Country Update - INDIA. Rio de Janeiro 17 th March 2011 by R.C.Agrawalla Coordinator-NDR, DGH. India. Official name : Republic of India Government : Federal Republic Area : 3.288 million SKM Population : 1.2 billion Capital : New Delhi
Rio de Janeiro
17th March 2011
Pre NELP era
1886 - 1946
1947 - 1990
1990 - 1996
1997 – 2011
Indian National Data Repository
Directorate General of Hydrocarbons- a Govt. Regulatory Agency under the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas has been mandated to promote and manage the Indian Petroleum and Natural Gas resources, effectively and efficiently with a balanced regard to the environment, safety, technology and economy of India.
DGH is responsible for the development of framework and monitoring of policies related to all phases of upstream petroleum activities within India.
NDR will be populated, in the next five years, with geo-scientific data of the magnitude of
No. of blocks on offer : 34
Onshore blocks : 19
Shallow water blocks : 8
Deepwater blocks : 7
6 onshore blocks are Frontier blocks.
8 onshore blocks are “S”-type blocks.
Bid closing date:
28th March, 2011