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Is Assam famous for petroleum or coal?

Assam has abundant mineral resources coal, petroleum, limestone and natural gas are the principal mineral resources. It is also the largest producer of crude oil in India. Other minor minerals include magnetic quartzite, silimanites, iron, ore clay and fredspar etc. Oil India Limited (OIL) is the second largest hydrocarbon exploration and production Indian public sector company with its operational headquaters in Duliajan, Assam. India under the adminstrative control of the Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas. Assam is a major producer of crude oil and natural gas in India. It was the second place in the world where petroleum was discovered. Asia's first sucessful mechanically drilled oil well was Makum (Assam) way back in 1867. The second oldest oil well in the world still produces crude oil. One of the biggest public sector oil companies in the country. Assam has four oil refineries located at Guwahati, Digboi, Numaligarh, and Bongaigoan with total capacity of 7 MMT

What are the emission standards for petroleum industry in India and Germany ?

Emission Standard  Emission Standards are the legal requirements governing air pollutants released into the atmosphere.Emission Standards set quantitative limits on the permissible amount of specifics air pollutants that may be released from sources over specific timeframes.  They are generally designed to achieve air quality standards and to protects human life. different countries and regions have different standards for emissions. This action sets for the EPA's Environmental Protection Agency decision an aspects of the agency proposed reconsideration of the December 1, 2015, Final Rule Petroleum Refinery Sector Residual Risk and Technology Review (RTR) and New Source Performance Standards (NSPS). SUPPLEMENTARY INFORMATION Acronyms : A no. of acronyms are used in this preamble. While this list may not be exhaustive, to ease the reading of this preamble and for reference purposes.  AEGL             acute exposure guideline level  CAA                Clean Air Act NESHAP         Na