The liability is to be split between RIL, ONGC and Shell in proportion to their stake in Panna-Mukta and Tapti oil and gas fields. Photo: BloombergNew Delhi:The government has reiterated a demand for $3.8 billion dollars from Reliance Industries, Shell and ONGC following an English court ruling over government share from the Panna-Mukta and Tapti fields in western offshore. State-owned Oil and Natural Gas Corp (ONGC) has 40% interest while RIL and Shell hold 30% apiece. The Arbitration Tribunal has scheduled a hearing to determine the remitted issue and will thereafter deliver an award, it said. “On May 25, 2017, GoI, in disregard to the arbitration proceedings and pending English court proceeding, claimed - $3.8 billion from the contractor consortium of BG, ONGC and RIL (RIL share being $1.15 billion).