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BPCL eyes Bina refinery expansion to 310,000 bpd in 4-5 years: Official

India aims to expand its refining capacity by 35% to 6.2 mn bpd to meet rising fuel demand

Reuters  |  Mumbai | New Delhi 

State-run Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) aims to expand the capacity of its Bina refinery in central India to about 310,000 barrels per day (bpd) in the next four to five years from the current 120,000 bpd, its head of refineries said on Wednesday. India aims to expand its refining capacity by 35% to 6.2 million bpd to meet the country's rising fuel demand. BPCL owns a majority stake in Bharat Oman Refineries Ltd (BORL), which runs the plant. Oman Oil Co owns 26% in the refinery. BPCL aims to shut the Bina refinery for about a month in June-September 2018 as ...

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First Published: Wed, June 14 2017. 20:15 IST
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