KOTA, June 18 -- Oil India will conduct exploration of crude oil and natural gas in two blocks, Bikaner-Jodhpur and Bikaner-Jaisalmer, in Rajasthan.

Additional chief secretary, Mines and Petroleum, Dr Subodh Agarwal said that Oil India Company has been allotted two blocks in Jaisalmer and Bikaner-Nagaur basin for four years. License for exploration of crude oil and natural gas has been allocated on the recommendations of the Union Petroleum and Gas Ministry, said Agarwal.

"Rajasthan government has allocated RJ ONHP 2019/2 block for crude oil and natural gas exploration in 1520 square kilometre area in Bikaner-Jodhpur and RJ ONHP 2019/3 block in 1819.48 square kilometre area in Bikaner-Jaisalmer area for crude oil and natural gas explorati...