Petroleum and Natural Gas (Amendment) Rules, 2018

Jul 31, 2018 | by Avantis RegTech Legal Research Team


The Central Government of India vide notification dated July 24, 2018 has issued the Petroleum and Natural Gas (Amendment) Rules, 2018 further to amend the Petroleum and Natural Gas Rules, 1959.

In Petroleum and Natural Gas Rules, 1959 in Rule 3 for clause (k) the following clause has been substituted as:

‘(k) “Petroleum” means naturally occurring hydrocarbons, whether in the form of natural gas or in liquid, viscous or solid form ,or mixture thereof  but does not include coal, ignite and helium occurring in association with petroleum or coal or shale.’

[No.Expl-15022(13)/18/2018-ONG-D-V]

URL: http://dghindia.gov.in/assets/downloads/5b5959f702ec6amendment_in_definition.pdf


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