Indian Oil Corporation

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Indian Oil Corporation Limited
TypeGovernment owned
ISININE242A01010
IndustryOil and Gas
Predecessor
  • Indian Refineries Ltd. (1958)
  • Indian Oil Company (1959)
Founded30 June 1959; 61 years ago (30 June 1959)
Headquarters
Area served
India, Sri Lanka, Middle East, Mauritius
Key people
Shrikant Madhav Vaidya (Chairman)[1]
Products
RevenueDecrease 487,152 crore (US$68 billion) (2020)[2]
Decrease −1,964 crore (US$−280 million) (2020)[2]
Decrease −3,242 crore (US$−450 million) (2020)[2]
Total assetsDecrease 329,736 crore (US$46 billion) (2020)[2]
Total equityDecrease 86,216 crore (US$12 billion) (2020)[2]
OwnerGovernment of India (56.98%)[3]
Number of employees
33,498 (2020)[2]
ParentMinistry of Petroleum and Natural Gas , Government of India
Subsidiaries
Websitewww.iocl.com

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), d/b/a IndianOil, is an Indian government oil and gas corporation under the ownership of Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas , Government of India headquartered in New Delhi.[4] It is the largest commercial oil company in the country, with a net profit of ₹19,106 crore (US$2.848 billion) for the financial year 2016–17.[5] It is ranked 1st in Fortune India 500 list for year 2016[6] and 117th in Fortune Global 500 list of world's largest companies in the year 2019.[7] As of 31 March 2017 IndianOil's employee strength is 33,135, out of which 16,545 are in the officer cadre.[8] It is India's largest downstream oil company, a turnover of ₹5,06,428 crore and a net profit of ₹21,346 crore in 2017–18.[9]

IndianOil's business interests overlap the entire hydrocarbon value-chain, including refining, pipeline transportation, marketing of petroleum products, exploration and production of crude oil, natural gas and petrochemicals.[10]

IndianOil has ventured into alternative energy and globalisation of downstream operations. It has subsidiaries in Sri Lanka (Lanka IOC),[11] Mauritius (IndianOil (Mauritius) Ltd)[12] and the Middle East (IOC Middle East FZE).[13]

In May 2018, IOCL became India's most profitable state-owned company for the second consecutive year, with a record profit of ₹21,346 crores in 2017–18, followed by Oil and Natural Gas Corporation, whose profit stood at ₹19,945 crores.[14] In February 2020, the company signed a deal with the Russian oil company Rosneft to buy 40,000 barrels per day of crude in year 2020.[15] By 1 April 2020, IndianOil was in absolute readiness to launch BS-VI (Bharat Stage VI) fuels in all its retail outlets in Telangana and adopt world-class emission norms.[16]

Operations[edit]

World's highest retail outlet, Kaza, Himachal Pradesh
IOCL Petrol Pump under construction in Khammam
An Indian Oil fuel truck on way to Ladakh
A typical IOCL petrol pump in cities of India - Chembur, Mumbai
Indian Oil Petrol Bunk in Basaveshwaranagar, Bangalore at night
An IOCL refinery in Bihar at night
An Indian Oil tanker in front of terminal 1C of Chhatrapati Shivaji Maharaj International Airport

Business Divisions[edit]

There are seven major Business Divisions in the organisation:

  • Refineries Division[17]
  • Pipelines Division[18]
  • Marketing Division[19]
  • R&D Division[20]
  • Petrochemicals Division[21]
  • Exploration & Production (E&P) Division[22]
  • Explosives and Cryogenics Division[23]

Products and services[edit]

Indian Oil accounts for nearly half of India's petroleum products market share, 35% national refining capacity (together with its subsidiary Chennai Petroleum Corporation Ltd., or CPCL), and 71% downstream sector pipelines through capacity. The Indian Oil Group owns and operates 11 of India's 23 [24] refineries with a combined refining capacity of 80.7 million tonnes per year.[25] Indian Oil's cross-country pipeline network, for the transport of crude oil to refineries and finished products to high-demand centres, spans over 13,000 km. The company has a throughput capacity of 80.49 million tonnes per year for crude oil and petroleum products and 9.5 million cubic metres per day at standard conditions for gas. On 19 November 2017, IOCL, in collaboration with Ola, launched India's first electric charging station at one of its petrol-diesel stations in Nagpur.[26] Indian governments’ National Electric Mobility Mission Plan launched in 2013 aims at gradually ensuring a vehicle population of 6 to 8 million electric and hybrid vehicles in India by 2020.[27]

Servo is the lubricants brand under which IOCL operates its lubricant business. Servo is the largest selling lubricant brand in both automotive and industrial segments.

