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From Burmah Shell to Bharat Petroleum

On 24th January 1976, the Burmah Shell Group of Companies was taken over by the Government of India to form Bharat Refineries Limited. On 1st August 1977, it was renamed Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited. It was also the first refinery to process newly found indigenous crude (Bombay High), in the country.

Today the reach of BPCL is in various sectors.


Ensuring you reach your destination - Swiftly & conveniently. The Retail SBU represents the face of Bharat Petroleum to the outside world and is engaged in the retailing of Petrol, Diesel and Kerosene, besides various Non-Fuel Products and value-added services through its robust network of 6553 retail outlets and 1007 Kerosene dealers.

BPCL Refineries - a Transformed Organisation
BPCL, a Fortune 500 Company with an equity base of Rs.361.54 crore, is a leading player in the Petroleum Sector in the country. BPCL currently have Refineries at Mumbai and Kochi with a capacity of 12 Million Metric Tonnes (MMT) and 9.5 MMTPA respectively for refining crude oil. BPC's subsidiary at Numaligarh has a capacity of 3 MMT. 

Focuses on margin maximization of BPCL group of Refineries (BPCR, KRL, NRL) by way of crude selection  value addition. Crude selection primarily is based on Netback Margins from the crude oils, Handling / processing capabilities with the given refinery configuration and market demand of various products.
Entry into Upstream: BPCL entered the Upstream sector in 2003 with the aspirations of reasonable supply security of crude, hedging of price risks, to become a vertically integrated oil company and to add to BPCL’s bottomline.

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Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. (BPCL) a Government company incorporated under the Companies Act, 1913, is in the business of Refining, Storing, Marketing and distributing petroleum products. The Paid up Capital of BPCL is Rs. 361.54 crores of which Government of India (GOI) holds 54.93% and the balance 45.07% equity are held by Foreign Institutional Investors, Financial Institutions, Employees and other Investors.
Become a Bharat Petroleum Partner - Bharat Petroleum caters to the fuel needs of approx. 8000 Industrial customers spread across all over the country. These include Industries from the Public & Private Sectors, of the core and non-core segments and various Govt. Establishments, such as Defence, Railways, State Trading Corporations, and State Electricity Boards etc. This page gives a consolidated view of this link and it’s offering.
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