Reliance Industries' talks on stake sale to Saudi Aramco hit roadblock

Reliance Industries talks to grant a minority stake in its refining assets to Saudi Aramco have hit a roadblock over the valuation and structure of the deal, two people familiar with the matter said.

State-owned Aramco, the world's biggest oil producer, plans to boost investment in refining and petrochemicals to secure new markets for its crude and sees growth in chemicals as central to its downstream strategy to reduce risk as oil demand slows. Reliance had held talks on offering Aramco at least 20% in a special purpose vehicle.....

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