India’s energy trade with the US has grown by 1,300 percent in the last four years, Petroleum and Natural Gas (MoPNPG) Minister Hardeep Singh Puri said on Monday. Puri, who is in Abu Dhabi to attend the Abu Dhabi International Petroleum Exhibition and Conference (ADIPEC), met Amos Hochstein, the US Presidential Coordinator.
“Met my friend @amoshochstein the US Presidential Coordinator on the sidelines of #ADIPEC2022 in Abu Dhabi today. Our energy trade with the US has grown 1300% in the last 4 years,” the minister said in a tweet. During the visit, the Minister will make his special remarks at the opening ceremony of ADIPEC-2022 together with some selected other ministers Abdulaziz bin Salman Al Saud (Minister of Energy of Saudi Arabia) and Tarek El Molla (Minister of Petroleum and Mineral Resources) . Egypt).
Meanwhile, Puri also had a productive meeting with the new OPEC Secretary General HE Haitham al-Ghais in Abu Dhabi. “India consumes 14 percent of OPEC hydrocarbon production totaling $48 billion last year. Invited him to visit India for #IndiaEnergyWeek and OPEC-India dialogue in February 2023,” he said in a tweet.
On the sidelines of the ADIPEC Conference, the minister also held a bilateral meeting with Vickram Bharrat, Minister of Natural Resources, Guyana in Abu Dhabi. Taking to Twitter, Puri said that 40 percent of Guyana’s population is of Indian origin and the Indian companies will help the Guyanese train the engineers for upstream and downstream sectors so that they can maximize production of their important discoveries.
“The minister is scheduled to have bilateral discussions with his UAE counterparts, Suhail Mohamed Faraj Al Mazrouei, Minister of Energy and Infrastructure, and Dr. Sultan Ahmad Al Jaber, Minister of Industry and Advanced Technology, MD & Group CEO, ADNOC, for to strengthen. energy cooperation in the general framework of India-UAE Strategic Partnership,” the release mentions regarding Puri’s visit to Abu Dhabi. Puri will also have meetings with his counterparts from various countries and the heads of international energy organizations and CEOs of global oil and gas companies attending the ADIPEC-2022.
During the event, the Minister will also inaugurate the India Pavilion, set up jointly by the Federation of Indian Petroleum Industry (FIPI) and the Confederation of Indian Industry (CII). Hosted by ADNOC, ADIPEC is one of the leading events in the world of the energy industry and aims to provide information on the latest trends affecting an evolving global energy system including the global economy, energy supply and security challenges, as well as the next generation of energy solutions. . (ANI)
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