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India Seeks Foreign Investments In Oil And Gas Sector: Dharmendra Pradhan

Oil producers worldwide are eager to gain a foothold in India, where fuel demand is expected to keep rising as the country's economy grows.

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India Seeks Foreign Investments In Oil And Gas Sector:Dharmendra Pradhan

"India wants to be the new destination for global energy players," Mr Pradhan said.


New Delhi: 

India, the world's third-largest oil importer, wants more foreign investments in its oil and gas sector, oil minister Dharmendra Pradhan said on Wednesday, as the country takes steps to woo companies, including a recent cut in corporate taxes.

India will secure capital, world-class technology and implement any policy reforms needed to become an international energy leader, Mr Pradhan said at an energy conference in Delhi.

"India wants to be the new destination for global energy players," he said.

Oil producers worldwide are eager to gain a foothold in India, where fuel demand is expected to keep rising as the country's economy grows.

India has already outlined plans to sell some state-owned companies to local or foreign investors by March 2020, including oil refiner Bharat Petroleum Corporation.



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