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RIL Receives Approvals for Transformational Deal With BP


Mumbai, -Reliance Industries Limited has received the Government of India approval for its transformational deal with BP. Reliance Industries is grateful to the Government of India for the approval, which will result in the largest foreign investment in the domestic hydrocarbon sector.

BP will take 30% stake in 21 oil & gas production sharing contracts that Reliance operates in India, including the producing KG D6 block. Following the approval, RIL and BP will work together to conclude the deal expeditiously.

About RIL
Reliance Industries Limited (RIL) is India’s largest private sector company on all major financial parameters with a turnover of INR 2,58,651 crore (US$ 58.0 billion), cash profit of INR 34,530 crore (US$ 7.7 billion), net profit of INR 20,286 crore (US$ 4.5 billion) and net worth of INR 1,51,540 crore (US$ 34.0 billion) as of March 31, 2011.

RIL is the first private sector company from India to feature in the Fortune Global 500 list of ’World’s Largest Corporations’ and ranks 100th amongst the world’s Top 200 companies in terms of profits. RIL ranks 68th in the Financial ‘Times FT Global 500’ list of the world’s largest companies. RIL is ranked amongst the ’50 Most Innovative Company - 2010’ in the World in a survey conducted by the US financial publication - Business Week in collaboration with the Boston Consulting Group (BCG). In 2010, BCG also ranked RIL as the second highest ‘Sustainable Value Creators’ for creating the most shareholder value over the decade in the world.


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