CII-North East Oil & Gas Conclave 2017 (The Claridges, New Delhi)
28th October 2017
Confederation of Indian Industry (CII) organized the North East Oil and Gas Conclave 2017 in New Delhi on 28th October 2017. Mr. Gaurav Siwal, Assistant Professor, and two students Madhurendra Sharma & Prashant Tripathi attended the Conclave on behalf of Dronacharya Group of Institutions.
The event was inaugurated with the traditional lighting of lamp and was graced by several dignitaries, including:
- Mr. Chandra Mohan Patowary, Hon’ble Minister for Industries & Commerce, Govt. of Assam
- Mr. Abhijit Barooah, Co Chairman CII North East Council
- Mr. G. K. Singha Roy, Executive Director, ONGC Ltd;
- Dr. P. Chandrasekaran, Director, (Exploration and Development) of Oil India Limited
- Dr. G. S. G. Ayyangar, IAS, Principal Resident Commissioner, Govt. Of Tripura
- Mr. Ravi Capoor, IAS, Additional Chief Secretary, Govt. of Assam
The conclave was intended to discuss the Plans and Policies to develop Oil and Gas Industry in North East region. North East has huge repository of energy inputs, including oil & gas. With limited utilization so far, There is tremendous potential for garnering greater economic value for this sector. The session reflected the Governments agenda in terms of new Polices being enacted at various levels in view of the Hydrocarbon Vision 2030 for North East India.
The Technical Session on “Policy Intervention for Addressing Sectional Needs” provided the detailed overview of the potentials and plans for leveraging advantage through policy interventions. Mr. Satyajit Ganguly, Managing Director, OTPC, Mr. Ajay Kansal, DGM, Directorate General of Hydrocarbons, Mr. M. K. Jha, Former director IOCL, Mr. D. M. Rao, Chief General Manager, GAIL and Mr. Prachur Sah, Managing Director, Schlumberger Asia Services Ltd. were the members of Panel Discussion.
The Second Technical Session on “Infrastructure Challenges – The Road Ahead” was intended to identify infrastructure challenges for operating in the North East and the way forward. Mr. A. K. Dikshit, Deputy Director General, Border Roads Organization, Mr. Rakesh Jain, CEO, Jubliant Oil& Gas Pvt. Ltd. And Mr. Narendra Gupta, General Manager, ONGC Ltd was the members of panel discussion.
The event concluded with the closing remarks from Mr. S. K. Srivastava, Former CMD, Oil India Ltd.