Gujarat state is always supportive of industries & business since historical times as result of which many industries have developed in Gujarat viz. textile, chemical, engineering, petrochemicals etc. The soil of Gujarat is blessed with many mineral resources and progress oriented habitants as result of which its society and country have reaped the benefits of development.
Mineral richness of Gujarat contributes significantly in the nations development as about 32% of onland crude oil and 24% of gas production in the country originated from Gujarat State during the year 2011-12 (source : petroleum statistics MoPNG). In the last 6 years, 37 MMT of crude oil was produced from Gujarat without any hindrance. (i.e. without any socio-political problems) Gujarat contributes to the energy security of the entire nation and reduces country's dependence on imported crude.