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BPCL

Bharat Petroleum
Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited

Type
State-owned enterprise
Public (BSE: 500547NSE: BPCL)

Industry
Oil and Gas

Founded 1976
Headquarters Mumbai, Maharashtra, India

Key people R. K. Singh
(Chairman & MD)

Products:
Oil
Petroleum
Natural gas
Petrochemical
Fuel
Lubricant

Revenue
123,900.65 crore (US$26.89 billion) (2010) [1]

Net income
1,719.98 crore (US$373.24 million) (2010) [1]

Total assets
$13.762 billion (2010)[2]

Total equity
$3.150 billion (2010) [2]

Employees
14,729 (2007)

Bharat Petroleum Corporation Limited (BPCL) (BSE: 500547NSE: BPCL) is one of the largest state-owned oil and gas company in India, with Fortune Global 500 rank of 287 (2008).[3][4] Its corporate office is located at Ballard Estate, Mumbai.[5] As the name suggests, its interests are in downstream petroleum sector. It is involved in the refining and retailing of petroleum products.
Bharat Petroleum is considered to be a pioneer in Indian petroleum industry with various path-breaking initiatives such as Pure for Sure …