In addition, discussion included India's growing energy needs and the export of LNG to India from early 2018. Indian investment in LNG and Shale sector in the US were also discussed. Shri Pradhan highlighted the fact that India is a prosperous market and welcomed investment in oil sector in the country.

During his visit in US, Shri Pradhan also met Indian community at both Boston and Houston, including with Scientists of Indian origin. ONGC and Oil India have already started engaging Indian origin oil scientists and, during this visit, Oil India signed a MoU with Houston University to work on CO2 injection technology to enhance production in Assam.

Source: Embassy of India