By OUR STAFF REPORTER
New Delhi, 20 Dec: Petrotech 2019 shall be an effective platform to strengthen global oil and gas engagement, said Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of Petroleum & Natural Gas while addressing diplomats from various countries here yesterday.
Pradhan was speaking during the Diplomatic Curtain Raiser of Petrotech 2019, the 13th edition of the international oil and gas conference and exhibition, which is being organised by ONGC in association with FIPI under the aegis of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Government of India.
“My ministry remains committed to facilitating participation of your representatives. Together, we will make Petrotech successful and this will help open new doors,” he said, urging the diplomats to encourage the ministers and top CEOs in their countries to participate in Petrotech 2019, which is being organised in the National Capital Region from 10-12 February, 2019.
Sunjay Sudhir, Joint Secretary, International Cooperation, MoPNG, presented the detailed programme of the three day event, emphasising on the theme, ‘Shaping the New Energy World through Innovation and Collaboration’. He brought out the significance of Petrotech as a global platform for all stakeholders in the entire hydrocarbon value chain.
Earlier, while delivering the welcome address, Shashi Shanker, CMD, ONGC, said, “Petrotech is one of the largest events of its kind in South East Asia, attracting policy makers, speakers, business partners, technology and service companies, delegates and exhibitors from India and overseas for deliberations on the current challenges faced by the industry and also showcasing the technology advancement in the energy sector.”