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Congress opposes Centre's decision to auction Assam's 12 small oil fields

The Centre has identified 67 small oil and gas fields across the country, including 12 from Assam, to put on auction from next month onwards through competitive global bidding

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Supratim Dey  |  Guwahati 



Assam’s main opposition party, the Congress party, has opposed the Centre’s decision to auction 12 of the state’s small oil fields; starting July 15. The party has cast doubt on the intention of the Centre and said such move might be aimed at benefiting “some private industrialists” having good relation with the central government.

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First Published: Tue, June 28 2016. 19:08 IST

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