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Russia-Ukraine crisis: Cairn Oil & Gas bats for parity pricing on crude

Domestic crude sales to refineries are subject to central sales tax/value-added tax while the same is not applicable on imported crude

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Shine Jacob Chennai
With international crude oil prices hovering around $100 a barrel owing to the Ukraine crisis, Vedanta’s Cairn Oil and Gas batted for import parity pricing on crude oil to boost domestic production. Cairn Oil and Gas is India’s largest private exploration and production company.

It also pushed for a relook of the enhanced oil recovery (EoR) policy by bringing down levies to 40 per cent from the current 70 per cent.

“Any country, which is importing 85 per cent crude oil, should increase its domestic production. Our request is to have marketing freedom or import parity pricing. Domestic producers should get the

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First Published: Feb 26 2022 | 1:12 AM IST

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