Mumbai-based oil and gas company Essar Oil Limited (EOL), part of ther Essar Group, has inked an agreement with Indraprastha Gas Limited (IGL) to put up the latter’s compressed natural gas (CNG) pumping facilities at EOL outlets in the NCR (National Capital Region) of India.
EOL has been aggressively adding multi-fuel options for its customers and has tie-ups with GSPC (Gujarat State Petroleum Corporation), MGL (Mahanagar Gas Limited), GAIL Gas, Sabarmati Gas, Adani Gas and Gujarat Gas Corporation for selling CNG sourced from these companies at its franchisee-owned and franchise-operated outlets. The Company has CNG facilities at 12 of its retail outlets in Gujarat and plans to add another 30 such facilities across its network.
S Thangapandian, CEO-Marketing, EOL, said: “We are India’s only private sector oil retailer and have more than 1,400 operational outlets in our countrywide network. I am delighted that with this agreement with IGL, which is among the country’s largest CNG retailers, customers driving into our petrol stations in the NCR can now look forward to multi-fuel options.”
(This article compiled using information fro an Essar Group press release)