Net export of petroleum products has fallen 42% in three years as domestic demand sharply rose for polluting fuel oil and and pet-coke as well as liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), the cleaner cooking gas mostly used by households.
India imports more than 80% of crude oil and, using its large network of refineries, produces petroleum products more than it can consume. It also imports multiple petro products but stays a net exporter. It has also been adding refining capacity regularly, but accelerating demand for oil products in a fast expanding economy has steadily shrunk the import-export gap for the last three years. Read More…
Credit By: Khabar India
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