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India gas demand growth stymied by slow infrastructure development

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By Promit Mukherjee and Neha DasguptaNEW DELHI (Reuters) - India, the world's third-biggest energy consumer, is striving to grow its natural gas use and shift away from oil and coal for power and industry, but its lack of gas import infrastructure is stymieing faster adoption of the cleaner-burning fuel. And while India is the world's fourth-biggest importer of liquefied natural gas (LNG) - behind Japan, South Korea and China - and is seen as a market on the rise, growth in consumption of the fuel is still far outpaced by oil and coal. Consultancy KPMG said in a presentation to the Petrotech ...

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First Published: Tue, December 06 2016. 16:42 IST