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Indian Oil Corp to fully restart Odisha's Paradip refinery by Saturday

The refinery's maintenance shutdown has been extended by a few days due to shortage of laborers amid the Covid-19 pandemic

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Indian Oil Corporation Ltd , the country's top refiner, will restart all units at its 300,000 barrels per day (bpd) Paradip refinery in Odisha by Saturday, a government official said on Thursday.
The refinery's maintenance shutdown has been extended by a few days due to shortage of laborers amid the Covid-19 pandemic.
"Out of about 1,400 workers and supervisors mobilized for shutdown jobs from outside, less than 400 are there," said Sangram Keshari Mohapatra, the top bureaucrat in the district of Jagatsinghpur, where the refinery is located.
He said only two of the nine major units that had undergone shutdown have started.
"Remaining seven are

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First Published: Aug 20 2020 | 5:35 PM IST

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