Oil and Natural Gas Corporation Ltd. (ONGC) along with Federation of Indian Petroleum Industries under the aegis of the Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas (MoP&NG), Government of India, organized an International Oil & Gas Event- ‘PETROTECH-2019’ from 10th-12th February 2019 at India Expo Centre, Greater Noida-Delhi NCR, India.
PM has in the past inaugurated the 12 the edition of PETROTECH-2016on 5 December 2016. Hesaid that “My vision for India’s energy future has four pillars: Energy access, Energy efficiency, Energy sustainability &Energy security.” PM also invited the global hydrocarbon companies to come and Make in India and assured them that our motto is to replace Red Tape with Red Carpet. ”PETROTECH-2019’ is the 13th edition of this international event. The event witnessed participation of over 7,000 delegates from over 70 nations – including policy makers, management experts, scientists and service providers. The last edition held in 2016 witnessed participation from Energy Ministers of 20 countries, over 7000 delegates and 691 exhibitors including 378 foreign exhibitors from 36 countries.
Traditionally, the key highlight of the event used to be an inspirational talk by a renowned figure. This year, the motivational speech is being delivered by Delhi-based magician-cum-mentalist Karan Singh. Over the last 13 editions, Petrotech has been addressed by various international leaders like global energy scholar Daniel Yergin and Abdallah S Jum’ah, former head of Saudi Aramco, the world’s largest producer of crude oil. The exhibition, along with the conference, will also see participation from 13 country pavilions and about 750 exhibitors from over 40 countries, with special focus on Make in India.