Basic Statistics On Petroleum & Natural Gas In India

This article presents an overview of the statistics on petroleum & natural gas in India in recent years. The data taken into account to compile the article has been taken from the annual Statistics Bulletin published by the Economic Division of Ministry of Petroleum & Natural gas, India for the year 2008-2009. It is also important to mention here that the data related to recent statistics on petroleum & natural gas India published in the Statistics Bulletin is a subjected to revision and there may be some changes in it after the final reconciliation.

The below presented information would help you get an idea about the basic statistics on petroleum & natural gas in India as you will get to read about the all the highlights which have taken place in the sector of petroleum and natural gas in India. Take a look at some of the important statistics on petroleum & natural gas in India as per the news bulletin published for the year 2008-2009, presented below:

The statistics on petroleum & natural gas in India shows that the total capacity of oil and natural gas reserves in India as on 1.04.2009 was:

Crude oil= 775 billion metric tonnes
Natural Gas= 1074billion cubic meters

Exploring further the Statistics Bulletin for recent statistics on petroleum & natural gas India, you will come to know about the total number of exploratory and development wells and metreage drilled in onshore and offshore areas during the year 2008-2009 were 381 and 888 respectively.

Basic statistics on petroleum & natural gas in India as per this bulletin also showed that the total production of crude oil for the year 2008-2009 touched a high of 33.51 million metric tonnes which was however little lower as compared to 34.12 million metric tonnes which was produced during the year 2007-2008.

The gross production of natural gas in India was equal to 32.85 billion cubic mnetresfo0r 2008-2009 which was higher than to the amount of natural gas produced in the previous year which was equal to 32.42.