Petrotech 2005 and first NELP-V roadshow

Vol 8, PW 20 (12 Jan 05) News in Brief

From January 16th to 19th Delhi will host Petrotech 2005 the biennial oil and gas conference organised by Indias Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas.

The theme of this years conference is: Value from Hydrocarbons Advances in Science and Technology. Conference presentations will be held in Vigyan Bhawan and the exhibition will be at Pragati Maidan.

Prime minister Manmohan Singh is scheduled to inaugurate the conference and oil minister Mani Shankar Aiyar will deliver the concluding address. This years conference is the sixth in the series.

A conference spokesman said representatives of 20 foreign countries would participate along with global oil and gas companies. On the sidelines of Petrotech 2005 the oil ministry will launch the first roadshow for the fifth NELP bidding round which was announced last week.

Aiyar will begin the NELP-V roadshow on 18th January at a Delhi hotel.