Oil and Gas stocks were trading in green, with the S&P BSE Oil&Gas index increasing 459.65 points or 2.86% at 16550.45 at 09:48 IST.
Among the components of the S&P BSE Oil&Gas index, GAIL (India) Ltd (up 6.52%), Oil & Natural Gas Corpn Ltd (up 5.79%),Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (up 2.51%),Gujarat State Petronet Ltd (up 2.17%),Reliance Industries Ltd (up 1.93%), were the top gainers.
At 09:48 IST, the S&P BSE Sensex was up 347.56 or 0.69% at 50752.88.
The Nifty 50 index was up 94.9 points or 0.64% at 15033.
Touchstone Exploration Inc (LON:TXP) is a Canadian-based, international upstream oil and gas company currently active in the Republic of Trinidad and Tobago.