Prime Minister Narendra Modi dedicates Kochi Refinery project and IOCL LPG Bottling Plant to the Nation in Kochi. PM also laid a foundation stone for Petrochemical Complex. He also inaugurated Mounded Storage Vessel at IOCL LPG bottling plant, Kochi. PM also laid the foundation stone for Skill Development Institute at Ettumanoor.
Integrated Refinery Expansion Complex will be a modern expansion complex and transform Kochi refinery into the largest PSU Refinery in India with world class standards. It will be equipped for the production of cleaner Fuels for India. It will double the production of LPG & diesel and commence production of feedstock for petrochemical projects in this plant.
Mounded Storage Vessel, IOCL LPG Bottling Plant, Kochi will have a total storage capacity 4350 MT. Storage capacity at the plant is enhanced to meet the LPG requirement of nearly 6 days bottling capacity of plant. It is the safest storage vessel ensuring highest level of safety for plant and adjacent areas. LPG receipt through pipeline will bring down movement of LPG tankers on roads.
Petrochemical complex, BPCL Kochi refinery is a Make in India initiative aimed at reducing dependence on imports. Propylene derivative petrochemical & polyol project will catalyse many downstream industries.