Established in 1927, FICCI is the largest and oldest apex business organisation in India. Its history is closely interwoven with India's struggle for independence, its industrialization, and its emergence as one of the most rapidly growing global economies.
A non-government, not-for-profit organisation, FICCI is the voice of India's business and industry. From influencing policy to encouraging debate, engaging with policy makers and civil society, FICCI articulates the views and concerns of industry. It serves its members from the Indian private and public corporate sectors and multinational companies, drawing its strength from diverse regional chambers of commerce and industry across states, reaching out to over 2,50,000 companies.
FICCI provides a platform for networking and consensus building within and across sectors and is the first port of call for Indian industry, policy makers and the international business community.
To be the thought leader for industry, its voice for policy change and its guardian for effective implementation.
To carry forward our initiatives in support of rapid, inclusive and sustainable growth that encompass health, education, livelihood, governance and skill development.
To enhance efficiency and global competitiveness of Indian industry and to expand business opportunities both in domestic and foreign markets through a range of specialised services and global linkages.
BPCL came into existence in January, 1976 when Burmah-Shell was taken over by the Government of India. A Fortune Global 500 Company, BPCL is one of the premier integrated refining and marketing companies in India. BPCL’s vision is to be the most admired global energy Company leveraging talent and technology.
The Company’s Refineries at Mumbai and Kochi, subsidiary Numaligarh Refinery Ltd. at Assam and joint venture Bina Refinery at Madhya Pradesh have a combined refining capacity of over 30 MMT. BPCL’s subsidiary, Bharat PetroResources Ltd. has acquired participating interests in 17 oil & gas blocks in India and abroad. BPCL markets its products through a robust marketing and distribution network comprising 13,439 Retail Outlets, 4,494 LPG distributorships, 131 storage depots/ installations, 50 LPG Bottling Plants, 40 Aviation Service Stations, Lube blending plants, cross-country pipelines etc.
In 2015-16, BPCL’s market sales were 36.53 MMT and its market share amongst public sector oil companies was 22.94%. The products have a wide range of applications in industrial and transport sectors. BPCL has formed sixteen joint venture companies covering refining, city gas distribution, renewable energy, pipelines, gas, into-plane servicing etc. to cater to the diverse requirements of its customers.
During the year 2015-16, BPCL’s gross revenue from operations stood at Rs. 2,18,011 Crores and the net profit was a record Rs. 7,431 Crores, representing a 46.17% leap over last year’s record of Rs.5,084 Crores. BPCL’s net worth stands at Rs.27,158 Crores as on 31st March 2016. BPCL has always achieved an ‘Excellent’ performance rating for its MOU with Ministry of Petroleum & Natural Gas since 1990-91. In addition, BPCL had the best score in the petroleum syndicate in 2013-14 and 2014-15 as well.
In the prestigious Fortune Global 500 list for 2016, BPCL’s is ranked at 358 and is the one among the seven Indian companies on the list. BPCL’s is ranked at 650 in the Forbes Global 2000 list for 2016, a significant leap from the 757 rank in previous year. For its outstanding global, financial and industry performance, BPCL has been ranked among the top 20 Oil and Gas Refining and Marketing companies in the Platts Top 250 Global Energy Company Rankings for 2016. BPCL ranks 3rd in Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing in the Asia/Pacific Rim, 7th in Oil & Gas Refining and Marketing globally and 11th in overall performance in the Asia/Pacific Rim. On an overall global performance, Bharat Petroleum has been ranked 35th .
To mark the Ruby Anniversary of its Foundation Day celebrations, BPCL has institutionalized the first ever national level Energising Bharat Awards, to recognize individuals working selflessly for the betterment of society. BPCL took immense pride in celebrating 40 years of fuelling dreams on 24th January, 2016. With ‘Energising Lives’ as its core purpose, BPCL touches the lives of a billion Indians in some way or the other.