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IOCL seeks Odisha Crime Branch help in pipeline work

Cuttack: Five officials of the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) today met the special task force (STF) of Odisha Crime Branch and sought help in laying down pipelines. They alleged that some anti-social elements are hindering the pipeline work. IOCL officials alleged that oil from the pipeline is pilfered in Angul and Dhenkanal by an […]

Finger-pointing ensues after IOCL seeks CBI probe into gangster Tito's petrol pumps

Bhubaneswar: After the Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) recommended a CBI probe into allotment of petrol pumps to gangster Tito; a flutter seems to have set in with political parties engaging in war of words by pointing fingers at each other. While the ruling-BJD dragged Union Petroleum Minister, Dharmendra Pradhan into the issue raising a […]

IOCL seeks CBI probe into gangster Tito’s petrol pump

Bhubaneswar: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) will investigate how gangster Tito managed to acquire licence for a petrol pump in Kendrapara. In this regard, Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry had sought a report from the Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL). Later, it came to light that rules were flouted in commissioning of petrol […]

Farmers stage protest in front of Paradip refinery

Paradip: Farmers who have lost their land staged protest in front of Paradip oil refinery today demanding permanent jobs. In an overnight mass protest under the banner of ‘Jamihara Krushak Ekta Manch,’ the farmers and their family members staged demonstration in front of the refinery, holding utensils. According to sources, even though the protests began […]

Mechanical engineer among 12 persons held for oil theft

Angul: The Angul Police on Monday busted an inter-state oil theft gang with the arrest of 12 persons including a mechanical engineer of Mathura. The gang had allegedly drilled IOCL pipeline near Kanjari village in Jarpada and was drawing oil through a special pipe. More than 49,000 litres of oil had been stolen by the […]

Paradip Oil Refinery workers launch indefinite stir

Paradip: Over a hundred workers of the IOCL Paradip Oil Refinery unit today resorted to an indefinite dharna in front of main gate of the unit pressing for fulfillment of a 10-point charter of demands, including minimum wage of Rs 18,000 per month. Holding banners and black flags, the workers under the aegis of Paradip […]

Lifers get another chance at life, may soon run petrol pumps

Bhubaneswar: Following in the path of Telangana Government, the Odisha Prisons department is contemplating to give life term prisoners in the state another chance at life. It is gearing up to engage them to run petrol pumps in various jail circles in the state. Upbeat with the success achieved by Telangana government, Odisha will be […]

Refining and Petrochemicals Technology Meet kicks off

Bhubaneswar: The 22nd Refining and Petrochemicals Technology Meet got underway here today with Union Minister Dharmendra Pradhan inaugurating the event. The three-day meet has been organised by the Centre for High Technology of the Union Ministry of Petroleum and Natural Gas in association with Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL). Addressing the event, Minister Pradhan said, […]

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IOCL security guard dies under mysterious circumstances

Paradip: Tension prevailed in Paradip Refinery as Samagola villagers burnt tyres and blocked the road after a security guard of IOCL was found dead under mysterious circumstances here on Tuesday. The deceased has been identified as Nityananda Parida. Irate over the incident, the villagers burnt tyres and kept the body of the deceased outside Gate […]

Fire breaks out at IOCL Paradip

Paradip: A fire broke out at the oil refinery plant premises of the IOCL here today. However, no casualty has been reported in the incident. Sources said an oil pipe near Gate-I of the refinery caught fire. Though fire fighting teams doused the flames, heavy smoke was seen emanating from the plant premises. The IOCL […]

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Union Minister Dharmendra dedicates two oil terminals to Nation

Bhubaneswar: Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan on Wednesday dedicated two oil terminals of Indian Oil Corporation Ltd (IOCL) at Jharsuguda and Jatni in Odisha to the nation during a programme held in Malimunda of Jharsuguda district. Pradhan also dedicated the 1,073-km long Paradip-Raipur-Ranchi petroleum products pipeline to the nation. Speaking on the […]

IOC opens India's first electric charging station in Nagpur

Nagpur: In a major step in spreading the use of green energy, Indias first electric vehicle (EV) charging station was started here on Sunday by Indian Oil Corp (IOC), according to the state-run oil marketing company. Indian Oil has partnered with cab aggregator Ola to set up the charging station at an IOC petrol pump here. […]

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IOCL Recruitment for Officers Post on UGC NET Score Basis

Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) has released an official advertisement for hiring officers in marketing management on the basis of candidates’ UGC NET January 2017 scores. IOCL will accept applications for the post till November 19, 2017. Eligibility Criteria Post Graduate Diploma holder or Masters Degree in Business Administration (MBA) of 2 years full-time course. […]

