BPCL planning to commission bottling plant at Madurai
19th Aug 2020

Bharat Petroleum Corporation (BPCL) is planning to commission its new state-of-the-art bottling plant at Madurai, in the state of Tamil Nadu, aimed to serve the southern districts. The company has a customer base of 55.20 lakh families in Tamil Nadu and 86,000 in Puducherry. It has bottling plants in Chennai, Coimbatore, Tuticorin and Thanjavur.

The plant would have an annual capacity of 45 metric tonnes, around 12,000 cylinders per day. The total project cost would be Rs 80 crore and the facility would generate 100 jobs both direct and indirect. The plant would serve districts like Dindigul, Madurai, Virudhunagar, Sivagangai and Ramanathapuram.

BPCL is into exploration, production and retailing of petroleum and petrol related products. The retail business unit of BPCL is into marketing of petrol, diesel and kerosene.