Hindustan Petroleum Corporation (HPCL) has received Environment Clearance (EC) for expansion of its Mumbai refinery in Maharashtra, entailing an investment of Rs 3,846 crore. With the proposed expansion, the company’s Mumbai refinery will be able to produce gasoline and diesel meeting Euro IV quality specifications, besides other petroleum products like LPG, Naphtha, Kerosene, ATF, Fuel oil and Sulphur and can meet the current market demands.
The proposal is to expand the refining capacity of Mumbai refinery located in Chembur district from 7.5 million tonnes per annum (MTPA) up to 9.5 MTPA including Propylene Recovery Unit (PRU) and revamp of existing Captive Power Plant (CPP).
HPCL is an Indian state-owned oil and natural gas company with its headquarters at Mumbai, Maharashtra. It has about 25% marketing share in India among PSUs and a strong marketing infrastructure.