NRL is the largest customer of OIL's crude produced from its North Eastern fields.
"The acquisition is expected to improve the synergy in OIL's portfolio," the company said.
"This would enable in diversifying the business into downstream oil and gas operations," EIL said in a seperate filing.
For the quarter ended December 2020, the company reported a Rs 889.69 crore consolidated profit, up 25 per cent higher from Rs 709.39 crore bottom line reported by the company in the same quarter a year earlier.
Crude oil production in the December quarter has remained flat at 0.748 million tonne. Meanwhile natural gas production for the quarter has marginally reduced to 673 million standard cubic meters (MMSCM).
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