At the International Energy Forum in Delhi in April, the world’s top oil producer Saudi Aramco inked a preliminary deal here to partner with a consortium of Indian players to build a $44 billion refinery and petrochemical project on India’s west coast. Saudi Energy Minister Khalid al-Falih addresses the media flanked by India’s Oil Minister Dharmendra Pradhan (L) and Saudi Aramco Chief Executive Officer Amin Nasser (R) during International Energy Forum (IEF) to announce Saudi Aramco’s participation in the planned refinery project in western state of Maharashtra, in New Delhi, India, April 11, 2018. REUTERS/Altaf Hussain The huge project was touted as a gamechanger for both parties – offering India steady fuel supplies and meeting Saudi Arabia‚Äôs need to secure regular buyers for its oil. Despite the obvious benefits, though, the prospects for the plan – in the works since 2015 – are growing dimmer […]