British energy company BP says natural gas operations in India, one of the fastest growing economies in the world, is part of a long-term strategy. The British energy company is among the largest international companies in India, with around 7,500 people on its payroll. Sashi Mukandan, the company’s regional president, told Indian news agency Mint on Friday that BP expects about 10 percent of its global earnings will come from India. By 2022, three new gas projects will be in operation. “That’s a billion cubic feet of gas a day and if you look at the forecast for gas demand in India, that is about 10 percent of India’s gas demand by 2022,” he was quoted as saying. […]