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On 15th December 1951, the Burmah Shell Group signed an agreement with the Government of India to build a modern refinery at Trombay, Bombay. Soon after, on 3rd November 1952, Burmah Shell Refineries Limited was incorporated as a private limited company under the Indian Companies Act and began working on the marshlands of Trombay.
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Star-studded Oil PSUs Put up a Strong Show at the PSPB Inter-unit Chess and Bridge Tournament in Mumbai

More than 16 Chess Grandmasters and an International Bridge Player participated in the tournament, hosted by Bharat Petroleum
Total 132 players participated in the tournament including 72 in Bridge and 60 in Chess
The oil public sector undertakin... (more)
Bharat Petroleum to Invest Rs. 3,972 Crore for Development of City Gas Distribution Network in Aurangabad and Ahmednagar

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, has launched the city gas distribution (CGD) network in Aurangabad and Ahmednagar districts. The Company will invest around Rs. 1,600 crore over next 5 years and a total of Rs. 4000 Core... (more)
MAK Lubricants - 'Lubricating the Future of Mobility'

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company has introduced four new MAK lubricant products. Each product is designed to enhance performance, reliability, and durability for customer use. The New range of MAK lubricants were launche... (more)
Shri Sanjay Khanna Takes Over as Director Refineries, BPCL

Shri Sanjay Khanna takes over as Director Refineries, BPCL on 22nd Feb’22. A Chemical Engineering graduate from NIT, Tiruchirapalli and Post Graduate in Finance Management from Mumbai University, he has more than 30 years of experience in Refinery Operations.
Sh... (more)
Hero MotoCorp and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. Join Hands to Electrify the Country

In a development that is set to electrify India, Hero MotoCorp, the world’s largest manufacturer of motorcycles and scooters, and Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL), a ‘Maharatna’ and a Fortune Global 500 Company, have collaborated to set up charging infrastructur... (more)
Bharat Petroleum Launches EV Fast-Charging Corridor on Chennai - Trichy - Madurai Highway

This is the first EV friendly highway in the Southern India with 10 fuel stations along the 900 Km route on both sides of the highway
The first phase launch on Chennai - Trichy - Madurai highway will be followed up by key routes which have high existing motorist traffic
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Bharat Petroleum to Scale up Renewable Energy Portfolio; Collaborates with Solar Energy Corporation of India Limited

The Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) will help both organizations to leverage each other’s expertise to pursue business opportunities in renewable energy space.
BPCL aims to expand its renewable power portfolio to 10GW by 2040 and achieve Scope 1 & Scope 2 Net-Zero em... (more)
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Announces Appointment of Five Independent Directors on Board

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) has announced the appointment of Shri Pradeep Vishambhar Agrawal, Shri Ghanshyam Sher, Dr. (Smt) Aiswarya Biswal, Prof. Bhagwati Prasad Saraswat and Shri Gopal Krishna Agarwal, as Independent Directors on the Board for a period of three years from... (more)
Bharat Petroleum Bets Big on EV Charging Infrastructure

The Company has chalked out a plan to offer charging stations at around 7,000 petrol pumps over next few years out of total 19,000+ retail outlets
Building a robust electric vehicle charging infrastructure will provide the Company a new business opportunity as well as a hedge ag... (more)
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited Inaugurates Vigilance Awareness Week, 2021

The Integrity Pledge was taken by BPCL officials across the country through a webcast
The Vigilance Awareness week will be observed from 26th October 2021 to 1st November 2021
The theme of the awareness week is “Independent India @ 75: Self Reliance with Integrit... (more)