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SAIL to invest Rs 15,000 cr in Oman

india Updated: Nov 15, 2011 23:04 IST
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India's largest steelmaker, Steel Authority of India Ltd, has signed a pact with Oman Oil Company to set up a 3-mt gas-based steel plant in Oman for an estimated investment of around Rs 15,000 crore.

"SAIL has signed an MoU with Oman Oil Company to set up a 3-mtpa steel plant," said steel minister Beni Prasad Verma.

SAIL is likely to have a majority stake in the JV. This is its fourth overseas venture after Mongolia, S Africa and Indonesia.

"The final agreement is likely to be signed within the next 6 months...it will take three years for the plant to be operational," said C S Verma, chairman, SAIL.