India Energy Minister, Secretary General of OPEC and President and CEO of Saudi Aramco Will Be Among Speakers at Inaugural India Energy Forum by CERAWeek in New Delhi

Inaugural conference—to be held October 8-10, 2017 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave, New Delhi—will convene energy leaders at pivotal moment of transition and resurgence for India’s energy sector

Monday, September 25, 2017 9:59 pm EDT


New Delhi

New Delhi (September 26, 2017) – India’s minister of petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship, H.E. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, the secretary general of OPEC, H.E. Mohammad Sanusi Barkindo and the president and CEO of Saudi Aramco, Amin H. Nasser will be among the featured speakers at India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, October 8-10 at the Taj Diplomatic Enclave in New Delhi. Global business information provider IHS Markit (Nasdaq: INFO) will host the forum.

“India’s oil and gas industry is at a pivotal moment of transition and resurgence,” said Daniel Yergin, IHS Markit vice chairman and Pulitzer Prize-winning author. “IHS Markit is pleased to host the inaugural India Energy Forum by CERAWeek under the patronage of Minister Pradhan and the Indian Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas.

“This event will create an important national and international dialogue on the opportunities, challenges and strategies to bring about a new energy future for India,” Yergin said. “It will bring the world to India and, in turn, bring India to the world energy industry.

“Participants will find a rich experience, both in the conference program and in interactions with fellow participants,” Yergin said.

India Energy Forum by CERAWeek will convene an international group of speakers and delegates as well as a community of more than 500 delegates from Indian and regional energy companies, institutions and governments.

Key themes to be explored will include:

  • The vision for India’s energy future
  • The future of the oil and gas industries
  • Accelerating energy reforms in India
  • Reviving the upstream sector
  • How will technology transform the oil and gas industry?
  • The geopolitics of energy
  • What is the realistic future for the electric car?

Visit for a complete list of speakers and the most up-to-date program information. Session times, topics and speakers are subject to change.

For media inquiries related to the India Energy Forum by CERAWeek, contact Jeff Marn, or Danny Cheung,


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File photo: Daniel Yergin, vice chairman, IHS Markit and H.E. Shri Dharmendra Pradhan, minister of petroleum and natural gas and skill development and entrepreneurship, Government of India. Photo credit: IHS Markit.