Gulf Oil Corporation

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Gulf Oil Corporation had been formed in January, 2002 by the merger of IDL Industries Limited with the Gulf Oil India Limited. The Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd. is company with a turnover of ` 450 crore. The Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd. has assets worth ` 500 crore and employs around 2,600 personnel.

The Gulf Oil Corporation Company has a strong base for distribution with over 250 distributors and 27 marketing offices spread all over the country. It also has an export base in over 20 countries. The Gulf Oil Corporation has been exporting industrial explosives, active pharma intermediates and ingredients, and lubricants in large quantities for the past few years.

The major divisions in the Gulf Oil Corporation are:
  • Division for infrastructure and mining
  • Division for lubricants
  • Division for specialty chemicals
  • Division for IDL
The Gulf Oil Corporation Company's division for infrastructure and mining has constructed the tunnels and stations for the Delhi Metro and also built several roads under the contract with the National Highway Authority of India. It has also been executing projects for coal and iron ore mining. Gulf Oil Corporation's lubricants division was started in 1993 in order to produce and market greases and oil. It has grown in a short span of time to become the number 2 company in India's private sector as far as lubricants are concerned. This division has also diversified into accessories pertaining to mechanic services and automotive filters.


The Gulf Oil Corporation's division for specialty chemicals has a manufacturing unit near Hyderabad. The company produces intermediates for analgesic, anti-depressants, anti-histamines, cardiac medicines and ingredients for Active Pharma. The Gulf Oil Corporation Ltd.'s division for IDL has around 8 plants all over India. They manufacture detonators, cartridge explosives, and metal plates that are clad with explosives.

Gulf Oil Corporation has grown considerably in a short period of time due to the fact that it has always served the best quality products to its customers and thus ensured a good market name and customer loyalty.

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Last Updated on 06th June 2011