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India braces for LPG supply crisis after terror attack on Saudi Aramco

Delivery of cylinders is taking around 10 to 15 days in some of the states


Shine Jacob New Delhi
This festive season, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) delivery in the country is bearing the brunt of a recent terror attack at the Saudi Aramco facilities. A shortfall in assured supply from the energy major has resulted in a huge booking backlog across states such as Maharashtra, Karnataka, Punjab and Goa, according to industry sources.

The delivery of cylinders is taking 10 to 15 days in some of the states, LPG distributors said. Maharashtra is especially tricky as the state is going for Assembly elections on October 21.  To meet the backlog, India has asked Abu Dhabi National Oil Company (Adnoc) for

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First Published: Sep 26 2019 | 10:15 PM IST

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