NEW DELHI: The Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry has asked Reliance Industries Ltd. (RIL) to sell natural gas from its eastern offshore KG-D6 fields to steel firms like Essar and Ispat. The order directing RIL to sell 3.75 million standard cubic metres of gas a day (mscmd) to Essar Steel, Ispat Steel and Vikram Ispat was issued on Monday.