, Mubadala Petroleum, XLNG & XCoal, board level representatives from BP, Gazprom Neft, ExxonMobil, Shell, Emeron, Chevron, International Energy Agency and others.

During the next two days, the participants of the Energy Forum will deliberate on topics such as future of global oil and gas industry, energy markets, transformation in the changing global energy scenario, need for adopting to changing and fast evolving technologies, EVs, renewable energy, and above all what are their implications for India, how can India, which is today worlds fastest growing energy market, should adopt to these changes.

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First Published: Sun, October 08 2017. 00:20 IST