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Strategic petroleum reserve levels at 55 per cent capacity: official

India's strategic petroleum reserves stand at 55% of available underground storage capacity of 5.33 million tonnes, a top government official told Reuters on Monday.

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Strategic petroleum reserve levels at 55 per cent capacity: official
India has three strategic reserves in the southern cities of Vizag, Mangalore and Padur.

India's strategic petroleum reserves stand at 55% of available underground storage capacity of 5.33 million tonnes, a top government official told Reuters on Monday.

He did not wish to be identified as he was not officially authorised to speak on the subject.

India has three strategic reserves in the southern cities of Vizag, Mangalore and Padur.

"Vizag is currently filled up to 100%," the official said, and added that Mangalore and Padur are currently around 55% and 25% respectively.

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