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These lesser-known firms set to make a mark in India's oil and gas sector

Nippon Power, South Asia Consultancy, PFH (Poddar Family Holdings) Resources and Chennai-based Adbhoot Estates could be the first ones to start production from blocks awarded during DSF-1 auctions

oil and gas sector | oil and gas exploration | Oil Exploration

Twesh Mishra  |  New Delhi 

crude oil
These blocks were earlier op­­erated by PSU oil companies, but were eventually offered in auctions to all players, since the PSU giants with high costs did not find them lucrative enough

India may soon see a new set of oil barons with lesser-known venturing into crude oil and natural gas production. These new kids on the block have come up through a mix of entrepreneurial grit and backing from oil industry veterans.



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First Published: Tue, June 15 2021. 06:10 IST