India, South Africa identifies areas for cooperation in oil sector

October 16th, 2008 - 8:03 pm ICT by ANI  

New Delhi, Oct 16 (ANI): Union Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas Murli Deora met B.P. Sonjica, Minister for Minerals and Energy of South Africa here today.
While recalling close, historic and warm ties between India and South Africa, the two Ministers discussed ways and means to establish cooperation in the oil and gas sector between the two countries.
Among the issues discussed were: setting up of LPG logistics in South Africa, collaboration with PetroSA of South Africa for utilization of Coal-to-Liquid (CTL) technology in India, bilateral cooperation in setting up of CNG network in South Africa, and availing of training facilities in India by South African personnel in the hydrocarbon sector.
Deora has accepted the invitation extended by Sonjica to visit South Africa on a mutually convenient date. (ANI)

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