Mangalore,March 30: Speaking on the occasion of Decennery celebration of companies developmental progress , Sudhir Vasudev-CMD-ONGC and President of MRPL said in his speech that under the proposed project of ONGC ,MRPL Annupet Refinery in association with Lab Refinery is contemplating to expand the capacity of Refinery to 21 Million Metric Ton.
Speaking to the media persons in his Press meet speech on the completion of 10 years of MRPL Annu ONGC he said company is aiming to complete the proposed project by 2030. Under the current increased single point muring along with capacity of 16.6 Million Metric ton, dreaming of aiming for 15 Million metric ton he said.
Company is designing to enter in to Petrochemical project and getting for the start of third phase of its production. Mangalore-ONGC Automatic Petrochemical refinery is expected to start by March, 2013.
After taking over by ONGC, MRPL is progressing day by day and heading towards profit from loss continuously he said. More than 45 varities of crude oil has been refined. First time in India MRPL has produced 3 Euro, 4Euro petrol and Diesel respectively in the year 2006 and 2010.In 2007 company has been awarded “Mini Ratna” award for the quality of the products.
He is planning to double the production within 20 years of time.
Sudhir Vasudev announced various projects under the CSR policy of ONGC and MRPL.Under the project a computer lab will be donated to school which was developed by Harekala Hajaba.A power generator to Roman and Catherine school for blind and fish vending trucks to fisher women were included in its future projects. Donating a truck mounted road cleaning machine to district administration, development of approach road to Srimanthi Bai museum in Bejai and construction of 10 bus shelters were also included under CSR projects.ONGC-MRPL plans to study on river water management and intends to spend about one crore from CSR Fund.
Sis heritage spots like Taj Mahal in Agra, Chatrapati Shivaji Terminal in Mumbai, Bodh Gaya in Bihar, konarak temple in Odisha, Ajanta and Ellora caves in Maharashtra had been identified for restoration under CSR project.ONGC will start the said projects once company get the go ahead signal from Culture ministry he said.
Report by : Shekar Moily
Photo’s by : Sathish kapikad