Tower infrastructure company Indus Towers

New Delhi: Tower infrastructure company Indus Towers signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), for setting up a mobile tower network across all 26,000 outlets pan-India, a company statement said here on Wednesday. “Indus Towers’ unique proposition of building robust infrastructure at various IOCL retail outlets will enable a greater […]

End of deadlock: Odisha to pump Rs 700 cr to IOCL on loan for 15 years

New Delhi: The ongoing dispute between Odisha Government and Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) was resolved on a mutual agreement basis, informed Union Petroleum and Natural Gas Minister Dharmendra Pradhan. Addressing a press conference at New Delhi on Saturday, Pradhan informed that consensus has been reached between both the parties with Odisha agreeing to provide […]

Naveen to meet Dharmendra on Aug 18 to discuss Paradip refinery issues

Bhubaneswar: Chief Minister Naveen Patnaik is scheduled to meet Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan at Odisha Bhawan in Delhi on August 18 to discuss issues related to IOCL, Paradip refinery as a part of his four-day official visit starting today. He will also address a gathering at Outlook’s ‘Speak Out Awards’ ceremony in the evening of […]

Odisha opposes end of subsidy on LPG cylinders

Bhubaneswar/New Delhi: The Odisha government today opposed the decision of Petroleum and Natural Gas Ministry to hike LPG prices by Rs 4 per cylinder every month to end all subsidies on the cooking gas by the end of the current fiscal year. Food Supplies and Consumer Welfare minister Surya Narayan Patro alleged the central government […]

IOCL-truck owners’ petcoke row intensifies

Paradip: The standoff between IOCL and consortium of three regional truck owners’ association over controversy surrounding transportation of petroleum coke (petcoke) from the refinery plant has intensified with the administration deploying four platoons of police on the plant site to prevent any untoward incidents. Hundreds of members of three Paradip Truck Owners’ Association, Jagannath Truck […]

Dama flays chief secy for hailing IOCL over Dhamra gas project

Bhubaneswar: A day after the BJD attacked BJP for turning ‘Bhumi Pujan’ ceremony of Dhamra LNG terminal into a mere political programme, Chief Secretary AP Padhi today praised Centre’s move  to a set up the mega project in the State. Agriculture minister Damodar Rout has criticised Padhi for this move. In a letter to IOCL […]

Paradeep truckers protest pet coke transportation from IOCL by outsiders

Paradeep:  The truck associations’ protest against transportation of petroleum coke (pet coke) by outsiders from IOCL intensified further as three associations have deployed their employees and owners at the parking yard of IOCL to keep a strict vigil on the movement of vehicles from outside. “Our truck owners will patrol in front of the IOCL […]

BJD-BJP fight makes things murkier for IOCL

Bhubaneswar: The BJP on Friday accused the State Government of causing unwanted problems for the Central Government undertaking company Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL) by issuing it show-cause to favour Deepak Fertilisers and Petrochemicals Corporation Limited (DFPCL). A tug of war had ensued recently between the IOCL and Odisha Government with a show-cause being issued by Infrastructure Development […]

IDCO sends show cause to IOCL Paradip for violating land lease agreement

Paradip: The Odisha Industrial Infrastructure Development Corporation (IDCO) has sent a show cause notice to Indian Oil Corporation Limited (IOCL), Paradip Refinery Project alleging it of violating land lease deed and allocation terms and conditions. A reply has been sought from IOCL within 15 days. The approach road connecting National Highway-5 to IOCL plant site […]

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BJP infighting intensifies over IOCL recruitment in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: Days after writing to Petroleum minister Dharmendra Pradhan about employment not being given to Odias in the IOCL refinery in Paradip, senior leader of BJP Bijoy Mohapatra once again raised the issue today criticising his own party for taking sides with the Central PSU in the port town. “IOCL does not belong to BJP. […]

'Dreams of educated unemployed Odia youths shattered'

Bhubaneswar: Amid claims by opposition parties about cracks in BJD, the differences within BJP are out in the open with veteran politician and BJP leader Bijoy Mohapatra alleging that dreams of Odia youths have shattered as they have been cornered when it comes to employment at the IOCL Paradip refinery and other Central projects. In […]

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PMUY effect: LPG coverage increases from 20% to 43% in Odisha

Bhubaneswar: After the launch of Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY), liquefied petroleum gas (LPG) coverage in Odisha reportedly increased from 20% of the total households in 2014 to 43% in 2017. “LPG coverage has increased from 20% in June 2014 to 43% at present in terms of penetration when comparing active customers with calculated current […]