Govt plans to expand natural gas share to 15% by 2022, LNG imports to soar

India's push to more than double the share natural gas has in its energy mix to 15 per cent by 2022 will require a huge increase in imports and the construction of more LNG terminals, a government official said on Wednesday. India has four terminals to receive liquefied natural gas (LNG) and imports around 20 million tonnes of the super-chilled fuel a year.

But over the next seven year the government plans to build another 11 terminals, said Narendra Taneja, spokesman for the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP). That would raise.

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