BRIEF-Xinjiang Xintai Natural Gas Plans To Raise Up To 1 Bln Yuan In Share Private Placement

March 30 (Reuters) - Xinjiang Xintai Natural Gas Co Ltd :

* SAYS IT PLANS TO RAISE UP TO 1.0 BILLION YUAN ($140.84 million)IN SHARE PRIVATE PLACEMENT TO REPAY BANK LOANS, REPLENISH CAPITAL Source text in Chinese: Further company coverage: ($1 = 7.1004 Chinese yuan renminbi) (Reporting by Hong Kong newsroom)