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ONGC short-lists three oil service majors to lift output from two fields

The government last September proposed selling a 60 percent stake in ONGC's producing fields to foreign companies to ramp up domestic oil and gas output

Reuters  |  MUMBAI 

The Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) is set to hire international oil service giants for the first time to boost output from domestic oil fields in response to a government push to increase local supplies and cut expensive imports. ONGC, India's biggest explorer, has short-listed U.S. oil service companies Halliburton, Schlumberger and GE subsidiary Baker Hughes to submit proposals on boosting production from two onshore fields, according to a document seen by Reuters. The three companies have until May to submit their proposals for what ONGC is calling a "production ...

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First Published: Wed, February 21 2018. 17:59 IST
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