Indian refinery output falls short of plans

After the start-up of three new Indian refineries and the tripling of capacity at Mangalore Refineries & Petrochemicals Ltd.'s complex, there is not a glut of petroleum products in the country, as might be expected.The national distribution agent, Indian Oil Corp., still finds itself importing diesel 3 months after the country was supposed to attain self-sufficiency in refined products output. Industry sources say the answer lies in the tremendous jump in crude oil prices, but numerous operating difficulties have contributed to the country's products supply troubles.The 160% jump in oil prices during the last 12 months has eroded the gross margins of refineries around the world. I...

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