Nov. 21, 2020

Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister inaugurated the Seismic Survey Campaign by Oil India Limited.


  • The survey under the Open Acreage Licensing Policy, OALP, will be undertaken in 5 blocks of 8 districts of Odisha in the Mahanadi basin and nearby areas.

  • Declaring the campaign open through virtual mode, Union Minister said that the commercial production of oil and gas from the Mahanadi basin will be a game changer in the socio-economic development of Odisha.

  • Mahanadi basin would emerge as an established and important hydrocarbon reserve in the oil map of India.