Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Dharmendra Pradhan, who is currently on a visit to Japan, has said that both governments have taken their discussions of Liquefied Natural Gas (LNG) technologies in inland water and coastal shipping forward. He also said that new developments in global LNG business were also taken up. Pradhan added, "Discussed technologies of using LNG in inland water and coastal shipping and new developments in global LNG business."
"Received senior delg from Mitsui OSK Lines, one of largest shipping line in LNG business with deep links with Indian LNG companies & SCI," he said. The visit is important to enhance bilateral engagements in the oil and gas sectors within the overall framework of the India-Japan Energy Dialogue. The visit is also aimed at enhancing cooperation in establishing a transparent, efficient, truly global and balanced LNG market.
The LNG Producer-Consumer Conference is a global annual dialogue to promote active dialogue among LNG producers, consumers and other stakeholders with a view to deepening shared understandings of market trends and to develop a global LNG market. The conference provided the right opportunity to brief participants on the Indian gas sector and the recent policy reforms.