India's government is in favour of banning imports of petroleum coke to curb air pollution, according to a government affidavit filed with its top court, which could be a big blow to US refiners who export heavily to the country. The Supreme Court, which in October banned the use of petroleum coke in and around New Delhi in a bid to clean the air in one of the world's most polluted cities, on Monday deferred a scheduled hearing on a case on its use across the country to Wednesday. India is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum coke, better known as petcoke, which ...
India favours petcoke import ban, US stands to lose the most
India is the world's biggest consumer of petroleum coke; local producers include Indian Oil Corp, Reliance Industries and Bharat Petroleum