• Mon. Jul 15th, 2024

Hindustan Petroleum embarks on historic venture: Foundation stone laid for combined POL & LPG facilities in Kamardanga

Hindustan Petroleum marks a significant milestone today as the  Union Minister of State for Petroleum & Natural Gas and Labour & Employment,  Rameswar Teli officiates the laying of the foundation stone for the pioneering Combined POL & LPG Facilities, first of its kind, in Kamardanga, Assam.

In the august presence of esteemed dignitaries, the Chief Executive Member of Bodoland Territorial Council,  Pramod Boro,  MP  Rwn Gwra Narzary and Director-Marketing-HPCL Sh. Amit Garg, this momentous occasion heralds a new era of energy infrastructure development in the region.

This visionary project, with an investment of Rs 540 crores and sprawling across an expanse of 78.68 acres, underscores Hindustan Petroleum’s unwavering commitment to enhancing energy accessibility and fostering socio-economic progress in the North East region.

The upcoming Rail-fed POL Facility, with a tankage capacity of 20440 KL, will offer a comprehensive range of MS/HSD/SKO products and feature state-of-the-art infrastructure, including an 8 Bay Tank Truck Gantry and tank wagon unloading facility.

Complementing this, the forthcoming LPG Facility will boast 1500 MT mounded storage vessels, a cutting-edge 4 Bay tank truck Loading gantry, and tank wagon unloading capability, ensuring seamless operations and meeting the growing demand for LPG in the region.
The above facilities will ensure energy sufficiency of minimum 15 days in the state of Assam.

Beyond its infrastructure prowess, this initiative promises a plethora of benefits, including strengthening the region’s infrastructure backbone, meeting market demand, and ensuring product sufficiency for Assam and its adjoining states.

Moreover, this strategic development will directly cater to the energy needs of Chirang and nearby districts, contributing to their socio-economic upliftment. Additionally, the project will bolster the existing network of 332 retail outlets, with plans for future outlets slated for development. LPG installation will ensure continuous LPG availability to 78 distributorships and 9.2 Lakhs customers. This will also benefit around 7 lakhs beneficiaries under Pradhan Mantri Ujjwala Yojana (PMUY).
Furthermore, this endeavour will facilitate direct product availability to satellite depots in the North Eastern States, ensuring enhanced energy accessibility across the region.

As Hindustan Petroleum continues its unwavering commitment to driving progress and prosperity, this milestone project exemplifies its dedication to serving the energy needs of the nation while catalyzing sustainable growth and development in the North East, especially the State of Assam.

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