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Consumption of petroleum products and natural gas in the country, during FY 2021-22, was 204.23 MMT and 63.91 Billion Cubic Meters (BCM) respectively

Conventional hydrocarbon resources discovered so far in the country estimated to be approximately 12.0 Billion Tonnes of oil & oil equivalent of gas

Posted On: 04 AUG 2022 3:36PM by PIB Delhi

The Minister of State for Petroleum and Natural Gas, Shri Rameswar Teli in a written reply to a question in the Lok Sabha today informed that the conventional hydrocarbon resources that have been discovered so far in the country is estimated to be approximately 12.0 Billion Tonnes of oil & oil equivalent of gas. Out of this, recoverable resources are estimated to be 4.2 Billion Tonnes of which about 2.6 billion Tonnes of oil and oil equivalent of gas has already been produced.

The consumption of petroleum products and natural gas in the country, during 2021-22, was 204.23 MMT and 63.91 Billion Cubic Meter (BCM) respectively.

During 2021-22, 22.8 % of total requirements of crude oil and gas of the country were met through domestic production.

Details of crude oil imported along-with its cost for last 3 years and first quarter     

(Q1) (April – June) of 2022-23 (P) is given below:

Financial Year

2019 - 20

2020 - 21

2021 - 22

Q1 of 2022-23 (P)

Crude Oil Import (in MMT)

227.0

196.5

212.0

60.3

Import Cost (in US $ billion)

101.4

62.2

120.4

48.0

Import Cost (in Rs. crore)

717001

459779

899312

369742

Source: Petroleum Planning & Analysis Cell (PPAC), (P): Provisional

 

Details of Natural Gas imported along-with cost for last 3 years and Q1 of 2022-23 (P) is given below:

 

FY

2019 - 20

2020 - 21

2021 - 22

Q1 of 2022-23 (P)

Natural Gas Imports (in BCM)

33.887

33.031

30.776

7.40

Import Cost (in US $ billion)

9.5

 7.9

13.4

3.4

Import Cost (in Rs. crore)

 67383

58129

100011

 25268

Source: PPAC, (P): Provisional

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