Asia LPG Summit
The second edition of the Asia LPG Summit was inaugurated by Union Minister for Petroleum & Natural Gas at New Delhi. The two-day summit with the theme ‘LPG – Energy for Life’ will deliberate over series of subjects including how India’s successful Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana can become a viable model for other countries to replicate particularly those striving to provide clean cooking fuel to its people.
The summit has been organized jointly by the major Indian oil marketing companies (OMCs) Indian Oil, Hindustan Petroleum and Bharat Petroleum together with the World LPG Association (WLPGA).
World LPG Association
World LPG Association (WLPGA) is the authoritative voice of the global LPG industry representing the full LPG value chain. WLPGA was established in 1987 and granted Special Consultative Status with the United Nations Economic and Social Council in 1989.
Mission of WLPGA
- Demonstrate the benefits of LPG and inform, educate and influence all stakeholders.
- Support the development of LPG markets.
- Promote compliance with standards, good business and good safety practices.
- Identify innovation and facilitate knowledge transfer.
The WLPGA brings together over 250 private and public companies operating in more than 125 countries involved in one, several or all activities of the industry. The Association aims to add value to the sector by driving premium demand for LPG, while also promoting compliance with good business and safety practices.
WLPGA has developed long-standing partnerships with other international bodies such as various departments of the UN, the World Health Organization (WHO), Regional Development Banks and a number of well-respected international NGOs such as the Partnership on Clean Indoor Air (PCIA) and E+Co.