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5th and final gas stakeholder workshop on 'Raising the Voice of Gas – Building Infrastructure and Technology'

The 5th and final gas stakeholder workshop on 'Raising the Voice of Gas – Building Infrastructure and Technology' was organized by IHS Markit, ICF & PetroFed on 22nd November, 2016 in New Delhi.

The workshop was organised to share the current status of gas pipeline infrastructure, city gas distribution in India and its implementation plan. The workshop also highlighted the recent technological developments happening in the gas sector i.e. fuel cell technologies, use of LNG in transportation sector and development of efficient power generation system with the use of gas.

The workshop also highlighted the key issues encountered by gas players in India w.r.t. investment in gas pipeline infrastructure, issues related to acquisition of right of use to lay the pipeline and associated delays.

IHS Markit, ICF and PetroFed made a presentation on the above mentioned issues for highlighting the necessary changes / policy interventions needed for integrating new technology and development of gas pipeline infrastructure.

Shri S. Rath, Director(E&P), PetroFed delivering the opening remarks.
Mr. Daniel Bradley, First Secretary, Energy and Low Carbon Growth, British High Commission delivering the address.
Ms. Gauri Jauhar, IHS and Mr. Gurpreet Chugh, ICFI - Project Recap.
Session on 'New Gas Technologies in India'.
Shri A.K. Balyan, CEO Oil and Gas, Ambani LED, Reliance Group participating in the discussion
Shri R. S. Butola, former Chairman IndiaOil, giving his perspective.
Shri Pankaj Wadhwa, VP(F), Petronet LNG responding to a query
A section of participants.
Shri Suresh Mathur, Founding CEO & MD, Petronet LNG Ltd sharing his views.
Session on 'Infrastructure: Issues and Best Practices'.