Jamui: Jamui in Bihar has come to light to be India's largest gold mine, on the other hand, Buxar and Samastipur are estimated to have petroleum reserves. 308 km of Samastipur district and 52 km of Buxar. There have been indications of petroleum products being found in 13 square areas. The Bihar government has given its approval for its discovery. The Government of India had sent the proposal.
Giving the news, Minister of State for Home Affairs, Government of India, Nityanand Rai said that oil and natural gas corporation limited (ONGC), an Indian government undertaking, has been approved by the Bihar government today for an exploration of petroleum products in the Ganga basin of Samastipur. It is estimated that the reserves of petroleum may be obtained. Oil is to be discovered in an area of 308 km square in Samastipur with state-of-the-art technology.
Minister of State for Home Affairs Rai said that there is an estimated adequate oil reserve in the Ganga basin originating from the Samastipur district. Nityanand Rai claimed that the oil reserves have been received and said that after discussion with the Petroleum Minister, I can say with a claim that the idea of getting oil reserves in Samastipur is going to be true. If oil is obtained in an area of 308 km square here, you can understand what can happen in Samastipur as well as in Bihar. The Union Minister of State said that our PM Narendra Modi wants India to become self-reliant in the field of petroleum also. We don't have to depend on other countries. He said that on petroleum products, the Government of India has to pay a large amount as a subsidy. ONGC has also sent a letter to the Buxar district administration. This is changing the chances of getting valuables in the geology of the state which is rich in sand and floods. The Buxar Collector said that a letter to this effect has been received by the district administration that there may be petroleum products in the Ganga basin.