Consider the following statements:
1. Maximum amount of Natural Gas is used in India in Energy Production
2. Natural Gas is most economical fuel for meeting base load demand in India
Which among the above statements is / are correct?

Answer: [A] Only 1

Around 60% of the natural gas produced in India is used for Energy purpose.  Out of this, maximum amount is used in Power Generation, followed by Industrial Fuel and LPG use. In Non-energy purposes, Maximum amount of Natural Gas is used in India in Fertilizer Industry. Coal is the most economical fuel for meeting base load demand.

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