NEW DELHI (Reuters) - India’s state-run Mangalore Refinery and Petrochemicals Ltd has floated its first tender to buy high-sulphur crude oil from the United States, a tender document showed on Monday.
The refiner is seeking 1 million barrels of U.S. crude for delivery between Feb. 1-15. The tender will close on Nov. 28 with bids valid up to Nov. 30.
Other state refiners such as Indian Oil Corp Ltd, Hindustan Petroleum Corp Ltd and Bharat Petroleum Corp Ltd have also bought U.S. oil in recent months.
Reporting by Nidhi Verma; Editing by Sanjeev Miglani