|Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IndianOil)|
IndianOil owns and operates 6 of the refineries with a combined refining capacity of over 25 million tonnes per annum (5,00,000 bpd). Another 6 million tonnes per annum (1,20,000 bpd) refinery will be ready during fiscal 1997. Constant technology upgradation enables achievement of over 100% capacity utilisation.
IndianOil has the largest network of over 5,300 km onshore crude oil and petroleum product pipelines in the country which operate at over 100% capacity and are equipped with latest technology.
IndianOil sold 41.97 million tonnes of petroleum products
during the year 1996-97. It markets 55% of the petroleum products consumption of India. In
aviation fuels, its market participation is 69%. Its nationwide retail network of nearly
18,000 sales points (6,731 petrol stations, 3,413 kerosene dealers, 2,834 LPG distributors
and 4,820 bulk consumer outlets) is backed for supplies by 178 bulk storage terminals and
depots having a tankage of five million kilolitres. There are 92 aviation fuel stations
besides 39 LPG bottling plants with a capacity of 1.5 million tonnes to cater to nearly 15
million customers in over 1,300 towns all over the country.