No hydrocarbon project been shelved by Govt in districts of river deltas: Minister Rameswar Teli

These are carried out under Nomination and Contract Regimes.

No hydrocarbon project been shelved by Govt in districts of river deltas: Minister Rameswar Teli
No hydrocarbon project has been shelved by Govt in districts of river deltas: Minister Rameswar Teli

New Delhi: The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in the Rajya Sabha today informed that the Hydrocarbon Production activities are carried out in the districts of river deltas in the States of Tamil-Nadu, Andhra Pradesh and West Bengal, while Exploration activities are being carried out in the districts of river deltas in the State of Andhra Pradesh, Odisha and West Bengal.

These are carried out under Nomination and Contract Regimes. No hydrocarbon project has been shelved by the Government in the districts of river deltas. Contractors of the Exploration Blocks awarded under Open Acreage Licensing Policy (OALP) in delta districts of Tamil Nadu and Andhra Pradesh have submitted applications to the concerned State Governments of delta regions for grant of Petroleum Exploration License (PEL) and Petroleum Mining Lease (PML).