SIGNING OF PETROLEUM MINING LEASE DEED BETWEEN OIL INDIA LTD. AND GOVERNMENT OF ASSAM
Guwahati, Rongili Barta: Govt. of Assam has signed eight(8) Petroleum Mining Lease blocks with Oil India Ltd in the presence of Sri Jogen Mohan, Honb’le Minister , Mines and Minerals Deptt.and others , Govt. of Assam, Dr.K.K.Dwivedi.IAS, Principal Secretary, Mines and Minerals Deptt. and Mrs.Nandita Dutta, IAS,Secretary to Mines and Minerals , Deptt..Sri Prasanta Borkakoty, RCE of Oil India Ltd. at the conference Hall of Honb’le minister’s office
at Dispur amidst a gathering of distinguished officials from State government & Oil India Limited on 29th March, 2022.
Shri Ananda Kr. Das, ACS, Joint Secretary & Director (Geology & Mining), Government of Assam & Shri Agadh Medhi, Executive Director (Frontier Basin), OIL, signed the deed on behalf of Govt.of Assam and Oil India Ltd.
The 8 PML blocks blocks are Dibrugarh, Dibrugarh Extn, Hugrijan Extn, Borhapjan, Borhat ,Moran,Dumduma Extn and Mechaki Extn . Assam Government is expected to receive more than 2000 crores of rupees from Oil India Limited annually.
Shri Jogen Mohan, Honb’le Minister, has assured that Assam Govt. would provide all possible support to OIL in its quest of hydrocarbon He requested OIL to enhance the employment generation to the local people. He emphases the need of nations self-reliance in energy and economic growth of the country.
Sri Prasanta Borkakoty, RCE of OIL expressed his sincere gratitude to the hon’ble minister, Senior Officers from state government for their august presence and assurance on support towards facilitation of E&P activity of OIL, they shall make sincere efforts to achieve higher level of excellence through concerted efforts & effective participation with all its stakeholders. He informed about OIL plan to ramp up crude oil and gas productions by enhancing its exploration and development program.