Natural Gas Markets in India: Opportunities and Challenges

Natural Gas Markets in India: Opportunities and Challenges

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Natural Gas Markets in India: Opportunities and Challenges by Sanjay Kumar Kar

This book shares the latest market developments and advances in natural gas demand, supply, transmission, distribution, and consumption, with a special emphasis on the Indian context. Chapters are written by researchers and industry professionals working in the field of natural gas and energy to provide deeper insights into natural gas market structure, market development, business opportunities and market growth. Topics covered include, natural gas demand-supply, exploration and production policy, downstream regulatory developments, city gas distribution, pipeline, pricing, and taxation policies impacting natural gas market developments in India. The book will be useful to researchers, professionals, and policy makers working in the area of natural gas and related fields.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9789811031168
Publisher: Springer Singapore
Publication date: 03/21/2017
Edition description: 1st ed. 2017
Pages: 385
Product dimensions: 6.10(w) x 9.25(h) x (d)

About the Author

Dr. Sanjay Kumar Kar is the Head of the Department of Management Studies at Rajiv Gandhi Institute of Petroleum Technology (RGIPT), Jais, India. Prior to joining RGIPT, Dr. Kar taught at the Institute of Petroleum Management, Gandhi Nagar. As a visiting faculty, he had been associated with the Chonnal National University (South Korea), National Institute of Fashion Technology, India and other national level management institutes. He has more than 14 years of research and teaching experience. He regularly contributes articles to refereed journals and books. He is the co-editor of “Energy Sustainability Through Green Energy” published by Springer 2015. He has contributed numerous book chapters to several books published by reputed international publishers. To his credit, he has several case studies, research papers, book chapters, conference papers and presentations. Sanjay regularly writes columns for Economic Times(Energy World), Financial Express, Daily News Analysis (DNA), HansIndia, Iran Review, Modern diplomacy, and South Asia Monitor. His current research interests are in the area of retailing, distribution of petroleum and natural gas, energy policy and green energy.

Ayush Gupta is a Bachelor’s Degree holder in Electrical Engineering from IIT Roorkee, MBA in Operations Management and a Research Scholar, Ayush has a rich experience of over 24 years in Process and Oil & Gas Industry. He has served the industry in various functions and capacities encompassing project management, operations and maintenance, training and currently working as Deputy General Manager (HRD) with largest public sector natural gas transmission and distribution company in india, GAIL India Limited, New Delhi. A Chevening scholar, Mr. Gupta has presented several papers at national and international forums and has been instrumental in design, development and delivery of a number of courses related to Natural Gas Pipeline Projects Management, O&M, Cathodic Protection and skill development for natural gas sector.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1: India's Active Engagement with Natural Gas: Imperatives and Challenges.- Chapter 2: Impact of Slashing Oil Prices on The Natural Gas Market.- Chapter 3: Sourcing of Natural Gas through Pipelines.- Chapter 4: Issues & Challenges of Gas Contracting.- Chapter 5: Natural Gas Pricing.- Chapter 6: Feasibility of Price Pooling for Gas Based Power Generation in India: A Reality Check.- Chapter 7: A Comprehensive Review of City Gas Distribution in India.- Chapter 8: Building and Sustaining Natural Gas Business in India.- Chapter 9: Issues and Challenges in Development of Efficient Gas Market.- Chapter 10: Demand Assessment and Design Aspect of City Gas Distribution Network.- Chapter 11: Petroleum Exploration and Licensing Policy in India.- Chapter 12: Downstream Petroleum and Natural Gas Regulatory Developments in India.- Chapter 13: Taxation Issues in Natural Gas Industry in India.- Chapter 14: Human Resource Challenges for Gas Sector in India.- Chapter 15: Health, Safety, Environment: Issues and Challenges for Gas Value Chain in India.- Chapter 16: Reviewing Europe’s Transition from a Gas Market to Renewables.

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