Refinery locations[edit]

Pipelines[edit]

  • Salaya - Mathura crude oil pipeline
  • Mundra - Panipat crude oil pipeline
  • Paradip-Haldia-Barauni crude oil pipeline
  • Kandla–Bhatinda Oil Pipeline
  • Koyali - Mohanpura product pipeline
  • Koyali - Ahmedabad product pipeline
  • Guwahati - Siliguri product pipeline
  • Barauni - Kanpur product pipeline
  • Haldia - Mourigram - Rajbandh product pipeline
  • Haldia - Barauni product pipeline
  • Panipat - Jalandhar LPG pipeline
  • Dadri - Panipat R-LNG pipeline
  • Koyali - Ratlam product pipeline
  • Koyali - Dahej/ Hazira product pipeline
  • Panipat - Bhatinda product pipeline
  • Panipat - Rewari product pipeline
  • Panipat - Ambala - Jalandhar product pipeline
  • Mathura - Delhi product pipeline
  • Mathura - Bharatpur product pipeline
  • Mathura - Tundla product pipeline
  • Chennai - Trichy - Madurai product pipeline
  • Chennai - Bangalore product pipeline
  • Chennai ATF pipeline
  • Bangalore ATF pipeline
  • Kolkata ATF pipeline
  • Paradip - Raipur - Ranchi product pipeline
  • Jaipur Panipat Naphtha Pipeline
  • Paradip - Hyderabad product pipeline

Foreign subsidiaries[edit]

  • IndianOil (Mauritius) Limited
  • IOC Middle East FZE

Employees[edit]

A sculpture on the premises of IOCL Corporate Office, New Delhi, India

As of 31 March 2017, the company had 33,135 employees, out of which 2735 were women (8.25%). Its workforce includes 16,545 officers.[28] The attrition rate in Indian Oil is around 1.5%.[29] The company spent ₹96.57 billion on employee benefits during the FY 2016–17.[28]

Listing and shareholding[edit]

Indian Oil's equity shares are listed on the Bombay Stock Exchange and National Stock Exchange of India.[30]

As of September 2018, it was owned 57% by the Government of India (through the President of India), and 43% by other entities. The latter included corporate bodies (20%), ONGC (14%), LIC (6%), Foreign portfolio investors,(6%)[31] Oil India Limited (5%) and Indian Mutual funds (4%).[32]

This was similar to its shareholding in 2017. As of 31 December 2017, the Promoters Government of India held approx. 56.98% of the shares in Indian Oil Corporation. The public held the rest 43.02% of the shares - this includes Mutual Fund Companies, Foreign Portfolio Investors, Financial Institutions/ Banks, Insurance Companies, Individual Shareholders and Trusts.[33]

Shareholders (as on 31-December-2017)[34] Shareholding
Promoter Group (Government of India) 56.98%
Public 43.02%
Total 100.0%

Strategic partnerships[edit]

IOC Phinergy Pvt Ltd[edit]

Indian Oil Corporation (IOC) buys a stake in Phinergy (Israel) for manufacturing, development, and sale of aluminum-air batteries (Al-Air batteries) for electric vehicles. This joint venture is ready to facilitate the development of Al-Air technology by intending to set up a factory in India.[35]

Competition[edit]

Indian Oil Corporation has two major domestic competitors - Bharat Petroleum and Hindustan Petroleum - and both are state-controlled, like Indian Oil Corporation. Major private competitors include - Reliance Industries , Essar Oil & Shell.

Oil Industry Development Board[edit]

India has begun the development of a strategic crude oil reserve sized at 37.4 million barrels (5,950,000 m3), enough for two weeks of consumption.[36] Petroleum stocks have been transferred from the Indian Oil Corporation to the Oil Industry Development Board (OIDB).[37] The OIDB then created the Indian Strategic Petroleum Reserves Ltd (ISPRL) to serve as the controlling government agency for the strategic reserve.[38]

See also[edit]

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