State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Thursday reported a 83 per cent drop in second quarter net profit on the back of slump in refinery margins and inventory losses. Net profit in July-September at Rs 564 crore was 82.6 per cent lower than Rs 3,247 crore net profit in the year-ago period, IOC Chairman Sanjiv Singh told reporters here.
IOC plans giving a big boost to the compressed biogas business by procuring biogas from across India and selling it at its retail outlets, as part of India’s strategy to reduce dependence on imported fuel and double farm income by 2022. Biogas, produced naturally through anaerobic decomposition from waste or biomass sources like agriculture residue, cattle dung, sugarcane press mud and solid waste, also provides an additional source of income to farmers.
With an aim to defy the future dependency on China with regard to procurement of lithium, Indian Oil Corporation (IOCL) is all set to announce an alumina-based battery, which will be used for running the electric vehicles.
The company executives said that a foreign company has been roped as a partner for development and research of the technology, and will introduce it in the market once all the regulatory and other approvals are in place.
The country’s biggest oil firm Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) will invest Rs 2 lakh crore in next 5-7 years to expand refining and petrochemical capacities in order to maintain leadership position, its Chairman Sanjiv Singh said.
The plan is to almost double its oil refining capacity to 150 million tonnes per annum, expand fuels and LPG retailing network, jack up petrochemical production capacity and produce more crude oil and gas.
The first quarter Ebitda at `8,400 crore and PAT at `3,600 crore were significantly higher than our/street estimates on higher-than-expected GRM and inventory gains (against inventory loss expectations) as some of the crudes in its slate had higher price by quarter end.
The management is confident of benefiting from IMO-regulation led rise in GRM (more so at Paradip refinery) and expects current marketing EBITDA levels to sustain in FY20.
State-owned Indian Oil Corp (IOC) on Wednesday reported a 47% drop in its first quarter net profit due to a slump in refinery margins.
The company reported a consolidated net profit of Rs 3,737.50 crore during the quarter ending June 2019, as compared to a net profit of Rs 7,092.42 crore during the corresponding period last year, the company said in a regulatory filing.
Mumbai: Indian Oil Corp Ltd, India's largest refining and marketing company will invest ₹25, 083 crore this fiscal to meet its capital expenditure, said Sanjiv Singh, Chairman, Indian Oil Corp Ltd (IOCL).
Last fiscal, IOCL had incurred a capital expenditure of ₹28,200 crore.
New Delhi: Several of 'maharatna' and 'navratna' companies, including ONGC, IOC, GAIL and NTPC, could soon become independent board-run entities outside the scrutiny of CAG and CVC if the government implements a proposal to take out the PSU tag from some of the entities after its shareholding falls below the threshold 51% mark.
Kuala Lumpur: Growth in India's demand for gasoline and jet fuel is expected to slow slightly this year, the head of the country's largest refiner said on Tuesday, as prospects for world trade deteriorate.
"Growth in the first six months "has been slightly subdued because of many different reasons including monsoon impact," Indian Oil Corp Chairman Sanjiv Singh told Reuters.
Indian Oil plans to set up a diesel exhaust fluid plant in Bengal at an investment of around Rs 150 crore to support the introduction of Bharat Stage-VI compliant fuel from April 1, 2020. The investment is part of the company’s expansion plans in the state across businesses.
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