November 5, 2012 / 8:23 AM / 5 years ago

Inpex takes 26 pct stake in offshore block from ONGC

Engineers of Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) work inside the Kalol oil field in Gujarat September 12, 2009. REUTERS/Amit Dave/Files

TOKYO (Reuters) - Japan’s top oil and gas explorer, Inpex Corp (1605.T), said on Monday it had agreed to acquire a 26 percent stake in an offshore Indian exploration block, KG-DWN-2004/6, from state-run Oil and Natural Gas Corp(ONGC.NS).

After completion of the deal, which is subject to Indian government approval, exploration company ONGC will continue to serve as the block’s operator, with a 34 percent stake, Inpex said. (Reporting by Osamu Tsukimori; Editing by Clarence Fernandez)

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