India’s state-owned oil companies are looking to spend nearly INR 100 billion ($1.53 billion) on establishing a network of bio-CNG plants, according to LiveMint.
The companies involved include Indian Oil Corp., Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum.
The aim is to promote the use of CNG as a transport fuel to improve air quality and reduce India’s reliance on imported LNG.
The plan for bio-CNG will be detailed in India’s national biofuels policy, which will be released this month.
The bio-CNG will be produced from agricultural and...