The Union Cabinet chaired by Prime Minister, Narendra Modi on 12th September 2018 has approved the Policy framework to promote and incentivize recovery methods for Oil & Gas.
These recovery methods includes Enhanced Recovery (ER)/ Improved Recovery (IR)/ Unconventional Hydrocarbon (UHC) production methods which will be used to improve recovery factor of existing hydrocarbons reserves for augmenting domestic production of oil and gas.
The ER includes Enhanced Oil Recovery (EOR) and Enhanced Gas Recovery (EGR), Unconventional Hydrocarbon (UHC) production methods include Shale oil and gas production, tight oil and gas production, production from oil shale, gas hydrates and heavy oil.
The Policy initiative calls for supporting infrastructure, logistic support, fiscal incentives and enabling environment.
The strategic objective of the Policy is to build a supportive ecosystem through academic and research institutes, and industry-academia collaboration.
The Policy will be applicable to all contractual regimes and Nomination fields.