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Talk on 'Gas hydrates'

A TALK on Gas Hydrates was organized by Petrofed and Energy Think Tank on October 27, 2016 at India Habitat Centre, New Delhi. Eminent members of Energy Think Tank and invited participants from DGH, ONGC, OIL, GAIL and IOCL etc participated.

Dr. C. R. Prasad, ETT Convenor gave a brief account of status of Gas Hydrate exploration in India and introduced the speakers. Dr. Avinash Chandra, Dr. Pushpendra Kumar and Shri. Sunil Kumar Singh made detailed presentation on ‘Gas Hydrates’ covering the initiative, present status, resources available and way forward.

The participants from different organizations conveyed thanks profusely for the informative session on Gas Hydrates and good work done so far.

Suggestions/ Recommendation arising out of the talk & discussion has been forwarded to MoP&NG, NITI Ayog & DGH.

The key recommendation emerging from the meeting are here

Shri S. Rath, Director(E&P), PetroFed welcomed the ETT members, speakers and participants.
Dr. C. R. Prasad, ETT Convenor giving the brief account of status of Gas Hydrate exploration in India.
Dr. Avinash Chandra, former DG, DGH and Member ETT making a presentation on “Gas Hydrates in India & The National Gas Hydrate Program (NGHP 1999 to 2005)”
Dr. Pushpendra Kumar, GM (Chem), Head-Gas Hydrate Research & Technology Centre (GHRTC) from ONGC delivering a presentation on “Gas Hydrate Technology & Developments”.
Shri Sunil Kumar Singh, HOD (Alternate Energy), DGH delivering a presentation on “Gas Hydrates, A potential energy source of 21st century”.
Shri B. C. Bora, ETT Member raising a point.
Shri Anil Razdon, ETT Member giving his perspective..
Shri Suresh Mathur, Founding CEO & MD, Petronet LNG Ltd and ETT Member raising the query.
Shri G. C. Chaturvedi, former Secetary MoP&NG and ETT Member giving his perspective.
A section of the participants and Dr.C R Prasad responding to the query.