Union Petroleum Minister Dharmendra Pradhan has requested Finance Minister Nirmala Sitharaman to bring petroleum under the ambit of GST. He has requested the GST council to discuss the matter. The demand to bring petrol and diesel under GST is longstanding. He added, “We've invested around USD 60 billion to create a gas-based infrastructure in India. USD 58 billion investment is expected in 2 years in Exploration and Production sector."