TABLE 7.10

                       Trends in the Petroleum Sector
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                                                               April-October*        Change over
                                                                                    previous year
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                                  1993-94  1994-95  1995-96*     1995   1996    1994-95 1995-96 1996-97@
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                                (Million tonnes)                                        (per cent)
 1.Crude oil production**           27.0    32.2     35.2        20.6   18.5     19.3     9.0    -10.2
   (i) Onshore                      11.7    12.0     11.9         7.0    6.7      3.1    -1.3     -3.9
       (a) ONGC                      8.8     9.1      9.0         5.3    5.0      3.3    -1.8     -4.6
       (b) OIL                       2.8     2.9      2.9         1.7    1.7      2.5     0.0     -1.8
  (ii) Offshore (ONGC)              15.4    20.2     22.7        13.6   11.8     31.5    12.1    -13.4
 2.Refinery throughput              54.3    56.5     58.6        34.4   36.0      4.1     3.6      4.5
 3.Production of petroleum
   products $                       51.1    52.9     55.1        27.4   28.6      3.6     4.0      4.4                                             
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                                       (Billion cubic meters)

 4.Natural gas production           18.3    19.4     22.3        10.9   11.4      5.7    15.1      4.1                                          
                                                                 $$      $$               $$
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*       Provisional
@       April-October
$       Does not include LPG production from fractionator
$$      Relates to April-September
**      Includes contribution by JVCs in the year 1995-96
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