Rajasthan inks deal with HPCL

Moily told reporters on the sidelines of the event that the government has worked out a concerted programme to cut 50 per cent of petroleum imports by 2020 and 75 percent by 2025.

Written by Express News Service | Jaipur | Published:March 15, 2013 1:21 am

The Rajasthan government inked the much-awaited Barmer oil refinery deal with Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd (HPCL) on Thursday to set up a 9 MMTPA refinery-cum-petroleum complex in Barmer. Petroleum minister M Veerappa Moily said that the UPA is working towards making the nation self-sufficient in petroleum by 2030.

Moily told reporters on the sidelines of the event that the government has worked out a concerted programme to cut 50 per cent of petroleum imports by 2020 and 75 percent by 2025.

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