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India keen on ramping up hydrocarbon cooperation with African nations

India is keen to intensify its hydrocarbon cooperation with the African countries on upstream, midstream and downstream areas, Dharmendra Pradhan, Minister of State (Independent Charge), Petroleum and Natural Gas has conveyed to the leadership of the African countries. India now imports about 33 MMT crude oil from Africa,which constitutes 18 per cent of our total crude import.