HPCL launches fuel dispenser in Mumbai for speedy delivery of diesel
In a bid for speedy delivery of diesel, Public sector oil company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited has recently launched a state-of-art diesel dispenser HP Fuel Connect in Mumbai.
In a bid for speedy delivery of diesel, Public sector oil company Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited has recently launched a state-of-art diesel dispenser HP Fuel Connect in Mumbai. HPCL CMD MK Surana said that HP Fuel Connect will help customers to avoid time loss, fuel losses, additional costs and it will also ensure hassle-free delivery of diesel at their respective premises.
HP Fuel Connect will deliver to select customers around Uran, Raigad in Maharashtra, with fixed equipment, heavy machinery in their premises. This facility will also help customers who take diesel in barrels from the retail outlets.
HP FUEL Connect is equipped with safety measures like pre-check valve, bottom loading jet sensor and high and low sensors and nozzle boot to ensure safe operations all the time.
According to the company statement, initially, the firm is targeting ‘static customers’ like shopping malls and commercial establishments that use diesel in gensets for producing electricity, and transport companies with large diesel consumption.
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The fuel browser also comes with GPS tracking, Geo-fencing and RFID tagging. According to the HPCL statement, the company has developed loading facilities at Retail Outlet in Dronagiri to facilitate the operation of the fuel browser.
IOC had in March launched home-delivery of diesel in Pune. Like IOC, HPCL too has mounted a diesel dispenser, similar to the one seen at petrol pumps, on a mid-sized truck along with a storage tank for delivering the fuel at customers doorsteps in Pune.
— Hindustan Petroleum Corporation Limited (@HPCL) May 6, 2018
There are currently has 61,983 petrol pumps in India with 90% of them are operated by state-owned firms. The country consumed 194.6 million tonnes of fuel in 2016-17, nearly 40% of which was diesel. In 2016-17, diesel consumption was 76 million tonnes, while petrol was 23.8 million tonnes.