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Refinery Upgradation Environmental Sustainability and Cost Sharing

Publication date

Jan, 2002


Report submitted to the EPU.


Ramprasad Sengupta and Subrata Mandal


The report covers the following aspects: - investment and cost implication for upgrading of selected refineries in India for producing automotive fuels conforming to euro norms; - evaluation of health benefits for upgradation of automotive fuels; - implications of differentials in environmental standards for products across locations; - impact of upgradation on competitiveness of refineries with different vintages of technology and capacity; - pricing option for differential environment quality in the light of international experience; and - cost sharing for quality upgradation among stakeholders.

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