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India in talks with South Korea and Japan regarding LNG purchasing alliance

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According to Reuters, India has recommenced discussions with Japan and South Korea regarding an LNG purchasing alliance. China may also be involved in the alliance. India’s state-owned GAIL Ltd is reportedly leading the discussions.

The Indian Minister of Petroleum and Natural Gas, Dharmendra Pradhan, reportedly commented: “For the next two to three decades, gas is going to be a major part of the energy basket for Asian energy consumers.

“We want to bring together the countries and form a network which can together source reasonable, rational and affordable LNG.”

Edited from various sources by David Rowlands

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