Bharat Petroleum Corporation

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Bharat Petroleum Corporation is also known as Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd (BPCL) and it is a public sector undertaking under government of India.

Bharat Petroleum Corporation was established in 1913. The main business activities of BPCL involve refining, storing, marketing, and distributing petroleum products. Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. is headquartered in Mumbai, India and has 6 strategic business units (SBU) dealing with refinery, LPG, aviation, lubricants, industry and commerce, and retail. Bharat Petroleum Corporation strictly conforms to international standard quality manufacturing practices and environment friendly manufacturing practices. Bharat Petroleum Corporation employs around 13968 personnel.

The paid-up capital of Bharat Petroleum Corporation Ltd. is Rs.300 crore out of which government of India's share is 54.93% and the remaining balance of 33.8% equity is being held by Foreign Institutional Investors (FII), financial Institutions, employees, and other investors. Bharat Petroleum Corporation registered net sales of ` 1090789.38 million for the year ended 31st March, 2006-2007 and the company's net profit stands at ` 23558.80 million for the same period. BPCL is headed by Mr. Ashok Sinha, Chairman & Managing Director.

Latest Financial Figures(figures in Rs. Crores)
ET 500 Rank(2011)3
Profit after Tax(PAT)1634.96
MCAP (Market Capitalization)23681.44

Refineries of Bharat Petroleum Corporation are as follows -
  • Mumbai refinery
  • Kochi refinery
  • Numaligarh refinery
Further, Bharat Petroleum Corporation has a vast and well organized marketing network for direct and retail sales. These outlets which are either petrol filling stations or convenience stores sell -
  • Motor spirit
  • High speed diesel
  • Superior kerosene oil
  • Light diesel oil
  • Lubricating oils
  • Liquefied petroleum gas
  • Aviation turbine fuel (ATF)
  • Other petroleum products
The Strategic Business Units (SBU) of Bharat Petroleum Corporation are as follows -
  • Refinery Strategic Business Unit
  • Retail Strategic Business Unit
  • LPG Strategic Business Unit
  • Lubricant Strategic Business Unit
  • Aviation Strategic Business Unit
  • Industrial and Commercial Strategic Business Unit
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Contact details of Bharat Petroleum Corporation are as follows -

Industrial & Commercial Business Head Quarters
Bharat Bhavan,
4 & 6 Currimbhoy Road,
Ballard Estate,
Mumbai 400001

Tel: 022-22713000
Fax: 022-22713671

Last Updated on 1/4/2012

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