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BP, Reliance to invest in Indian gas block, cooperate downstream

Reuters  |  NEW DELHI 

By Neha Dasgupta and Nidhi VermaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - BP and Reliance Industries said on Thursday they would invest $6 billion to boost India's gas output from an east coast block and expanded their tie-up to feed the South Asian nation's rising fuel and renewable energy demand.India is replacing China as the driver of fuel demand growth globally. The International Energy Agency expects India to account for a quarter of global energy use by 2040.BP wants to sell fuels in India in a tie up with Reliance, which operates the world's biggest refining complex and is chaired by billionaire Mukesh ...

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First Published: Thu, June 15 2017. 22:58 IST