MAKING A NATIONAL GAS HIGHWAY GRID IS A PRIORITY BIG BOSS | secretary, petroleum & natural gas | raghaw sharan pandey PETROLEUM, aptly called liquid gold, is one of the worlds most sought-after fuels. Ninety per cent of the world uses petroleum products for locomotion. Wars have been fought over petroleum and the economies of many nations are dependent on it. In India, petroleum is governed by Raghaw Sharan Pandey. Originally from Bihar, the 1972-batch IAS officer from Nagaland has just implemented the concept of gas cyclinder booking via SMS in Delhi.