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Essar to consider Shell refinery buy in May or June

MUMBAI, April 8 (Reuters) - Indian conglomerate Essar Group will consider buying European oil refineries from Royal Dutch Shell RDSa.L in May or June, a top official said on Thursday.

Prashant Ruia, chief executive officer of Essar Group, said the company would consider the acquisition after a planned listing in London of Essar Energy to raise about $2.5 billion. (Reporting by Pratish Narayanan and Sumeet Chatterjee; Editing by Surojit Gupta)

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