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India to double LNG import capacity to 50 mln T a year - minister

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(Reuters) - plans to more than double its liquefied (LNG)import capacity to 50 million tonnes a year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told a news conference on Thursday, without giving a timeline.

It has a capacity to import 21 million tonnes of the super-cooled fuel currently.

As the nation moves to a gas-based economy, wants to increase the share of in its energy mix to 15 percent in the next three-to-four years from 6.5 percent now, Pradhan said.

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Malini Menon)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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India to double LNG import capacity to 50 mln T a year - minister

NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India plans to more than double its liquefied natural gas (LNG)import capacity to 50 million tonnes a year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told a news conference on Thursday, without giving a timeline.

(Reuters) - plans to more than double its liquefied (LNG)import capacity to 50 million tonnes a year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told a news conference on Thursday, without giving a timeline.

It has a capacity to import 21 million tonnes of the super-cooled fuel currently.

As the nation moves to a gas-based economy, wants to increase the share of in its energy mix to 15 percent in the next three-to-four years from 6.5 percent now, Pradhan said.

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Malini Menon)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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India to double LNG import capacity to 50 mln T a year - minister

(Reuters) - plans to more than double its liquefied (LNG)import capacity to 50 million tonnes a year, Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan told a news conference on Thursday, without giving a timeline.

It has a capacity to import 21 million tonnes of the super-cooled fuel currently.

As the nation moves to a gas-based economy, wants to increase the share of in its energy mix to 15 percent in the next three-to-four years from 6.5 percent now, Pradhan said.

(Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Malini Menon)

(This story has not been edited by Business Standard staff and is auto-generated from a syndicated feed.)

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