Chandikhol oil reserve

Petroleum and Natural Gas

GOVERNMENT OF INDIA MINISTRY OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS RAJYA SABHA UNSTARRED QUESTION NO. 464 TO BE ANSWERED ON 16thSeptember, 2020 CHANDIKHOL OIL RESERVE 464. DR. AMAR PATNAIK : Will the Minister of PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS be pleased to state: a) the details of the oil reserve to be built at Chandikhol in Odisha ; b) how long would this reserve last; and c) the amount of funds to be spent on the same? ANSWER MINISTER OF PETROLEUM AND NATURAL GAS (SHRI DHARMENDRA PRADHAN) (a) to (c): The crude oil reserve to be built at Chandikol in Odisha with a storage capacity of 4 MMT would roughly cater to 7.5 days of India’s crude oil requirement based on national consumption pattern of 2019-20, and estimated to cost about Rs. 6,129 crore.